Episode #481 Sunday, February 3, 2013

Texas holds a magical, mythical appeal, because it is the birthplace and the home of many of the greatest songwriters of all time. Today, a Texas Songwriter Special, featuring some of the many timeless songs and writers to emerge from The Lone Star State, as well as a few Canadians clearly connected to and influenced by Texans.

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

2:00 – 2:30 pm

Guy Clark – Texas-1947 – Old No. 1
Townes Van Zandt – Pancho & Lefty – Live at the Old Quarter, Houston, Texas
Kris Kristofferson – Sunday Morning Coming Down – Singer/Songwriter
Mickey Newbury – How I Love Them Old Songs – ‘Frisco Mabel Joy
Willie Nelson – Angel Flying too Close to the Ground – Super Hits
Rodney Crowell – Telephone Road – The Houston Kid
Steve Earle – Telephone Road – El Corazon
Tom Russell – Who’s Gonna Build Your Wall? – Wounded Heart of America (Tom Russell Songs)

2:30 – 3:00 pm

Eliza Gilkyson – Highway 9 – Land of Milk and Honey
Gurf Morlix – Killin’ Time in Texas – Diamonds to Dust
Blaze Foley – Clay Pigeons – Live at The Austin Outhouse
Billy Joe Shaver – Old Five and Dimers Like Me – Old Five and Dimers Like Me
Jerry Jeff Walker – Mr. Bojangles – Live from Dixie’s Bar & Bus Stop

3:00 – 3:30 pm

Romi Mayes – Just Like the Rest – Achin’ in yer Bones – CDN – WPG
Scott Nolan – Bad Liver/Broken Heart – Receiver/Reflector – CDN – WPG
The Western States – Time to Lose – Bye and Bye – CDN – WPG
Twilight Hotel – Poor & Hungry – When the Wolves Go Blind – CDN – WPG
Brock Zeman – Triple Crown – Me Then You – CDN
Hayes Carll – Rivertown – Little Rock

3:30 – 4:00 pm

James McMurtry – Levelland – Where’d You Hide the Body
Alejandro Escovedo – Rhapsody – A Man Under the Influence
Robert Earl Keen – Not a Drop of Rain – Gravitational Forces
Lyle Lovett – That’s Right (You’re Not from Texas) – The Road to Ensenada
Sarah Harmer – Trouble in the Fields – Songs for Clem – CDN
Del Barber – Miles and Years – Love Songs for the Last 20 – CDN – WPG


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