July 8, 2007

I’m off enjoying myself at Folk Fest, and you should be too. I know how much the regulars just hate to have to choose between Folk Fest and TTBTGH, so I’ll make the choice easy for you. This week we’re going to take a trip back in the ttbtgh time machine and listen to an episode first broadcast way back on April 9, 2006.

At the time, I had this to say about the show:
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.

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

2:00pm – 2:30pm

Josh Ritter – Snow is gone – Hello Starling
Winnipeg Folk Fest (2006) 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

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