Monday, January 30, 2012

January 29th, 2012

Hi All,

We've had new shows all this year--just not so great at updating the blog here--will get better in 2012, even though I'm off to a slow start, darn it.

Today's show featured the new tribute cd for Guy Clark. The release is called "This One's For Him" and it is outstanding!

The playlist (all songs from the tribute cd) went like this...

1) Rodney Crowell--That Old Time Feeling

2) Suzy Boguss--Instant Coffee Blues
3) Kevin Welch--Magdalene
4) Emmylou Harris & John Prine--Magnolia Wind

5) Patty Griffin--The Cape
6) Willie Nelson--Desperados Waiting for a Train
7) James McMurtry; Cold Dog Soup

8) Rosie Flores--Baby Took a Limo to Memphis
9) Ray Wylie Hubbard; Homegrown Tomatoes
10) Rosanne Cash; Better Days
11) Lyle Lovett; Anyhow I Love You

12) Radney Foster; LA Freeway
13) John Townes Van Zandt II--Let Him Roll

Saturday, January 14, 2012

January 8th, 2012

Hey Everyone,

Today's show first aired in October of 2011 and featured a certain 7 year-old co-host (my daughter). The playlist went like this...

1) John Prine; Fish & Whistle; Souvenirs

2) Robert Earl Keen; Think It Over One Time; Gringo Honeymoon
3) Guy Clark; Stuff That Works; Songs & Stories
4) The Flatlanders; Down in My Hometown; The Flatlanders

5) Julie Holland; Rex's Blues; Pint of Blood
6) Reter Rowan & Tony Rice; To Live is to Fly; Quartet
7) Chris Smither; Real Fine Love; Rollin' Into Memphis--The Songs of John Hiatt

8) James McMurtry; Off and Running; Where'd You Hide the Body
9) James McMurtry; Valley Road; Saint Mary of the Woods
10) James McMurtry; Paint by Numbers; Too Long in the Wasteland

11) John Mellencamp; Clumsy Ol' World; No Better Than This
12) Fred Eaglesmith; Thirty Years of Farming; The Official Fred Eaglesmith Bootleg Collection
13) Dave Alvin; Two Lucky Bums; Eleven, Eleven

Sunday, January 01, 2012

January 1st, 2012

Hi All,

Our first show of the new year featured a whole lot of Michael Perry and the Longbeds who will be performing on Friday night, January 6th over in Northfield. Should be a great evening of music and storytelling...hope to see some of you there.

The playlist for the 1st went like this...

1) Comments on the new year (recording of Mankato residents talking about their hopes for 2012)
2) The Civil Wars; 20 Years; Barton Hallow

**Three songs on good ol' vinyl records...
3) Steve Goodman; This Hotel Room; The Best of the Asylum Years
4) John Prine; Shoptalk; Storm Windows
5) Gary Stewart; The Blues Don't Care Who's Got Em'; Gary

6) Michael Perry & The Longbeds; Alice Mayhew Jackson; Tiny Pilot
7) Michael Perry & The Longbeds; If They Give You Wings; Tiny Pilot

8) Greg Brown; Smell of Coffee; Milk of the Moon
9) Erik Taylor; Hollywood Pocketknife; Hollywood Pocketknife
10) Guy Clark; If I Needed You; Songs & Stories

11) Michael Perry & The Longbeds; Somewhere Out in Mudrook; Headwinded
12) Michael Perry & The Longbeds; Undone; Tiny Pilot
13) Michael Perry & The Longbeds; Tiny Pilot; Tiny Pilot

Thanks for listening...and happy new year.