Tuesday, August 19, 2014

August 17th, 2014

Hi All,

The playlist today went like this...

1) Townes Van Zandt; Fraternity Blues; Live at the Old Quarter

2) Bonnie Raitt; Ain't Gonna Let You Go; Slipstream
3) Old Crow Medicine Show; Ain't It Enough;
4) Mississippi John Hurt; Ain't No Tellin' Avalon Blues

5) Susan Tedeshi; Angel From Montgomery; Live From Austin
6) Ocean Carolina; Should I; All the Way Home

7) Cowboy Poem by "Whipper"--Recorded in Colorado Springs, Colorado (not Colorado Springs, Georgia)
8) Riders in the Sky; Don't Fence Me In; Cowboy Songs
9) Guy Clark; Funny Bone; Workbench Songs

10) Richard Thompson; From Galway to Graceland; Acoustic Classics
11) Los Lobos; Oh Yeah; Live From the City Winery

12) Bruce Springsteen; 4th of July, Asbury Park (Sandy); Magic Tour Highlights

Sunday, August 10, 2014

August 10th, 2014

Hi Everyone,

Out of date here on blog posts just a bit.  Summer.  But new shows have been playing, though last week as a repeat.

Today's new show went like this...

1) Kelly Willis and Bruce Robison; Border Radio; Cheater's Game

2) Ocean Carolina; Don't Break Your Promise; All the Way Home
3) Dawes; Time Spent in Los Angeles; Nothing is Wrong

Talked a little bit today about this book--very powerful read.  The book is the common read at Minnesota State this fall.  Several campus and community events will be held throughout the fall of 2014. 

I finished the book last night and a set of from this seemed appropriate.

The songs played were

4) This Little Light of Mine
5) If You Miss Me From the Back of the Bus
7) We Shall Overcome

8) Alicia Keys; Pressing On; Muscle Shoals
9) Mavis Staples; I Wrote a Song for Everyone; You Are Not Alone
10) Steve Earle; Pancho and Lefty; Townes

11) Townes Van Zandt; To Live is to Fly; Live at the Old Quarter
12)  Jamestown Revival; Paradise; The California EP
13) Richard Thompson; I Want to See the Bright Lights Tonight; Acoustic Classics

14) John Hiatt; Come Back Home; Terms of My Surrender


Sunday, July 20, 2014

July 20th, 2014

Hi All,

Say, don't forget about Jason Isbell--here in Mankato on July 30th.  This is a big deal.  Hope to see you there.

The playlist today featured a bunch of Isbell and went like this...

1) Old Crow Medicine Show; Sweet Amarillo; Remedy

2) Billy Bragg; A New England; The Essential Billy Bragg
3) Bill Bragg; There is Power in a Union; The Essential Billy Bragg
4) Bruce Springsteen; The River; The River

I mentioned this book after the set above...really nice stuff about working-class life/culture.

5) Bob Dylan; Don't Think Twice It's Alright; Live at Bodokan
6) Bob Dylan; Shelter From the Storm; Live at Bodokan

A set from Jason Isbell...

7) Flying Over Water; Southeastern
8) Cover Me Up; Southeastern
9) Alabama Pines; Live from Alabama
10) Tour of Duty; Live from Alabama

11) Old Crow Medicine Show; Dearly Departed Friend; Remedy
12) Old Crow Medicine Show; Firewater

 13) Conor Oberst and the Mystic Valley Band; Wedding Day in Funeralville; Broken Hearts and Dirty Windows


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Sunday, July 13, 2014

July 13th, 2014

Hi All,

Last week featured a little heavy metal during the LTYF time slot.  Not sure just what happened there.  But this week we were back on the air.  All Bob Dylan this morning.  I'm making my way through this--album by album line by line and, at the risk of sounding melodramatic, it's making my life a whole lot better.

The playlist went like this…

1) Most Likely You Go Your Way (And I'll Go Mine); Before the Flood

2) Tough Mama; Planet Waves
3) Please Mrs. Henry; The Basement Tapes
4) Highway 61 Revisited; Before the Flood

5) Highway 51; Bob Dylan
6) See That My Grave is Kept Clean; Bob Dylan
7) Talkin' New York; Bob Dylan

8) Shelter From the Storm; Hard Rain
9) Simple Twist of Fate; Blood on the Tracks
10) Leopard-Skin Pill Box Hat; Blonde on Blonde

11) Restless Farewell; The Times They are A-Changin'
12) Chimes of Freedom; Another Side of Bob Dylan

Sunday, June 29, 2014

June 29th, 2014

Hi Everyone,

Missed a couple posts here, though new shows have been on the air.  Last week Grace Engen (age 9) served as an awfully good guest host.  I'm gonna lose this job one of these days.

This week the playlist went like this…

1) Bob Dylan; Highway 61 Revisited; Before the Flood

2) Steve Martin & Edie Brickell; When You Get to Ashville; Love Has Come for You
3) Edie Brickell; Little Ms. S.; Shooting Rubber Bands at the Stars
4) Billy Bragg; Handyman Blues; Tooth and Nail

5) Greg Brown; Laughing River; The Live One
6) Steve Goodman; Truck Driving Man; Live at the Earle of Old Town
7) Drive by Truckers; First Air of Autumn; English Oceans                  

8) Dave and Phil Alvin; All By Myself; Common Ground--The Songs of Big Bill Broonzy
9) Dave and Phil Alvin; I Feel So Good; Common Ground--The Songs of Big Bill Broonzy
10) Billy Joe and Norah Jones; Kentucky; Foreverly
11) Billy Joe and Norah Jones; Roving Gambler

12) Bob Dylan; Something There Is About You; Planet Waves
13) Bob Dylan; Going, Going Gone; Planet Waves


Saturday, June 14, 2014

June 8th, 2014

Hi All,

Thanks to Ben Leonard for hosting last week.  This week featured a bunch of music he brought with him but didn't make it on his show last week.  Dave was the host…Ben the one responsible for the music.  The playlist went like this…

1) John Prine & Iris Dement; We're Not the Jet Set

2) Patsy Kline; I Love You Honey
3) Joe Pub; Colorado Girl
4) Merle Haggard; If We Make It Through December
5) Old 97's; Valentine

**Mentioned this book on the program…enjoyed it a whole lot.
**And while I'm it, I really liked this short doc.

6) Bob Dylan; Mississippi
7) The Replacements; Skyway
8) Will Kimbrough; Hill Country Girl

9) Ani Difranco with Ry Cooder & Dan Gellert
9) Bruce Springsteen; Highway Patrolman
10) The Rural Alberta Advantage; Eye of the Tiger

11) Billy Bragg & Wilco; The Jolly Banker
12) Lorde; Swingin' Party

13) Oak Ridge Boys; Leaving Louisiana in the Broad Daylight


Sunday, June 01, 2014

June 1, 2014

Thanks Dave for letting me sit in this week. I had a great time. Hope you enjoyed the show.  ~ Ben Leonard

1. Vandaveer; Out Past the Moat; Grace & Speed

2. The Meemies; Porch Song; The Meemies
3. Cate Le Bon; Are You With Me Now?; Mug Museum
4. Regina Spektor; The Party; What We Saw From the Cheap Seats

5. Oscar Isaac; The Death of Queen Jane; Inside Lewyn Davis Soundtrack
6. Deer Tick; Big House; Negativity
7. Gregory Alan Isakov; Suitcase Full Of Sparks; Weatherman

8. Evan Dando; Sam Stone (Prine); Live at the Brattle Theater
9. Savannah Smith; Book of Love; Taken from YouTube
10. Ani DiFranco; Deportee; Woody Guthrie: At 100!

11. Matt the Electrician; Under the Wire; It's a Beacon It's a Bell
12. Liz Phair; Somebody's Miracle; Somebody's Miracle
13. Josh Ritter; Snow is Gone; Hello Starling

14. Townes Van Zandt; Still Looking for You;
15. Middle Brother; Wilderness; Middle Brother

16. [Fade Out] The Pogues; Body of an American