Playlists: Tell the Band to Go Home – December 2008

Episode #288
Sunday, December 7, 2008
2:00-4:00 pm central time
CJUM 101.5 UMFM in Winnipeg, Manitoba
www.umfm.com
Before we really started diving in to the best of 2008, we paused to look back at the year in music for 2007, and especially some great ’07 releases that didn’t reach my ears until ’08. There was time for a few festive numbers and requests before starting through the mountain of great 2008 releases.
Artist – Song title – Album Title – CDN=Canadian – WPG=Winnipeg artist
2:00pm – 2:30pm
Steve Earle – Down Here Below – Washington Square Serenade
Robert Plant & Alison Krauss – Please Read the Letter – Raising Sand
Jim White – Jailbird – Transnormal Skiperoo
Don Brownrigg – These a.m. Times – Wander Songs – CDN
Matthew de Zoete – Not on Fire – Bottom of the World – CDN

2:30pm – 3:00pm
Andy Swan – Can I Pay You With Sunshine? – Ottawa – CDN
Patrick Park – Here We Are – Everyone’s in Everyone
Pat Robitaille – I Can Do Better – Summer of Love – CDN
Kate Nash – Merry Happy – Made of Bricks
Blaze Foley – Baby Can I Crawl Back to You? – Cold, Cold World
Lucinda Williams – Drunken Angel – Car Wheels on a Gravel Road (Deluxe Edition bonus disc)
Hayes Carll – Grateful for Christmas – live recording
Cam Penner – Balsam Fir – Balsam Fir EP – CDN

3:00pm – 3:30pm
David Francey – Paper Boy – Far End of Summer – CDN
Martyn Joseph – Kiss the World Beautiful – Evolved
Malcolm Holcombe – Evelyn – Gamblin’ House
Tom Russell – Who’s Gonna Build Your Wall? – The Wounded Heart of America
Ian Tyson – Navajo Rug – Live at Long View – CDN
Ian Tyson – My Cherry Colored Rose – Yellowhead to Yellowston and Other Love Stories – CDN

3:30pm – 4:00pm
Chuck Prophet – Bob Wills Is Still the King – Dreaming Waylon’s Dream
Alejandro Escovedo – Real as an Animal – Real Animal
Jon Dee Graham – Remain – Swept Away
Cameron Latimer – Empty Saddle – Fallen Apart – CDN
Ridley Bent – Cry – Buckles & Boots – CDN – WPG
Dustin Bentall – I Don’t Miss Being 23 – recorded live on UMFM – CDN
Leeroy Stagger – Carol – Depression River – CDN
Episode #289
Sunday, December 14, 2008
2:00-4:00 pm central time
CJUM 101.5 UMFM in Winnipeg, Manitoba
www.umfm.com
A very special celebration of great music and great friends, as we opened up the studio doors for listeners to drop by, say hello, and check out the best of 2008. Jaine was on hand with awesome holiday cookies, Jeremy was on hand for his first ever radio appearance, KK came by to help keep things running, and loyal listener Dean sat in. Many other great friends came and went, and through it all, we managed to get in some of the best music of ’08 as well as a few festive classics.
Also, an interview with one of my favourite discoveries of the year, Edmonton’s Chloe Albert, recent winner of Best New/Emerging Artist at the Canadian Folk Music Awards.
Artist – Song title – Album Title – CDN=Canadian – WPG=Winnipeg artist
2:00pm – 2:30pm
David Francey – The First Noel – Carols for a Christmas Eve – CDN
Chic Gamine – Paper Moon – Chic Gamine – CDN – WPG
Chloe Albert – Drag On – Dedicated State – CDN
Chloe Albert interview
2:30pm – 3:00pm
Chloe Albert – Love Will Come Around – Dedicated State – CDN
Christina Martin – Two Hearts – Two Hearts – CDN
Old Man Luedecke – In the Beginning – Proof of Love – CDN
Annabelle Chvostek – Resilience – Resilience – CDN
Skydiggers – Hello Beautiful Life – City of Sirens – CDN
Easton Stagger Phillips – Stormy – One for the Ditch
Justin Townes Earle – Lone Pine Hill – The Good Life

3:00pm – 3:30pm
Shannon Lyon – Same Old Walk – El Sol – CDN
Danny Michel – I’m ‘a Love You – Feather, Fur & Fin – CDN
Luke Doucet and the White Falcon – Long Haul Driver – Blood’s Too Rich – CDN
Ryan Adams & the Cardinals – Magick – Cardinology – CDN
Brock Zeman – Plain Wild – $100 Difference – CDN

3:30pm – 4:00pm
Kathleen Edwards – Oh Canada – Asking for Flowers – CDN
James McMurtry – Ruby and Carlos – Just Us Kids
Robert Earl Keen – Merry Christmas from the Family – No. 2 Live Dinner
Alejandro Escovedo – Gift for the Crow – CD single
Swank – Christmas Is Fun – Christmas Is Fun EP – CDN
Episode #290
Sunday, December 21, 2008
2:00-6:00 pm central time
CJUM 101.5 UMFM in Winnipeg, Manitoba
www.umfm.com
Our annual Holiday marathon of festive favourites, best of the year, and all around fun. This year I was joined by the always charming and amusing Carter with his jokes and trivia questions to liven things up.
Artist – Song title – Album Title – CDN=Canadian – WPG=Winnipeg artist
2:00pm – 2:30pm
JP Hoe – Older – charity single – CDN – WPG
Nick Lowe – Time I Took a Holiday – Dig My Mood
Scouting for Girls – I Need a Holiday – Scouting for Girls
Jesse DeNatale – Dreamer’s Holiday – Soul Parade
Vince Guaraldi – Christmas Time Is Here – A Charlie Brown Christmas

2:30pm – 3:00pm
Tom Waits – Silent Night – S.O.S. United benefit album
Neko Case – Christmas Card from a Hooker in Minneapolis – New Coat of Paint: Songs of Tom Waits
Mike Plume – Silent Night All Day Long – recorded live at the StuDome – CDN
John Prine – Christmas in Prison – Sweet Revenge
Danny Michel – Snowglobe – Welcome Home (1997-2007) – CDN
Whiskeytown – Houses on the Hill – Strangers Almanac
Cora Jones – Neal Casal – A Christmas to Remember
The Handsome Family – So Much Wine – In the Air

3:00pm – 3:30pm
Oliver Schroer – Beneath the Ice, They Heard Bells – Stuck on a Cold Steel Pole – CDN
Bob Snider – Lila – Stuck on a Cold Steel Pole – CDN
Loudon Wainwright III – Suddenly, It’s Christmas – Career Moves
Robert Earl Keen – Happy Holiday’s Y’all – Walking Distance
Kelly Willis & Bruce Robison – Please Daddy, Don’t Get Drunk – Happy Holidays
Bob Wills – When It’s Christmas on the Range – A Keen Little Stu & Kathy Christmas

3:30pm – 4:00pm
Jill Barber – This Christmas – digital single – CDN
Oh Susanna – It Came Upon a Midnight Clear – CMT Christmas – CDN
Melissa McClelland – O Holy Night – digital single – CDN
Voices on the Verge – I’ll Be Home for Christmas – digital single
Paper Moon – I Hope It’s Something Good – Zunior Holiday Collection 2005 – CDN – WPG

4:00pm – 4:30pm
Paper Moon – Witness – What Are You Going to Do with Me – CDN – WPG
Lindy – Beautifully Undone – Suspension of Disbelief – CDN – WPG
The Weakerthans – Reconstruction Site – Reconstruction Site – CDN – WPG
The Details – Strings and Ribbons – CD single – CDN – WPG

4:30pm – 5:00pm
The Paperbacks – If I Make it through this Winter – An Episode of Sparrows – CDN – WPG
The New Meanies – I Wanna Play – Highways – CDN – WPG
The New Meanies – Letting Time Pass – Three Seeds – CDN – WPG
The Rocky Fortune – Have a Merry Boxing Day – digital single – CDN
Swank! – Santa Claus Is Out on Bail – Christmas Is Fun – CDN
Drive-By Truckers – Hope Santa’s Out of Rehab for Christmas – Flagpole Christmas

5:00pm – 5:30pm
Serena Ryder – Calling to Say – digital single – CDN
Emm Gryner – Crazy Train – Girl Versions – CDN
Steve Earle – Tennessee Blues – Washington Square Serenade
Shannon McNally – Tennessee Blues – Geronimo
Guy Clark – Dublin Blues – Dublin Blues
Slaid Cleaves – I Feel the Blues Moving In – Broke Down
NQ Arbuckle – Mixkin Dancehall Blues – Hanging the Battle Scarred Pinata – CDN

5:30pm – 6:00pm
The D. Rangers – New Years Blues – The Paw-Paw Patch – CDN – WPG
Band of Horses – Marry Song – Cease to Begin
Band of Horses – The First Song – Everything All the Time
The Damnwells – XMas Eve – digital single
Fred Eaglesmith – Hallelujah – CMT Christmas – CDN
Episode #291
Sunday, December 28, 2008
12:00-4:30 pm central time
CJUM 101.5 UMFM in Winnipeg, Manitoba
www.umfm.com
2008 was a great year for music, and even in 4 1/2 hours, we couldn’t go over it all, although we did our best to look at many of this year’s highlights. Speaking of highlights, the show included a great chat with my favourite artist of the year, Nova Scotia’s Christina Martin, whose album “Two Hearts” topped just about every list for me. Too bad the station’s digital logger thingy was broken, so nobody will ever hear the interview again…
Artist – Song title – Album Title – CDN=Canadian – WPG=Winnipeg artist
12:00pm – 12:30pm
The New Meanies – Sliding Doors – Highways – CDN – WPG
The New Meanies – Caribou – Highways – CDN – WPG
Solomon Burke – Ain’t that Something – Like a Fire
Al Green – Lay It Down – Lay It Down
Adele – Chasing Pavements – 19

12:30pm – 1:00pm
Kate Nash – Nicest Thing – Made of Bricks
The Duhks – Mighty Storm – Fast Paced World – CDN – WPG
Chic Gamine – Butterfly Woman – Chic Gamine – CDN – WPG
Mavis Staples – For What It’s Worth – Live: Hope at the Hideout
The Sacred Shakers – Travelin’ Shoes – The Sacred Shakers
Eilen Jewell – I’m Head Over Heels in Love – Heartache Boulevard
Fred Eaglesmith – Get on your Knees – Tinderbox – CDN

1:00pm – 1:30pm
Christina Martin – Two Hearts – Two Hearts – CDN
Christina Martin interview

1:30pm – 2:00pm
Christina Martin – China Box – Two Hearts – CDN
Christina Martin – You Come Home – Two Hearts – CDN
Christina Martin – Cut It Out – Two Hearts – CDN
Jim Bryson – Feel Much Better – The North Side Benches – CDN
The Damnwells – Golden Days – Air Stereo
Bob Schneider – Medicine – I’m Good Now
Ryan Adams & the Cardinals – Let It Ride – Cold Roses

2:00pm – 2:30pm
Loreena McKennitt – In the Bleak Midwinter – A Midwinter Night’s Dream – CDN
The Pogues & Kirsty MacColl – Fairytale of New York – The Very Best of the Pogues
Jesse Malin – Christmas (Baby Please Come Home) – Mercury Retrograde: Live in New York City
Reid Jamieson – Last Day of the Year – The Unavoidable Truth – CDN
NQ Arbuckle – Goodnight Irene on New Year’s Eve – Last Supper in a Cheap Town – CDN
Kasey Chambers & Shane Nicholson – One More Year – Rattlin’ Bones
Slaid Cleaves – One Good Year – Broke Down
Thrift Store Cowboys – Through for the Year – The Great American Desert

2:30pm – 3:00pm
Blaze Foley & Friends – Our Little Town – Blaze Foley: In Trubute and Loving Memory… Volume One
Gurf Morlix – 123, 12345 – Blaze Foley Inside: BFI Three
Gurf Morlix – Cold, Cold World – recorded live on UMFM
Blaze Foley – Clay Pigeons – If I Could Only Fly DVD
Jimmy Lafave – Hideaway Girl – KGSR Broadcasts Vol. 16
Buddy Miller – Wide River to Cross – KGSR Broadcasts Vol. 16

3:00pm – 3:30pm
Greg Brown – Who Woulda Thunk It – Red House 25
Chuck Brodsky – The Ballad of Eddie Klepp – Red House 25
Elliott BROOD – Miss You Now – Mountain Meadows – CDN
NQ Arbuckle – Part of a Poem by Alden Nowlan called Ypres: 1915 – XOK – CDN
Alejandro Escovedo – Sister Lost Soul – Real Animal
Langhorne Slim and The War Eagles – Diamonds and Gold – Langhorne Slim and The War Eagles

3:30pm – 4:00pm
The Avett Brothers & The Second Gleam – Murder in the City – The Gleam II
Ian Tyson – Lioness – Yellowhead to Yellowstone and other Love Stories – CDN
Old Man Luedecke – Ain’t Goin’ My Way – Proof of Love – CDN
Justin Rutledge – St. Peter – Man Descending – CDN
Matthew Barber – Easily Bruised – Ghost Notes – CDN
Wyckham Porteous – Deeper Into the Water – 3 a.m. – CDN
4:00pm – 4:30pm
Serena Ryder – Sweeping the Ashes – Is It O.K. – CDN
Luke Doucet and the White Falcon – Blood’s Too Rich – Blood’s Too Rich – CDN
Calexico – Victor Jara’s Hands – Carried to Dust
The Gaslight Anthem – Great Expectations – The ’59 Sound
The Hold Steady – Stay Positive – Stay Positive
Drive-By Truckers – The Righteous Path – Brighter than Creation’s Dark

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