Songwriters Showcase (Music)
Sun Oct 2nd 2011 10.00am–12.00pm
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Pierce Pettis “Georgia Moon”
from State of Grace (Compass Records 2001) —Pierce will be in town 10/14 at the Eliot Chapel, Soulstice Cafe, in Kirkwood for an 8 PM show. The debut of a new concert series. This is my favorite song by Pierce.
The Wagoneers “Atlanta”
from The Essential (self Self 2011) —A reissue of great music, put out by this Monte Warden project, if you missed them first time around check them out now, great stuff.
James McMurtry “RED RIVER VALLEY”
from Dark River: Songs of the Civil War Era (Blue Corn 2011) —Austin artists with wonderful takes on these civil war era tunes, also includes Eliza Gilkyson, Slaid Cleaves, Rich Brotherton, Warren Hood, Rita Hoskins, John Dee Graham, and many more, great songwriting from the 1800's.
J.D. Souther “Best Of My Love”
from Natural History (EOM 2011) —J.D. Souther will bring his many hits and great chops to the Old Rock House listening room series on October 20.
Los Lobos “Will the Wolf Survive”
from Just Another Band from East L.A. (Rhino 1993) —If you ever wanted to have Los Lobos play in your living room, head out to Wildwood Springs Lodge, Steelville, Mo. October 14 and 15 and find out what it would be like, a rare oppurtunity.
Tom Russell “A Land Called "Way Out There"”
from Mesabi (Shout Factory www.shoutfactory.com 2011) —Calaxico, Barry Walsh, Will Kimbrough, Fats Kaplin, Victor Kraus, Van Dyke Parks, Augie Meyers, Joel Guzman, Gretchen Peters, Lucinda Williams all join Tom on this new release.
Gretchen Peters “The Way You Move Me”
from Circus Girl (Scarlet Letter Records 2009) —Besides singing at the Mt.Olive Turner Hall Saturday, Getchen will sing at Mother Jones Grave on Sunday 12:30 PM. A special thanks to Gretchen for calling in.
Tracy Grammar “Blue Wing”
from Book of Sparrows (self Self 2007) —A really nice cover of the Tom Russell classic by Tracy, carrying on after the tragic death of her partner Dave Carter. Jim Henry joins her here.
Kevin Welch “Anna Lise Please”
from Beneath My Wheels (Dead Reckoning 1999) —As we try to do every week with Rich or Allen, they pick a set of songs, this week it's Rich starting with a great song by Kevin.
Ben Bedford “Twenty One”
from Land of the Shadows CD Album (Hopeful Sky 2009) —Ben and his wife Kari will be opening for Eric Brace and Peter Cooper October 21 at the Focal Point, Ben will be playing some new tunes, so get there early.
Fred Eaglesmith “Katie”
from 6 Volts (A Major Label 2011) —Fred returns to Off Broadway, 10/30 with his great band and the fabulous Ginn Sisters. A murder ballad from Fred's great new one.
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