Songwriters Showcase (Music)
With Ed Becker
Sun Nov 27th 2011 10.00am–12.00pm
Time zone: central
Eric Taylor W/Nanci Griffith “Dollar Matinee”
from Live at the Red Shack (Blue Ruby 2011) —Speaking of songwriting legends Eric with his X continues our live opening set with his brilliant new release, Lyle Lovett, Denice Franke, James Gilmer, Marco Python Fecchio, & Susan Lindfors Taylor also join in.
Slaid Cleaves “Horseshoe Lounge (live)”
from Sorrow & Smoke: Live at the Horseshoe Lounge (Music Road 2011) —Ending our live set is Slaid Cleaves with his double cd live set from the Houston dive bar that he immortilized in song, a rowdy evening indeed !! Joined by Michael O'Connor & Oliver Steck.
James Keelaghan W/ Colleen Eccleston “Cold MIssouri Waters”
from Edmonton Folk Music Festival (Compilation 1 1980) —From the late Norman Maclean's true story of the Mann Gulch fire 1949 in Helena, Montana "Young Men & Fire" where 13 fire fighters lost their lives, 3 survived, including Wagner Dodge who narrates the song.
Slaid Cleaves “Quick As Dreams”
from Wishbones (Philo 2004) —from Laura Hillenbrand's wonderful "Seabicuit: An American Legend" Laura makes nonfiction read like fiction and her new novel "Unbroken: A WW II Story of Survival, Resilience, & Redemption" has been a fixture on the best seller list.
Kasey Chambers W/ Ashleigh Dallas “I Wish It Would Rain”
from STORYBOOK (Essence 2011) —Kasey covers Nanci Griffith on her new all cover cd of her heros, her 2nd 2011 release, along with a new autobiographical book, & a new baby girl Poet joins the boys Arlo and Talon, a very busy & productive 2011
Michael Fracasso W/Patty Griffin “Ada OK”
from Saint Monday (Michael Fracasso 2011) —Michael first release of original material in several years and it was well worth the wait, highlighted by this duet with Patty Griffith, one of 2011 top releases, now we need to get Michael back to St.Louis.