Saturday, February 21, 2015

February 22nd, 2015

Hi All,

The playlist for the 22nd went like this...

1) Bob Dylan; Most of the Time; Oh Mercy

2) Bruce Springsteen; Stolen Car; The River
3) Poke LaFarge; Day After Day; Pokey LaFare
4) Lyle Lovett; Straighten Up and Fly Right; Smile

5) John Hiatt; Long Time Comin'; Terms of My Surrender
6) Shovels and Rope; Birmingham;
7) Doug Seegers; Going Down to the River; Going Down to the River

8) James McMurtry; No More Buffalo; Life in Aught Three
9) Jason Isbell; Alabama Pines; Live From Alabama
10) Old Crow Medicine Show; Highway Halo; Tennessee Pusher

11) Robert Earl Keen; This World is Not My Home; Happy Prisoner
12) John Prine; Iron Ore Betty; Bruised Orange
13) Bob Dylan; Autumn Leaves; Shadows in the Night

Friday, February 20, 2015

February 15th, 2015

Hi All,

New shows almost every week here, but I've been doing a bad job with the blog in 2015. 

Lost the playlist for the 15th, but here's some of the stuff we did.

Talked about Bob's delightfully complex speech , listened to the Mellencamp song he quotes, said I was pretty excited that James McMurtry has a new record coming out (man is he somethin' the video on the link), talked about this guy and his upcoming visit to MSU, Mankato (man, is he something special...), and we played lots of stuff from Robert Earl Keen's new bluegrass record.  A fun morning.  Thanks for listening.

Sunday, February 08, 2015

February 8th, 2015

Ok, I admit it.  I've been terrible with the blog here in 2015.  I shall improve.  We've had new shows nearly every weekend, but I lose the playlist, I forget to post, etc.  In short, I'm getting old.

But today's show went like this...

1) Bob Dylan; Stay With Me; Shadows in the Night

2) Lucinda Williams; Cold, Cold, Heart; Timeless
3) Keb Mo; I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry; Timeless
4) Tom Petty; You're Gonna Change (Or I'm Gonna Leave); Timeless

5) Greg Brown; 1952 Vincent Black Lightening; The Live One
6) Tom Russell; U.S. Steel; The Long Way Around
7) Ryan Bingham; The Weary Kind; The Weary Kind (theme from Crazy Heart)

8) Bob Dylan; The Night We Called it a Day; Shadows in the Night
9) Bob Dylan; That Lucky Old Sun; Shadows in the Night
10) Bob Dylan; Where are You? Shadows in the Night

11) Zoe Muth; Little Piece of History; World of Strangers
12) Billy Bragg; Handyman Blues; Tooth & Nail

13) Steve Earle; 21st Century Blues; The Low Highway

Friday, January 16, 2015

January 18th, 2015

Hi All,

There was a new show last week as well, but where the setlist went is anybody's guess.  But today went like this.

1) Sarah Jarosz; Simple Twist of Fate; Build Me Up From the Bones

2) Lyle Lovett; Step Inside This House; Step Inside This House
3) James McMurtry; Off and Running; Where'd You Hide the Body
4) Zoe Muth; Little Piece of History; World of Strangers

5) John Hiatt; Crossing Muddy Waters; Crossing Muddy Waters
6) John Hiatt; Lift Up Every Stone; Crossing Muddy Waters
7) Robert Earl Keen; I Still Miss Someone; Live in Austin
8) Robert Earl Keen; Dreadful Selfish Crime; Live in Austin

9) Guy Clark; Analog Girl; Workbench Songs
10) Lucinda Williams; Big Red Sun Blues; Lucinda Williams
11) Fred Eaglesmith; Carmelita; Ralph's Last Show
12) Uncle Tupelo; We've Been Had; 89/93 Anthology

13)  Zoe Muth; Annabelle; World of Strangers

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

January 3rd, 2015

Hi All,

Everything today came from this little Christmas gift. 

1) Growing Up; Greetings From Asbury Park

2) Does This Bus Stop at 82nd Street; Greetings...
3) The E-Street Shuffle; The Wild, The Innocent, and The E-Street Shuffle
4) Incident on 57th Street; The Wild...

5) Thunder Road; Born to Run
6) Night; Born to Run
7) The Factory; Darkness on the Edge of Town
8) Darkness on the Edge of Town; Darkness

9) I'm a Rocker; The River
10) Wreck on the Highway; The River
11) Atlantic City; Nebraska
12) Reason to Believe; Born to Run

13) No Surrender; Born in the USA

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Decmeber 28th, 2014

Hi Everyone,

The last playlist for 2014 came from releases on the year-end No Depression Reader's Poll.  The playlist went like this. 

1) Sturgill Simpson; Voices; Metamodern Sounds in Country Music

2) Sturgill Simpson; Turtles all the Way Down; Metamodern Sounds in Country Music
3) Sturgill Simpson; Life of Sin; Metamodern Sounds in Country Music
4) Lucinda Williams; Protection; Down Where the Spirit Meets the Bone
5) Lucinda Williams; East Side of Town; Down Where the Spirit Meets the Bone

6) Dave Alvin & Phil Alvin; All by Myself; Common Ground--Songs of Big Bill Broonzy
7 Hurray for the Riff Raff; Good Time Blues; Small Town Heroes
8) Drive by Truckers; First Air of Autumn; Crossing English Oceans

9) Justin Townes Earle; Worried About the Weather; Single Mothers
10) Richard Thompson; Walking On a Wire; Acoustic Classics (not on the list, but should have been)
11) John Hiatt; Come Back Home; Terms of My Surrender
12) John Hiatt; Long Time Comin'; Terms of My Surrender

13) Rodney Crowell; Fever on the Bayou; Tarpaper Sky
14) Sturgill Simpson; Long White Line; Metamodern Sounds in Country Music

Thursday, December 18, 2014

December 21st, 2014

Hi Everyone,

Last week was an encore presentation of the Dylan show from late November of this year. 

This week's show went like this...

1) Townes Van Zandt; Colorado Bound; In the Beginning...

Four from the recent special music issue of the Oxford American

2) Billy Joe Shaver; Hill Country Love Song
3) JT "Funny Paper" Smith; Fool's Blues
4) Joe Ely; You Can Bet I'm Gone
5) Ruthie Foster; Death Came A-Knockin' (Travelin' Shoes)

6) Bob Dylan; Here Comes Santa Clause; Christmas in the Heart
7) John Mellencamp; I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Clause; A Very Special Christmas vol. 1
8)Suzy Bogguss; Beautiful Dreamer; American Folk Songbook
9) Patty Griffin; Go Wherever You Want to Go; American Kid

10) The Avett Brothers; Spanish Pipedream; Broken Hearts and Dirty Windows (John Prine tribute)
11) Jamestown Revival; Paradise; The California EP
12) Guy Clark; The Carpenter; Live from Dixie's Bar and Bus Stop

13) Bob Dylan; O' Little Town of Bethlehem; Christmas in the Heart
14) Iris Dement; Fill My Way with Love; Lifeline
15) Indigo Girls; Your Holiday Song; Holly Happy Days

16) Old Crow Medicine Show; Ain't it Enough; Carry Me Back