Songwriters Showcase (Music)
With Ed Becker
Sun Dec 2nd 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
Buskin & Batteau “Words That Bring the Tear” from Love Remembered/Love Forgot (Nouveau Retro 2012) —Welcome, Rich alongside today, we start with a stunning new recording of one of my all time favorite songs from David & Robin's great new release, written by David with Sophie Buskin adding her wonderful vocals.Buy it!
Anne Hills W/Tom Paxton “Early Snow” from The Things I Notice Now (Appleseed www.appleseedrec.com 2012) —Anne with her Tom Paxton tribute, it's nice when you have the legend himself joining you on 3 tunes, Tom turned 75 this past Halloween and is still at the top of his game.Buy it!
Freeman & Lange “NORTHERN LIGHTS” from Freeman & Lange (Vscd 2002) —This Don Lange song was released over 20 years ago on the amazing and sourly missed Flying Fish label, it's still one of my all time favorites, Don Lange runs a winery in Oregon.Buy it!
Blackie and The Rodeo Kings W/Emmylou “Step Away” from Kings and Queens (FU:M 2011) —Somebody called and requested Emmylou, never a problem, Love her and Colin Linden's duet on this great Willie P. Bennett tune, from this remarkable all duet cd.Buy it!
Kasey Chambers W/ Kevin Bennet “Love Like A Hurricane” from Little Bird (Liberation 2010) —Kevin Bennett is a very much in demand Aussie singer/songwriter, her he joins, Kasey for one of her tunes, how can you go wrong.Buy it!
Harmony James W/Kevin Bennet “Some People Give” from Tailwind (WM Australia 2009) —One of my favorite new discoveries, Harmony also has the pleasure of singing with Kevin Bennett on her wonderful debut.Buy it!
The Flood “Come Tomorrow” from Everybody's Favourite (KBCO 2008) —You just heard Kevin singing 2 great duets, thought it would be nice to hear him fronting his own wonderful band, reminds me a lot of Blue Rodeo.Buy it!
Dylan LeBlanc “Lonesome Waltz” from Cast the Same Old Shadow (Rough Trade www.roughtraderecords.com 2012) —Thanks to our ticket winners, Dylan LeBlanc will be at Off Broadway this Wednesday 12/5, Jared Bartman opens. doors at 7:30 show at 8.Buy it!
Steve Forbert “All I Need to Do” from Over With You (Blue Corn 2012) —Nice to have new material and a St. Louis visit from this master songwriter, he'll be at the Old Rock House Thursday, 12/6 and if we're lucky he may show up at our KDHX studios.Buy it!
Corb Lund “September (Acoustic Version)” from Cabin Fever (Deluxe Edition) ((RED) New West 2012) —Good news, Cord will be coming to town the former Canadian rancher turned singer/songwriter will be at Off Broadway Thursday January 10 with the John D. Hale Band opening. new 2 disc release, one acoustic one electric.Buy it!
Hoyt Axton “When The Morning Comes” from Gotta Keep Rollin' (Raven 1999) —A request for the late songwriter (died 10/26/99 at 61) wote Greenback Dollar, Joy to the World, etc.his Mother Mae Boren Axton Co-wrote Heartbreak Hotel with Elvis & Tommy Durden, he was also an actor of note Gremlins and many, many TV series.Buy it!
Gretchen Peters “FIVE MINUTES” from Hello Cruel World (Proper 2012) —From one of the years best releases Gretchen writes this one that lasts exactly 5 minutes about 5 minutes in her life, every song on here is a gem !!Buy it!
Hardin Burns “I Waited Too Long” from Lounge (self 2012) —Great new duo featuring Jeannie Burns of the Burns Sisters and guitar wizard Andrew Hardin, Andy and Jeannie co-wrote all but one of the songs and Andy produces, get your copy now. Village Records.comBuy it!
Darryl Purpose “Mr Schwinn” from Travelers' Code (Gamblers Grace Music 1999) —A request for this fine tune by Darryl a songwriter who I've lost track of, we always appreciate our great listener suggestions, you can E-Mail your requests to Songwriter@KDHX.org.Buy it!
Jon Dee Graham “$100 Bill” from Escape from Monster Island (New West Records www.newwestrecords.com 2002) —the texas singer/songwriter will be in the area, but not St. Louis he'll be in Columbia, Mo. at Mojo's this Thursday 12/6 for an 8:30 show that is being promoted by our old buddy Clint Harding, spread the word.Buy it!
Van Morrison “Close Enough For Jazz” from Born to Sing: No Plan B (Blue Note url 2012) —As we like to do, Rich and Allen help me out and make my Sundays a lot more enjoyable, this from the one and only Van Morrison who truly is Born To Sing.Buy it!
Steve Azar “Indianola (Delta Mix)” from Delta Soul, Vol. 1 (Ride Records 2011) —We conclude Rich's set with a discovery Rich made in the KDHX basement, always learn new things from Rich and Allen, great job, Rich, as usual.Buy it!
Scott Miller & Rayna Gellert “Lo Siento Spanishburg West Virginia” from Codependents (F.A.Y. 2012) —A new one from one of my favorites (Boy I say that a lot) Scott is in the studio now working on his 2013 full length release, can't wait for that.Buy it!
Ellis Paul “Rose Tattoo” from Larry Weir Interview (self 2009) —Ellis Paul will be at Off Broadway this Saturday 12/8 for a 7 PM show, 3 years ago he was here in December and appeared in our KDHX studios.Buy it!
Ellis Paul “The Lights of Vegas” from Live @ KDHX 12/6/09 (self 2009) —This appearence with Ellis and his Boston buddy Adam Ezra was the last time my good friend and Songwriter Showcase founder, Larry Weir hosted a live in studio KDHX performance, just 3 weeks before his tragic accident.Buy it!
Ellis Paul “Snow In Austin Intro” from Ellis Paul interview (self 2009) —There may have been interviewers equal to Larry, but it's hard to imagine anybody that was better, what an amazing talent and what a privilage to spend 22 years with him in these studios !! Thanks for listening.Buy it!
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