Steve Earle “You're Still Standing There” from I Feel Alright (Warner Bros. 1996) —John from Memphis to Manchester has the distinct pleasure of filling in for Stacy this week. She will be back next week rested and ready. Duet with Lucinda Williams.Buy it!
Kelly Willis “Nobody Wants to Go to the Moon Anymore” from Translated from Love (Ryko/WEA 2007) —Written by Damon Bramblett & found on her mosr recent release.Buy it!
Buddy & Julie Miller “Gasoline and Matches” from Written In Chalk (New Word Music 2009) —Written & featuring vocals by Buddy & Julie Miller.Buy it!
Ray Wylie Hubbard “Rabbit” from Live at KDHX Volume 9 (KDHX kdhx.org 2011) N —Live recording made right here at KDHX on 6/10/10.Buy it!
Townes Van Zandt “Tecumseh Valley” from Live At the Old Quarter, Houston, Texas (Tomato 1977) —Live 1973 recording made in 1973.Buy it!
Nanci Griffith “Boots Of Spanish Leather” from Other Voices, Other Rooms (Elektra 0591 1993) —1993 Bob Dylan cover featuring the man himself on harmonica.Buy it!
Slaid Cleaves “Breakfast In Hell” from Broke Down (Philo 2000) R —I had a request for this Slaid Cleaves-penned song.Buy it!
Linda Thompson “Day After Tomorrow” from Versatile Heart (Rounder Records www.rounderrecords.com 2007) —Written by Tom Waits & Kathleen Brennan.Buy it!
Tom Waits “Back In the Crowd” from Bad As Me (Anti- 2011) N —Written By Tom Waits & Kathleen Brennan and found on his new release.Buy it!
Shelby Lynne “Toss It All Aside” from Revelation Road (Everso 2011) N —Written, produced & all instruments performed by Shelby Lynne.Buy it!
John Hiatt “Lipstick Sunset” from Bring the Family (A&M 1987) —Written by John Hiatt with backing by Ry Cooder, Nick Lowe & Jim Keltner.Buy it!
Nick Lowe “Sensitive Man” from The Old Magic (Yep Roc 2011) N —Written by Nick Lowe & found on his new release.Buy it!
Aimee Mann “Mr. Harris” from Whatever (Geffen 1993) —"Of course, I know that we've only got ten years, or twenty, left / But to be honest I'm happy with whatever time we get ."Buy it!
Gillian Welch “Hard Times” from The Harrow & The Harvest (Acony 2011) —Written by Gillian Welch & David Rawlings.Buy it!
Abigail Washburn “Burn Thru” from City of Refuge (Rounder 2011) —Springsteenesque song written by Abigail Washburn & Kai Welch.Buy it!
Bob Dylan “You're Gonna Make Me Lonesome When You Go” from Blood on the Tracks (Columbia 1974) —"I'll look for you in old Honolulu/San Francisco, Ashtabula/You're gonna have to leave me now, I know/But I'll see you in the sky above/In the tall grass, in the ones I love /You're gonna make me lonesome when you go"Buy it!
Guy Clark “The Randall Knife” from Dublin Blues (Asylum Records 1995) —Really affecting re-recording of an earlier Guy Clark composition.Buy it!
Jackson Browne “For A Dancer” from Late For the Sky (Asylum 1974) —"I don't know what happens when people die / Can't seem to grasp it as hard as I try / It's like a song I can hear playing right in my ear / That I can't sing / I can't help listening ."Buy it!
Ted Hawkins “Long As I Can See The Light” from The Next Hundred Years (DGC 1994) —Written by John Fogerty.Buy it!
Neko Case “Magpie to the Morning” from Middle Cyclone (Anti- 2009) —Written by Neko Case with Lucy Wainwright Roche, Carolyn Mark & Kelly Hogan on backing vocals.Buy it!
Eleni Mandell “Girls” from Miracle of Five (Zedtone Records 2007) —Written by Eleni Mandell with backing by musicians such as DJ Bonebrake, Nels Cline & Rick Holstrom.Buy it!
Jon Langford & Sally Timms “Broken Bottle” from Por Vida (Or Music 2004) —From this 2-CD collection of various artists performing Alejandro Escovedo songs.Buy it!
Adam Reichmann “Without A Reply” from Another Version of the Same Story (Perdition 2004) L —2004 version of the Nadine song stripped down to just the vocals & acousic guitar of Adam Reichmann.Buy it!
Son Volt “Rex's Blues” from A Retrospective: 1995-2000 (Rhino/Warner Bros. 2005) L —1995 Townes Van Zandt cover with harmony vocals by Kelly Willis.Buy it!
Mickey Newbury “You're Not My Same Sweet Baby” from 'Frisco Mabel Joy (Mountain Retreat 1971) —It's almost not fair making somebody else have to follow this song.Buy it!
Chatham County Line “Chip Of A Star” from IV (Yep Roc 2008) —Written by Dave Wilson.Buy it!
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