Playlist: Episode #876, Feb. 14, 2021

It is Valentine’s Day, and although that goofy greeting card holiday doesn’t really excite me, it is also the time when we celebrate the life and music of the great Willie P Bennett, who died on February 15, 2008. This year there’s a whole crop of great new cover versions that you can (and should) check out on YouTube, and we’ve got a few of my favourites on the show today as well as a bunch of great new music, German requests, and a tip of the hat to our friends at CKUW 95.9 fm, who are in the midst of their annual FunDrive. I support the cause every single year, and I hope that you will too! Go to ckuw.ca/donate to show your support!

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

Willie P Bennett – Blue Valentine – Heartstrings – CDN
John Blek – Like a Child – Digressions #2 Grounded
Ryan McMahon – Trucker Speed – single
Corb Lund – Horse Poor (feat. Jaida Dreyer & Tom Russell) – single – CDN
Bobby Dove – Chance in Hell (feat. Jim Cuddy) – Hopeless Romantic – CDN – MB
Shannon McNally – I Ain’t Living Long Like This (feat. Rodney Crowell) – The Waylon Sessions

Sean Burns and Lost Country – White Lines and Taillights (w/Del Barber) – Boots & Saddle and CKUW 95.9 fm Present A Night of Country Music – CDN – WPG
Sean Burns and Lost Country – Andrew Neville intro – Boots & Saddle and CKUW 95.9 fm Present A Night of Country Music – CDN – WPG
Sean Burns and Lost Country – Streets of Bakersfield (w/Andrew Neville) – Boots & Saddle and CKUW 95.9 fm Present A Night of Country Music – CDN – WPG
Nathan – Cigarette Song – CKUW Fundrive 2009: Uncovered – CDN – WPG

Dirk Powell – I Ain’t Playing Pretty Polly – live recording
Brandi Carlile – Take Me Home, Country Roads – single

Slow Leaves – Feel It Too – Holiday – CDN – WPG
David Olney & Anana Kaye – My Favorite Goodbye – Whispers And Sighs
Olivia Wolf – Hummingbird – The Hummingbird Sessions: Volume 1

Olivia Ellen Lloyd – Sorrow – Loose Cannon
The Brother Brothers – Sorrow – Calla Lily
Glen Hansard – Leave A Light – This Wild Willing
Nathaniel Rateliff – Redemption (From the Apple Original Film “Palmer”) – single

Jaxon Haldane – Turn Out the Lights – live recording – CDN – WPG
George Douglas – One Vessel – live recording – CDN
Tannis Slimmon – Brave Wings – live recording – CDN
Keri Latimer – Andrew’s waltz – live recording – CDN – WPG
Willie P Bennett – Love Is a Game – Scenery/Sharpen the Plow – CDN
Willie P Bennett – Lace And Pretty Flowers – Hobo’s Taunt – CDN


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