Sunday, January 25, 2009

January 25h, 2009

Hi All,

Today's show originally aired in July of 2007

On today's show I mentioned the book Deer Hunting with Jesus--it's a pretty thought-provoking read, one that inspired a couple of slightly angry songs on today's program.

The playlist went like this...

1) Todd Snider; Looking for a Job; The Devil You Know

2) Chris Smither; Origin of Species; Leave the Light On
3) Wilco; Casino Queen; A.M.
4) Eric Bibb; The Cape; Friends

5) Portor Wagner; Albert Erving; Wagonmaster
6) Portor Wagner; Southern Trips; Wagonmaster
7) John Prine; Clay Pigeons; Fair & Square

8) James McMurtry; We Can't Make it Here; Childish Things
9) Bruce Springsteen; Long Time Comin'; Live in Dublin
10) Jimmy LaFave; This Land; Cimarron Manifesto

11) Marie Macleod & Kristen Mooney; Follow Me; Minneapolis Does Denver
12) Fred Eaglesmith; Time to Get a Gun; Lipstick, Lies, and Gasoline
13) Bruce Springsteen; When the Saints Go Marching In; Live in Dublin

Sunday, January 18, 2009

January 18th, 2009

Hi All,

The playlist for the 18th went like this...

1) Dave Alvin; Surfer Girl; West of the West

**Three songs from the Cities Sampler Vol. 8

2) Lyle Lovett; Private Conversation
3) Keb Mo; That's Not Love; 
4) Golden Smog; Ill Fated

5) John Prine & Mac Wiseman; Pistol Packin' Mama; Standard Songs for Average People
6) Guy Clark; Analog Girl; Work Bench Songs
7) Bruce Robison & Kelly Willis; Lady Yesterday; Why the Hell Not--The Songs of Kinky Friedman

8) Caleb Travelers; Annie; Blue Weathered Dreams
9) Greg Brown; Joy Tears; The Evening Call
10) Mustard's Retreat; The Night Goes on Forever; A Gathering of Moments

11) Chris Knight; It Ain't Easy Being Me; Chris Knight
12) Chris Knight; Run From Your Memory; Chris Knight
13) John Hiatt; Old Days; Same Old Man

**On a different topic...If you happen to have seen and enjoyed Clint Eastwood's new film, Gran Torino, you might also enjoy the book Made in Detroit--or so it seems to me.  

January 11th, 2009

Hi All,

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

1) Junior Brown; The Better Half; Long Walk Back

2) Jimmy Dale Gilmore; Just a Wave; Spinning Around the Sun
3) Stacy Earle & Mark Stuart; Town Square; S & M Communion Bread
4) Fred Eaglesmith; Time to Get a Gun; Lipstick, Lies, & Gasoline

5) Robert Earl Keen; Lonely Feeling; Gringo Honeymoon
6) John Mellencamp; A Brand New Song; Life, Death, Love, and Freedom

7) Tom T. Hall; Harper Valley PTA; Ultimate Collection...
8) Syd Straw & The Skeletons; Harper Valley PTA; Real:  The Tom T. Hall Project
9) Tom T. Hall; Homecoming; Ultimate Collection...
10) Joe Henry; Homecoming; Real:  The Tom T. Hall Project

11) Jonatha Brooke; All You Gotta Do is Touch Me; The Works
12) Keb Mo; I'm on Your Side; Just Like You

Monday, January 05, 2009

January 4th, 2009

Hi All,

Happy New Year! The playlist for the first show of 2009 went like this...

1) John Prine; Glory of True Love; Fair & Square

2) Bruce Springsteen; Pay Me My Money Down; The Seeger Sessions
3) Dan Zanes; Hellelujah I'm a Bum; Parades and Panoramas
4) David Bromberg; Wallflower; The Player

5) The Yellow Room Gang; They Used to Play Baseball Here; Happy New Day
6) Cheryl Wheeler; His Hometown; Sylvia Hotel
7) Eliza Gilkyson; Emerald Street; Beautiful World

Three from James McMurtry's Too Long in the Wasteland (I can't get the bold and italics off for some bold and italics below it shall be)

8) Talkin' at the Texaco
9) Outskirts
10) Angeline

11) Sugar Bayou; Dancing Shoes; Nowhere But Gone
12) Buddy and Julie Miller; Wallflower; Love Snuck Up
13) Hank III; Atlantic City; Badlands: A Tribute to Bruce Springsteen's Nebraska