Playlist: Episode #687, April 16, 2017

Today, in honour of Easter, some of our annual slightly sacrilegious, sarcastic silliness, as well as a listen to another of 2017’s greatest releases so far, and a look ahead to an intimate show coming up next week.

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

2:00 – 2:30 pm

Scott Nolan – Easter at the Waffle House – Silverhill – CDN – WPG
The Hold Steady – How a Resurrection Really Feels – Separation Sunday
The Hold Steady – Both Crosses – Live from SoHo
Glossary – Cheap Wooden Cross – Long Live All of Us
Shinyribs – The Cross Is the Boss – I Got your Medicine

2:30 – 3:00 pm

David Newberry – Easter – No One will Remember You – CDN
Works Progress Administration – Rise Up – WPA
Band of Horses – Is There a Ghost – Cease to Begin
John Moreland & The Dust Bowl Souls – Holy Ghost Haunted – Everything the Hard Way
Chuck Prophet – Jesus Was a social Drinker – Bobby Fuller Died for your Sins
Chuck Prophet – I Felt like Jesus – Temple Beautiful
Chuck Prophet – Would You Love Me? – LIVE! at the Krush

3:00 – 3:30 pm

Chuck Prophet – Doubter Out of Jesus (All Over You) – Soap and Water
Rodney Crowell – Life without Susanna – Close Ties
Rodney Crowell – Nashville 1972 – Close Ties
Rodney Crowell – I Don’t Care Anymore – Close Ties
Leeroy Stagger – Joe Strummer and Joey Ramone – Love Versus – CDN
Leeroy Stagger – Living in the Future – Love Versus – CDN
John Paul White – Fight for You – Beulah

3:30 – 4:00 pm

Elliott BROOD – Edge of Town – Tin Type – CDN
Elliott BROOD – Second Son – Ambassador – CDN
Elliott BROOD – W.I.A.D.F.Y. – Mountain Meadows – CDN
Elliott BROOD – If I Get Old – Days into Years – CDN
Elliott BROOD – The Fall – single – CDN
Altameda – Dirty Rain – Dirty Rain – CDN

Podcast: April 9, 2017

Episode #686

Today we look back at a terrific concert that happened in town this weekend, we spin some new music, including the greatest album I’ve heard so far this year, preview a show, and celebrate a couple of birthdays!

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2:00 – 2:30 pm

Romi Mayes – Just Like the Rest – Achin’ in yer Bones – CDN – WPG
The Watchmen – Brighter Hell – Live and in Stereo – CDN – WPG
R.E.M. – Superman – Life’s Rich Pageant
R.E.M. – Disturbance at the Heron House – Unplugged 1991/2001: The Complete Sessions
Garham Parker – The Three Martini Lunch – Live! Alone in America
Them – Richard Cory – Complete Them (1964-1967)

2:30 – 3:00 pm

Bob Marley & The Wailers – Redemption Song (band version) – Uprising
Ken Tizzard with bad Intent – Someone to Stand beside Me – The Goodness of bad Intent – CDN
Ken Tizzard – Waste your Time – No Dark No Light – CDN
Sean Rowe – I’ll Follow your Trail – New Lore
Andrew Combs – Lauralee – Canyons of my Mind

3:00 – 3:30 pm

Mike Edel & Leeroy Stagger – Hello Hello Goodbye – PEAK Boot Camp 2015 – CDN
Leeroy Stagger – Enemy Inside – Love Versus – CDN
Leeroy Stagger – Love Versus – Love Versus – CDN
Leeroy Stagger – Little Brother – Love Versus – CDN
John Wort Hannam – Love Lives On – Love Lives On – CDN

3:30 – 4:00 pm

John Wort Hannam – Pretty Good – Brambles & Thorns – CDN
John Wort Hannam – Scotsman’s Bluff – Pocket Full of Holes – CDN
Brian MacMillan – Turn the Radio Up – Shine – CDN
Brian MacMillan – Signs – Let the Darkness Go – CDN
Charlie Parr – Falcon – Stumpjumper
Charlie Parr – Manifold – While No One Was Looking: Toasting 20 Years of Bloodshot Records

Playlist: Episode #686, April 9, 2017

Today we look back at a terrific concert that happened in town this weekend, we spin some new music, including the greatest album I’ve heard so far this year, preview a show, and celebrate a couple of birthdays!

2:00 – 2:30 pm

Romi Mayes – Just Like the Rest – Achin’ in yer Bones – CDN – WPG
The Watchmen – Brighter Hell – Live and in Stereo – CDN – WPG
R.E.M. – Superman – Life’s Rich Pageant
R.E.M. – Disturbance at the Heron House – Unplugged 1991/2001: The Complete Sessions
Garham Parker – The Three Martini Lunch – Live! Alone in America
Them – Richard Cory – Complete Them (1964-1967)

2:30 – 3:00 pm

Bob Marley & The Wailers – Redemption Song (band version) – Uprising
Ken Tizzard with bad Intent – Someone to Stand beside Me – The Goodness of bad Intent – CDN
Ken Tizzard – Waste your Time – No Dark No Light – CDN
Sean Rowe – I’ll Follow your Trail – New Lore
Andrew Combs – Lauralee – Canyons of my Mind

3:00 – 3:30 pm

Mike Edel & Leeroy Stagger – Hello Hello Goodbye – PEAK Boot Camp 2015 – CDN
Leeroy Stagger – Enemy Inside – Love Versus – CDN
Leeroy Stagger – Love Versus – Love Versus – CDN
Leeroy Stagger – Little Brother – Love Versus – CDN
John Wort Hannam – Love Lives On – Love Lives On – CDN

3:30 – 4:00 pm

John Wort Hannam – Pretty Good – Brambles & Thorns – CDN
John Wort Hannam – Scotsman’s Bluff – Pocket Full of Holes – CDN
Brian MacMillan – Turn the Radio Up – Shine – CDN
Brian MacMillan – Signs – Let the Darkness Go – CDN
Charlie Parr – Falcon – Stumpjumper
Charlie Parr – Manifold – While No One Was Looking: Toasting 20 Years of Bloodshot Records

Podcast: Steel Belted Radio – Apr. 6, 2017

Tonight we’ve got some new music, exciting shows to preview, some Steel Belted classics, and a tribute to the late, great John Bottomley who left us on this day back in 2011.

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Leeroy Stagger – I Want It All – Love Versus
Leeroy Stagger – Living in America – Dream It All Away
Dustin Bentall & The Smokes – Every Chord that Rings – You Are an Island
The Lowest of the Low – For the Hand of Magdalena – Shakespeare my Butt…
Rheostatics – Song of Flight – Music From The Motion Picture Whale Music
Kayla Howran – Spare Parts – Spare Parts
Express and Company – Carry Me Along – Ontario
Melissa Payne – Don’t Say – Melissa Payne
William Prince – Breathless – Earthly Days
William Prince – 7 – single
The Watchmen – Must to Be Free – McLaren Furnace Room
The Watchmen – Soft Parade – Slomotion
John Bottomley – Tomorrow – The Mountain Hammered, Vol. 2-unreleased songs, live songs, demos.
John Bottomley – Ring Like Gold – The Mountain Hammered, Vol. 2-unreleased songs, live songs, demos.
John Bottomley – Long Way to Go – Blackberry
John Bottomley – Candle in the Dark – Blackberry
John Bottomley – The Healing Dream – The Healing Dream

Podcast: April 2, 2017

Episode #685

Tonight’s the night when the fancy Juno Awards broadcast happens, but everyone knows that the good stuff is decided the night before, so we’ve already got some exciting results and reactions. We’ve also got some great new music to share and a look ahead to tomorrow’s star-studded tribute to The Band’s Last Waltz!

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2:00 – 2:30 pm

Leaf Rapids – April – Lucky Stars – CDN – WPG
William Prince – Earthly Days – Earthly Days – CDN – WPG
Corin Raymond – Morning Glories – Hobo Jungle Fever Dreams – CDN
Corin Raymond – Hard on Things – Hobo Jungle Fever Dreams – CDN
William Prince – Bloom – Earthly Days – CDN – WPG

2:30 – 3:00 pm

Scott Nolan – Forever Is a Long Time – Silverhill – CDN – WPG
Scott Cook – Dogs and Kids – Further Down the Line – CDN
Richard Laviolette – Someone to Tell my Story when I’m Gone – Taking the Long Way Home – CDN
Sam Outlaw – Tenderheart – Tenderheart
Altameda – I Saw a Ghost last Night – Dirty Rain – CDN
Abigail Lapell – Diamond Girl – Hide nor Hair – CDN

3:00 – 3:30 pm

Joel Plaskett – Just Because (for Gord Downie) – single – CDN
Gord Downie – Son – Secret Path – CDN
Colin Linden – I Need Water – Rich in Love – CDN
Whitehorse – Pretty Thing – Rich in Love – CDN
Paul Reddick – Celebrate – Ride the One – CDN

3:30 – 4:00 pm

The Band – Don’t Do It – The Last Waltz 40th Anniversary Collection – CDN
Corb Lund – It’s Hard to Keep a white Shirt Clean (for Willie P Bennett) – Losin’ Lately Gambler – CDN
Ollabelle – I Am Waiting – Ollabelle
Matt Andersen – So Gone Now – Something in Between – CDN
Matt Andersen & Del Barber – Willie’s Diamond Joe – live recording – CDN

Playlist: Episode #685, April 2, 2017

Tonight’s the night when the fancy Juno Awards broadcast happens, but everyone knows that the good stuff is decided the night before, so we’ve already got some exciting results and reactions. We’ve also got some great new music to share and a look ahead to tomorrow’s star-studded tribute to The Band’s Last Waltz!

2:00 – 2:30 pm

Leaf Rapids – April – Lucky Stars – CDN – WPG
William Prince – Earthly Days – Earthly Days – CDN – WPG
Corin Raymond – Morning Glories – Hobo Jungle Fever Dreams – CDN
Corin Raymond – Hard on Things – Hobo Jungle Fever Dreams – CDN
William Prince – Bloom – Earthly Days – CDN – WPG

2:30 – 3:00 pm

Scott Nolan – Forever Is a Long Time – Silverhill – CDN – WPG
Scott Cook – Dogs and Kids – Further Down the Line – CDN
Richard Laviolette – Someone to Tell my Story when I’m Gone – Taking the Long Way Home – CDN
Sam Outlaw – Tenderheart – Tenderheart
Altameda – I Saw a Ghost last Night – Dirty Rain – CDN
Abigail Lapell – Diamond Girl – Hide nor Hair – CDN

3:00 – 3:30 pm

Joel Plaskett – Just Because (for Gord Downie) – single – CDN
Gord Downie – Son – Secret Path – CDN
Colin Linden – I Need Water – Rich in Love – CDN
Whitehorse – Pretty Thing – Rich in Love – CDN
Paul Reddick – Celebrate – Ride the One – CDN

3:30 – 4:00 pm

The Band – Don’t Do It – The Last Waltz 40th Anniversary Collection – CDN
Corb Lund – It’s Hard to Keep a white Shirt Clean (for Willie P Bennett) – Losin’ Lately Gambler – CDN
Ollabelle – I Am Waiting – Ollabelle
Matt Andersen – So Gone Now – Something in Between – CDN
Matt Andersen & Del Barber – Willie’s Diamond Joe – live recording – CDN

Podcast: March 26, 2017

Episode #684

A belated look at the career and production influence of Joel Plaskett, who stopped in town this past week, as well as a road trip playlist for any of us lucky enough to be getting out of town for a bit over Spring Break!

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

2:00 – 2:30 pm

Skydiggers – Drive Away – Road Radio – CDN
Joel Plaskett – Happen Now – La De Da – CDN
Joel Plaskett – Fashionable People (Kids’ Cbc Version) – single – CDN
Shotgun Jimmie – That’s Not Joel (feat. Joel Plaskett & Joel Plaskett) – New Scotland Records Singles Series, Vol. 3. – CDN
Joel Plaskett – Jimmie’s Still Jimmie (feat. Joel Plaskett & Joel Plaskett) – New Scotland Records Singles Series, Vol. 3. – CDN
Bill & Joel Plaskett – Solidarity – Solidarity – CDN
Bill & Joel Plaskett – Help Me Somebody Depression Blues – Solidarity – CDN

2:30 – 3:00 pm

Shotgun Jimmie – Love Letter – Field Of Trampolines – CDN
Steve Poltz – Killin’ Myself (To Be With You) – Dreamhouse – CDN
Old Man Luedecke – Baby, We’d Be Rich – I Never Sang Before I Met You – CDN
James Hill – Promenade – The Old Silo – CDN
Colleen Brown – Soap & Denim – Direction – CDN
Two Hours Traffic – Drop Alcohol – Territory – CDN
Two Hours Traffic – Heroes Of The Sidewalk – Two Hours Traffic – CDN
David Myles – Out of Love – Turn Time Off – CDN

3:00 – 3:30 pm

James McMurtry – South Dakota – Complicated Game
Kinky Friedman – Rapid City South Dakota – Kinky Friedman
Bellwether – South Dakota – Bellwether
No River City – Visit Me – This Is Our North Dakota
Chris Knight – North Dakota – A Pretty Good Guy
Lyle Lovett – North Dakota – Joshua Judges Ruth
The Cave Singers – Hen Of The Woods – Welcome Joy

3:30 – 4:00 pm

Blue Rodeo – Underground – Outskirts – CDN
Jaxon Haldane – Underground – Down In Oklahoma – CDN – WPG
Drive-By Truckers – The President’s Penis is Missing – Pizza Deliverance
J.J. Cale – Travelin’ Light – Troubadour
Parker Millsap – Truck Stop Gospel – Parker Millsap
Griffin House – Vacation – Balls
Kris Delmhorst – Drive – Cars

Playlist: Episode #684, March 26, 2017

A belated look at the career and production influence of Joel Plaskett, who stopped in town this past week, as well as a road trip playlist for any of us lucky enough to be getting out of town for a bit over Spring Break!

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

2:00 – 2:30 pm

Skydiggers – Drive Away – Road Radio – CDN
Joel Plaskett – Happen Now – La De Da – CDN
Joel Plaskett – Fashionable People (Kids’ Cbc Version) – single – CDN
Shotgun Jimmie – That’s Not Joel (feat. Joel Plaskett & Joel Plaskett) – New Scotland Records Singles Series, Vol. 3. – CDN
Joel Plaskett – Jimmie’s Still Jimmie (feat. Joel Plaskett & Joel Plaskett) – New Scotland Records Singles Series, Vol. 3. – CDN
Bill & Joel Plaskett – Solidarity – Solidarity – CDN
Bill & Joel Plaskett – Help Me Somebody Depression Blues – Solidarity – CDN

2:30 – 3:00 pm

Shotgun Jimmie – Love Letter – Field Of Trampolines – CDN
Steve Poltz – Killin’ Myself (To Be With You) – Dreamhouse – CDN
Old Man Luedecke – Baby, We’d Be Rich – I Never Sang Before I Met You – CDN
James Hill – Promenade – The Old Silo – CDN
Colleen Brown – Soap & Denim – Direction – CDN
Two Hours Traffic – Drop Alcohol – Territory – CDN
Two Hours Traffic – Heroes Of The Sidewalk – Two Hours Traffic – CDN
David Myles – Out of Love – Turn Time Off – CDN

3:00 – 3:30 pm

James McMurtry – South Dakota – Complicated Game
Kinky Friedman – Rapid City South Dakota – Kinky Friedman
Bellwether – South Dakota – Bellwether
No River City – Visit Me – This Is Our North Dakota
Chris Knight – North Dakota – A Pretty Good Guy
Lyle Lovett – North Dakota – Joshua Judges Ruth
The Cave Singers – Hen Of The Woods – Welcome Joy

3:30 – 4:00 pm

Blue Rodeo – Underground – Outskirts – CDN
Jaxon Haldane – Underground – Down In Oklahoma – CDN – WPG
Drive-By Truckers – The President’s Penis is Missing – Pizza Deliverance
J.J. Cale – Travelin’ Light – Troubadour
Parker Millsap – Truck Stop Gospel – Parker Millsap
Griffin House – Vacation – Balls
Kris Delmhorst – Drive – Cars

Podcast: Steel Belted Radio – Mar. 23, 2017

Today we meet a couple of mind-blowing new acts and spin some surprising new music from old favourites, as well as look ahead to a Spring Break road trip with some travelling tunes!

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Artist – Title – Album

Altameda – Dirty Rain – Dirty Rain
Altameda – Smokestack Thunder – Dirty Rain
Altameda – Blackmarket Blues – Dirty Rain
Torero – Canyon – Torero
Torero – Heist – Torero
The Harpoonist and the Axe Murderer – Get Ready – Apocalipstick
Amelia Curran – Watershed – Watershed
Matt Mays – Lonely Highway Night – Matt Mays
Matt Mays & El Torpedo – Travellin’ – Matt Mays + El Torpedo
Jay Smith – When The Wheels Slow Down – Jay Smith
Jay Smith – Long Way Home – Jay Smith
The Dustin Bentall Outfit – Three Thousand Miles – Six Shooter
Corin Raymond – Trains and Boats and Buses – unreleased
Jonathan Byrd and Chris Kokesh – You Can’t Outrun The Radio – Live at 4th & Main, Wray, Colorado
Jim Bryson – Travelled By Land – The Occasionals
Jim Bryson – 26 Miles By Car – The Occasionals
Mike Plume – Looking For You: A Travelogue Of Sorts – A Drive Thru Record Volume II
Peter Case – Travellin’ Light – The Man With The Blue Postmodern fragmented neo-traditionalist Guitar
Ruth Moody – Travellin’ Shoes – The Garden
Caroline Herring – Travelling Shoes – Camilla

Podcast: March 19, 2017 – w/Devin & Oscar Latimer

Episode #683

Today we pay tribute to the music and legacy of Chuck Berry and look forward to my favourite weekend of the year, The Trout Forest Music Festival in August. Festival AD Devin Latimer and his second in command, son Oscar stop by to tell us all about it!

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

2:00 – 2:30 pm

Steve Forbert – Too Much Monkey Business – King Biscuit Flower Hour Presents: In Concert
George Jones & Johnny Paycheck – Maybelline – Double Trouble
Waylon Jennings – Brown Eyed Handsome Man – The Lost Nashville Sessions
Buck Owens & his Buckaroos – Johnny B. Goode – in London
Ernest Tubb – Thirty Days (to Come back Home) – Retrospective: Volume 2
The Co-Dependents – Bye Bye Johnny – Live Recording Event – CDN
Billy Cowsill – Roll Over Beethoven – Live – CDN
Rodney Crowell – Memphis, TN – Mason Jar Music & Friends: Decoration Day, Vol. 5

2:30 – 3:00 pm

Shannon McNally – Going Back to Memphis – Run to Cover
Linda Ronstadt – Back in the U.S.A. – Living in the U.S.A.
Emmylou Harris – C’est la vie – Luxury Liner
Rockpile – Oh What a Thrill – Seconds of Pleasure
Whitehorse – Nadine – The Northern South Vol 1 – CDN
The Razorbacks – It Wasn’t Me – Full House – CDN
Ronnie Hawkins & The Hawks – Forty Days – I Feel Good
Wanda Jackson – There’s a Party Goin’ On – There’s a Party Goin’ On

3:00 – 3:30 pm

Dave Alvin – Promised Land – Live from Austin, TX
Ry Cooder – 13 Question Method – Get Rhythm
Chris Stapleton – Tennessee Whiskey – Traveller
Lindi Ortega – I Want You – Tin Star – CDN

Devin & Oscar Latimer (Trout Forest Music Festival) interview

3:30 – 4:00 pm

Mayhemingways – Oldest Home Bum – Hunter St. Blues – CDN
King Creosote + Michael Johnston – Will You Wait for Me? – The Bound of the Red Deer
Joey Landreth – Whiskey – Whiskey – CDN – WPG
Terra Lightfoot – No Hurry – Live in Concert – CDN
Del Barber – Livin’ with a long Way to Go – Prairieography – CDN – WPG