Songwriters Showcase (Music)
Sun Dec 26th 2010 10.00am–12.00pm
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Perry Keyes “NYE” from Meter (Laughing Outlaw 2005) —Best song about New Years Eve that I can think of.Buy it!
Luke Steele & Katy Steele “Good Things” from Long Gone Whistle: The Songs of Maurice Frawley (Liberation 2010) N —The start of some of my best of 2010 songs ...Buy it!
Lynn Miles “Fearless Heart” from Fall for Beauty (TRUE NORTH RECORDS 2010) N —A new set of gems from this canadian singer/songwriter who never disappoints.Buy it!
Adam Carroll & Michael O'Connor “New Years Eve” from Hard Times (Adam Carroll 2009) —One of 2 new releases from Texas Wordsmith Adam Carroll and my introduction to Michael O'ConnerBuy it!
Peter Wolf “Tragedy” from Midnight Souvenirs (Verve 2010) N —w/Shelby Lynne on backing vocals, I saw this on a lot of KDHX dj top 10 lists.Buy it!
Peter Rudy “Honus Wagner's Bat” from Mud Shack SINGLE (Big Chief 2010) N —Another new one, the baseball song caught my attention, and the rest of the cd won me over.Buy it!
Blue Rodeo “One Light Left in Heaven” from The Things We Left Behind (Red Eye 2010) N —Canadian stars, duo frontmen Jim Cuddy and Greg Keelor with 2 cd's worth of new tunes.Buy it!
Turnpike Troubadours “Every Girl” from Diamonds & Gasoline (Onward Music 2009) —Not a weak cut from this infectous Oklahoma Band, my favorite new discovery in 2010Buy it!
John Hiatt “The Open Road” (New West 2010) N —Another master delivers another great set of songs.Buy it!
Bruce Springsteen “Because the Night” from The Promise (Columbia 2010) N —Originally written in the 70's and given to Patti Smith, now on the Promise, an outtake album from Bruce's Darkness on the Edge of Town.Buy it!
Scott McClatchy “American Land” from A Dark Rage (self 2010) N —A favorite new discovery, this great Springsteen cover seemed to fit here, also a Shane MacGowen cover along with 10 great originals by Scott.Buy it!
Willie Nile “The Innocent Ones” (River House 2011) N —Willie usually takes a few years between releases, this is his 2nd release in 2 years, and we're the ones who benefit.Buy it!
Mary Chapin Carpenter “Mrs. Hemingway” from The Age Of Miracles (Zoe www.rounder.com 2010) N —Great to hear new music from Mary.Buy it!
Tom Russell “Heart of a Bucking Horse” from Cowboy'd All to Hell (Frontera Records 2010) N —Tom rerecorde many of cowboy classics on one disc, it did include this one never released song. Look for a new release from Tom early next year, new songs with the help of Fats Kaplin, Barry Walsh, Gretchen Peters, Wll Kimbro, Victor Kraus, Calexico, Etc.Buy it!
Norah Jones “Loretta” from ...Featuring (Blue Note 2010) N —w/Gillian Welch and David RawlingsBuy it!
Kevin Welch “Marysville” from A Patch of Blue Sky (Music Road Records 2010) N —Kevin's first solo release in lot of years, a true story about an Austrailan town destroyed by recent wildfires.Buy it!
Chely Wright “Like Me” from Lifted Off the Ground (Painted Red 2010) N —Chely's fine new cd produced by Rodney Crowell.Buy it!
Reckless Kelly “Thelma” from Somewhere In Time (Yep Roc Records www.yeproc.com 2010) N —Reckless Kelly's tribute to the songs of Pinto Bennett & the Famous Motel Cowboys.Buy it!
David Olney “Covington Girl” from Dutchman's Curve (Deadbeat Records 2010) N —David Onley a songwriters songwriter and a master of his craft, made 2 St.Louis apearences with his buddy Sergio Webb in 2010.Buy it!
Ellis Paul “Rose Tattoo” from Live @ KDHX 12/6/09 (self 2009) —This show with Ellis Paul and Adam Ezra was the last of hundreds of shows that Larry hosted in the KDHX studios, he was the best interviewer I ever heard and made all the guests feel relaxed and comfortable.Buy it!
Ellis Paul “The Lights of Vegas” from Live @ KDHX 12/6/09 (self 2009) —It's hard to believe a year has passed, he's still missed each and every day.Buy it!
Ellis Paul “Snow in Austin” from Live @ KDHX 12/6/09 (self 2009) —I appreciate all the tremendous support throughout the year, have a happy and healthy New Year, Thanks !!!!Buy it!
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