Songwriters Showcase (Music)
With Ed Becker
Sun Apr 10th 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
Hart Rouge “Destination” from Beaupre's Home (Red House Records 1997) —Hart Rouge is no longer, but Michael Dupire, Davy Gallent, & Michelle & Paul Campagne left behind some great music, including this song written by Davy and sung by Paul.Buy it!
Peter Katz & the Curious “Acadian Driftwood” from Garth Hudson Presents: A Canadian Celebration of the Band (Curve 2010) —One of many fine covers of my favorite Band song wriiten by Robbie for the Northern Lights-Southern Cross album & picked by Garth for his wonderful tribute.Buy it!
The Real Macaws “Standing On The Corner Of Live And Learn” from Standing Alone (self 2011) N —The Byrds meet the Daredevils, Local music veterans, "Supe" Granda, Terry Jones Rogers, Scott Nienhaus, & Tim Politte make their St. Louis debut 4/23 Highlands Brewing Co. Kirkwood, the song you heard was written by Supe.Buy it!
The Rainmakers “Half A Horse Apiece” from 25 On (Bat Records 2011) N L —Across the state another Missouri Band, Kansas City's Rainmakers reunite to celebrate 25 yrs. Bob Walkenhorst, Rich Ruth, Pat Tomek, & Jeff Porter with a new cd of original tunes.Buy it!
The Chieftains Featuring John Hiatt “Jordan Is A Hard Road To Travel” from Further Down the Old Plank Road (RCA Victor 2003) —Great collaberation with the Chieftans, catch John at the Fabulous Fox when he joins Lyle Lovett for an Acoustic Evening, June 21.Buy it!
Bill & Kasey Chambers “Song For A Deckhands Daughter” from Drifting South (Whitewater Records 2009) —Papa Bill and Kasey team up for a duet on this James McMurtry song from "To Long In The Wasteland".Buy it!
Tom Russell “The Sky Above, The Mud Below” from Cowboy'd All to Hell (Frontera Records 2010) —Tom live, back at Off Broadway 10/7 and at the Mt. Olive Turner Hall with Gretchen Peters & Barry Walsh on 10/8.Buy it!
Gretchen Peters “If Heaven” from Circus Girl: The Best of Gretchen Peters (Scarlet Letter 2009) —Award winning Songwriter Gretchen Peters and new Hubby Keyboard Whiz Barry Walsh join Tom Russell & Thad Beckman in Mt.Olive 10/8 with a brand new album in hand.Buy it!
Kinky Friedman “Men's Room L.A.” from Lasso From El Paso (Sony 1976) —Kinky back at Off Broadway 4/29 after more than a decade, can't wait !! That's Ringo Starr playing the voice of God on this track.Buy it!
Mary McBride “Blind Boy” from Everything Seemed Alright (Rogan 2002) —Mary will open for Kinky, she's joined on this fine cd by the late Willie P. Bennett and D. Clinton Thompson of the Skeletons, among others.Buy it!
Eliza Gilkyson with Joe Ely and Jerry Jeff Walker “Wildwood Springs” from Special Single for Save Our Spring Alliance (Red House Records 2008) —Eliza joined by Joe Ely & Jerry Jeff Walker, Eliza has a new cd coming out, Jerry Jeff will be at Wildwood Springs Lodge in Steelville, 9/17.Buy it!
Dixie Diesels “True Love's the Treasure” from In the Studio 1974-1977 (Unknown 1977) —A never released recording by the legendary Dixie Diesels, Brad Davis, Rusty "Radar" Hurst, Willie Wainwright, Shawn Colvin, Charlie Morrill, & Mike "Boots" Potter, see you at Carries.Buy it!
Ian and Sylvia “Some Day Soon” from Greatest Hits (Vanguard Records vanguardrecords.com 1970) —Sending you home with this Ian Tyson classic, same time, same place next week, thanks again for your phone calls.Buy it!
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