Songwriters Showcase (Music)
With Ed Becker
Sun Mar 3rd 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
Old Man Luedecke “Song for Ian Tyson” from Tender Is The Night (True North 2012) —Welcome, the first Sunday in March, Rich alongside today. We start with a new one from this Canadian, paying homage to the legendary Ian Tyson, kicking off a cowboy set.Buy it!
Ian Tyson “Old Cheyenne” from Cowboyography (Vanguard Records vanguardrecords.com 1994) —Ian with one of his many classics, might be the best song ever written about the rodeo, from an album full of wonderful songs.Buy it!
Tom Russell “The Banks of the Musselshell” from Song of the West - The Cowboy Collection (Red Music 1997) —Tom always says that one of his biggest honors was being able to write songs with both Ian and Sylvia Tyson, 2 of his heroes, this is one of those Ian Tyson co-writes.Buy it!
Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell “Back When We Were Beautiful” from Old Yellow Moon (Nonesuch 2013) —could be the show of the year in the beautiful Peabody Opera House, Richard Thompson opening for Rodney & Emmylou on St. Paricks Day 3/17, Covering a Matraca Berg song from their new cd.Buy it!
The Flatlanders “One Road More” from The Odessa Tapes (New West 2012) —Always a treat when the Lubbock buddies get together, they'll be at the Old Rock House on Thursday, April 4, with Joe Pug opening.Buy it!
Rosanne Cash “Sleeping In Paris” from The Very Best of Rosanne Cash (Sony 2005) —The hits just keep on coming, Roseanne returns to St. Louis after a long absence to the acousticlly perfect Sheldon on Friday, May 10.Buy it!
Phil Ochs “Hills Of West Virginia” from I Ain't Marching Anymore (Ekektra 1965) —The 3rd annual Phil Ochs Tribute Night will take place Friday March 15 at Off Broadway, Local musicians Jan Marra, Tim Rakel, the Lodge Brothers, Cory Saathoff, Michael Berg, David Feldmann, & Ray Gude take the stage at 7:45.Buy it!
Tom Rush “Fall Into the Night” from What I Know (Appleseed www.appleseedrec.com 2009) —Legendary singer/songwriter Tom Rush, who turned 70 last year will bring his great songs & Wonderful sense of humor to the newly renivated Wlldley theatre in Edwardsville Thursday April 25.Buy it!
Robert Earl Keen “Runnin' With the Night” from Picnic (Arista 1997) —Robert Earl returns with his great band this Thursday, March 7 to Off Broadway, expect a full house for the Bandera, Texas native.Buy it!
Great Big Sea “Have A Cuppa Tea” from Safe Upon the Shore (Warner Music Canada 2010) —Another one of Roy Kasten's great KDHX fundraisers, this time it features the Kink's, a wonderful Kinks cover by GBS, Saturday March 30 at Off Broadway.Buy it!
Ryan Spearman “Bound To Lose” from Pain & Time (Green Strum 2013) L —Cd release this Friday, March 8 at the focal point for his great new cd, a wonderful local talent and a very active KDHX member.Buy it!
Kelly Willis & Bruce Robison “Born to Roll” from Cheater's Game (Thirty Tigers 2013) —The first couple of Austin Americana return to St. Louis in support of their amazing new album Friday, April 26 at Off Broadway.Buy it!
Jeff Black “Walking Home” from Plow Through the Mystic (Lotos Nile Music 2011) —The longtime Nashville singer/songwriter makes a rare area appearence on Saturday, March 30 at Log House Cocerts, rural Edwardsville, check out their website for details and other great showsBuy it!
Rita Hoskins “Clean” from Little Boat (self-released 2013) —Brand new from this Californa singer/songwriter you should know about, produced and supported by Rich Brotherton, longtime member of REK's band, check it out .Buy it!
Chris Knight “Nothing On Me” from Little Victories (Drifters Church www.chrisknight.net 2012) —In a special acoustic show Chris will join Cody Canada and Evan Felker ( Truckstop Troubadors) at Off Broadway Friday March 22.Buy it!
Kane Welch Kaplin “Marysville” from Live at the Bluebird (Dead Reckoning 2013) —We're outta here, thanks Rich, support live music, what a lineup, brand new from Kevin, Kieran, & Fats, download it on their website, see ya next week.Buy it!
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