Thursday, May 14, 2009

May 10, 2009

Hi All,

The Mother's Day show went like this...

1) Iris Dement; Mama's Opry; Infamous Angel

2) Julie Lee; Made from Scratch; Still House Road
3) Don Rigsby; If I Had a Mother Like You; Empty Old Mailbox
4) Ralph Stanley; A Distant Land to Roam; A Distant Land to Roam (tribute to the Carter Family)

Three from Maybelle Carter on her 100th birthday--all songs from Wildwood Pickin'

5) The Storms are on the Ocean
6) Wildwood Flower
7) Gold Watch and Chain

and three from Rodney Crowell's excellent new cd, Sex and Gasoline

9) Closer to Heaven
10) Sex and Gasoline
11) I've Done Everything I can

and then three from Woody Guthrie's Songs for Mother and Child...

12) One Day Old
13) Rattle my Rattle
14) 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8

15) Bruce Springsteen; Reason to Believe; Nebraska
16) The Yellow Room Gang; Simple Faith; The Yellow Room Gang

Well, about eight years after everybody else, I've learned how to embed video into a maybe we'll start a video of the week sorta deal.  Here's Rodney Crowell performing "Closer to Heaven" at the Ark in Ann Arbor, Michiagn.

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