Playlists: Tell the Band to Go Home – January 2005

89 Sunday, January 2, 2005
2:00 – 6:00 pm central time
CJUM 101.5 UMFM in Winnipeg, Manitoba
www.umfm.com

2004 was such a good year for music that I couldn’t possibly fit the best of the year into 2 hours. This week, the show was super-sized, with an extra two hours to fill, and I still couldn’t get through all of the best of the year.

Complicating matters somewhat was a blizzard that got me thinking all about snow for a while, but more importantly, Jan. 1 is the anniversary of the deaths of two of the greatest songwriters of all time, Hank Williams and Townes Van Zandt, and any good singer/songwriter program MUST pay tribute to those two legends. I decided to do like the good shows do and pay my own tribute.

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

2:00 – 2:30

The Winnipeg blizzard blues:
Blackie & the Rodeo Kings – Driftin’ snow – High or Hurtin’ – CDN
Chris Brown & Kate Fenner – Snow – Other People’s Heavens – CDN
Fred Eaglesmith – Cumberland county – Falling Stars and Broken Hearts – CDN
Emmylou Harris – Roses in the snow – Roses in the Snow
Anne Louise Genest – In Canada the winters are long – Big Dream – CDN
Lynn Harrison – Yes it’s cold in Winnipeg – Learning Curve – CDN
Mike O’Neill – Wintertime – Owl – CDN

(Some of) The Best of 2004:
Luke Doucet – Judy Garland – Outlaws: Live & Unreleased – CDN

2:30pm – 3:00pm

Luke Doucet – Gun St. girl – Outlaws: Live & Unreleased – CDN
Michelle Rasky – Into the new – Your Love’s Like Spring – CDN
Po’ Girl – Movin’ on – Vagabond Lullabies – CDN
Po’ Girl – Driving – Vagabond Lullabies – CDN
Neko Case – Soulful shade of blue – The Tigers Have Spoken
Neko Case – Rated X – The Tigers Have Spoken

3:00pm – 3:30pm

Loretta Lynn – High on a mountain top – Van Lear Rose
Nathan – I left my station – Jimson Weed – CDN – WPG
Nathan – Stone – Jimson Weed – CDN – WPG
The Wailin’ Jennys – Ten mile stilts – 40 Days – CDN – WPG
The Wailin’ Jennys – Beautiful dawn – 40 Days – CDN – WPG
Easily Amused – Predictable – Simple Stuff – CDN – WPG
Easily Amused – Song for Belfast – Simple Stuff – CDN – WPG

3:30pm – 4:00pm

Chuck Prophet – Pin a rose on me – Age of Miracles
Chuck Prophet – You did (bomp shooby dooby bomp) – Age of Miracles
Ben Arnold – Calico kid – Calico
Ben Arnold – House of cards – Calico
Reid Jamieson – Paperback fantasy – The Unavoidable Truth – CDN
Reid Jamieson – Grass & dirt – The Unavoidable Truth – CDN
Michael Johnston – Katie – Curious Heart – CDN – WPG

4:00pm – 4:30pm

Michael Johnston – The country north of Peterborough – Curious Heart – CDN – WPG
Feist – Mushaboom – Let It Die – CDN
Feist – Gatekeeper – Let It Die – CDN
Johnsmith – Friend of the coyote – Kickin’ This Stone
Johnsmith – Don’t put me in a box – Kickin’ This Stone
Ray Lamontagne – Hannah – Trouble

4:30pm – 5:00pm

Iron & Wine – Naked as we came – Our Endless Numbered Days
Kim Barlow – Slim pickins – luckyburden – CDN
Kevin Fox – By & by – Come Alive – CDN
Jory Nash – Waiting for animals to come – Spaz Loves Weezie – CDN
Joel Kroeker – The smallest room – Melodrama – CDN
Paul Kelly – These are the days – Ways & Means

5:00pm – 5:30pm

Nathan Wiley – Best that I can do – High Low – CDN
Kelly Joe Phelps – I am the light of the world – Tap the Red Cane Whirlwind

A Tribute to Hank & Townes:
Emmylou Harris – Alone and forsaken – Timeless
Townes Van Zandt – Pancho & Lefty – Legend
Townes Van Zandt – If I needed you – Legend
Steve Earle – Tecumseh Valley – Train a Comin’

5:30pm – 6:00pm

Guy Clark – To live’s to fly – Poet: A Tribute to Townes Van Zandt
The Be Good Tanyas – Waiting around to die – Chinatown – CDN
Townes Van Zandt – White freightliner blues – Legend
Townes Van Zandt – No lonesome tune – Legend
Robert Earl Keen – Mr. Mudd & Mr. Gold – Poet: A Tribute to Townes Van Zandt
Townes Van Zandt – Fraulein – The Late Great Townes Van Zandt
Townes Van Zandt – Honky tonkin’ – The Late Great Townes Van Zandt

90 Sunday, January 9, 2005
2:00-4:00 pm central time
CJUM 101.5 UMFM in Winnipeg, Manitoba
www.umfm.com

First off, another lengthy trip down memory lane, as we listened to the sounds of one of my favourite bands of all time, Skydiggers. We heard some of their stuff and some related artists.

Also on the show, a look ahead to a great upcoming show at The West End on Jan. 19 and Mary Gauthier’s new album, which comes out in February.

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

2:00 – 2:30

Skydiggers – Desmond’s hip city – Desmond’s Hip City – CDN
Skydiggers – At 24 – Skydiggers – CDN
Skydiggers – Feel you closer – Restless – CDN
Skydiggers – A penny more – Restless – CDN
Skydiggers – 80 Odd hours – Just Over this Mountain – CDN
Skydiggers – Radio waves – Road Radio – CDN
Skydiggers – What do you see? – Road Radio – CDN
Skydiggers – Dear Henry – Desmond’s Hip City – CDN

2:30pm – 3:00pm

Skydiggers – Just before the rain – There and Back – CDN
Skydiggers – Sweet heartache – Bittersweet Harmony – CDN
Skydiggers – Even when you fall – Road Radio
SkydiggersBiloxi – There and Back – CDN
Paul Macleod – Giants – Tell the Band to Go Home – CDN
Paul Macleod – Ghosts – Close and Play – CDN
Paul Macleod – Cruelty – Tell the Band to Go Home – CDN

3:00pm – 3:30pm

The Cash Brothers – Nebraska – How Was Tomorrow? – CDN
The Cash Brothers – Give me your hips – A Brand New Night – CDN
Tannis Slimmon – Why can’t you read my mind – Oak Lake – CDN
Hawksley Workman – Anger as beauty – Lover/Fighter – CDN
Serena Ryder – Just another day – Unlikely Emergency – CDN

3:30pm – 4:00pm

JP Hoe – Lady bliss – The Here in Review – CDN – WPG
Kate Maki – Old guitar – The Sun Will Find Us – CDN
Ruth Minnikin – Snow day – Ruth Minnikin – CDN
Mary Gauthier – Your sister cried – Eaglesmith: A Tribute to Fred Eaglesmith
Mary Gauthier – I drink – Drag Queens in Limousines
Peter Case – Coulda shoulda woulda – Flying Saucer Blues

91 Sunday, January 16, 2005
2:00-4:00 pm central time
CJUM 101.5 UMFM in Winnipeg, Manitoba
www.umfm.com

Plenty going on, as usual. New (to my collection, anyway) music from Alejandro Escovedo and Radney Foster had me looking back on the incredible work those gents have put out thus far.

In hour 2, we took at and a listen to a great show rolling through town on Wednesday the 19th, featuring Kate Maki, Ruth Minnikin, Dale Murray, Nathan Lawr, and Ryan Bishops. I had planned to speak with Kate Maki about her new disc, but a broken windsheild wiper blade kept her busy (I guess she’s in charge of wiper blades on the tour), so we spoke with Nathan Lawr instead.

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

2:00 – 2:30

The Guthries – Season to leave – Off Windmill – CDN
Buddy Miller – Worry too much – Universal United House of Prayer
Calexico – Wave – Por Vida: A Tribute to the Songs of Alejandro Escovedo
Alejandro Escovedo – Rhapsody – A Man Under the Influence
Alejandro Escovedo – Thirteen years – Thirteen Years
Alejandro Escovedo – Gift for the crow – CD single

2:30pm – 3:00pm

Radney Foster – Never gonna fly – And Then There’s Me (the Back Porch Sessions)
Radney Foster – I’ve got a picture – KGSR Broadcasts Vol. 8
Radney Foster – Folding money – See What You Want to See
Radney Foster – A fine line – Del Rio, TX 1959
Dixie Chicks – Never say die – Wide Open Spaces
Patty Griffin – Let him fly – Living with Ghosts
The Gourds – On time – Blood of the Ram

3:00pm – 3:30pm

Nathan Lawr – We go down – Minotaur Orchestra – CDN
Nathan Lawr interview
Nathan Lawr – Bite your tongue – Minotaur Orchestra – CDN
Kate Maki – Defend the end – The Sun Will Find Us – CDN
Ruth Minnikin – Old faithful – Marooned & Blue – CDN
Ryan Bishops – Civilization – Silver Spooned & Hammered – CDN
The Guthries – We know what we’re doing – The Guthries – CDN
Kate Maki – Forever blue – The Sun Will Find Us – CDN

3:30pm – 4:00pm

Jill Barber – In perfect time – Oh Heart – CDN
Jessy Bell-Smith – Johnny – Kitchen Music – CDN
Sarah Harmer – Don’t get your back up – You Were Here – CDN
JP Hoe – Fine – The Here in Review EP – CDN – WPG
JP Hoe – Sing me a song – recorded live on UMFM – CDN – WPG
Reid Jamieson – Imaginary lifestyle – The Noise in my Chest – CDN

92 Sunday, January 23, 2005
2:00-4:00 pm central time
CJUM 101.5 UMFM in Winnipeg, Manitoba
www.umfm.com

Today, a surprise visit from Dan Frechette, who’s having a CD release party at The West End Cultural Centre on January 28.

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

2:00pm – 2:30pm

Jason & the Scorchers – Cry by night operator – A Blazing Grace
Cracker – Sinola cowboy – Countrysides
Calexico – Corona – Convict Pool
The Sadies – Pass the chutney – Tremendous Efforts – CDN
Neko Case – In California – Canadian Amp
Gillian Welch – Annabelle – Revival
Ryan Adams – My winding wheel – Heartbreaker

2:30pm – 3:00pm

Geoff Berner – Whiskey rabbi – Whiskey Rabbi – CDN
Geoff Berner – The traveller’s curse – Whiskey Rabbi – CDN
Jeff Daniels – If I weren’t so stupid, you wouldn’t be so smart – Live and Unplugged to Benefit the Purple Rose Theater
Raisins in the Sun – Candy from a stranger – Raisins in the Sun
Steve Thrower – How’s Ernie? – 20 Odd Hollers 2
Fred Eaglesmith – Steam – Hobo Stew – CDN
Fred Eaglesmith – When the rains came – Hobo Too – CDN
Jackie Greene – Honey I been thinking about you – Sweet Somewhere Bound

3:00pm – 3:30pm

Shannon Lyon – The hobo song – Bound – CDN
Blair Packham – The opportunists – Could’ve Been King – CDN
Blair Packham – Crying a river for you – Everything That’s Good – CDN
The Jitters – ‘Til the fever breaks – Louder than Words – CDN
Jon Dee Graham – E. 11th St. – KGSR Broadcasts Vol. 12
Damien Rice – Volcano – KGSR Broadcasts Vol. 12

3:30pm – 4:00pm

Dan Frechette – The horse & buggy rag – live in-studio (also on Lucky Day) – CDN – WPG

Dan Frechette interview

Dan Frechette – Grandpa worked a porn store – live in-studio – CDN – WPG
Dan Frechette – Lucky day – live in-studio (also on Lucky Day) – CDN – WPG
Easily Amused – No one’s fool – recorded live on UMFM (also on Simple Stuff) – CDN – WPG
Jason Plumb – Wide open – recorded live on UMFM (also on Under and Over) – CDN

93 Sunday, January 30, 2005
2:00-4:00 pm central time
CJUM 101.5 UMFM in Winnipeg, Manitoba
www.umfm.com

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

2:00 – 3:00

Iron & Wine – Naked as we came – Our Endless Numbered Days
My Morning Jacket – Bermuda highway – Acoustic Citsuoca Live!
Nick Lowe – What’s shaking on the hill – Party of One
Dale Murray – On our way – A Midwinter Night’s Dream – CDN
Kathleen Edwards – Westby – Failer – CDN
Jim Bryson – February – The Occasionals – CDN
Jim Bryson – Somewhere else – The North Side Benches – CDN
Ox – Miss Idaho – IPX No. 6 – CDN

2:30pm – 3:00pm

Leeroy Stagger – Beautiful house – Beautiful House – CDN
Neko Case – Things that scare me – Blacklisted
Andy Stochansky – House of gold – Shine EP – CDN
Jason Plumb – Bring everything – Under and Over – CDN
Waltons – Colder than you – Liv – CDN
Alex Murdoch – Headspins – Polyphonic – CDN
Darren Day & the Fading Hopes – Anne – This Evening Tonight – CDN – WPG

3:00pm – 3:30pm

Michael Johnston – The country north of Peterborough – Curious Heart – CDN – WPG
Easily Amused – Only a girl – Simple Stuff – CDN – WPG
JP Hoe – Don’t forget – recorded live on UMFM – CDN – WPG
Greg Brown – ‘Cept you and me babe – Covenant
Mary Gauthier – Good-bye – Filth & Fire
Jon Dee Graham – Lonesome valley – The Great Battle
FortyTwenty – Sober and stupid – Sober and Stupid

3:30pm – 4:00pm

Blackie & the Rodeo Kings – Remedy – Kings of Love – CDN
Bobby Bare’s Young Criminals’ Starvation League – Borrow your girl – From the End of your Leash
Nels Andrews – Central avenue romance – Sunday Shoes
Scott Nolan – Rosie – headinthesandrecordsandfriends – CDN – WPG
Chris Knight – Framed – Chris Knight
Darren Day and the Fading Hopes – Year of the shark – This Evening Tonight – CDN – WPG


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