Patty Larkin “Hand Full of Water” from Regrooving the Dream (Vanguard Records vanguardrecords.com 2006) —Instrumental composed by Patty Larkin.Buy it!
Troubadours of Divine Bliss “Life is Sweet” from Awakening to Love (self released 2012) N —Written by Maria McKee. Troubadours of Divine Bliss will be appearing tonight (Saturday 8/11) at the Focal Point in Maplewood. The show begins at 8:00 PM.Buy it!
Sam Phillips “I Need Love” from Martinis & Bikinis (Expanded Version) (Omnivore 2012) —New version of the Sam Phillips song previously released on her 1994 album, Martinins & Bikinis, but recorded this time around with strings by the Section Quartet.Buy it!
Villagers “Old Man” from Harvest Revisited (Mojo 2011) —Written by Neil Young and sung by Irish singer/songwriter Conor J. O’Brien .Buy it!
Bap Kennedy “The Sailor's Revenge” (Proper 2012) N —Written by Bap Kennedy & produced by Mark Knopfler.Buy it!
Suzanne Vega “Tom's Diner” from Solitude Standing (A&M 1987) —Had to go with the a cappella version evn though the DNA remix was the hit.Buy it!
Loudon Wainwright III “Your Mother And I” from 40 Odd Years (Shout! Factory 2011) —1986 song written about his split up with Suzzy Roche.Buy it!
Slaid Cleaves “Lydia” from Broke Down (Philo 2000) —Written by Austinite Karen Poston.Buy it!
Butch Hancock “You Coulda Walked Around The World” (Rainlight Records 1997) —"...you coulda talked with masters instead of jabberin' with fools, you coulda walked around the world"Buy it!
Ray Wylie Hubbard “Lazarus” from The Grifter's Hymnal (Bordello 2012) N —"...at least, we ain't Lazarus & had to think twice about dying"Buy it!
J.J. Cale “Crazy Mama” from Anyway the Wind Blows: The Anthology (Mercury 1997) —Written by J.J. Cale & recorded in 1970.Buy it!
Ana Egge “Johnny's Garden” from Lazy Days (Grace/Parkinsong 2007) —Written by Stephen Stills.Buy it!
Nels Andrews “Dollar and the Dream” from Off Track Betting (Reveal Records 2008) —Written by Nels Andrews with backing vocals by Ana Egge.Buy it!
Guy Clark “Dublin Blues” (Dualtone 1995) R —A well-timed request. Fits perfectly with the set.Buy it!
Gina Forsyth “Lord Have Mercy” from Promised Land (Waterbug 2011) —Gina is offering two workshops next Saturday (8/18) at the Folk School in Maplewood. 11 am Cajun Fiddle & 1:30 pm Guitar for Songwriters. Then on Sunday (8/19) she will be playing a house concert at 3 pm in Kirkwood. Contact Donna at 314-822-0310 for locaBuy it!
Neko Case “Star Witness” from Fox Confessor Brings the Flood (Anti- 2006) —Written by Neko Case & featuring Kello Hogan on backing vocals.Buy it!
Kelly Hogan “Golden” from I Like to Keep Myself in Pain (Bloodshot www.bloodshotrecords.com 2012) N —Song about Neko Case written by Kelly Hogan.Buy it!
Adam Reichmann “End Of The Night” from Another Version of the Same Story (Perdition 2004) L —Super Furry Animal’s Gruff Rhys and Adam Reichmann will be appearing this Sunday (8/12) at the Contemporary Art Museum of St. Louis.Buy it!
Bottle Rockets “Kerosene” from Not So Loud: An Acoustic Evening With The Bottle Rockets (Bloodshot www.bloodshotrecords.com 2011) L —They will be headlining tonight (Sat 8/11) at the Open Highway Festival Night 3. – Bottle Rockets, Ben Nichols (Lucero), John Henry & the Engine, & Rough Shop – Off BroadwayBuy it!
Son Volt “Medicine Hat (Live Acoustic Cafe)” from A Retrospective: 1995-2000 (Rhino/Warner Bros. 2005) L —Sat 8/25–Sun 8/26 LouFest (featuring Dinosaur Jr., Flaming Lips, Son Volt, Girl Talk, Phantogram, Cults, Dawes, and others)Buy it!
Chris Knight “The River's Own” from Chris Knight (Decca Records 1998) —Appearing this Thursday (8/16) at the Old Rock House.Buy it!
Susan Cowsill “Sweet Bitter End” from Lighthouse CD ALBUM (Threadhead Records 2010) —Susan Cowsill and special guest, Brian Henneman, will be at Off Broadway later this month (Wed 8/22).Buy it!
Spectator “We've Been Through This Before” from In The Brick (self-released 2012) L —From the St. Louis band's new 6-song debut EP.Buy it!
Warren Zevon “Carmelita” from Warren Zevon (Asylum 1976) —"I hear mariachi static on my radio..."Buy it!
Paul Kelly “The Oldest Story In The Book” from Paul Kelly's Greatest Hits: Songs From the South Volumes 1 & 2 (Gawd Aggie 2011) —2004 song written by Paul Kelly & Dan Luscombe.Buy it!
First Aid Kit “Emmylou” from The Lion's Roar (Wichita 2012) —First Aid Kit and Dylan LeBlanc will be appearing at the Firebird in October (Sat 10/6).Buy it!
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