Sunday, August 09, 2015

August 9th, 2015

Hi All,

The playlist for the 9th went like this...featured a few tracks this morning from this film
An awfully good movie you can find on Netflix.   

1) Suzy Bogguss; Old Dan Tucker;

2) Jason Isbell; Something More Than Free; Something More Than Free
3) Joe Pug; Silver Harps and Violins; The Great Despiser
4) Justin Townes Earle; Farther From Me; Absent Fathers

Three songs from the soundtrack for 20 Feet From Stardom--loved the movie and the soundtrack is nice.  I played...

5) Lean on Me; Darlene Love (and friends)
6) Gimme Shelter; Merry Clayton
7) He's a Rebel; The Crystals

8) Bruce Springsteen; This Train; Live in New York
9) Rodney Crowell; The Long Journey Home; Tarpaper Sky
10) Trampled by Turtles; Late Night on the Interstate; Live at First Avenue

11) Sturgill Simpson; Life Ain't Fair and the World is Mean;
12) Todd Snider; If Tomorrow Never Comes; Storyteller

13) David Bowie; Young Americans; 20 Feet From Stardom




Sunday, July 19, 2015

July 19th, 2015

Hi All,

The playlist for the 19th started with a slow beautiful one from Fred Eaglesmith and went from there...

1) Fred Eaglesmith; The Rocket; Bailin

2) Mandolin Orange; Train Song; Mandolin Orange
3) Todd Snider; Play a Train Song; The Storyteller
4) Nitty Gritty Dirt Band; Orange Blossom Special; Will the Circle be Unbroken

5) Lucinda Williams; Tryin' to Get to Heaven; Chimes of Freedom--The Songs of Bob Dylan
6) Bob Dylan; Workingman's Blues; Modern Times
7) The Avett Brothers; Spanish Pipedream; Broken Hearts and Dirty Windows--The Songs of John Prine

8) Chris Smither; Killing the Blues; Happier Blue
9) James McMurtry; Ain't Got a Place; Complicated Game
10) Parker Millsap; Old Time Religion; Parker Millsap
11) Rodney Crowell & Emmylou Harris; I Just Wanted to See You So Bad; The Traveling Kind

12) Jeffery Foucault; Billy the Bum; Shoot the Moon, Right Between the Eyes
13) Lyle Lovett; Closing Time; Lyle Lovett

14) Todd Snider; Beer Run; Brewed in Texas Vol. 3

Sunday, July 12, 2015

July 12th, 2015

Hi All,

I'd best begin with birthday wishes to my wife of 15 years--she's great and has always supported the heck out of this show.

The playlist for the 12th went like this...

1) John Prine; You Got Gold; Live on Tour

2) Bruce Springsteen; Old Dan Tucker; The Seeger Sessions
3) Bruce Springsteen; John Henry; The Seeger Sessions
4) William Elliot Whitmore; Hard Times; Animals in the Dark

Here's the film I mentioned today...awfully darn good movie about...a rock.

5) Dave Alvin; Blue Wing; Wounded Heart of America
6) Suzy Bogguss; Outbound Plane; Wounded Heart of America
7) Steve Goodman; Six Hours Ahead of the Sun; Somebody Else's Troubles

8) Bob Dylan; Folsom Prison Blues; Basement Tapes
9) Bob Dylan; This Wheel's on Fire; Basement Tapes
10) Son Volt; Windfall; Trace

11) John Hiatt; Long Time Comin'; Terms of My Surrender
12) Willie Nelson & Merle Haggard; Somewhere Between; Django and Jimmie
13) Jay Farrar & Benjamin Gibbard; California Zephyr; One Fast Move or I'm Gone

14) Todd Snider; Slim Chance; The Excitement Plan

Sunday, June 28, 2015

June 28th, 2015

Hi All,

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

1) Bob Dylan; Blowing in the Wind; The Basement Tapes (Bootleg Series Vol. 11...previously unreleased version) 

2) Grace Potter & the Nocturnals; Ain't No Time; This is Somewhere
3) Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell; La Danse de la Joie; The Traveling Kind
4) Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell; I Just Wanted to See You So Bad; The Traveling Kind

Three for This One's for Him:  A Tribute to Guy Clark
 **The link is intended...I'll leave it to you to figure out the connection, which may well exist only in my mind

5) James McMurtry; Cold Dog Soup
6) Dublin Blues; Joe Ely
7) Patty Griffin; The Cape

8) Richard Thompson; She Never Could Resist a Winding Road; Still
9) Richard Thompson; The Guitar Song; Still

10) Bruce Springsteen; Wrecking Ball; Wrecking Ball
11) Merle Haggard & Willie Nelson; Don't Think Twice It's Alright; Django and Jimmie

Sunday, June 21, 2015

June 21st, 2015

Hi All,

All new shows lately...not always updated here, but summer is off to a good start.

Today's show went like this...

1) William Elliot Whitmore; Come Hell or High Water; Animals in the Dark

2) Fred Eaglesmith; Bailin Again; Bailin

**Fred makes me think of Mike--he's great too.

3) Bruce Springsteen; The River; The River
4) Warren Zevon; Knockin' on Heaven's Door; The Wind

5) John Fullbright; Happy; Songs
6) Townes Van Zandt; Colorado Bound; In the Beginning
7) Sturgill Simpson; Turtles all the Way Down; Metamodern Sounds in Country Music

8) Willie Nelson & Merle Haggard; Django and Jimmie; Django and Jimmie
9) Willie Nelson & Merle Haggard; It's All Going to Pot; Django and Jimmie
10) Rodney Crowell & Emmylou Harris; The Traveling King; The Traveling Kind
11) Rodney Crowell &; Emmyhou Harris; No Memories Hanging Around; The Traveling Kind

12) James McMurtry; Copper Canteen; Complicated Game
13) Jason Isbell; Flying Over Water; South Eastern
14) Guy Clark; LA Freeway;

15) Bob Dylan; I Shall be Released; The Basement Tapes (Bootleg Series vol. 11)

Sunday, June 07, 2015

June 7th, 2015

Hi All,

Here comes summer...

Playlist for June 7th went like this...

1) John Hiatt; We're Alright Now; Mystic Pinball

2) Steve Earle; Brand New Companion; Townes
3) Townes Van Zandt; Brand New Companion; Live at the Old Quarter
4)Billy Joe Shaver; White Freightliner Blues; Poet--A Tribute to TVZ

This book is really something...I mean really something.  It'll change the way you think about stuff.

Three from John Fullbright's newest...the release is called Songs

5) Happy
6) When You're Here
7) Keeping Hope Alive

8) Richard Thompson; From Galway to Graceland; Watching the Dark
9) Tom Waits; Hold On; Mule Variations
10) Hayes Carll; Beyond the Blues; A Case for Case 

Three from some re-mastered Bruce releases  

11) Does this Bus Stop at 82nd Street; Greetings from Asbury Park
12) The E Street Shuffle; Bruce Springsteen:  The Wild, The Innocent & The E Street Shuffle
13) Darkness on the Edge of Town; Darkness on the Edge of Town



Friday, May 29, 2015

May 24th and May 31st, 2014

Hi All,

The 24th was all Bob Dylan...in honor of his 74th birthday.  For the 31st we turned to Johnny Cash--spent the morning with just one release--something we seldom do on the show but that seemed appropriate. 

Talked a bit today about David Letterman--I really enjoyed this article from that fancy magazine I read every so often.