Today's show featured a couple truckin' songs...which led to a discussion of John McPhee's fairly new book, Uncommon Carriers--a really nice book about the people who bring us our stuff.
The playlist for the 29th went like this...
1) Son Volt; Lookin' at the World Through a Windshield; Rig Rock Deluxe
2) Lyle Lovett; Private Conversation; Cities 97 Sampler Vol. 8
3) Townes Van Zandt; Nothin'; Oxford American Music Sampler 2006
4) Jerry Jeff Walker; L.A. Freeway; Great Gonzos
5) Chris Smither; Real Fine Love; Rollin' into Memphis: The Songs of John Hiatt
6) Uncle Earl; The Last Goodbye; Waterloo, Tennessee
7) EmmyLou Harris; Allison Krauss; Gillian Welch; Didn't Leave Nobody but the Baby; Oh Brother Soundtrack
8) Bob Dylan; Mutineer; Enjoy Every Sandwich
9) Johnny Cash; Sam Stone; Live in Austin
10) Old Crow Medicine Show; We're All in This Together; Transamerica Soundtrack
11) Stan Rogers; A Matter of Heart; From Coffee House to Concert Hall
12) Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver; Wings of Love; Gospel Radio Gems
13) Buck Owens & His Buckaroos; Will There be Big Rigs in Heaven; Rig Rock Deluxe
14) Fred Eaglesmith; Millie's Cafe; Millie's Cafe