Songwriters Showcase (Music)
With Ed Becker
Sun Jul 31st 2011 10.00am–12.00pm
Time zone: central
Bill Morrissey “Handsome Molly”
from Bill Morrissey: The Essential Collection (Rounder Records www.rounderrecords.com 2004) —We lost a brilliant songwriter Saturday 7/24, Bill, 59, battled demons, addictions and depression, for many years, but you would never know it when he was on stage spinning his magical tales that could make you laugh and cry.
Bill Morrissey “Letter From Heaven”
from Bill Morrissey: The Essential Collection (Rounder Records www.rounderrecords.com 2004) —Bill died on the road where he spent most of his life, besides his musical ability, his wit, storytelling and adlibs between songs were worth the price of admission, Bill also published one novel "Edson".
Tom Rush “Fall Into the Night”
from What I Know (Appleseed I discovered this song when Pete Seeger passed last year. What a gift. 2009) —Tom doing an Eliza Gilkyson song, Thursday, October 27, Tom will be at the Old Rockhouse. Tom turned 70 on February 8 of this year.
Sarah Jarosz “Come On Up To the House”
from Song Up In Her Head (SUGAR HILL www.sugarhillrecords.com 2009) —This 20 Year old Wimberly, Texas native may not be playing small rooms for very long, catch her while you can. Sarah will be at the Duck Room this Thursday, August 4. Doing a Tom Waits / Kathleen Brennan cover here.