Today's featured cd was John Prine and Mac Wiseman's "Standard Songs for Average People". Also discussed on the program was a fine new book about working-class Duluth, Minnesota, "By the Ore Docks: A Working People's History of Duluth."
The playlist for the 27th...
1) Warren Zevon; Stop Rainin' Lord; Preludes
2) John Prine & Mac Wiseman; Pistol Packin' Mama; Standard Songs for Average People
3) Loudon Wainwright III; Nanny; Here Come the Choppers
4) John Hiatt; Lipstick Sunset; The John Hiatt Anthology
5) Heartless Bastards; Searching for the Ghost; All This Time
**The Heartless Bastards are in Minneapolis on Friday, June 1st (at the 400 Bar)...check their website for more info
6) Mary Lou Lord; Thunder Road; Thunder Road: Tracks Inspired by the Boss
7) John Mellencamp; Lafayette; Trouble No More
8) John Prine & Mac Wiseman; Don't Be Ashamed of Your Age; Standard Songs...
9) The Skylighters; See What Love Can Do; The Skylighters
10) Joe West; Anita Pita; The Human Cannonball
11) Marion Wade; Put It On the Ground; IWW Rebel Voices
12) Alejandro Escovedo; Five Hearts Breaking; Gravity
13) Peter Case; The End; Por Vida: A Tribute to Alejandro Escovedo
14) John Langford & Sally Tims; Broken Bottle; Por Vida
15) John Prine & Mac Wiseman; Cape Cod; Standard Songs...
Bryan Sutton; Give Me the Roses; Not Too Far From the Tree