Sunday, August 26, 2007

August 27th, 2007

Hey Folks,

As mentioned on today's show, the Rock Bend Folk Festival is coming up on September 8th and 9th in St. Peter...great line-up this year (as always).

This morning's show featured music connecting in one way or another to kids, families, etc. Here's the playlist...

1) Dan Zanes; Smile, Smile, Smile; Night Time

2) John Hiatt; Rest of the Dream; Stolen Moments
3) Tom T. Hall; Sneaky Snake; Country Songs for Children
4) Bruce Springsteen; Living Proof; Lucky Town

5) Guy Clark; The Cape; Dublin Blues
6) Dolly Parton; Coat of Many Colors; Live and Well
7) Pete Seeger; Skip to My Lou; American Ballads (v. 1)
8) Woody Guthrie; Why Oh Why; Songs to Grow On for Mother and Child

9) Loudon Wainwright III; Hitting You; History
10) Fred Eaglesmith; John Deere; Ralph's Last Show
11) Tom T. Hall; Homecoming; Ultimate Collection
12) Lucinda Williams; Mamma You Sweet; West

13) Dar Williams; The Babysitter; The Honesty Room
14) Dan Zanes; Wonder Wheel; Family Dance

15) Woody Guthrie; One Day Old; Songs to Grow On for Mother and Child

Sunday, August 19, 2007

August 19th, 2007

Hey All,

Today's show featured several songs from the new Tom Russell cd--Wounded Heart of America. The good Mr. Russell will be on David Letterman this Tuesday night--August 21st.

The MN State Fair is coming up and, as always, has lots of great music. This year features an really strong Americana focus--Billy Joe Shaver, Greg Brown, The Derailers, Uncle Earl and others--and these are the folks you can see for free!. Check the schedule here.

One last thing before the week's show will feature songs about and songs for kids. If you have any good ideas for songs or artists, please pass them along to

The playlist for the 19th went like this...

1) Laurie Lewis & The Right Hands; Live Forever; The Golden West

2) Nanci Griffith; Lookin' for the Time; Philo So Far--20 years of Philo
3) Kelly Willis; Truckstop Girl; Rig Rock Deluxe
4) Gary Chapman/Wynonona; I'll Fly Away; The Apostle Soundtrack

Three songs from the Uncut Magazine Sampler...Radio Bob (music from Bob Dylan's Theme Time Radio Show)

5) Sexsmith & Kerr; Raindrops in My Coffee
6) Jenny Lewis with the Watson Twins; The Big Guns
7) John Prine; Christmas in Prison

8) Iris Dement; Acres of Corn; Wounded Heart of America
9) Ian Tyson & Nanci Griffith; Canadian Whiskey; Wounded Heart of America
10) Michael Perry & the Longbeds; Somewhere out in Mudbrook; Headwinded
11) Robert Earl Keen; Undone; Picnic

12) Johnny Cash; I Forgot to Remember to Forget; Hail to the King (Elvis tribute from Mojo Magazine)
13) Hindu Love Gods; Raspberry Barret; Genius--The Best of Warren Zevon
14) Linda R., Dolly P., & Emmylou H., He Rode All the Way to Texas; Trio III
15) Jerry Jeff Walker; Navajo Rug; Wounded Heart of America

Closing instrumental was from Byran Sutton...thanks for listening.

Monday, August 13, 2007

August 12th, 2007

Hey All,

Today's show was a repeat from way back in 2004--before I kept track of playlists. I'll be back this weekend with a new show. Always feel free to drop a line with any requests, theme ideas, etc.

Thanks for listening...

Thursday, August 09, 2007

August 5th, 2007

Hi All,

Sorry this post is a bit late. The playlist ended up in Minneapolis, and I had to get it back down this way. Speaking of playlists...this weekend's show (August 12th) will be a repeat from a couple years ago--all the songs on the 12th were selected by my wife and are, well, a bit more uplifting than some of the ones I select each week. Hope you'll tune in...

Ok...the playlist for the 5th went like this...

1) Steve Goodman; Old Smoothies; Live Wire

2) Peter Case; Beyond the Blues; A Case for Case...
3) Dave Alvin; Blue Wing; King of California
4) Nanci Griffith; Workin' in Corners; One Fair Summer Evening
5) John Hiatt; Slow Turning; Slow Turning

6) John Prine & Iris Dement; In Spite of Ourselves
7) Billy Joe Shaver; Live Forever; The Real Deal
8) James McMurtry; Right Here Now; Where'd You Hide the Body
9) Dolly P, Linda R, EmmyLou H; After the Gold Rush; Trio II
10) Robert Earl Keen; Snowin' on Raton; Live in Austin

11) Notorious Cherrybombs; It's Hard to Kiss the Lips at Night That Chew Your Ass Out All Day Long; Notorious Cherrybombs
12) Hayes Carll; Good Friends; Littlerock
13) Vince Gill; Somethings Never Get Old; These Days

14) Indigo Girls & Ani Difranco; Ramblin' Round; Till We Outnumber em'