Joni Mitchell “Coyote” from Hejira (Asylum 1976) —Featuring the great Jaco Pastorius on bassBuy it!
Beth Orton “Comfort of Strangers” (EMI Records 2006)Buy it!
Dusty Springfield “I Can't Make It Alone” from Dusty In Memphis (Atlantic 1969) —Produced and engineered by Jerry Wexler Tom Dowd and Arif Mardin. Written by Gerry Goffin and Carole King.Buy it!
Josh Rouse “The Western Isles” from The Happiness Waltz (Grabaciones en el Mar 2013)Buy it!
Hem “Tourniquet” from Departures and Farewells (Waveland 2013)Buy it!
Gregory Alan Isakov “Saint Valentine” (self released 2013)Buy it!
The Parlour Brothers “Josie” (self released 2013) —From Toronto featuring Steve Puchalski on songwriting and singing.Buy it!
Sons Of The East “Hold On” (self released 2013) —From Sydney, Australia: Jack Rollins, Nic Johnston and Dan WallageBuy it!
Joe Pug “Messenger” (Lightning Rod Records 2010) —At Twangfest 17 on June 6 at the Duck Room.Buy it!
Johnny Rivers “Slim Slo Slider” (Imperial Japan 1969)Buy it!
Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings “Retreat” from Give the People What They Want (Daptone 2014)Buy it!
Bill Withers “Another Day to Run” from Still Bill (Sony Music Entertainment 1972)Buy it!
Mavis Staples “Can You Get To That” from One True Vine (Anti- 2013) N —At Bluesweek on Saturday, May 25 at Soldier's Memorial. New album due out June 25.Buy it!
The James Hunter Six “Drop On Me” from Minute By Minute (Go Records, under license to Concord Music Group 2013)Buy it!
Slaid Cleaves “Still Fighting the War” (Music Road 2013)Buy it!
Beth Bombara “Give Me Something” from Beth Bombara/Town Cars Split 7" (Extension Chord Records 2013) LBuy it!
Deadstring Brothers “Like A California Wildfire” from Cannery Row (Bloodshot 2013) —Off Broadway Fifth Annual Crawfish Boil featuring The Monads Fattback The Deadstring Brothers on May 25Buy it!
Dolly Varden “Saskatchewan To Chicago” from For a While (Mid-Fi 2012) —At Twangfest 17 at the Duck Room on Saturday, June 8Buy it!
Old 97's “Designs On You” from Satellite Rides (Ekektra 2001) —Fri 5/24 Old 97′s & Drive-by Truckers – PageantBuy it!
Drive-by Truckers “Self Destructive Zones” from Brighter Than Creation's Dark (New West www.newwestrecords.com 2007)Buy it!
Booker T. Jones “Space City” from Potato Hole (2009)Buy it!
Son Volt “Tears Of Change” from Honky Tonk (Rounder 2013) L —At the Pageant June 1.Buy it!
Daniel Romano “Just Before The Moment” from Come Cry With Me (Normaltown 2013) —Daniel Romano opened for Caitlin Rose at Off Broadway this past Sunday -- knocked me out with this songs, and a great cover of "If I Were a Carpenter."Buy it!
George Jones “If My Heart Had Windows” (Musicor 1968) —Written by Dallas Frazier. A #7 Country hit for the Possum.Buy it!
John Fullbright “Moving” from From The Ground Up (Blue Dirt Records 2012) —Fri 6/28 John Fullbright – Off BroadwayBuy it!
Small Houses “Our Sweet” from Single (self released 2013) —Jeremy QuentinBuy it!
Ray Wylie Hubbard “Portales” from Texans - Live from Mountain Stage (Blue Plate 1995) —Appearing the first night of Twangfest 17, June 5 at Plush. Dig it: twangfest.comBuy it!
Mia Dyson “When the Moment Comes” from The Moment (Black Door Records/MGM Distribution/The Co-Op 2013) —Originally from Melbourne, based in LA. Major discovery for me this year.Buy it!
Will Courtney “There's No Answer” from A Century Behind (self-released 2013)Buy it!
Ryan Bingham “HALLELUJAH” from Junky Star (Lost Highway 2010) —Wed May 22 Ryan Bingham; The Wild Feathers The PageantBuy it!
Someone Still Loves You, Boris Yeltsin “Banned (By the Man)” from Let It Sway (Polyvinyl 2010) —At Off Broadway with Ha Ha Tonk on June 20Buy it!
Veronica Falls “Everybody's Changing” from Waiting For Something To Happen (Slumberland)Buy it!
Widowspeak “Ballad of the Golden Hour” from Almanac (Captured Tracks 2013)Buy it!
She & Him “I Could've Been Your Girl” from Volume 3 (Merge www.mergerecords.com 2013) —Zooey Deschanel and M. Ward with their lushest, Brillest sound yet.Buy it!
The Love Language “Calm Down” from Ruby Red (Merge Records 2013) —Stuart McLamb and friends from Raleigh, N.C.Buy it!
The Three O'Clock “In Love In Too” from Single (self released 1984) —Lead singer and bassist Michael Quercio apparently coined the term "Paisley Underground."Buy it!
The Cave Singers “Have to Pretend” from Naomi (Jagjaguwar www.jagjaguwar.com 2013)Buy it!
Shout out Louds “Sugar” from Optica (Merge www.mergerecords.com 2013)Buy it!
Young Hunting “Maze” from Hazel (Gold Robot Records 2013)Buy it!
Band of Horses “Slow Cruel Hands Of Time” from Mirage Rock (Columbia 2012)Buy it!
Mount Moriah “Eureka Springs” from Miracle Temple (Merge www.mergerecords.com 2013)Buy it!
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