Sunday, December 11, 2016

December 11th, 2016

Hi All,

Big night for Mr. Dylan last night.  Forgetting a line or not, this was beautiful.  Here's the speech he gave (though it was presented for him).  Here's the one some say he should have given.

Playlist for the 11th went like this...

1) Stevie Wonder; Blowing in the Wind; Bob Dylan--The 30th Anniversary Celebration

2) Robert Earl Keen; Feeling Good Again; Live Dinner Revisited
3) Brandi Carlile; Hard Way Home; Bear Creak
4) Marinda Lambert; Greyhound Bound for Nowhere; Kerosene

5) John Hiatt; Circle Back; Beneath this Gruff Exterior
6) Steve Earle; Hard Core Troubadour; Live in Austin
7) Warren Zevon; Splendid Isolation; Learning to Flinch

Three from Bob...

8) North Country Blues; Live at Carnegie Hall--1963
9) Absolutely Sweet Marie; The Cutting Edge
10) Tweedle Dee, Tweedle Dum; Love and Theft

11) John Prine and Iris Dement; Who's Gonna Take the Garbage Out; For Better, For Worse
12) Punch Brothers; Rye Whiskey;
13) Kris Kristofferson; This Old Road; This Old Road

Sunday, November 27, 2016

November 27th, 2016

Hi Everyone,

Unrelated to music, man is this a good book.

And now to the playlist for the went like this.

1) Elvis Costello; Tonight the Bottle Let Me Down; Almost Blue

2) JD McPherson; ShyBoy; Let the Good Times Roll
3) Margo Price; How the Mighty Have Fallen; Midwest Farmer's Daughter
4) Sarah Lee Guthrie and Johnny Irion; In Lieu of Flowers; Exploration

The entire first side of Guy Clark's Old No. 1 (on Vinyl)

5) Rita Ballou
6) L.A. Freeway
7) She Ain't Going Nowhere
8) A Nickel for the Fiddler
9) That Old Time Feeling

10) Alejandro Escovedo; Sunday Morning Feeling; Burn Something Beautiful
11) Bob Dyan; Everything is Broken; Tell Tale Signs
12) Willie Nelson; Make this World Go Away; For the Good Times:  A Tribute to Ray Price

13) Todd Snider; Vinyl Records; New Connection
14) Kate Wolfe; Give Yourself to Love; Give Yourself to Love

15) John Prine; She is My Everything; In Person & On Stage

Sunday, November 13, 2016

November 13th, 2016

Hi All,

All new shows lately but, again, spotty blog posting.  Today's show went like this.

1) Leonard Cohen; Like a Bird on a Wire; Dylan Cash and the Nashville Cats

2) Warren Zevon; For My Next Trick I'll Need a Volunteer; Life
3) Alejandro Escovedo; Horizontal; Burn Something Beautiful
4) Solomon Burke; That's How I Got to Memphis; Nashville

5) Jay Farrar et al.; Hoping Machine; New Multitudes
6) Bob Dylan; Blowing in the Wind; Live 1975
7) Fred Eaglesmith; Tommy and Joe; Bootleg Series Vol. 1

8) Leon Russell; Stranger in a Strange Land; Leon Russell and the Shelter People
9) Leon Russell; A Hard Rain's a Gonna Fall; Leon Russell and the Shelter People

10) Billy Don Burns; It Would Kill Momma; Nights When I'm Sober
11) Rosanne Cash; Heartaches by the Number; The List

12) Leon Russell; Out in the Woods; The Best of Leon Russell

13) Leonard Cohen; Halleiujah; Live in London

Sunday, October 23, 2016

October 23rd, 2016

Hi Everyone,

The playlist for the 23rd went like this...

1) Billy Bragg & Joe Henry; Lonesome Whistle; Shine a Light

2) Margo Price; Hands of Time; Midwest Farmer's Daughter
3) JD McPherson; Bridgebuilder; Let the Good Times Roll
4) The Jayhawks; Leaving the Monsters Behind; Paging Mr. Proust

Four from the new John Prine release, For Better, Or Worse

5) Whose Gonna Take the Garbage Out (with Iris Dement)
6) Storms Never Last (with Lee Ann Womack)
7) Falling in Love Again (with Alison Krauss)
8) Color of the Blues (with Susan Tedeschi)

9) Leonard Cohen; So Long Marianne; Live in London
10) Bob Dylan; Visions of Johanna (take five); The Cutting Edge
11) Greg Brown; The Train Carrying Jimmie Rodgers Home; Essential Recordings--1980-1996

12) Peter Cooper Tulsa Queen; The Lloyd Green Album

Sunday, October 09, 2016

October 9th, 2017

Hi Everyone,

The entire show today featured music from the Dylan-Cash-Nashville Cats exhibit at the Country Music Hall of Fame.  I had the opportunity to visit the exhibit last weekend while seeing this guy at the Ryman Auditorium.

The music is great...and all came from this release.

1) Charle McCoy & the Escorts; Harpoon Man

2) Johnny Cash; It Ain't Me
3) Paul McCartney; Sally G.
4) Earl Scruggs and Linda Ronstadt; Silver Wings

5) The Byrds; Hickory Wind
6) Kris Kristofferson; If You Don't Like Hank Williams
7) Tracy Nelson; I'm so Lonesome I Could Cry

8) Steve Goodman; City of New Orleans
9) John Hartford; Gentle on My Mind
10) Ian and Sylvia; This Wheel's on Fire

11) Bob Dylan; Absolutely Sweet Marie
12) Derek and the Dominos; Matchbox

13) Area Code 615; Stone Fox Chase
14) Bob Dylan and Johnny Cash; Girl from the North Country

Sunday, September 25, 2016

September 25, 2016

Hi Everyone,

The playlist for the 25th went like this...

1) Jason Isbell; If It Takes a Lifetime; Something More Than Free

2) Jason Isbell; Flying Over Water; Southeastern
3) John Hiatt; Master of Disaster; Master of Disaster
4) John Hiatt; It All Comes Back Someday; Mystic Pinball

5) Bob Dylan; Political World; Oh Mercy
6) Bob Dylan; Riing Them Bells; Oh Mercy
7) William Elliott Whitmore; Let's Do Something Impossible; Field Songs
8) William ElliottWhitmore; Hard Times; Animals in the Dark

9) John Prine; You Got Gold; Live on Tour
10) John Prine; Illegal Smile; Live on Tour
11) Indigo Girls; Closer to Fine; Indigo Girls
12) Indigo Girls; Secure Yourself; Indigo Girls

13) Todd Snider; New Connection; New Connection

Saturday, September 17, 2016

September 18th, 2016

Hi All,

The original plan today was to play the last 13 or so songs on this list ranking 314 of Bruce Springsteen's songs.  My wife suggested that maybe, just maybe, that was a bad idea.  And's show features a few of the late entries on the list above as well as some other good stuff from a bunch of good folks.

The playlist went like this...

1) The Time Jumpers; My San Antonio Rose; Kid Sister

2) Bruce Sprinsgsteen; Badlands; Darkness on the Edge of Town
3) Bob Dylan; Duquesne Pay in Blood; Tempest

Three from The Oxford American's Southern Music CD featuring the music of Tennessee

4) Sid Selvidge; That's How I Got to Memphis
5) The Fisk University Jubilee Singers; Ain't No Grave Gonna Hold My Body Down
6) Charlie Rich; Life Has It's Little Ups and Downs

A few Bruce Springsteen songs pretty far down on the top 314 list from above

7) #314--Mr. Outside; The Ties that Bind
8) #303--Surprise, Surprise; Working on a Dream
9) #310--Bishop Danced; Tracks
10) #311--This is Your Sword; High Hopes

11) Graham Nash; This Path Tonight; This Path Tonight
12) John Prine; Glory of True Love; In Person and On Stage (cut off halfway through...oops)

13) John Prine; Paradise; In Person and On Stage