Songwriters Showcase (Music)
Sun Nov 13th 2011 10.00am–12.00pm
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Cattle Call “November Skies”
from Good Life (Brick House 1999) —Good morning, good to be back, thanks Alan, it's November and what better way to start than this Mark Farrington song, his friend slaid Cleaves also recorded this.
Robbie Robertson “When the Night Was Young”
from How to Become Clairvoyant (429 Records unk 2011) —Speaking of Robbie Robertson tracks, his new cd is the best thing he's done since he left the Band, Angela McCluskey shines on backing vocals, Eric Clapton also joins in.
Rodney Crowell “That Old Time Feeling”
from This One's For Him, A Tribute to Guy Clark (Icehouse 2011) —This amazing 70th birthday (11/06) present for Guy features 30 covers by his friends, put together by Verlon Thompson & Shawn Camp, the perfect gift for a songwriter who has it all, Happy Birthday, Guy, Many, Many More.
Chelsea Crowell “Don't Talk About The Girl”
from Crystal City (Cleft Music 2011) —What better way to follow Rodney & Rosanne than with their daughter, Chelsea's new release, a great release from Johnny's Granddaughter, but woudln't you expect that.
Peter Rudy “Honus Wagner's Bat”
from Mud Shack Single (Big Chief 2010) —Unlike football there are a million baseball songs, wonder why ?? Here's a recent discovery, one of 2 baseball songs on his terrific debut from last year.
Andrew Calhoun “Goin' Down to See John Prine”
from Tiger Tattoo (Waterbug 2003) —Time for Rich's set, which starts with andrew Calhoun trip to see John Prine, John Prine returns to the Touhill December 3.
John Prine “Speed Of The Sound Of Loneliness”
from John Prine Live (Oh Boy www.ohboy.com 1988) —Always great to hear John live, this is his 1st live release from 23 years ago, notice the difference in the voice, Thanks Rich !!
Kinky Friedman “When the Lord Closes a Door (He Opens a Window)”
from Kinky Friedman (MCA 1974) —Author, Comedian, failed Texas Gubernatorial Canidate, Cigar Aficianado, Tequila Salesman, and legendary Singer/Songwriter returns to Off Broadway, Friday December 2
Great Big Sea “Good People”
from Safe Upon the Shore (Warner Music Canada 2010) —Happy Birthday to my Great Nephew Phil, you can't go wrong surrounding yourself with good people, have a great day. from GBS Steve Berlin (Los Lobos) produced wonderful cd.
John Stewart “DAYDREAM BELIEVER”
from The Lonesome Picker Rides Again (CCM 1971) —No it's not the Monkees, the original version of the late John Stewart's classic song, some day I want to do a whole show of the original versions of hit songs.
Bill Miller “Old Dreams and New Hopes” (Windspirit Music 1987) —Title song from the great native american songwriter, still my favorite of his songs, unfortunatly never made it to cd.
Tom Russell “The Sky Above, The Mud Below”
from Song of the West (HMG 1997) —A request from a few weeks back, always thought that this song should be a movie
Bill Poss “The Rocket”
from Hay (Poss 2011) —We're outta here, thanks, Rich, see you next week. for my Son-in-Law Larry in Afghanistan & thanks to all the veterans. Bill Passalacqua doing a Fred song on his new cd produced by Fred.
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