Songwriters Showcase (Music)
With Ed Becker
Sun Feb 17th 2013 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
Terence Martin “Kitchen Table Look”
from Field Recordings - EP (Morning Bread Records 2012) —Terence was diagnosed with stage 4 cancer, he had some new songs he wanted to record, so his friends brought the recording studio to him, thus the name "Field Recordings" he finished the songs and lost his fight shortly after at 65, check out his work.
Marley's Ghost W/Emmylou Harris “Unwed Fathers”
from Marley's Ghost Jubilee (Sage Arts 2012) —If you take a John Prine song and you get Emmylou to sing a duet you can't miss, Emmylou joined by Rodney Crowell with Richard Thompson opening will be at the Peabody Opera House March 17, Miss it at your own risk !!!!
Terry Allen “Do they Dream of Hell in Heaven ?”
from Bottom of the World (self-released 2012) —Who else could ask that question, but the amazing Terry Allen. Back with another batch of wonderful tunes after 13 years, Lubbock buddies Lloyd Maines and Richard Bowden join his son Bukka, his wife Sally and Brian Standefer on cello, WOW !!!
Townes Van Zandt “To Live Is To Fly”
from Sunshine Boy, The Unheard Studio Sessions & Demos 1971 - 1972 (Omnivore 2013) —It's a real pleasure to hear a young Townes doing some of the first ever recordings of many of his classics, a master at work, newly discovered 15 years after his New Years Day passing.
Kelly Willis & Bruce Robison “WATERFALL”
from Cheater's Game (Premium/Thirty Tigers 2013) —The King and Queen of the Austin music scene doing a Bruce original from their wonderful new release, coming to Off Broadway Friday, April 26 backed by a great band, How am I going to see all the great shows coming to town ??
Tif Ginn “Middle Man”
from Tif Ginn (self 2012) —First solo release from Tif, wife of Bill Poss, another Fred production with Scott Merritt, a Bill Poss co-write and 9 Fred Co-writes including this one, backed by the the entire Fred Eaglesmith Band, congrats to Bill and Tiff on their new edition.
Ryan Spearman “Haley Mae”
from Pain & Time (self 2013) L —New in my mailbox,the very talented local singer/songwriter will have a cd release party on Friday, March 8 at the Focal Point. Ryan is joined on this song by Pokey Lafarge on vocals and mandolin, What a great local music scene we have in St. Louis.
Lyal Strickland “In Ten Years”
from Balanced On Barbed Wire (self-released 2015) —Another new one, almost local, Buffalo, Missouri, singer/songwriter will release his new one on March 9 and he will be in St. Louis Friday, May 4 at the Focal Point for a cd release party, thanks to Stacy and Lyal's Mom, Jacquelyn for getting a copy to me
Chris Vallillo “Walnut Fiddle”
from Best of All Possible Worlds (Gin Ridge Records 1997) —Another close by singer/songwriter, Macomb, IL. with a new cd "The Last Day Of Winter" plans are to bring Chris to St. Louis in the spring to have a St. Louis cd release, check out Chris's great Abe Lincoln tribute.
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