Songwriters Showcase (Music)
With Ed Becker
Sun Sep 8th 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
Crabtree and Mills “Ballad for Lee” from Freedom (Free And Easy Music 2008) —Welcome, Rich alongside today, are you ready for some football !!Canadians Joanne Crabtree & Paul Mills with a true storyBuy it!
Chuck Brodsky “The Great Santa Snowball Debacle of 1968” from Tulips for Lunch (chuckbrodsky.com records www.waterbug.com 2006) —Chuck writes the best baseball songs ever, here he tackles football in his hometown of Philly, they actually booed Santa !! True story.Buy it!
Terry Allen “The Great Joe Bob” from Live @ KDHX 9.12.10 (KDHX www.kdhx.org 2010) —Always indebted to Terry for coming to town to celebrate the life of Larry Weir, let's send this out to Johnny Football. you got all my football tunes.Buy it!
Band of Heathens “Since I've Been Home” from Sunday Morning Music (self-released 2013) —First release by the BOH after the departure of founding member Colin Brooks. a Gordy Quist / Ed Jurdi tune.Buy it!
The Greencards “Forever Mine (feat. Sons Of Fathers)” from Sweetheart of the Sun (Darling Street Records 2013) —Another group that lost an original member, Englishman, Eamon McCoughlin, Eamon was replaced by Tyler Andal on fiddle & Carl Miner, guitar joining original Aussies Kym Warner & Carol Young, former guests in our studios.Buy it!
Peter Cooper “Part Time” from Opening Day (Peter Cooper www.petercooper.com 2013) —The very prolific Peter Cooper with a new solo outing featuring the stellar steel playing of Lloyd Green , one cover Bill Morrisseys magnificent :Birches".Buy it!
Peter Rowan and Tony Rice “To Live is to Fly” from Quartet (Rounder) —Bluegrass legend Peter Rowan in town tonight at the Old Rock House don't miss the 71 year old mandolin wizard, a great take on a Townes Van Zandt classic with his buddy Tony Rice.Buy it!
Lucinda Williams “Passionate Kisses” from Lucinda Williams (Koch 1988) —Lucinda wll be at the Paegant tonight with a special performance of her magnificent major label self titled debut album, should be great, don't miss it.Buy it!
The Monkees “What Am I Doing Hangin' 'Round” from The Best of the Monkees (Rhino 1967) —When the Monkees were put together there was one true musical genius among them, singer/songwriter Michael Nesmith, he's singing one of tunes here with the Monkees, and he'll bring his considerable talent to the Old Rock House on 11/19, can't wait !!!Buy it!
Shane Nicholson “Whistling Cannonballs (with Paul Kelly)” from Bad Machines (Liberation Music 2010) —What's the best new song I heard this week, it's this one by Shane joined by Aussie star Paul Kelly, sorry to say that Shane and Kasey have split up, 2 amazing talents.Buy it!
Tif Ginn W/Fred Eaglesmith “over you” from Tif Ginn (Tif Ginn 2012) —Ginn sister Tif with her 1st solo release without Brit, fred duet here, Fred writes 8 songs with Tiff, produces and lends Tiff his band, great stuff.Buy it!
Robbie Fulks “That's Where I'm From” from Gone Away Backward (Bloodshot www.bloodshotrecords.com 2013) —My opinion the best thing Robby has ever done, Robbie Gjersoe (Flatlanders) joins in, a must see live act.Buy it!
Bob Dylan “Copper Kettle” from Another Self Portrait(1989-1971, Bootleg Series, vol. 10 (Columbia 2013) —We end Rich's set with this new and wonderful edition of Bob's bootleg series, thanks for bringing that in Rich, great set, as always.Buy it!
Mary Chapin Carpenter “Something Of A Dreamer” from State of the Heart (Columbia 1989) —Great double bill Tuesday 10/4 with Mary joining Shawn Colvin in the acoustically perfect concert hall, a special middle of the week treat.Buy it!
Adam Carroll “South of Town” (Down Hole Records 2006) —A special request made by me, my favorite wordsmith of all the young Texas singer/ Songwriters, from his under the radar Lloyd Maines produced classic debut.Buy it!
Zoe Muth & the Lost High Rollers “You Only Believe Me when I'm Lying” from Zoe Muth and the Lost High Rollers (Zoe Muth 2009) —Zoe is new to my ears, but I like what I've sampled, she'll bring her band to Off Broadway Tuesday Sept 17, check her out yourself.Buy it!
Freeman & Lange “northern lights” from Freeman & Lange (Vscd 2002) —We're outta here, Thanks Rich, see ya next week, ending with this Don Lange gem, one of my all time favorites, Gram Parsons in 2 weeks.Buy it!
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