Songwriters Showcase (Music)
With Ed Becker
Sun Jan 2nd 2011 10.00am–12.00pm
R=listener request. N=music new at the station. L=local music. Your purchases using the Buy it! links
Time zone: central
Dierks Bentley featuring Chris Thile and Punch Brothers “Senor (Tales of Yankee Power)” from Up On the Ridge CD ALBUM (CAPITOL 2010) —Starting more of the best of 2010, this one caught me by surprise, great Dylan coverBuy it!
Jimmy Webb with Linda Ronstadt “All I Know” from Just Across The River (E1 Music www.e1entertainment.com 2010) —Great release from the songwriting legend joined by many friends, Vince Gill, Jackson Browne, Mark Knopfler, Billy Joel, Willie Nelson, Glen Campbell, Lucinda Williams, Michael McDonald, & J.D. Souther.Buy it!
The Trishas “Till I'm Too Old To Die Young” from They Call Us the Trishas (The Trishas 2010) —Great new Texas Quartette, featuring Jamie Wilson, Kelley Mickwee, Liz Foster, & Savannah Welch, daughter of songwriter Kevin Welch, doing a song Kevin Co-wrote, this set features children of songwriters we regularly play on the show.Buy it!
Chelsea Crowell “I Want My Seven Years Back” from Chelsea Crowell (Cleft Music 2009) —Chelsea joined by her Dad Rodney, course her Mom is Roseanne and Grandpa Johnny, sounds like she was born to sing.Buy it!
Colin Gilmore “Circles in the Yard” from Goodnight Lane (Colin Gilmore 2010) —Last of our offspring set, makes me feel way too old !! Colin was in town recently at The Old Rock House opening for his Dad Jimmy and his Flatlander buddies.Buy it!
The Atomic Duo & Friends “The River” from First Grab For The Brass Ring (self 2010) N L —My first exposure to this local band, looking forward to more, you can too, this Friday, 1/7 at the Focal Point I think it gets going around 8 PM.Buy it!
Michele Isam “Annie's Revenge” from Songs of a Midwestern Girl (Michele Isam 2010) N L —2Nd song in an all local set, heard Michele in the kdhx studio with Stacy, in fact I think she played this fine song.Buy it!
The Jenny Kavanaugh Band “Be Alright” from Be Alright - EP (self 2010) N L —Another great local release that appeared in my mailbox, I really try to do my best to keep up with the disks in my box but it's tough, glad I found this one.Buy it!
Steve Earle “This City” from Treme Music From the HBO Original Series, Season 1 (geffen records 2010) N —No new releases from Steve this year, but he did release this great new song on HBO'S Treme miniseries soundtrackBuy it!
Eric Brace & Peter Cooper “Missoula Tonight” from Master Sessions (Red Beet www.redbeetrecords.com 2010) —One of 2 Great releases this year from Peter Cooper, Eric Brace from Last Train Home home joins him on this one, along with 2 of their heros Lloyd Green and Mike AuldrigeBuy it!
Great Big Sea “Nothing But A Song” from Safe Upon the Shore (Warner Music Canada 2010) —Another one from my top ten list, not a week song on the cd produced by Los Lobo's saxaphone player Steve BerlinBuy it!
Jonas Fjeld & Chatham County Line “Brother of Song” (RCA Records Label 2009) —Great collaberation with norwegian singer songwriter, fjeld and Chatham County Line, Chatham County Line without Fjeld will be at Off Broadway Saturday, February 5Buy it!
Tom Pacheco with Steinar Albrigtsen “You Know” from I'll Leave A Light On For You (Trackattack Records 2010) —Tom Pacheco dedicated this one to his brother, Paul who died this past year, joined on this duet by his Norweigen buddy, Steinar, who produced the cd.Buy it!
Katy Moffatt with Julian Dawson “Kind Woman (feat. Julian Dawson)” from Playin' Fool (Strickly Country Records 2010) N —Katy from a great set recorded in Holland doing the Richie Furay classic, joined by lots of friends on this set, including her brother Hugh, Tom Russell, Andrew Hardin, & Rosie Flores.Buy it!
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