Songwriters Showcase (Music)
Sun Jun 26th 2011 10.00am–12.00pm
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Time zone: central
Nanci Griffith “LISTEN TO THE RADIO”
from Storms (MCA 1988) —Good advice from Nanci who is due for some new music.
SLiM PiCKENS “Desperadoes Waiting for a Train”
from Slim Pickens (SoundWorks/ Jerden 1981) —Heard Guy say that his favorite cover of one of his songs was this version by the marvelous charactor actor Slim Pickens (Louis Burton Lindley, Jr. 1919 - 1983). An actual vinyl record.
Guy Clark “Lone Star Hotel”
from Craftsman (Philo 1995) —We close this Guy Clark inspired set with the master himself, hard to pick just one, Guy will turn 70 November 6, 1941 was a good year for songwriters.
Donal Hinely “The Famous Rocket Cage” (Atom 2011) N —It's summertime and the title track from Donal's new cd brings back memories of those endless summers of your childhood.
Jonny Burke “Lost In The Forest”
from The Long Haul - EP (Jonny Burke 2009) —Another fine song from a recent new discovery, prompted by a listener request, I have the world's best and most knowledgeable listeners.
Fool's Gold “I Will Run”
from Fool's Gold (IAMSOUND www.iamsoundrecords.com 2009) —Congrats Tom Kelly, from Collinsville, IL, for being inducted into the songwriting hall of fame. He wrote "Like a Virgin" and "True Colours" (Cyndi Lauper) among others, Alumni of The Guild and Dan Fogelberg's Band.
Dave Alvin “johnny ace is dead”
from Eleven Eleven (Yep Roc 2011) N —As mentioned below, Dave Alvin will be at Off Broadway on Thursday, July 7. Christy McWilson will also join him.
Joe Ely “Leo and Leona”
from Satisfied at Last (Rack 'Em 2011) N —Joe has a new release that includes this great take on his Flatlander buddy, Butch Hancock song.
Blackie and The Rodeo Kings “I'm Still Lovin' You”
from Kings and Queens (FU:M 2011) N —w/Amy Helm on helping vocals, Levon's daughter is just one of 14 Rodeo Queens joining Tom Wilson, Stephen Fearing and Colin Linden on my favorite album of the year.
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