Songwriters Showcase (Music)
Sun Nov 4th 2012 10.00am–12.00pm
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Cattle Call “November Skies”
from Good Life (Brick House 1999) —Welcome, Happy November, thought this song was a perfect fit, wriiten & sang by Mark Farington a Maine buddy of Slaid Cleaves, who covered this song .
Catherine Britt “Troubled Man w/Tim Rogers”
from Always Never Enough (ABC Music 2012) N —Joined by Tim Rogers (Front man of Aussie rock band You Am I) Catherine's amazing new cd is headed straight for my 2012 top ten list, Guy Clark, Bill Chambers Eliza Gilkyson, Gurf Morlix, Jimmy Lafave, Carrie Rodriguez all join in.
James McMurtry “Angeline”
from Too Long In the Wasteland (Columbia 1989) —@ the Duck Room on Thursday, November 8. It's always an event when James comes to town, his John Mellencmp produced debut still remains as one of my all time favorites. Expect a great show, it always is.
Marley's Ghost “Unwed Fathers (feat. Emmylou Harris)”
from JUBILEE (Sage Arts 2012) N —Not real familiar with this band but Emmylou dueting on a John Prine song and John Prine dueting on a Kris Krisstopherson song sold me, produced by the legendary Cowboy Jack Clement.
Lilly Hiatt & the Dropped Ponys “Championship Fighter”
from Let Down (Normaltown 2012) N —From the daugher of John Hiatt ...New on the shelfs so I only had time for a short listen, liked what I heard, makes me feel old when I'm listening to so many of my favorite's children.
Ryan Spearman “Missouri Song”
from Get Along Home (Green Strum 2011) L —Playing at the Focal Point tonight with Mike Oberst of the Tillers. Also playing at the Sheldon with Pokey Lafarge on November 30.
Jump Starts “There You Are”
from What Hides Inside (Loud Label 2012) N L —Their record release party will be Saturday, November 10 at Off Broadway. Scarlet Tanager will open and Chris Bay (DJ of Gold Soundz) will be DJing.
The Union Electric “Truman”
from Time Is Gold (Rankoutsider Records 2012) N L —The Union Electric will be playing at the Atomic Cowboy next Friday, November 9. Fronted by longtime KDHX DJ Tim Rakel (Mystery Train 10 AM - Noon Mondays) Catch them around town.
Tom Russell “Coney Island Moon”
from Box of Visions (Philo 1993) —Sending this out to the East Coast Our prayers and thoughts go out to the people suffering through such unbelievable Heartbreak.
Harmony James “Reach for You (with Shane Nicholson)”
from Handfuls of Sky (WM Australia 2012) N —Another Aussie songstress. Thanks to Hamony's producer Herm Kovac for sending me her wonderful cd and to Kasey & Shane for turning me on to her music
The Dahls “JOSEPHINE”
from Midnight Picnic (Dahlhouse Records 2012) N —Time for another slice of Bittersweet Melody with Allan (Wednesday's 5AM - & AM) Appreciate Allan and Rich helping me out each and every Sunday.
Shivering Timbers “Sing Sing” (self-released 2012) N —Straight from their live at KDHX session (check out KDHX.org for a sample) siblings Jayson and Sarah Benn from their brand new release. Thanks Allen, great set.
Steve Forbert “Romeo's Tune”
from Best Of Steve Forbert (Sony Records 1993) —The song most people remember Steve Forbert for, believe me, he has many, many tunes that are just as good or better from his amazing catalogue. Steve Forbert will be at the Old Rockhouse on Thursday, December 6., promoting a brand new cd "Over With You".
David Olney “My Family Owns This Town”
from Robbery & Murder (Deadbeet 2013) N —Master songwriter David Olney has been doing these wonderful EP'S, This time he tackles 2 murder mysteries told from several different angles, as only Olney can do it.
Romi Mayes “On the Corner of Grant and Alice”
from Sweet Somethin Steady (ind. 2006) —A request for one of my favorite Canadian singer/songwriters, if you haven't heard her you should correct that.
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