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Spinitron - KDHX: Songwriters Showcase Sun Oct 23rd 2011

Songwriters Showcase (Music)

Sun Oct 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


Justin Vernon of Bon Iver “Bruised Orange (Chain of Sorrow)”
from Broken Hearts & Dirty Windows: Songs of John Prine (Oh Boy Records www.ohboy.com 2010) —Thanks for the wonderful support during pledge drive, I really appreciate it. John Prine will be at the Touhill on December 3 with Jason Isbell.


Matt Weber & Nora O'Connor “Souvenirs”
from The Postman Delivers: A Chicago Musicians' Tribute to John Prine V1 (Lost in America 2010) —Another largely overlooked Prine, all Chicago, tribute to their former Mailman, Nora O'Conner was a performer at Twangefest.


John Prine “Your Flag Decal Won't Get You Into Heaven Anymore”
from In Person and On Stage (Oh Boy! unk 2010) —John live, a little technical difficulty with the cd skipping, sorry about that.


Eric Taylor “Dean Moriarty”
from Live at the Red Shack (Blue Ruby 2011) N  —Something brand new from the Eric Taylor album due out next week. Eric is joined by Lyle Lovett, Nanci Griffith, Denice Franke, and his wife Susan Lindfors who also produced, headed for my top ten.


Amos Garrett, Doug Sahm, Gene Taylor “Banks of the Old Pontchartrain”
from Return of the Formerly Brothers (stonyplain url 2004) —The late Doug Sahm sings this Hank Williams tune with Juno Award wining Amos Garrett and former Blaster Gene Taylor, you'll want this cd in your music collection


Tom Rush “Fall Into the Night”
from What I Know (Appleseed I discovered this song when Pete Seeger passed last year. What a gift. 2009) —Just turned 70, folk legend tackles an Eliza Gilkyson song. Tom Rush will be at the Old Rockhouse on Thursday, Oct 27. Highly recommended !!!


Paul Kelly “I Can't Believe We Were Married”
from The A to Z Recordings (Universal Music Australia 2010) —Aussie great takes a page from Butch Hancock's no 2 alike and gives us acoustic versions of his amazing song catalogue.


Catherine Britt “If I Could Start Today Again”
from Stories of Me: A Songwriters Tribute to Paul Kelly (Redbird 2003) —Something we'd all like do at times, Catherine Britt sings the heck out of this Paul Kelly tail.


Mick Thomas & The Sure Thing “As You Lay Sleeping”
from Spin! Spin! Spin! (Liberation Music 2009) —Felicity Urquhart does the duet vocals with former Weddings Parties Anything frontman Mick Thomas


Felicity Urquhart “All Good Fun”
from Landing Lights (Shock 2009) —Felicity wrote this one with Kim Richey from her album that was on my 2009 top ten list, looking forward to something new.


Bill Chambers “Diesel and Driftwood”
from Drifting South (Whitewater Records 2009) —This all Aussie set concludes with Kasey's daddy Bill from his most recent and best release.


Richard Dobson “Snowing On Raton”
from Amigos - Richard Dobson Sings Townes Van Zandt (Brambus Records 1994) —Very underrated compadre of Townes & Guy Clark, Richard's Townes tribute is much better than the recent one by Steve Earl. Nanci Griffith called Richard "The Ernest Hemingway of songwriters".


Eliza Gilkyson “Midnight On Raton”
from Roses At The End of Time (Red House www.redhouserecords.com 2011) —Townes tribute from Eliza's wondeful new cd. at the Sheldon next April 20, 2012 with Red Horse that also features John Gorka & Lucy Kaplansky.


Sammy Walker “Blue Ridge Mountain Skyline”
from IN CONCERT (Brambus Records & Verlag AG 1990) R  —Another singer/songwriter that should be better known (shouldn't they all) a couple of major label (RCA) albums in the late 1970's, still putting out great stuff today.


Eddy Lawrence “Exit 115”
from Used Parts (1-800-Prime-CD 1992) —A request for this upstate New York songwriter, records his cd's with solar power, Fats Kaplin joins him on this one.


Tom Paxton “The Last Thing On My Mind”
from Live At McCabes (Shout Factory www.shoutfactory.com 2000) R  —A request for this Tom Paxton classic, Tom will turn 74 on Halloween, but is still on the road and putting out out more music to add to his spectacular catalogue.


Fred Eaglesmith & The Flying Squirrels “Alcohol & Pills”
from Ralph's Last Show (Live In Santa Cruz) (Signature Sounds www.signaturesounds.com 2001) —From my favorite Fred cd, always look forward to Fred's St.Louis visits. Fred will be at Off Broadway on Sunday, October 30. The Ginn Sisters & Bill Poss support.


J.P. Cormier “Kelly's Mountain”
from Another Morning (BOREALIS 1997) —Nova Scotia producer (Chuck Brodsky & The Laws), singer songwriter, and amazing multi-instrumentalist with a great murder ballad.


Bottle Rockets “Smokin' 100's Alone”
from Not So Loud: An Acoustic Evening With The Bottle Rockets (Bloodshot www.bloodshotrecords.com 2011) N L —Brian Henneman will be part of the first Songbird Series at the Focal Point on Wed, Oct 26. Brian will be with Kip Loui, Kevin Bilchik, and Caleb Travers.


Bottle Rockets “Welfare Music”
from The Brooklyn Side (East Side Digital 1995) L —One more from Brian, good luck to Steve on his new series, support it and keep live music and great performers playing in St.Louis.


Jim Cuddy “Banks of the 49”
from Skyscraper Soul (Warner Music Canada 2011) N  —Brand new from Blue Rodeo Frontman (along with Greg Keelor), highly recommended.


Stan Rogers “The Field Behind The Plow”
from The Very Best Of Stan Rogers (Fogartys Cove 2009) —Nice re-mastered set of songs from the late Canadian legend, great place to start if you don't know Stan's music, unbelievably gone almost 30 years.


Tamarack “Lonesome Cowboy's Lament”
from Fields of Rock and Snow (SGB 1991) —Thanks for listening, thanks Alan, we take you home with James Gordon, Alex Sinclair, & Gwen Swick and their wonderful harmonies, see you next week.

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