Songwriters Showcase (Music)
With Ed Becker
Sun Nov 25th 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
Anne Hills “Hold On To Me, Babe/w Tom Paxton”
from The Things I Notice Now (Appleseed I discovered this song when Pete Seeger passed last year. What a gift. 2012) —Welcome, Rich is alongside today, great new tribute to the ageless Tom Paxton, with Tom joining Anne on several tracks. Hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving.
Buddy Miller & Jim Lauderdale “That's Not Even Why I Love You”
from Buddy & Jim (New West www.newwestrecords.com 2012) —Been waiting for this one, Julie Miller co-wrote this one with the guys, Fats Kaplin, who'll be part of the touring band says they'll be stopping in St.Louis, we'll let you know.
Emmylou Harris “Boulder To Birmingham”
from Emmylou Harris Anthology: The Warner / Reprise Years (Rhino/Warner Bros. 2005) —Emmylou's first composition about the tragic loss of the love of her life, can you believe it's been almost 40 years since Gram died.
Lucinda Williams “Mississippi You're On My Mind”
from Quiet About It, A Tribute to Jesse Winchester (MBD 2012) —How can you go wrong when you've got Lucinda, Lyle Lovett, Rosanne Cash, Jimmy Buffett, James Taylor, Emmylou, Rodney Crowell, Vince Gill, Elvis Costello, and more singing Jessie's wonderful tunes.
Harmony James “Send Down An Angel”
from Tailwind (WM Australia 2009) —New discoveries are one of my favorite things, thanks to Kasey Chambers & Shane Nicholson for featuring Harmony on their latest, that spotlighted young Aussie singer/songwriters, here she does a terrific take on an Allison Moorer tune.
Tom Russell “Heart of Hearts”
from Box of Visions (Philo 1993) —Dug out an old Tom favorite just because I thought it was a real good fit next to the last 2 songs, Tom has a great new book out featuring lyrics and music to many of his songs, along with comments and stories. Village Records.com.
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