Songwriters Showcase (Music)
With Ed Becker
Sun May 13th 2012 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
Emmy Lou Harris “Mama's Hungry Eyes” from Mama's Hungry Eyes - A Tribute to Merle Haggard (Arista 1994) —Welcome, Happy Mothers Day, We start with Emmylou, joined by Rodney Crowell on this Merle Haggard classic.Buy it!
Johnny Cash “There's A Mother Always Waiting” from From Memphis To Hollywood, Bootleg Vol. II, Disc 2, The 1960's (Colombia/Legacy 2011) —Recently released demos from 1958, Jhonny sings one for his Mom.Buy it!
John Stewart “Razor Back Woman” from California Bloodlines: Willard minus 2 (Bear Family Records www.bear-family.de 1989) —One more set for Mom's, including this from the late John Stewart, off one of the best songwriter albums of all time !!Buy it!
John Anderson & Marty Stuart “Mama Tried” from A Tribute to Merle Haggard (Arista 1994) —Merle wrote a lot of tunes about his Mom, Marty Stuart and Merle will be at the Family Arena on June 24.Buy it!
Turnpike Troubadours “Call A Spade A Spade” from Goodbye Normal Street (Thirty Tigers www.thirtytigers.com/ 2012) —Brand new from these wonderful Oklahoma rockers, singer/songwritwer Evan Felker teams up with Jamie Wilson of the "Trisha's" on this fine duetBuy it!
Alejandro Escovedo “Sad & Dreamy” from The Bottle Let Me Down, Songs for Bumpy Wagon Rides (Bloodshot www.bloodshotrecords.com 2002) —Alejandro will also will also be at Off Broadway Tuesday, May 15 miss it at your own risk !! Alejandro will be joined by great St.Louis guitarist, Jimmy Griffin and an all star St. Louis Band !!Buy it!
Kelly Hogan “Papa Was a Rodeo” from Beneath the Country Underdog (Bloodshot www.bloodshotrecords.com 2000) —Kelly joined by Jon Langeford on this Stephan Merrit (Magnetic Fields) classic. Kelly will headline Thursday night June 7, of Twangefest at the Duck Room.Buy it!
Shackleton 3 “Blue and Wonder” from Just Turning Pages (Croxton 2011) —Aussie star Mick Thomas is joined by Liz Stringer and Anna Burley doing a Richard Buckner cover on this wonderful side project.Buy it!
Mickey Clark “Red Velvet Cake” from Winding Highways (Ear X-Tacy Records 2009) —We're outta here, thanks Rich & Alan for filling in. This ones in Memory of Betty Becker, what I wouldn't give for just 1 more piece of her red velvet cake, Luv Ya Mom !!Buy it!
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