Songwriters Showcase (Music)
Sun Oct 30th 2011 10.00am–12.00pm
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Stan Musial “TAKE ME OUT TO THE BALL GAME” from Diamond Cuts: Turning Two (Hungry For Music 1998) —WOW, what a run, Congrats St. Louis Cardinals ! The greatest Cardinal of them all starts us off with his harmonica.Buy it!
David Olney and John Hadley “Heaven's Game” from 'Ol Diz: A Musical Baseball Story (Deadbeet 2005) —Heavens game indeed, to Larry Weir a lifelong Cardinal fan by one of his all time favorite songwriters.Buy it!
Don Schlitz “I Watched It All (On My Radio)” from Greatest Hits (deVere 2010) —to baseball a game meant to be played on the radio, co-written by Lionel Cartwright.Buy it!
Dan Bern “They Don't Got Baseball” from Diamond Cuts: Triple Play (Hungry For Music 1999) —Another from the ultimate set of baseball songs 10 volumes and the profits help inner city kids get musical instruments.Buy it!
James Pennebaker “You Gotta Believe” from Diamond Cuts: Centerfield (Hungry For Music 2005) —This ones for the 15 or 20 times I gave up on the Cardinals this year, I learned my lesson.Buy it!
Emmylou Harris & John Prine “Magnolia Wind” from This One's for Him: A Tribute to Guy Clark (Icehouse 2011) N —Great 30 song 70th birthday present (11/06) for Guy and us. Prine will be at the Touhill December 3, Jason isbell has the coveted opening set.Buy it!
Kasey Chambers (with Paul Kelly) “I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry” from Storybook (Essence 2011) N —New from Kasey, as she plays the songs and songwriters that influenced her the most growing up. the great Paul Kelly joins her.Buy it!
Eric Taylor “Intro Nanci Griffith” from Live at the Red Shack (Blue Ruby 2011) N —New and much anticipated from Eric with his x-wife Nanci on this track.Buy it!
Eric Taylor “Mission Door” from Live at the Red Shack (Blue Ruby 2011) N —Besides Nanci, Lyle Lovett, Denice Franke, Marco Python Fecchio, James Gilmer, and Susan Lindfors Taylor (Who also produces) join in on this amazing live set.Buy it!
Paul Kelly “Love Never Runs On Time” from Paul Kelly's Greatest Hits (Gawd Aggie 2011) N —This is my get in your car and drive around set, starting with Paul Kelly.Buy it!
Tim Keller “Lefty and the Black Pontiac” from Little Miracle (Chamisa 1995) —Don't know what happened to Tim, but this Austin singer songwriter put out a couple of really fine cd's.Buy it!
Cattle Call “Log Trucks & Snowmobile Trails” from Good Life (Brick House 1999) —Winters coming, this song is from Mark Farrington, a boyhood buddy of Slaid Cleaves from Maine.Buy it!
John Stewart “18 Wheels” from Fire in the Wind (Wrasse 2001) —The late John Stewart nails this truck driving song he wrote and ends our driving set.Buy it!
Tom Irwin “I Called Him Dad” from Carry Me Home (Clyded 2007) —Tom will be at Songwriters Showcase at the Globe Theatre, Greenville, Il. 1 PM Sunday 11/06, check out this great songwriting series.Buy it!
Sara Petite “Lead the Parade” (Sweet P 2008) —Sara, from San Diego, will join Tom Irwin Sunday, and will play at the Forsee Vineyards & Winery 4 to 6 PM Saturday, 11/5Buy it!
The Kennedys “Midnight Ghost” from Half a Million Miles (Appleseed 2005) —Happy Halloween, we start our set with this great song by Pete and Maura.Buy it!
Kinky Friedman “Wild Man from Borneo” from Kinky Friedman (MCA 1974) —Author, Politician, Comedian, Singer-Songwriter returns, Kinky will be at Off Broadway on December 2.Buy it!
John Flynn “Ghost of a Chance” from Haunted by the Ghost of a Chance (self 1993) —One of Larry's favorite songs and a perfect fit for Halloween.Buy it!
PF Sloan “Halloween Mary” from Sailover (Hightone 2006) —Frank Black with joins the legendary songwriter (Eve of Destruction) on another must play Halloween tune.Buy it!
Kathy Mattea “Dark As A Dungeon” from Coal (R.E.D. 2008) —Kathy will be at the Touhill on Friday, November 4.Buy it!
Crash Test Dummies “The Ghosts That Haunt Me” (BMG 1991) —Another songwriter showcase Halloween classic.Buy it!
Bap Kennedy “VAMPIRE” from Domestic Blues (Lonely Street Discs 1998) —Produced by the Twangtrust Steve Earle ...Ray Kennedy, an under the radar classic from this fine Irish songwriter, formerly of the band "Energy Orchard".Buy it!
Undertakin' Daddies “Haunted Honky Tonk” from Post Atomic Hillbilly (Caribou Records 2006) —Written by the late Carl Brouse, one of the most talented singer songwriters you don't know about.Buy it!
Willie Nile “Cell Phones Ringing (In The Pockets Of The Dead)” from Streets of New York (Reincarnate Music 2006) —Willie ends our Halloween set, be safe out there.Buy it!
David Olney and John Hadley “The Gas House Gang” from 'Ol Diz: A Musical Baseball Story (Deadbeet 2005) —A request from pledge drive, Olney & John Hadley write the tunes to this Dizzy Dean play written by Ben Jones (Cooter on Dukes of Hazzard).Buy it!
Fred Eaglesmith “Carter” from 50 Odd Dollars (Razor & Tie 1999) —Thanks for listening, thanks Allan, Fred will be Off Broadway tonight!Buy it!
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