July 16, 2006

Hard to believe it’s over for another year, but another Winnipeg Folk Festival has come and gone. Of course there were some highlights and some celebrity encounters, the tales of which made up much of today’s show.

But over the past few weeks there’s been a ton of new CDs that have found their way into my collection, and the rest of the show was made up of some great new arrivals.

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Episode #168
Sunday, July 16, 2006
2:00-4:30 pm central time
CJUM 101.5 UMFM in Winnipeg, Manitoba
www.umfm.com

Hard to believe it’s over for another year, but another Winnipeg Folk Festival has come and gone. Of course there were some highlights and some celebrity encounters, the tales of which made up much of today’s show.

But over the past few weeks there’s been a ton of new CDs that have found their way into my collection, and the rest of the show was made up of some great new arrivals.

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

2:00pm – 2:30pm

Folk Fest Highlights:
Greg Macpherson – Kingston – Sun Beats Down! – CDN – WPG
Crooked Still – Orphan Girl – Hop High
Oh Susanna – Kings Road – Sleepy Little Sailor – CDN
Willie P Bennett – Blackie and the Rodeo King – Blackie and the Rodeo King – CDN
Fred Eaglesmith – 18 Wheels – Milly’s Café – CDN
Son Volt – 6 String Belief – 6 String Belief DVD
Alejandro Escovedo String Quintet – Rosalie – Room of Songs

2:30pm – 3:00pm

Steve Earle – Comin’ Around – The Revolution Starts Now
Matt Epp – You’ll Find Me Alone – You’ll Find Me Alone – CDN – WPG
Tannis Slimmon – Falling Together – Oak Lake – CDN

Paul Kelly & the Stormwater Boys – Passed Over – Foggy Highway

New Music:
John Gorka – Writing in the Margins – Writing in the Margins
Martyn Joseph – Can’t Breathe – Deep Blue

3:00pm – 3:30pm

Peter Mulvey – Girl in the Hi-Tops – The Knuckleball Suite
The Audreys – You & Steve McQueen – Between Last Night and Us
The Paperboys – California – The Road to Ellenside – CDN
Jim Byrnes – Lay Me Down Sweet Jesus – House of Refuge – CDN
Johnsmith – Cold Cold Ground – Break Me Open
Slaid Cleaves – Call it Sleep – Unsung

3:30pm – 4:00pm

Ray Lamontagne – Empty – Live from Bonnaroo 2005
Radney Foster – Fools that Dream – This World We Live In
Alejandro Escovedo – Deer Head on the Wall – The Boxing Mirror
Johnny Cash – On the Evening Train – American V: A Hundred Highways
Johnny Cash – Letter Edged in Black – Personal File
Kris Kristofferson – The Last Thing to Go – This Old Road
Kris Kristofferson – Don’t Let the Bastards Get You Down – Broken Freedom Song: Live from San Francisco

4:00 – 4:30 – bonus! Super-sized segment!

Todd Hunter Band – Life Is Good – Life Is Good – CDN – WPG
Danny Michel – Into the Flame – Valhalla – CDN
Kristin McCaig – This House – Drive – CDN
Melissa McClelland – You Know I Love You Baby – Thumbelina’s One Night Stand – CDN
Penny Lang – Let Me Fly – Stone + Sand + Sea + Sky – CDN


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