Tuesday, November 25, 2008

November 23rd, 2008

Hi All,

The show for the 23rd went like this...

1) Old Crow Medicine Show; Take Em' Away; Old Crow Medicine Show

2) James McMurtry; Just Us Kids; Just Us Kids
3) Syd Straw & Evan Dando; For Shame of Doing Wrong; Beat the Retreat
4) Billy Bragg; I Keep Faith; Mr. Love & Justice

5) Old Crow Medicine Show; Highway Halo; Tennessee Pusher
6) Keith Sykes; Pictures; Let it Roll
7) Donnie Fritts & Waylon Jennings; A Damn Good Country Song; Everybody's Got a Song

8) Lucinda Williams; It's a Long Way to the Top; Little Honey
9) Lucinda Williams; Real Love; Honey Baby
10) Bob Dylan; Tangled Up in Blues; Live 1975
11) Warren Zevon; Numb as a Statue; The Wiind

12) Lyle Lovett; Don't Cry a Tear; It's Not Big, It's Large

Thanks for listening...

Sunday, November 16, 2008

November 16th, 2008

Hi All,

Today's show was a repeat from this past August. We'll be back next week with a new show. Below is the original blog entry for the show that re-aired today...

On today's show I mentioned a book I'm finding quite interesting--Why We Hate Us by Dick Meyer. I learned of it through this interview on NPR.

The show today featured seven of my favorite records--cds I still find myself listening to in their entirety--year-after year...

1) Dave Alvin; What I'm Worth; King of California

2) Steve Goodman; You're the Girl I Love; Live Wire
3) Dave Alvin; King of California; King of California
4) Steve Goodman; The One That Got Away; Live Wire

5) John Hiatt; Back of My Mind; Stolen Moments
6) Waylon Jennings; Stop the World; Waylon Live
7) John Hiatt; One Kiss; Stolen Moments
8) Waylon Jennings; It's Not Supposed to be That Way; Waylon Live

9) Lyle Lovett; This Porch; Lyle Lovett
10) Wilco; Box of Letters; A.M.
11) Lyle Lovett; Can't Resist It; Lyle Lovett
12) Wilco; Must be High; A.M.

13) Warren Zevon; The Vast Indifference of Heaven; Learning to Flinch
14) Warren Zevon; Hasten Down the Wind; Learning to Flinch

Sunday, November 09, 2008

November 9th, 2008

Hi All,

Talked a fair amount today about Studs Terkel who passed away on October 31st at the age of 96. Here's a link to the Chicago Historical Society's "Conversations with America" featuring a very good series of video conversations with Studs. And here's a story from the Chicago Tribune looking back on his life and an NPR story doing the same.

The playlist for the 9th went like this...

1) Woody Guthrie; Talking Hard Work; Ash Recordings Vol. I

2) Arlo Guthrie; City of New Orleans; Tribute to Steve Goodman
3) Steve Goodman; Don't Fence Me In; The Easter Tapes
4) Eric Noden; Down by the Riverside; Old Town School of Folk Music Vol. II

5) Vince Gill; Some Things Never Get Old; These Days
6) Anna Coogan & North 19; Love Will Find a Way; Glory
7) Jimmy Dale Gilmore & Lucinda Williams; Reunion; Spinning Around the Sun
8) The Derailers; The Wheel; Geniune

Three Songs from the new Old Crow Medicine Show Release, Tennessee Pusher

9) Highway Halo
10) Always Lift Him Up and Never Put Him Down
11) That Evening Sun

Three Songs from the Red House 25--(see Nov. 2nd entry below for link to the cd)

12) Kate Mackenzie; Past the Point of Rescue
13) Dave Moore; Lets Take Our Time and Do
14) Lynn Miles; 8 Hour Drive

Sunday, November 02, 2008

November 2nd, 2008

Hi All,

1) Todd Snider; Is This Thing Working?, Peace Queer

2) Kate Campbell & John Prine; Looking for Jesus; Save the Day
3) John Prine & Iris Dement; In Spite of Ourselves; In Spite of Ourselves
4) John Prine & Steve Goodman; Souvenirs; Live

5) Keb Mo; The Times They are a Changin'' Peace--Back by Popular Demand
6) Jimmy Lafave; Shining on Through; Blue Nightfall
7) The Yellow Room Gang; Yellow Room Gang Vol. I

Four songs from Red House 25--A Celebration of Red House Records' 25th Anniversary

8) Greg Brown; Who Woulda Thunk it
9) Spider John Koerner; The St. James Infirmary
10) John Gorka; Raven in the Storm
11) Somebody's Home; Lucy Kaplansky

12) Levon Helm; Feelin' Good; Dirt Farmer
13) Charlie Louvin; Waiting for a Train; Charlie Louvin
14) Charlie Louvin; Great Atomic Power; Charlie Louvin
15) Nanci Griffith; Can't Help but Wonder Where I'm Bound; Other Voices/Other Rooms