Songwriters Showcase (Music)
Sun Mar 10th 2013 10.00am–12.00pm
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Tom Russell “Modern Art” (Hightone 2003) —It was also Tom's birthday last week, 3/5 thought it would be a great time to play this autobiographical song from Tom's great cd from a decade ago, "When I was born Harry Truman was the president."
Stompin' Tom Connors “Roving All Over the Land”
from A Proud Canadian (CAPITOL 1990) —A Canadian icon, Stompin' Tom, the hitchhiking troubadour, died on Wednesday, March 6 at the age of 77. He sold over 4 million records with strong Canadian themes, his standard "The Hockey Song" is played in arenas all over Canada.
Bob Dylan “Stuck Inside of Mobile With the Memphis Blues Again”
from Blonde on Blonde (Columbia 1966) —Just announced that Bob and his never ending tour will be at the Peabody on April 23.
Jez Lowe “Greek Lightning”
from Heads Up (Tantobie 2012) N —An anthology cd from this wonderful English singer/songwriter, a great place to start if you don't know Jez, duet vocals on this tune by Kate Bramley.
Mary Gauthier “Last of the Hobo Kings (Live)”
from Live At Blue Rock (CDBY 2012) R —An internet request for this tune from Mary's terrific new live cd. Baxked by Mike Meadows (percussion) & Tania Elizabeth (Fiddle, vocals, & percussion).
Chris Vallillo “River Road”
from Live @ KDHX 3-10-2013 (KDHX 2013) N —If you're interested in Chris's schedule, you can check Lincolninsong.com or chrisvallillo.com for more information. Chris will be at Picasso's in St. Charles on March 22.
Chris Vallillo “When You Were Mickey Mantle and I was Stan the Man”
from Live @ KDHX 3-10-2013 (KDHX 2013) N —For Stan The Man, thanks Chris for getting up early and coming in. and to Dan and Ed for a great job, as always on the sound and the video, check it out on the website.
Josh Ritter “LIGHTS”
from The Beast in Its Tracks (self 2013) N —@ Plush on April 20, a tune from his new cd that I need to sit down a listen to, Josh will be backed by his Royal City Band.
Tom Rush “Remember?”
from Trolling for Owls (Night Light 2005) —@ Wildey Theater on April 25, Tom still performing into his 70's catch his act while he's still on the road in the beautiful Wildley Theatre. Why do I relate to this song ???
Rita Hosking “Parting Glass”
from Little Boat (Rita Hosking 2013) N —We're outta here, Thanks Allen, Chris, Dan, & Ed and thank you for listening, a perfect parting song from the great new Rich Brotherton produced cd, see you next week.
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