Saturday, March 10, 2018

March 10th, 2018

An encore presentation last stuff this week.  The playlist went like this.

1) Kasey Chambers; Talkin' Baby Blues; Dragonfly

2) Lucinda Williams; Sweet Old World; Sweet Old World
3) Bob Dylan; Tweedle Dee & Tweedle Dum; Love & Theft
4) John Prine; Summer's End; The Tree of Forgiveness

5) Steve Earle; The Low Highway; The Low Highway
6) Erik Koskinen; Broke Down; Cruising Paradise
7) Lilly Hiatt; Records; Trinity Lane

Three from Blaze Foley's The Lost Muscle Shoals Recordings (feat. the Muscle Shoals Horns)

8) Girl Scout Cookies
9) The Way You Smile
10) Rainbows and Ridges

11) Rodney Crowell; It Ain't Over Yet; Close Ties
12) The Wood Brothers; Strange as it Seems; One Drop of Truth

13) Zoe Muth; Too Shiny; World of Strangers

Sunday, February 25, 2018

February 25th

Playlist for the 25th went like this...

1) The Replacements; Talent Show; Don't Tell a Soul

2) The Avett Brothers; Ain't No Man; True Sadness
3) The Avett Brothers; Shame; Emotionalism
4) The Avett Brothers; Spanish Pipedream; Broken Hearts & Dirty Windows (John Prine Tribute)

5) Jim Boyd & Sherman Alexie; Father and Farther; Reservation Blues
6) John Hiatt; Hold On for Your Love; Dirty Jeans and Mudslide Hymms
7) Lord Huron; End of the Earth; Lonesome Dreams

Three from Brandi Carlile's new one, By the way, I Forgive You

8) Every Time I Hear That Song
9) The Joke
10) Hold Out Your Hand

11) Bob Dylan; Absolutely Sweet Marie (Take 1); The Cutting Edge, 1965-1968
12) John Prine; Crazy as a Loon; Fair & Square

Sunday, February 18, 2018

February 18th, 2018

The playlist for the 18th went like this...

1) Diana Krall; Simple Twist of Fate; Chimes of Freedom:  The Songs of Bob Dylan

2) Bettye Lavette; It Ain't Me Babe; Things Have Changed
3) John Prine; Summer's End; The Tree of Forgiveness
4) Bonnie Raitt; Angel From Montgomery; Streetlights

5) Dawes; Stories Don't End; Stories Don't End
6) Jason Isbell; Hope the High Road; The Nashville Sound
7) Lilly Hiatt & Aaron Lee Tasjan; Dublin Blues; Luck Mansion Sessions

8) Guy Clark; L.A. Freeway;
9) Hurray for the Riff Raff; Hungry Ghost; The Navigator
10) Jimmy LaFave; Car Outside; Cimarron Manifesto

11) Van Halen; Running with the Devil; Van Halen
12) Lyle Lovett; All Downhill: It's Not Big, It's Large

Saturday, February 10, 2018

February 11th, 2018

Hi All,

The playlist on the 11th went like this...

1) Joe Pug; Not So Sure; Messenger

2) James McMurtry; Where'd You Hide the Body; Where'd You Hide the Body
3) John Moreland; Love is Not the Answer; Big Bad Luv
4) John Melencamp; My Soul's Got Wings; Sad Clowns and Hillbillies

This book is so crazy good...

5) Margo Price; Do Right by Me; All American Made
6) Margo Price; For Years of Chances; Midwest Farmers Daughter
7) Brandi Carlile; The Joke; By the Way I Forgive You

8) Bob Dylan; Girl From the North Country; Trouble No More
9) Elvis Costello; Good Year for the Roses; Almost Blue
10) Randy Newman; Marie; Good Old Boys

11) Fred Eaglesmith; Cigarrettte Machine; 6 Volts
12) Gillian Welch; Barrom Girls; The Official Revival Bootleg

Friday, February 02, 2018

February 4th, 2018

Today's show featured Americana and Roots music nominated for or winning a Grammy in 2018

We started with songs nominated for best American Roots Performance

1) Alabama Shakes; Killer Diller Blues; American Epic (Winner)
2) Glen Campbell; Arkansas Farmboy; Adios 
3) Alison Krauss; I Never Cared for You; Windy City

And then songs from the Best Americana Song Category...

5) David Rawlings Cumberland Gap
6) Rodney Crowell; It Ain't Over Yet; Close Ties
7) The Mavericks; I Wish You Well; Brand New Day
8) Jason Isbell & the 400 Unit; If We Were Vampires; The Nashville sound

And from the best Americana Album category...

9) Greg Allman; I Love the Life I Live; Southern Blood
10) Iron and Wine; Call it Dreaming; Beast Epic
11) Brent Cobb; Solving Problems; Shine on Rainy Day

And given it seems the Grammy Awards for Americana artist were kinda male-dominated, we closed the show with a couple good ones not nominated (in fairness, I haven't a clue if these records were released at a time that allowed for being nominated).

12) Amanda Shires; Harmless; My Piece of Land
13) Margo Price; Loner; All American Made

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

January 28th, 2018

The playlist for the 28th went like this...

1) Joe Cocker; Girl From the North Country; Mad dogs and Englishmen

Three from the really nice new record by Tommy Emmanuel

2) Deep River Blues (with Jason Isbell)
3) Looking Forward to the Past (with Rodney Crowell)
4) Borderline (with Amanda Shires)

5) Lee Ann Womack; The Lonely, Lonesome, and the Gone; The Lonely, Lonesome, and the Gone
6) Larry Campbell & Teresa Williams; Contraband Love; Contraband Love
7) Lyle Lovett; If I Had a Boat; Live in Texas

8) John Dee Graham; E. 11th Street; The Great Battle
9) John Hiatt; Circle Back; Beneath this Gruff Exterior
10) John Prine; Crooked Piece of Time; Bruised Orange

11) Joe Ely; Magdalene; Panhandle Rambler
12) Alejandro Escovedo; Redemption Blues; Burn Something Beautiful

13) Richie Havens; Just Like a Woman; The 30th Anniversary Concert

Thursday, January 18, 2018

January 7th, 2018

Hi All,

A couple holiday shows, live and not so live here in the last month.  But back to it now...

The setlist for the first show of 2018 went like this,

1) Kate Wolf; Across the Great Divide; Close to You

2) Brandi Carlile; The Joke; By the way, I Forgive You
3) Lilly Hiatt; All Kinds of People; Trinity Lane
4) Ani Difranco; Angry Anymore; Up Up UP...

5) Bob Dylan; When You Gonna Wake Up; Trouble No More
6) Bob Dylan; Solid Rock; Trouble No More

7) Blitzen Trapper; Rebel; Wild and Reckless
8) Buddy and Julie Miller; The River's Gonna Run;
9) Son Volt; Rex's Blues; Retrospective 1995-2000

10) Robert Plant; Dance With You Tonight; Carry Fire
11) Shovels and Rope; Blue Eyes Crying and the Rain (with John Moreland); Busted Jukebox vol. 2

12) I forget