Playlist: Episode #720, December 17, 2017

It is Christmas time, but we don’t like to overdo the festive hits too much just yet (we’ll wait until next week’s 4 hour Christmas Eve show!), but we’ve got some of the greats this week, as well as some requests, a look back at last night’s John Gorka show, some requests, classics, and a tribute to a fallen favourite, Pat DiNizio of The Smithereens.

Artist – Song Title – Album Title – CDN=Canadian – MB = Manitoba Artist – WPG=Winnipeg artist

2:00 – 2:30 pm

JP Hoe – Shopping Mall Santa – Hoe Hoe Hoe Holiday Songs – CDN – WPG
John Gorka – Love Is Our Cross to Bear – Before the Beginning: The Unreleased I Know – Nashville, 1985
Red Horse – Scorpion – Red Horse
Stan Rogers – Lock-Keeper – From Fresh Water – CDN
John Gorka – Love Is Our Cross to Bear – Land of the Bottom Line
Lyle Lovett – Which Way Does that Old Pony Run – and his Large Band

2:30 – 3:00 pm

Jimmy Lafave – Walk Away Renee – Austin Skyline
David Francey – Border Line – Torn Screen Door – CDN
James Keelaghan – Red-Winged Blackbird – Home – CDN
Ken Yates – Help Is on the Way – Huntsville – CDN
Shawn William Clarke – Young in Love (at the End of the World) – Topaz – CDN
John Blek – Little Sparrow – Cut the Light
The Cash Brothers – Night Shift Guru – How Was Tomorrow – CDN

3:00 – 3:30 pm

Beards – I Still Believe – Christmas.
Dave Gunning – Daddy’s Beer – Christmas – CDN
David Myles – Santa Never Brings Me a Banjo – It’s Christmas – CDN
Oh Susanna – Silver Bells – Christmas Is for Boys and Girls – CDN
Lyle Lovett – Christmas Morning – The Road to Ensenada
The Chestnuts – Santa Claus Got Stuck in my Chimney – I Can’t Believe It’s Christmas – Again!

3:30 – 4:00 pm

The Smithereens – Blues Before and After – 11
The Smithereens – Behind the Wall of Sleep – Especially for You
The Smithereens – House We Used to Live In – Green Thoughts
The Smithereens – Downbound Train – One Step Up/Two Steps Back: The Songs of Bruce Springsteen
The Smithereens – Batman Theme – Live in Concert! Greatest Hits and More
The Smithereens – Sorry – 2011
The Smithereens – Blood and Roses – Especially for You


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