Songwriters Showcase (Music)
With Ed Becker
Sun Oct 9th 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
The Believers “Crashyertown” (Bona Fide Recordings 2005) —Welcome to the pledge drive edition, always liked the opening verse of this song "It's 10 O'clock on a Sunday Morning..." fits, by Craig Aspen & Cyd Frazzini.Buy it!
Carolyn Mark & NQ Arbuckle “SUNDAY MORNING” from Let's Just Stay Here (Mint 2009) —Thanks to Roy & Rich for helping and pledging, this collaberation out of Canada is one of my all time favorites, and it fits the Sunday Morning theme.Buy it!
Fred Eaglesmith “Trucker Speed” from 6 Volts (A Major Label 2011) —I think Fred must have driven a truck, from his fine new release, Fred will bring his traveling circus back to Off Broadway October 30.Buy it!
John Flynn “BLINK” from Two Wolves (Mettafour Records/Kindred Rhythm 2006) —Don't know where the time goes and this is the best song I've ever heard about the passage of time, enjoy each and every day.Buy it!
Tom Pacheco “She Always Thought He'd Come Back” from The Best Of Tom Pacheco: Secret Hits Vol. II (Frog's Claw Recordings 2011) —Another frequent request from Tom's "Secret Hits" always tried to do my part to try and make sure that Tom didn't remain a secret, spread the word.Buy it!
Tom Rush “REMEMBER” from Trolling for Owls (Night Light 2005) —I can relate to this song, as I'm sure many of you can, Don't miss the 70 year old folk treasure October 27 at the Old Rock House listening roon seriesBuy it!
Eric Brace & Peter Cooper “Yesterdays and Used to Be's” from You Don't Have to Like Them Both (Red Beet Records 2008) —You don't have to like them both, but you will, at the Focal point October 21, Ben Bedford and his wife Kari opening. This one is by their friend Todd Snider.Buy it!
Robert Earl Keen “What I Really Mean (Live)” from Kdhx, Vol. 9 (self 2011) —Had the pleasure of hosting this show in our KDHX studio, a rare acoustic performance by the entire REK band, Rich Brotherton, Bill Whitbeck, Marty Muse, & Tom Van Schaik, what a great day !!!!Buy it!
Kinky Friedman “Rapid City, South Dakota” from Kinky Friedman (MCA 1974) —Kinky hadn't been in St. Louis for 10 years and he'll be making his 2nd appearence this year December 2, Singer songwriter, comedian, detective novelist, politician, tequila salesman and moreBuy it!
Kim Carnes “Just To See You Smile” from Chasin' Wild Trains (Corazong Records 2005) —Many people think Kim disappeared after "Betty Davis Eyes" , not so if you listen to KDHX, a brillant cd with help on this cut from Chuck Prophet.Buy it!
Adam Carroll “Red Bandanna Blues” from South of Town (Down Hole Records 2006) —My favorite of a large and talented group of young Texas songwrtiers, Lloyd Maines (who else) produces his wonderful debut release, a wordsmith in the mold of Butch Hancock.Buy it!
Whitehorse “BROKEN” from Whitehorse (Six Shooter Records 2011) —Canadian husband & wife team, Luke Doucett and Melissa McClelland with their first joint project, let's hope there are many more, all originals and a great Springsteen cover.Buy it!
Blackie and The Rodeo Kings W/Lucinda “If I Can'T Have You” from Kings and Queens (FU:M 2011) —Colin Linden, Tom Wilson, & Stephen Fearing return with 14 of their favorite Queens singing duets & make the album of the year. Tom Wilson & Lucinda (Paegant 10/12) on this one.Buy it!
Perry Keyes “The Day John Sattler Broke His Jaw” from The Last Ghost Train Home (Laughing Outlaw Records 2007) —Sydney cab driver sings his great song about Aussie rugby star, if you like Springsteen you should check out Perry Keyes.Buy it!
Tom Russell “Mesabi” (Shout Factory 2011) —Tom made 2 appearences in the St. Louis area this week, thanks to the people who made the trec to Mt. Olive, and very sorry that Gretchen was ill and unable to perform.Buy it!
John Stewart “Dreamers On the Rise” from The Last Campaign (Laserlight 1996) —Thanks to everyone who pledged, 1 more week, support KDHX, the late John Stewart takes us home, thanks again !!! & special thanks to Roy & Rich.Buy it!
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