Sunday, March 30, 2008

March 30th

Hey Folks,

A show full of covers today...the playlist went like this.

1) Pete Yorn; Splendid Isolation; Enjoy Every Sandwich--Songs of Warren Zevon

2) Jerry Jeff Walker; The Cape; Gonzo Stew
3) Patty Griffin; Take it Down; It'll Come to You--Songs of John Hiatt
4) Pieta Brown; This Land is Your Land; Single found on itunes

5) Johnny Cash; City of New Orleans; I Walk the Line
6) E.G. Kight; Angel from Montgomery; Southern Comfort
7) Tracy Grammer; Blue Wing; Book of Sparrows
8) David Allen Coe; Satisfied Mind; David Allen Coe's Satisfied Mind

9) The Rolling Stones; Like a Rolling Stone; Stripped
10) Warren Zevon; Back in the High Life; Preludes
11) Nanci Griffith; Can't Help but Wonder Where I'm Bound; Other Voices/Other Rooms

12) Robert Earl Keen; I Still Miss Someone; Gravitational Forces
13) Emmy Lou Harris; If You Were a Bluebird; Bluebird

Thanks for listening...

Sunday, March 23, 2008

March 23rd, 2008

Hey All,

On today's show I mentioned the book "Last Night at the Lobster"--a great read. Here's an article/interview about the book.

The playlist for this Easter Sunday went like this...

1) Chris Smither; Open Up; Leave the Light On

2) Lyle Lovett; Church; Live in Texas
3) Dave Alvin; Blue Wing; King of California
4) Keith Sykes; It Just Don't Get No Better Than This; Let it Roll

5) Doc Watson; When I Lay My Burdens Down; On Praying Ground
6) Not sure of artist; Don't Let the Devil Ride; Sacred Steel--African-American Steel Guitar from Florida
7) Jimmy Lafave; Revival; Blue Nightfall

8) Steve Earle; Steve's Hammer (for Pete); Washington Square Serenade
9) Guy Davis; False From True; Where Have all the Flowers Gone...
10) Bob Dylan; The Water is Wide; Live 1975
11) Kim & Reggie Harris; Now Let Me Fly; Steal Away

12) John Hiatt; Cry Love; Walk On
13) John Prine; Aw Heck; John Prine Live
14) Cory Morrow; Live Forever; A Tribute to Billy Joe Shaver

Sunday, March 16, 2008

March 16th, 2008

Hey Folks,

Today's show was a repeat (an "encore presentation" as they say in show business). The show featured the first ten songs from Bruce Springsteen's 2005 performance in St. Paul.

Thought those of you headed to tonight's show in St. Paul might enjoy a morning full of the Boss.

Tuesday, March 11, 2008

March 9th, 2008

Hi Folks,

Talked today about the upcoming John Prine shows--one in Rochester, one in Minneapolis.

The playlist for the 8th went like this...

1) Steve Goodman; Chicken Cordon Blues; The Easter Tapes

2) Lyle Lovett; South Texas Girl; It's Not Big, It's Large
3) Lyle Lovett; This Traveling Around; It's Not Big, It's Large
4) Charlie Louvin; Great Atomic Power; Charlie Louvin
5) Charlie Louvin; My Long Journey Home; Charlie Louvin

6) The Felice Brothers; Frankie's Gun; The Felice Brothers (I love this new record!)
7) The Felice Brothers; Little Ann; The Felice Brothers
8) John Hiatt; Memphsis in the Meantime; Bring the Family
9) John Hiatt; Your Dad Did; Bring the Family

10) Bruce Springsteen; I'll Work for Your Love; Magic
11) Bruce Springsteen; Livin' in the Future; Magic
12) John Prine; Bottomless Lake; Aimless Love
13) John Prine; Slow Boat to China; Aimless Love

14) Steve Goodman; Blue Skies; The Easter Tapes

Always feel free to drop a line at

Thanks for listening...

Tuesday, March 04, 2008

March 2nd, 2008

Hey All,

Today's show featured the Uncut Magazine cd, Drifter's Escape. The cd consists of music that influenced Dylan's John Wesley Harding and Nashville Sklyline. I also chatted about the very good new documentary on Pete Seeger, The Power of Song

Unless noted, all songs below are from Drifter's Escape...

1) Bob Dylan; Country Pie; Nashville Sklyline

2) Hank Williams; I'll Never Get Out of This World Alive
3) Johnny Cash; Train of Love
4) The Carter Family; John Hardy Was a Desperate Little Man

5) Jerry Lee Lewis; Deep Elem Blues
6) Elvis Presley; Blue Moon
7) Clarence "Tom" Ashley; The Coo Coo Bird
8) Carl Perkins; Matchbox

9) Bill Monroe; Blue Moon of Kentucky
10) Woody Guthrie; Pretty Boy Floyd
11) The Delmore Brothers; I'm Lonesome Without You

12) Richard "Rabbit" Brown; James Alley Blues
13) Hank Thompson; The Wild Side of Life
14) The Louvin Brothers; When I Stop Dreaming

15) Woody Guthrie; I Ain't Got No Home in This World Anymore
16) Bob Dylan; Peggy Day; Nashville Skyline
17) Bob Dylan (w/Johnny Cash); Girl From the North Country; Nashville Skyline
18) Bob Dylan; All Along the Watchtower; John Wesley Harding