Songwriters Showcase (Music)
With Ed Becker
Sun Nov 11th 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
Tom Russell “Veteran's Day” from The Tom Russell Anthology (Shout! Factory 2008) —Welcome, How fortunate we are to live in this great country, thanks to all the Veteran's who have given so much to make it possible.Buy it!
Blue Wing “BLACK DIAMOND” from Blue Wing (Moonlight Gold Productions 1998) —A tearjerker from this disbanded New Mexico band showing that humans arn't the only victums of war. Katy Moffatt does a nice cover of this song.Buy it!
Claire Lynch “Kennesaw Line” from Crowd Favorites (Rounder Records www.rounderrecords.com 2007) —The definitive cover of a Don Oja Dunaway song, catch Don at the Milltop Taveran in St, Augustine, Fl, the oldest city in the U.S.Buy it!
Sam Bush “Last Letter Home” from Late As Usual (Sugar Hill Records www.sugarhillrecords.com 1990) —The reality of war, a fine cover of a song by B. McDade & J.H. Brown Sam is joined by Norman & Nancy Blake, Curtis Burch, & John Cowan.Buy it!
Chris Smither “WHAT THEY SAY” from Hundred Dollar Valentine (Signature Sounds www.signaturesounds.com 2012) —Speaking of great requests, new from Chris for my longtime friend Tom, Great to hear from you !!Buy it!
Stacey Earle & Mark Stuart “Love At The Five And Dime” from Trouble In The Fields, Tribute to Nanci Griffith (Paradiddle 2012) —New and very good tribute featuring Nanci's steelar storytelling by many of her friends.Buy it!
Steve Forbert “Song for Katrina” from Best Of Steve Forbert (Sony Records 1993) —Steve has been writing and singing under the radar for close to 30 years, don't miss him Thursday, December 6 at the Old Rock House.Buy it!
Ronnie Elliott “Handsome Harry the Hipster” from I've Been Meaning to Write (self 2012) —Ronnie has a great spoken word and singing mix, really like his brand new cd, a songwriter you need to check out !!Buy it!
Greg Trooper and the Flatirons “EVERYWHERE” from Everywhere (Black Hole 1992) —We're outta here, Thank a Veteran, it's because of everything they've sacrificed that we live free in this wonderful country. Seeya next week.Buy it!
Like everything else, times are approximate. Spinitron and this station are not liable for errors or omissions.