Songwriters Showcase (Music)
With Ed Becker
Sun Jul 10th 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
The Believers “Crashyertown” (Bona Fide Recordings 2005) —How can I not start the show with a song that begins "It's 10 O'clock on a Sunday morning..." The Believers are Craig Aspen & Cyd Frazzini, great stuff !!Buy it!
Gretchen Peters “Sunday Morning (Up And Down My Street)” from Circus Girl (Scarlet Letter Records 2009) —Wonder if I could do the whole show with Sunday songs, maybe ?? Gretchen with Tom Russell Mt.Olive Turner Hall 10/08, Gretchen's nominated for the Songwriters Hall Of Fame. Good Luck !!! I'll let you know.!Buy it!
Karen Poston and the Silver Pistols “Lydia” from Real Bad (The Music Room 2001) —w/ Kelly Willis an internet request for the Original version of this great song Karen wrote about her Grandmother, that Slaid Cleaves covered.Buy it!
Kasey Chambers “Nullarbor (The Biggest Backyard in the World)” from Little Bird (Liberation 2010) —Another great Aussie, with another true story about growing up on the Nullarbor Plain with her very musical, Fox Hunting family. Just released in the States.Buy it!
Tom Pacheco “She Always Thought He'd Come Back” from The Best Of Tom Pacheco: Secret Hits Vol. II (Frog's Claw Recordings 2011) —More stories and "secret hits" from Woodstock's best kept secret.Buy it!
Eric Taylor with Susan Lindfors “A Matter of Degrees” from Hollywood Pocketknife (Blue Ruby Music 2007) —Eric in town Saturday www.loghouseconcerts.com New cd "Live From The Red Shack" with Lyle Lovett, Nanci Griffith, Denice Franke, Susan Lindfors and more in the can.Buy it!
Blackie and The Rodeo Kings “Another Free Woman Gets To Walk Away” from Kings and Queens (FU:M 2011) —My all duet set continues with Stephen Fearing and Sara Watkins, just one of 14 great duets on this release.Buy it!
Donny Schlitz “When You Say Nothing At All” from GREATEST HITS (deVere Records 2010) —A listener request for Alison Kraus's version, thought we'd do the original version instead, a co-write with his buddy Paul Overstreet.Buy it!
Carl Brouse “Heart To Heart” from American Hotel (DTI Records 1983) —Vinyl time, the late Carl Brouse with this overlooked masterpiece, one of several Tom Russell co-writes, a young Shawn Colvin on duet vocals.Buy it!
ZaCallion Twins “Lullaby of London” from Live at Last (self 2003) —X-Mollys Catherine Zavala & Nancy McCallion unite for a wonderful live performance that included this Shane MacGowen song. WE MISS THE MOLLYS !!!!!!Buy it!
Verlon Thompson “The Get To You Waltz” from "Works" (Victor Tango Records 2011) —A good old 2 step from Guy Clark's right hand man, Verlon has put together a 70th birthday tribute to Guy, 2 discs, lots of friends, Can't Wait !!Buy it!
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