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 playlist...next 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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.