Playlists: Tell the Band to Go Home – December 2004

Sunday, December 5, 2004
2:00-4:00 pm central time
CJUM 101.5 UMFM in Winnipeg, Manitoba
www.umfm.com

I always have fun doing this show, but rarely so much fun as I did hanging out with two truly great people who play truly great music. I’ve been a fan of Michael Johnston and Reid Jamieson on their own, but seeing and hearing them perform together live is an experience unto itself, and one that I won’t soon forget. They came in for a set of originals and fabulous covers and lots of fun.

Artist – Song title – Album Title – CDN=Canadian – WPG=Winnipeg artist

2:00pm – 2:30pm

Michael Johnston – My curious heart – Curious Heart – CDN – WPG
Reid Jamieson – Paperback fantasy – live performance (also on The Unavoidable Truth) – CDN
Reid Jamieson – Last day of the year – live performance (also on The Unavoidable Truth) – CDN
Michael Johnston – Katie – live performance (also on Curious Heart) – CDN – WPG

2:30pm – 3:00pm

Michael Johnston & Reid Jamieson – Twilight – live performance – CDN
Reid Jamieson & Michael Johnston – I still miss someone – live performance – CDN
Michael Johnston – Petrazalka (Missin’ Manitoba and you) – Curious Heart – CDN – WPG
Reid Jamieson – The sum of your parts – The Unavoidable Truth – CDN

3:00pm – 3:30pm

Melissa McClelland & Lisa Winn – O holy night – CDN
The Ladybird Sideshow – That train – Live at the Orange Lounge – CDN
The Wailin’ Jennys – Arlington – 40 Days – CDN – WPG
Tres Chicas – In a while – Sweetwater
Mike Plume – Dancing on the wind – Rock and Roll Recordings Vol. 1 – CDN
Mike Plume Band – If there ever was a fool – Song & Dance, Man – CDN
Mike Plume – One of those days – Rock and Roll Recordings Vol. 1 – CDN
Fred Eaglesmith – Rodeo boy – 50 Odd Dollars – CDN

3:30pm – 4:00pm

Todd Snider – Alcohol and pills – East Nashville Skyline
Fred Eaglesmith – Hallelujah – CMT Christmas – CDN
Jason Plumb – Satellite – Under and Over – CDN
Ox – Miss Idaho – IPX No. 6 – CDN
Ox – She shot me down – Dust Bowl Revival – CDN
Barry Mclaughlin – Am I the one for you? – Pieces – CDN
Susan Crowe – Whippoorwill – Book of Days – CDN

Sunday, December 12, 2004
2:00-4:00 pm central time
CJUM 101.5 UMFM in Winnipeg, Manitoba
www.umfm.com

The best of 2004 continues, as we planned to speak with a couple of great acts that call BC home. It’s always great to introduce Winnipeg to great artists, and I’m so glad that we got to hear some of the great music of Bruce Knauer and Swank. We were supposed to do interviews with both, but those pesky time zones got in the way, and we got our wires a bit crossed. I called Bruce and got him out of the shower to do an interview, but Swank was MIA. We’ll try again next week!

Artist – Song title – Album Title – CDN=Canadian – WPG=Winnipeg artist

2:00 – 3:00

The Populars – Deep end – Five – CDN
Mike Plume – Christmas in prison – recorded live at the Studome – CDN
Robert Earl Keen – Merry Christmas from the family – No. 2 Live Dinner
Swank – Santa Claus is out on bail – Christmas Is Fun – CDN
John Guliak – The little ease – 7 Stories and 13 Songs – CDN

2:30pm – 3:00pm

Carolyn Mark – Not a doll – The Pros and Cons of Collaboration – CDN
Neko Case – Wayfaring stranger – The Tigers Have Spoken
Colin Linden – Skeleton key – recorded live on UMFM (also on Big Mouth) – CDN
Tony Furtado – These chains – These Chains
Ben Arnold – Calico kid – Calico
Peter Mulvey – Charlie – Kitchen Music
Jeffrey Foucault – 4&20 Blues – Stripping Cane
Kieran Kane & Kevin Welch – Jersey devil – You Can’t Save Everybody

3:00pm – 3:30pm

David Francey – Highway 95 – The Waking Hour – CDN
Neal Casal – Maybe California – Leaving Traces: Songs 1994 – 2004
Bruce Knauer – Allnight breakfast special – Allnight Breakfast Special – CDN
Bruce Knauer – Feeling good – Allnight Breakfast Special – CDN
My Morning Jacket – Bermuda highway – Acoustic Citsuoca Live! at the Startime Pavilion
Lynn Miles – Black flowers – Unravel – CDN

3:30pm – 4:00pm

Bruce Knauer interview

Bruce Knauer – Dancing in my head – Allnight Breakfast Special – CDN
Ross – Radical heart – Radical Heart
Swank – Christmas is fun – Christmas Is Fun – CDN
Doug & Jess Reimer – I’m knockin’ – recorded live on UMFM – CDN – WPG

(81 – 88) Sunday, December 19, 2004
2:00-4:00 pm central time
CJUM 101.5 UMFM in Winnipeg, Manitoba
www.umfm.com

Even Desmond Howl gets in the Christmas spirit once in a while, and so we enjoyed a rare afternoon of Christmas favourites. Not all Christmas music is cheesy, as we proved today.

Also, we finally caught up with Vancouver roots-rockers Swank, who gathered around a speakerphone for a wild and entertaining interview.

Artist – Song title – Album Title – CDN=Canadian – WPG=Winnipeg artist

2:00 – 3:00

Dave Bidini – Little black snowflake – The First Christmas – CDN
Kelly Willis & Bruce Robison – Baby, it’s cold outside – Happy Holidays from Kelly Willis & Bruce Robison
Swank – How do we do – The Survival Issue – CDN

Swank interview

2:30pm – 3:00pm

Swank – Blackflies – The Survival Issue – CDN
Paper Moon – Your attitude towards cuttlefish – Somebody Needs a Timeout – CDN – WPG
Pop Addiction Foundation – Vegetables – Somebody Needs a Timeout – CDN – WPG
The Wailin’ Jennys – Sun’s gonna rise – The Wailin’ Jennys – CDN – WPG

3:00pm – 3:30pm

Paul Kelly – How to make gravy – Words & Music
Universal Honey – Little Christmas tree – Can’t Stop Thinking about Christmas – CDN
The Kelele Brothers – Father Christmas – Has-Beens & Wives – CDN
Mike Plume – Merry Christmas to you – recorded live at the Studome – CDN
Robert Earl Keen – Merry Christmas from the family – No. 2 Live Dinner
John Prine – Christmas in prison – Sweet Revenge
Mary Gauthier – Christmas in paradise – Filth & Fire

3:30pm – 4:00pm

Steve Earle – Nothing but a child – Copperhead Road
Fred Eaglesmith – Go tell it on the mountain – CMT Christmas – CDN
The Skydiggers – Good king Wenceslas – Still Restless – CDN
Oh Susanna – It came upon a midnight clear – CMT Christmas – CDN
Lyle Lovett – Christmas morning – The Road to Ensenada
Shawn Colvin – Silent night – Holiday Songs and Lullabies
Reid Jamieson – The last day of the year – The Unavoidable Truth – CDN


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