Songwriters Showcase (Music)
With Ed Becker
Sun Jan 23rd 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
Kris Kristofferson “Sunday Mornin' Comin' Down” from Singer/Songwriter (Sony 1991) —Welcome to Songwriters Showcase, The legendary songwriter will be at the Fox Theatre, Wednesday March 9 along with another legend Merle Haggard.Buy it!
Katherine Wheatley “Ninety-Nine Feet of Snow - Katherine Wheatley ON” from Let It Snow! Unique Canadian Winter Music (Psychotic Gitch Music 2004) —It's snowing out the window, brought this song to mind.Buy it!
Marshall Chapman “Falling Through the Trees” from Big Lonesome (TallGirl 2010) —This cd is dedicated to Marshall's friend singer/songwriter guitarist Tim Krekel who died 6/24/09 of cancer, he was only 58. He also played in Jimmy Buffets' band and released 8 of his own albums, check'em out.Buy it!
Dale Watson and His Lone Stars “One Memory At A Time” from A Town South of Bakersfield Vol. 3 (Restless Records 1992) —Third and I think last volumne of this fine series, Dale will be at Off Broadway tonight !!Buy it!
The Coal Porters “Let's Say Goodbye” from Durango (Prima 2010) N —The Coal Porters will be at Off Broadway on February 21, They feature former Long Ryder Sid Griffin, Neil Robert Herd, Dick Smith, Carly Frey, & Jeff Kazmierski.Buy it!
Jonas Fjeld & Chatham County Line “Paying Back” from Brother of Song (RCA Records Label 2009) —Norwegian songwrtier Jonas Fjeld joins Chatham County, Chatham county Line will be at Off Broadway Saturday 2/5 and in Springfield, Il. the night before 2/4.Buy it!
Jonathan Richman with the Skeletons “Since She Started to Ride” from Jonathan Goes Country (Rounder www.rounder.com 1990) —My favorite cd by Jonathan, joined by the Skeletons, Jonathen will return to St. Louis Wednesday 2/18 at Off Broadway.Buy it!
Kinky Friedman “Sold American” from Live From Down Under Kinky Friedman & Billy Joe Shaver (Sphincter Records 2002) —Author, Politician, Stand Up Comedian, & Singer-Songwriter, Kinky returns to St. Louis Friday 4/29 at Off Broadway.Buy it!
Randy Newman “Mama Told Me (Not to Come)” from The Best of Randy Newman (Warner Archivs 2001) —Randy doing his song that was a big hit for Three Dog Night, Randy will be at the Acoustically Perfect Sheldon Concert Hall on 2/25, a rare St.Louis visit.Buy it!
Turnpike Troubadours “Every Girl” from Diamonds & Gasoline (Onward Music 2009) —Love this Oklahoma Band, not a weak track on the cd, Evan Felker is the lead singer & sohgwriter along with R.C. Edwards, Kyle Nix, Ryan Engleman, & Giovanni Carnuccio III.Buy it!
Rodney Crowell & Johnny Cash “I Walk the Line (Revisited)” from The Houston Kid (Suger Hill Records 2001) —Rodney will be at the Blueberry Hill Duck Room 2/28. joined here by his former Father-In-Law, good to hear Johnny Cash.Buy it!
Band of Heathens “What's This World” from One Foot In the Ether (BOH www.bohrecords.com 2009) —Band of Heathens will be at Off Broadway Saturday 3/5 They are lead by Texas songwriters Gordy Quist, Ed Jurdi, and Colin Brooks.Buy it!
Tom Russell “Tonight We Ride” from Cowboy'd All to Hell (Frontera Records 2010) —Tom will be back at Off Broadway in October, with a new record in hand, featuring Thad Beckman, Calexico, Victor Krauss, Will Kimbrough, Fats Kaplin, Barry Walsh, Gretchen Peters, and others.Buy it!
Paul Kelly “40 Miles to Saturday Night” from The A to Z Recordings (Universal Music Australia 2010) —Paul Kelly from his new box set that features 106 of his classic songs done acoustically, just like he wrote them.Buy it!
Ben Bedford “Harley Albright” from Lincoln's Man (Hopeful Sky 2008) —Springfield, Illinois native Ben will do his first headlineing show in St.Louis Saturday, 2/5 at the Focal Point, hope to see you there.Buy it!
James McMurtry “Song for a Deck Hands Daughter” from Too Long In the Wasteland (Columbia 1989) —One of my favorite songs by James , way back on his debut cd produced by John Mellencamp, James will be at the Paegant Saturday 3/26, Bottlerockets will open. Thanks for listening, see you next weekBuy it!
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