Songwriters Showcase (Music)
With Ed Becker
Sun Feb 6th 2011 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
Kate & Anna McGarrigle “Was My Brother In the Battle” from Odditties (Querbeservice 2010) —Welcome to another edition of Songwriters Showcase, as the title implies this is music Anna recorded with her late sister Kate that they never released.Buy it!
Rodney Crowell with Rosanne Cash “It's Such a Small World” from Small Worlds The Rodney Crowell Collection 1978 - 1995 (Raven records www.ravenrecords.com.au 2002) —Rodney singing with his x-wife, He'll be at the Duck Room Monday February 28, My Birthday, stop by and buy me a drink !Buy it!
Hail The Size “Drift Away (feat. Maria McKee)” from I Can't Die In LA (GoodDrummer Music ASCAP 2009) —New discovery for me features Charles Ezell and Matt North and the wonderfull duet vocals by Marie McKeeBuy it!
Jerry Jeff Walker “Pick Up Truck Song” from Live at Gruene Hall (Rykodisc 1989) —Jerry Jeff will be at the Wildwood Springs Lodge in Steelville on September 27, sounds like it's someplace I need to Be, check out their website for lot's of great music.Buy it!
Bruce Cockburn & Blue Rodeo “Sleeping” from Garth Hudson Presents A Canadian Celebration of The Band (Curve Music 2010) —Awsome tribute to the Band with songs and Canadian artists hand picked by original Band member Garth Hudson.Buy it!
James McMurtry “Angeline” from Too Long In the Wasteland (Columbia 1989) —A fine tune from James's debut cd produced by John Mellencamp, James will be at the Paegant Saturday March 28 with the Bottle Rockets opening.Buy it!
Charlotte Moore “White Squall” from Stan Rogers - A Matter Of Heart (The Musical Revue Cast Recording) (Fogarty Cove Music 2000) —A play that toured Canada featuring the amazing songs of the late Stan RogersBuy it!
Stan Rogers “Fogarty's Cove” from Fogarty's Cove (Remastered) (Fogarty's Cove Music 1990) —Stan doing the title song to his 1977 album, if your not familiar with Stan's music you need to check him out.Buy it!
Charlotte Moore, Dan Mackay, Frank Mackay, & Terry Hatty “Northwest Passage” from Stan Rogers - A Matter of Heart (The Musical Revue Cast Recording) (Fogarty Cove Music 2000) —Another selection from the Stan Rogers play, would have really loved to have seen it.Buy it!
Tim Grimm & Jason Wilber “80 Acres” from Amber Waves (Vault 2000) —Another play I'd like to see, with music by Tim & Jason Wilber who has been John Prines sideman for many years, Tim will be at the Espenschied Chapel, Mascoutah at 3 PM next Sunday, 2/13Buy it!
Jonathan Richman with the Skeletons “Corner Store” from Jonathan Goes Country (Rounder www.rounderrecords.com 1990) —From my favorie CD by Jonathan with the Skeletons, Jonathan will be at Off Broadway Wednesday 2/16Buy it!
The Great Divide “Dodgers Were In Brooklyn” from Break In the Storm (Atlantic Nashville 1998) —Larry always said that playing baseball songs made the winter shorter, we'll give it a try, starting with this band led by Mike McClure with J.J. & Scottie Lester, & Kelley Green.Buy it!
David Olney and John Hadley “The Gas House Gang” from 'Ol Diz: A Musical Baseball Story (Deadbeet 2005) —Ben Jones (Cooter on Dukes Of Hazard) wrote a play on the life of Dizzy Dean and he asked David Olney & John Hadley to do the music, another play I'd like to see, check out David's website for this limited edition cd.Buy it!
Warren Zevon “Mohammed's Radio (Live Version)” from I'll Sleep When I'm Dead (Rhino 1996) R —Thanks for listening, see you next week or maybe at Fred Eaglesmith, support live music, it keeps them coming back, a request for Warren Zevon to end the show.Buy it!
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