December 10, 2006

Featuring a look at the Canadian Folk Music Awards nominees. Awards are handed out tonight in Edmonton. And, the first of a strong and plentiful batch of great releases from 2006, as well as memories of the best live-in-studio performances … Continue reading

December 3, 2006

Revelling in the awsomeness of the new Gob Iron album, “Death Songs for the Living,” we played a few from that and some other deathly greats. Also a look ahead at upcoming shows by The Be Good Tanyas, and Ron … Continue reading

Playlists: Tell the Band to Go Home – November 2006

Episode #183 Sunday, November 5, 2006 2:00-4:00 pm central time CJUM 101.5 UMFM in Winnipeg, Manitoba www.umfm.com Featuring music celebrating some musician birthdays, commemorating The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald, and more. And, with all apologies to Stu Reid, we … Continue reading

November 26, 2006

Wow, was that Grand Cariboo Opry good. ‘Nuff said. This weekend marks the 30th anniversary of the legendary Band’s legendary Last Waltz. That group’s impact on music was huge, so we looked at some of their work and some great … Continue reading

November 19, 2006

More celebration of the upcoming Grand Cariboo Opry. And, some tunes by my two current musical fixations: Tom Waits (in anticipation of his upcoming 3 CD set), and Gram Parsons (a belated birthday celebration.) Download this episode (right click and … Continue reading

November 12, 2006 – Barney Bentall

Christmas came early with the announcement of the brilliant Grand Cariboo Opry show coming up at the WECC. With so many of our favourites on board, we just have to celebrate with some songs. We were also joined by the … Continue reading

Playlists: Tell the Band to Go Home – October 2006

Episode #179 Sunday, October 1, 2006 2:00-4:00 pm central time CJUM 101.5 UMFM in Winnipeg, Manitoba www.umfm.com Artist – Song title – Album Title – CDN=Canadian – WPG=Winnipeg artist 2:00pm – 2:30pm Fred Eaglesmith – I Lost Her to Bingo … Continue reading

October 22, 2006 – Ken Beattie, Dustin Bentall, John Ellis, and Leeroy Stagger!

Sometimes a guy just gets lucky and ends up in the right place at the right time. Today was such a day. With the Western Canadian Music Awards & festival in town and a lot of great musicians hanging around … Continue reading

Playlists: Tell the Band to Go Home – September 2006

Episode #175 – So Long Summer Sunday, September 3, 2006 2:00-4:00 pm central time CJUM 101.5 UMFM in Winnipeg, Manitoba www.umfm.com I don’t know about you, but I had a pretty great summer. Too bad it had to end, but … Continue reading