Playlist: Episode #581 Sunday, February 15, 2015

February 15 marks the sad anniversary of the death of one of Canada’s greatest songwriters, Willie P Bennett. With his recordings still tragically held up and unavailable for release or sale, it’s become one of my missions in life to keep as much of Willie’s music on the airwaves as possible, and today is a great chance to play a bunch of his amazing songs.

Artist – Title – Album

2:00 – 2:30 pm

Willie P Bennett – Blue Valentine – Heartstrings – CDN
Slaid Cleaves – Horseshoe Lounge – Broke Down
Slaid Cleaves – Drinkin’ Days – Wishbones
Slaid Cleaves – Below – Wishbones
Rod Picott – Stray Dogs – Stray Dogs
Gurf Morlix – Coming Back to Haunt Me – The Bridge

2:30 – 3:00 pm

James McMurtry – She Loves Me – Complicated Game
American Aquarium – Man I m Supposed to Be – Wolves
The Mavericks – What Am I Supposed to Do – Mono
Whitney Rose – Little Piece of You – Heartbreaker of the Year – CDN
Justin Townes Earle – Farther from Me – Absent Fathers
Steve Earle & The Dukes – You’re The Best Lover That I Ever Had – Terraplane
Shannon Lyon – Girl From Manitoba – Lost Creek – CDN
Ron Hawkins and the Do Good Assassins – Garden Songs – Garden Songs – CDN

3:00 – 3:30 pm

Aaron Lee Tasjan – Don’t Walk Away – live recording
The Dustin Bentall Outfit – Three Thousand Miles – Six Shooter – CDN
Corin Raymond – Dutch – Paper Nickels – CDN
Corin Raymond – Postcard from Winnipeg – Paper Nickels – CDN
Willie P Bennett – Baby, Come and Turn Out the Lights – Scenery/Sharpen the Plow – CDN
Adam Carroll – Decatur – The Willie P Bennett Legacy Project

3:30 – 4:00 pm

Scott Nolan – Don’t Blame Your Blues on Me (with The Weber Brothers and Paul Reddick) – The Willie P Bennett Legacy Project – CDN – WPG
Scott Nolan – Drive Day – Canadian Amplifier: Official Bootleg Series Vol.2 – CDN – WPG
Willie P Bennett – Last Word – Heartstrings – CDN
Willie P Bennett – The Lucky Ones – The Lucky Ones – CDN
Wille P Bennett – You – Hobo’s Taunt – CDN
Wille P Bennett – John Henry The Gambler – Live 1978 – CDN


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