Tuesday, May 27, 2008

May 25th, 2008

Hey Folks,

Talked again today about the Community Recording Session coming up on Sunday, June 1st. There are still slots available--we'd love to have you participate. Contact me via the methods discussed in the link above, and we'll set you up for a one hour appointment to do some recording at KMSU.

Ok...the playlist on the 25th went like this...

1) John McCutcheon, Barbershop' The Greatest Story Never Told

2) Son Volt; Bandages and Scars; Okemah and the Melody of Riot
3) Wilco; Either Way; Sky Blue Sky
4) The Devil Makes Three; The Plank; The Devil Makes Three

5) Stan Rogers; California; Northwest Passage
6) Dave Alvin; California Bloodlines; West of the West
7) Jason Ringenberg; Paradise; Best Tracks & Side Tracks

Two from the old Anthology of American folk music and two from the new...

8) Richard "Rabbitt Brown"; James Alley Blues
9) Wilco; James Alley Blues
10) Mississippi John Hurt; Frankie
11) Beth Orton Frankie

12) James McMurtry; Jaws of Life; It Had to Happen
13) Loudon Wainwright III; Strange Weirdos; Strange Weirdos

Tuesday, May 20, 2008

May 18th, 2008

Hi All,
Had another guest host today, Jim Makovsky. Jim is the head coach of Minnesota State's Wrestling team and a big-time Americana fan. Hope you enjoyed his show...it was great fun having him in the studio, despite his confirmation that I do indeed look like a Republican. Here's his playlist...

1) Looking at the World Through a Windshield – Son Volt

2) Mostly Water-Bap Kennedy

3) Little Silver Heart-Lucero

4) Forget the Flowers-Wilco

5) My Sweet Annette-Drive By Truckers

6) Down Here Below-Steve Earle

7) White Lies, Blue Tears-The Star Room Boys

8) Blue Eyes-Uncle Tupelo

9) Goodbye-Two Car Garage

10) Old Timer’s Disease-Patterson Hood

11) Creosote-Son Volt

12) Salty Dog-Johnny Cash

13) Myrna Lee-Blue Mountain

14) High on the Mountain Top-Loretta Lynn

Monday, May 12, 2008

May 11th, 2008

Hi Folks,

On today's show I discussed the new website, voicesfromthevalley.com Hope you'll give it a look. Please notice that on June 1st, Voices from the Valley his hosting its first "Community Recording Session"--come on in to KMSU and record a conversation with a friend, loved one, etc.

The playlist for the 11th went like this...

1) The Flatlanders; One Road More; The Flatlanders

2) Hayes Carll; Girl Downtown; Trouble in Mind
3) Sera Cahoone; Runnin' Your Way; Only as the Day is Long
4) Hayes Carll; It's a Shame; Trouble in Mind
5) Sera Cahoone; You Might as Well; Only as the Day is Long

6) James McMurtry; Just Us Kids; Just Us Kids
7) Gillian Welch; I Want to Sing That Rock and Roll; Time (The Revelator)
8) James McMurtry; Freeway View; Just Us Kids
9) Gillian Welch; Dear Someone; Time (The Revelator)

10) Billy Bragg; I Keep Faith; Mr. Love & Justice
11) Buddy and Julie Miller; Love Snuck Up; Love Snuck Up
12) Mark Knopfler & EmmyLou Harris; Love and Happiness

13) Jordan Zevon; That Girl; Insides Out
14) Mother Truckers; Can't Sleep in Tucson; Let's All Go to Bed

Saturday, May 03, 2008

May 4th, 2008

Hi All,

Today's show was a repeat of the "songs about boxing show" from July 2007. The original blog entry and playlist is below. I'll be back next week with a new show--including songs from James McMurtry's fine new cd, "Just Us Kids"

Nothing but songs about boxing on today's show--not the world's easiest things to find, I might add. On the show I mentioned the book On Boxing by Joyce Carol Oats--it's an awfully good read.

The playlist went like this...

1) Memphis Minnie; Joe Louis Strut; Memphis Minnie Vol. 1

2) Tom Russell; Muhammad Ali; Modern Art
3) Cassius Clay; Funny You Should Ask; I am the Greatest
4) Greg Trooper; Muhammad Ali (The meaning of Christmas); Floating

5) Warren Zevon; Boom Boom Mancini; Learning to Flinch
6) Tom Russell; The Eyes of Roberto Duran; The Long Way Around
7) Pete Seeger; Who Killed Davey Moore; The Carnegie Hall Concert

8) Bob Dylan; Hurricane; Greatest Hits Vol. 3
9) EmmyLou Harris; The Boxer; Roses in the Snow
10) Joe Pullman; Joe Louis is the Man; Joe Pullman Vol. 3

11) Kate Cambell; Joe Louis' Furniture; Monuments
12) Stephen Kellog & The Sixers; Glassjaw Boxer; Glassjaw Boxer
13) Mark Knopfler; Song for Sonny Liston

14) Cassius Clay; The Gang's All Here; I Am the Greatest