Playlists: Tell the Band to Go Home – April 2006

Episode #153
Sunday, April 2, 2006
2:00-4:00 pm central time
CJUM 101.5 UMFM in Winnipeg, Manitoba
www.umfm.com

Today a 2-hour celebration of great Canadian music. The Junos are especially silly this year, so it’s hard to consider winning or even being nominated a huge honour, but any celebration of great Canadian music is ok by me. With that in mind, this show looked at some of the better music being nominated, as well as some of the winners from the non-televised awards (which are always more important anyway).

Also, a listen to some of the great music put out by Sarah Harmer, who is in town this week. Not only does she put out great music on her own, but Harmer has been on more great Canadian albums than anyone I can think of, so we heard some of her contributions to others’ albums.

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

2:00pm – 2:30pm

Ron Sexsmith – Gold in them hills – Cobblestone Runway – CDN
Sexsmith & Kerr – Listen – Destination Unknown – CDN
Joel Plaskett – Happen now – La De Da – CDN
Neil Young – The painter – Prairie Wind – CDN
Kathleen Edwards – Copied keys – Back to Me – CDN
Luke Doucet – It’s not the liquor I miss – Broken (and other Rogue States) – CDN

2:30pm – 3:00pm

Blue Rodeo – Can’t help wondering why – Are You Ready? – CDN
Martha Wainwright – Far away – Martha Wainwright – CDN
Lynn Miles – Rainmaker – Love Sweet Love – CDN
Corb Lund – Hair in my eyes like a highland steer – Hair in my Eyes like a Highland Steer – CDN
The Duhks – The wagoner’s lad – The Duhks – CDN – WPG
Sarah Harmer – I am aglow – I’m a Mountain – CDN

3:00pm – 3:30pm

The Saddletramps – Boomerang – Indie-Can ’90 – CDN
Sarah Harmer & Jason Euringer – Trouble in the fields – Songs for Clem – CDN
Weeping Tile – Basement Apt. – eePee – CDN
Sarah Harmer – Capsized – You Were Here – CDN
Sarah Harmer – Peanut butter toast – For the Kids Too! – CDN
Sarah Harmer & the Tragically Hip – Silver road – Men with Brooms Sountrack – CDN
Luther Wright and the Wrongs – Mother – Rebuild the Wall – CDN

3:30pm – 4:00pm

Reid Jamieson – Holding out – The Unavoidable Truth – CDN
Jason Plumb – Old familiar ring – Under and Over – CDN
David Wilcox – High water rising – Rhythm of Love – CDN
The Weakerthans – Benediction – Reconstruction Site – CDN – WPG
Skydiggers – Dear Henry – Desmond’s Hip City – CDN
Rheostatics – Loving arms – The Story of Harmelodia – CDN

Upcoming shows:
Dale Nikkel – Any Day – Passages – CDN
Swing Soniq – It’s love for Heaven’s sake – Love Wild – CDN – WPG

Episode #154
Sunday, April 9, 2006
2:00-4:00 pm central time
CJUM 101.5 UMFM in Winnipeg, Manitoba
www.umfm.com

A bit of a mixed bag as usual. Some new releases and plenty of excitement about the release of the lineup for the Winnipeg Folk Festival.

Then, a compilation of compilations, as I pulled a bunch of great compilation discs off the shelf and dug up some gems.

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

2:00pm – 2:30pm

Josh Ritter – Snow is gone – Hello Starling

Winnipeg Folk Fest artists:
Willie P Bennett – Willie’s diamond Joe – Collectibles – CDN
Oh Susanna – Carrie Lee – Oh Susanna – CDN
John Rauhouse & Neko Case – River of no Return – Steel Guitar Rodeo
Alejandro Escovedo – Thirteen years – Thirteen Years

New music:
Calexico – All systems red (acoustic version) – www.casadecalexico.com
Garrison Starr – No man’s land – The Sound of You and Me

2:30pm – 3:00pm

The Complements – Something like happiness – Something like Happiness – CDN
Son Volt – Looking at the world through a windshield – A Retrospective: 1995-2000
Don Edwards – Coyote – Grizzly Man Soundtrack

Cool Compilations:
John Prine – Speed of the sound of loneliness – Country Outlaws: Renegade Country Music
Townes Van Zandt – Tecumseh Valley – Country Outlaws: Renegade Country Music
Robert Earl Keen – What I really mean – KGSR Broadcasts Vol. 13
Shawn Colvin – Not a drop of rain – KGSR Broadcasts Vol. 10

3:00pm – 3:30pm

Gillian Welch – Elvis Presley blues – KGSR Broadcasts Vol. 12
Fred Eaglesmith – Steam – Hobo Stew – CDN
Fred Eaglesmith – Lucille – Live at the Iron Horse Vol. 1 – CDN
Carolyn Mark – Fuzzy slippers – Roots on the Rails 2003 – CDN
Carolyn Mark – A flat miner – Frank Slide: 100 Years from Them – CDN
David Francey – Fishing seasons – All for a Song – CDNd

3:30pm – 4:00pm

Bob Snider – Old Nova Scotian – Moose: The Compilation – CDN
Bob Snider – I’m a cowboy now – Moose Lodge – CDN
Swank – Devil sway – Showdown – CDN
Twilight Hotel – Wrapped around your finger – headinthesandrecordsandfriends – CDN – WPG
Lewis Melville – Cast iron – Sixty Second Songs – CDN
Tannis Slimmon – These wheels – Truck Songs – CDN
John Langford and the Pine Valley Cosmonauts, with Neko Case – Poor Ellen Smith – The Executioner’s Last Songs Vol. 1
John Langford and the Pine Valley Cosmonauts, with Alejandro Escovedo and Dave Alvin – Bad news – The Executioner’s Last Songs Vol. 3
Neko Case & the Sadies – Rated X – Making Singles, Drinking Doubles

Matt Epp – You’ll find me alone – You’ll Find Me Alone – CDN – WPG

Episode #155
Sunday, April 16, 2006
2:00-4:00 pm central time
CJUM 101.5 UMFM in Winnipeg, Manitoba
www.umfm.com

It’s Easter Sunday. We try really hard not to delve into politics or religion on this show; we’re non-judgmental listening at its finest. But I have noticed that a lot of my favourite singer/songwriters have name-checked the man upstairs in songs that aren’t exactly religious. So, because I’m never one to pass up a fun and easy theme, we heard some songs for Jesus, and then some songs just for us down here.

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

2:00pm – 2:30pm

Slaid Cleaves – This morning I am born again – Broke Down
Rheostatics – Jesus was once a teenager too – Introducing Happiness – CDN
Jim White – If Jesus drove a motorhome – Drill a Hole in that Substrate and Tell Me What You See
Bocephus King – Jesus the bookie – All Children Believe in Heaven – CDN
Tom Waits – Chocolate Jesus – Mule Variations
Clem Snide – Jews for Jesus blues – End of Love
Garnet Rogers – Jesus and Elvis – Night Drive – CDN

2:30pm – 3:00pm

Willy Porter – Jesus on the grille – Dog Eared Dream
Stephen Fearing – Town called Jesus – That’s the Way I Walk – CDN
Tom Wilson – Jesus sings the blues – Slim X – CDN
Justin Rutledge & the Junction Forty – Lay me down sweet Jesus – No Never Alone – CDN
Wilco – Jesus, etc. – Yankee Hotel Foxtrot
Lyle Lovett – Church – Joshua Judges Ruth

3:00pm – 3:30pm

Iain Matthews – God looked down – God Looked Down
Lori McKenna – Bible song – Bittertown
Chuck Prophet – Summertime thing – No Other Love
Rodney Crowell – Earthbound – Fate’s Right Hand
Rod Picott – I coulda been the king – Stray Dogs
Chris Knight – Framed – Chris Knight

3:30pm – 4:00pm

Josh Ritter – Kathleen – Hello Starling
Jesse DeNatale – Shangri-La West – Shangri-La West
Richard Shindell – Waist deep in the big muddy – Vuelta
Nathan Wiley – Black bones – Bottom Dollar – CDN
Scott Nolan – Golden – No Bourbon & Bad Radio – CDN – WPG
Danny Michel – Coalmine – Fibsville – CDN
Jim Bryson – Sleeping in Toronto – The North Side Benches – CDN

Episode #156
Sunday, April 23, 2006
2:00-4:00 pm central time
CJUM 101.5 UMFM in Winnipeg, Manitoba
www.umfm.com

For some odd reason, we took a trip to the barnyard, with songs about chickens, poneys, and even some monkeys. Don’t ask.

In between all of that silliness, we had a visit from Todd Hunter & Jeff Derksen, who are about to release a new Todd Hunter Band disc, called “Life Is Good.” Todd is good, and so is the record. He’s not very silly though, and doesn’t know any songs about chickens, ponies, or monkeys. Oh well.

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

2:00pm – 2:30pm

Todd Hunter Band – Life Is Good – Life Is Good – CDN – WPG
Andy Sheppard – Beautiful Downtown Chicken – Andy Sheppard – CDN – WPG
Ron Hynes – Movie Scene – Ron Hynes – CDN
Jon Dee Graham – Amsterdam – Full
Jeff Daniels – If I weren’t so stupid, you wouldn’t be so smart – Live and Unplugged
Guy Davis – Skunkmello’s Dance of the Chickens – Skunkmello
Rae Spoon – Chicken Factory – Throw Some Dirt on Me – CDN

2:30pm – 3:00pm

Jason Ringenberg – Guitar pickin’ chicken – A Day at the Farm with Farmer Jason
Hayes Carll – Chickens – Little Rock
The Flatlanders – Eggs of your chickens – Wheels of Fortune
Fred Eaglesmith – Rooster fight – Balin – CDN
Todd Hunter Band – I will wait – Life Is Good – CDN – WPG
Todd Hunter Band – Gone – Life Is Good – CDN – WPG

Todd Hunter interview

3:00pm – 3:30pm

Todd Hunter BandNow I know – live performance – CDN – WPG
Todd Hunter BandGoodbye – live performance – CDN – WPG
Todd Hunter BandWe’re fine – Life Is Good – CDN – WPG
Lyle Lovett and his Large Band – Which way does that old pony run – Lyle Lovett and his Large Band

3:30pm – 4:00pm

Kasey Chambers – Pony – Wayward Angel
Caitlin Cary – Pony – While You Weren’t Looking
Diana Jones – Pony – My Remembrance of You
Chuck Prophet – What makes the monkey dance – No Other Love
Chuck Prophet – Monkey in the middle – Age of Miracles
The Sadies – Monkey & cork – Stories Often Told – CDN

Episode #157
Sunday, April 30, 2006
2:00-4:00 pm central time
CJUM 101.5 UMFM in Winnipeg, Manitoba
www.umfm.com

Featuring a phone interview with the great Andy Sheppard, and we celebrate the return of the Shrine Circus and we pay tribute to Bruce Springsteen and his fantastic new tribute record.

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

2:00pm – 2:30pm

Colin Hay – Waiting for my real life to begin – Going Somewhere
Colin Hay – Beautiful world – Going Somewhere
David Francey – Red-winged blackbird – Torn Screen Door – CDN
Old Man Luedeke – Roustabout – Hinterland – CDN
Andy Sheppard – Dragonfly helicopter – Andy Sheppard – CDN – WPG
Andy Sheppard – King Mzi – Andy Sheppard – CDN – WPG
Andy Sheppard – Intimate awkward – Andy Sheppard – CDN – WPG

2:30pm – 3:00pm

Andy Sheppard interview

Andy Sheppard – Until next time – Andy Sheppard – CDN – WPG
Nathan – I left my station – Jimson Weed – CDN – WPG

3:00pm – 3:30pm

Dave Lang – It’s a circus – Big Moutain Indian Plains – CDN
David Wilcox – Breakfast at the circus – Breakfast at the Circus – CDN
Kim Richey – The circus song (can’t let go) – Rise
Rod Picott – Angels and acrobats – Stray Dogs

Bruce Springsteen – Pay me my money down – We Shall Overcome: The Seeger Sessions
Pete Seeger – Jesse James – American Favorite Ballads Vol. 2

3:30pm – 4:00pm

Townes Van Zandt – Racing in the streets – Born to Run 2003: The Best of the Boss Volume One
Martyn Joseph – Thunder road – Run to Cover
Dan Bern – Nebraska – Born to Run 2003: The Best of the Boss Volume One
Patty Griffin – Stolen car – 1,000 Kisses
Bruce SpringsteenErie Canal – We Shall Overcome: The Seeger Sessions

Billy Bragg & Wilco – California stars – Mermaid Avenue


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