Tuesday, June 30, 2009

June 28th, 2009

Hi All,

The playlist for the 28th went like this...

1) Freddy Johnston; Coffee, Coffee, Coffee; Real: The Tom T. Hall Project

2) Mavis Staples; Have a Little Faith; Have a Little Faith
3) Neil Young; Harvest Moon; Unplugged
4) Richard Thompson; Shane and Dixie; Mirror Blue

5) The Flatlanders; There's Never Been; Hills and Valleys
6) Tom Russell; The Pugilist at 59; Love and Fear
7) Hayes Carll; I Don't Wanna Grow Up; Trouble in Mind

Three songs from the Eric Taylor cd, The Great Divide. I was made aware of Taylor's work through Michael Perry's website--and am very thankful I discovered his music. Great stuff...we'll play more in the coming weeks.

The three songs from Great Divide were...

8) The Great Divide
9) Big Love
10) Ain't But One Thing Give A Man The Blues

11) Alejandro Escovedo; Always a Friend; Real Animal
12) Old Crow Medicine Show; That Evening Sun; Tennessee Pusher
13) Chris Knight; If I Were You; The Trailer Tapes

And a video...

Wednesday, June 24, 2009

June 21st, 2009

Hi All,

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

1) Teddy Thompson; I Should Get up; Separate Ways

2) Hank III; I'm a Long Gone Daddy; Timeless: A Tribute to Hank Williams Sr.
3) The Three Pickers; Roll in My Sweet Baby's Arms; The Three Pickers
4) Dan Zanes; Hallelujah I'm a Bum; Parades & Panoramas

5) Bruce Springsteen; The River; Live 1975-85
6) Tom Brieding; My Father's Clothes; The Unbroken Circle

7) Warren Zevon; Weirwolves of London; Preludes
8) Warren Zevon; HIt Somebody; My Ride is Here
9) Warren Zevon; Searching for a Heart; Mr. Bad Example

10) Loudon Wainwright III; Being a Dad; Little Ship
11) Chris Smither; So Long; Drive You Home Again

And here's a very cool BBC video featuring Warren Zevon--worth a watch even if just to see Warren's intro...

Thursday, June 18, 2009

June 14th, 2009

Hi All,

The playlist for the 14th went like this...

1) Adam Carroll; Picture Show; Far Away Blues

2) Guy Clark; To Live is to Fly; Poet: A Tribute to Townes Van Zandt
3) Lyle Lovett; Private Conversation; Road to Ensenada
4) Elliza Gilykson; Emerald Street; Beautiful World

Four from Lonesome; On'ry; and Mean--A Tribute to Waylon Jennings

5) Carlene Carter; I've Always Been Crazy
6) Alejandro Escovedo; Lock, Stock, and Teardrops
7) Cowboy Jack Clement & Pam Tillis; Let's All Help the Cowboys Sign the Blues
8) Nanci Griffith; You Asked Me To

9) John Prine; Space Monkey; Live on Tour
10) John Prine; Picture Show; Live on Tour
11) Steve Goodman; City of New Orleans; Live Wire

12) Greg Brown; Canned Goods; One Night
13) Robert Earl Keen; I'm Comin' Home; No. 2. Live Diner

And here's Greg Brown doing Canned Goods...

Sunday, June 07, 2009

June 7th, 2009

Hi All,

The playlist for the 7th went like this...

1) Bob Dylan; Country Pie; Nashville Sklyline

Three from the new Steve Earle cd, Townes.

2) White Freightliner Blues
3) Colorado Girl
4) Delta Momma Blues

**Here's a nice New York Times article about Earle and Townes

5) Dave Alvin & the Guilty Women; Boss of the Blues; Dave Alvin & the Guilty Women
6) Dave Alvin & the Guilty Women; Downey Girl; Dave Alvin & the Guilty Women
7) Rodney Crowell; Funky and the Farm Boy; Sex and Gasoline
8) Rodney Crowell; Moving Work of Art; Sex and Gasoline

9) Sarah Harmer; Luther's Got the Blues; I'm a Mountain
10) John Prine; Loretta; Poet--A Tribute to Townes Van Zandt

Three from Todd Snider's new cd, The Excitement Plan

11) Don't Tempt Me 
12) Green Castle Blues
13) Good Fortune

And how about a Todd Snider video as well...

Monday, June 01, 2009

May 31st, 2009

Hi All,

The playlist for the last day of May (where does the time go...) went like this...

1) Guy Clark; Cinco De Mayo in Memphis; Workbench Songs

2) Bob Dylan; Froggie Went a Courtin;; Good as I been to You
3) Bruce Springsteen; Froggie Went a Courtin; The Seeger Sessions
4) Guy Davis; Bring Back Storyville; Sweetheart Like You

Three from the excellent new Dave Alvin release--Dave Alvin and the Guilty Women

5) River Under the Road
6) Marie Marie
7) Don't Make Promises

8) Laurie Lewis & Tom Rozum; My Heart's Own Love; Guest House
9) Mollie O'Brien; Henhouse Blues; Tell it True
10) Indigo Girls; Run; Despite our Differences
11) Patty Griffin; No Bad News; Children Running Through

12) The Jayhawks; Settled Down Like Rain; Hollywood Town Hall
13) John Hiatt; Stolen Moments; Stolen Moments

**Didn't get to it on air today, but the Cedar Paddle Band contacted me with a few local dates. Click here for info--they play great music at some really nice places around town.

And since I'm on a Dave Alvin kick, here's a video featuring Mr. Alvin