Playlist: Episode #531 Sunday, February 2, 2014

February 1 marked 25 years since the tragic death of one of the great, unsung songwriting heroes of all time, Blaze Foley. His reputation has grown over the course of those years, thanks to friends and fans who have sung his songs and spread the word, but there’s still more to be done. We’re doing our part today with a retrospective of some great Blaze covers and of course some from the man himself. Plus, we’re joined by a very special guest, Blaze’s good friend and musical partner for many years, the great Gurf Morlix!

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

2:00 – 2:30 pm

Jim Bryson – February – The Occasionals – CDN
Indio Saravanja – The February Song – Little Child – CDN
David Francey – February Morning Drive – Far End of Summer – CDN
The Fuse! – Shadows – Trying Must Count For Something – CDN – WPG
John Bottomley – Fly With Your Shadow – Blackberry – CDN
Del Barber – Farewell, God Bless You, Goodbye – Prairieography – CDN – WPG

2:30 – 3:00 pm

Matt Andersen – What Will You Leave – Weightless – CDN
David Myles – Maureen – In the Nighttime – CDN
Andy Shauf & The Lazy MKs – Covered in Dust – The Sunset Sessions – CDN
Romi Mayes – Ball and Chain – Lucky Tonight – CDN – WPG
Chris Carmichael – Far Away Gone – Chris Carmichael – CDN – WPG
Slow Leaves – Careless and Serene – Second Chances – CDN – WPG
Aaron Lee Tasjan – Don’t Walk Away, I’m Talkin’ to You – live recording

3:00 – 3:30 pm

Blaze Foley – You’ll Get Yours Aplenty – The Dawg Years (1975-1978)
Blaze Foley – The Way You Smile – Sittin’ by the Road
Lyle Lovett – Election Day – My Baby Don’t Tolerate
Gurf Morlix – Baby Can I Crawl Back To You? – Blaze Foley’s 113th Wet Dream
John Prine – Clay Pigeons – Fair and Square
Merle Haggard – If I Could Only Fly – If I Could Only Fly

3:30 – 4:00 pm

Lucinda Williams – Drunken Angel – Car Wheels on a Gravel Road
Townes Van Zandt – Blaze’s Blues – Documentary

Gurf Morlix interview

Blaze Foley – Cold, Cold World – Cold, Cold World


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