Thursday, August 27, 2009

August 23rd, 2009

Hi All,

Today's show was a repeat from back in May--it 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

Sunday, August 23, 2009

August 16, 2009

Hi All,

The playlist for the 16th went like this...

1) Loudon Wainwright III; So Darn Happy; Little Ship

2) June Tabor; All This Useless Beauty; Angel Tiger
3) William Elliott Whitmore; Midnight; Ashes to Dust
4) Todd Snider; Slim Chance; The Excitement Plan

Three songs from the King Easy Radio Sampler

5) Ben Bullington; Toe the Line
6) Gretchen Peters; Prairie in the Sky
7) Buzz Carson; Greyhound

Three instrumentals from Bill Frisell's new cd, Disfarmer

8) Peter Miller's Discovery
9) That's Alright Mama
10) I am not a Farmer

11) Stan Rogers; Forty-Five Years; Fogarty's Cave
12) Garnet Rogers; This Shirt; Summer Lightning
13) Steve Conn; I've Got Your Dog; King Easy Radio Sampler

Sunday, August 09, 2009

August 9th, 2009

Hi All,

All music on today's show was mentioned in some form in Michael Perry's new book, Coop. Great book...and great music.

The playlist went like this...

1) Fred Eaglesmith; Bailin' Again; The Official Bootleg Series, Vol. II

2) The New Christy Minstrels; Green, Green; Greatest Hits
3) Greg Brown; Say a Little Prayer; In the Hills of California
4) Willie Nelson & Friends; Heartbreak Hotel; The Essential Willie Nelson

5) Steve Earle; Continental Trailways Blues; The Essential Steve Earle
6) Steve Earle; Six Days on the Road; The Essential Steve Earle
7) Duck for the Oyster; Dip and Dive; May We Have This Dance
8) Minnie Pearle; On Top of Old Smokey; Live From Grinder's Switch

9) Stan and Doug; Yust Go Nuts at Christmas; Yust Go Nuts at Christmas
10) Vince & Jenny Gill; Peace on Earth; Peace on Earth
11) Supertramp; Give a Little Bit; Greatest Hits
12) Duck for the Oyster/Kevin McMullin; Trash; Free Download

13) Bronski Beat; Small Town Boy; Greatest Hits
14) Michael Perry & the Longbeds; Somewhere Out In Mudrook; Headwinded
15) Herb Alpert's Tijuana Brass; Green Peppers; Whipped Cream & Other Delights

And here's Mike introducing the book that led to today's show...

Thursday, August 06, 2009

August 2nd, 2009

Hi All,

Thanks to Mark McCullough who sat in on today's show--mostly to be picked on for his decision to watch CBS Sunday Morning...but nice to have him in the studio all the same.

The playlist went like this...

1) The Flatlanders; Down on Filbert's Rise; Now Again

2) The Wailin Jennys; Glory Bound; Live at Mauch Chunk Opera House
3) Gillian Welch; Red Clay Halo; Time
4) Cheryl Wheeler; Alice; Defying Gravity

5) James McMurtry; Childish Things; Childish Things
6) James McMurtry; Memorial Day; Childish Things
7) Los Lobos; Johnny 99; Badlands--Tribute to Springsteen's Nebraska
8) Aimee Man & Michael Penn; Reason to Believe; Badlands...

9) Dave Alvin; Ol' 55; Step Right Up--Songs of Tom Waits
10) Lucinda Williams; Like a Rose; Lucinda Williams
11) Patty Sciafla; Big Black Heaven; Rumble Doll

12) John Prine; The Other Side of Town; Fair & Square
13) John Prine; Glory of True Love; Fair & Square