Podcast: April 23, 2017

Episode #688

A great show by Elliott BROOD last night gets us started and off on some tangents. We’ve also got some great Record Store Day finds, some requests and upcoming shows, as well as a tribute to the great Jimmy Lafave.

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

2:00 – 2:30 pm

Jimmy Lafave – For Everyman – Looking into You: A Tribute to Jackson Browne
D. Rangers – Runaway – We Stay High and Lonesome – CDN – WPG
Emmylou Harris – Bad Moon Rising – Evangaline
Bob Seger – Night Moves – Greatest Hits
Mike June – The Darkness – Poor Man’s Bible

2:30 – 3:00 pm

Elliott BROOD – Taken – Work and Love – CDN
Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit – Can’t You Hear Me Knocking – Live from Welcome to 1979
Steve Earle and the Dukes – Are You Sure Hank Done It this Way – Live at the Continental Club
Dave Alvin & Phil Alvin – Hard Travelin’ – Hard Travelin’
Dolly Parton – Girl Left Alone – Puppy Love/Girl Left Alone 7″
E.L. Fields Gospel Wonders – Heaven Bound (featuring Sharon Jones) – 7″ single

3:00 – 3:30 pm

Jimmy Lafave – When It Starts to Rain – Austin Skyline
Jimmy Lafave – Buffalo Return to the Plains – Buffalo Return to the Plains
Jimmy Lafave – The Beauty of You – The Night Tribe
Jimmy Lafave – On a Bus to St. Cloud – Texoma
Gretchen Peters – When You Comin’ Home (with Jimmy Lafave) – Blackbirds
Slaid Cleaves – Still Fighting the War – Still Fighting the War

3:30 – 4:00 pm

Johnsmith – The Times they Are a Changin’ – Gravity of Grace
Jimmy Lafave – Lorena – Dark River: Songs of the Civil War Era
Scott Cook – Fellas, Get out of the Way – Further down the Line – CDN
Serena Ryder – Weak in the Knees – Live – CDN
The Hold Steady – Sequestered in Memphis – Stay Positive
Scott Nolan – Right on the wrong Time – No Bourbon and Bad Radio – CDN – WPG
Post Script – Avec les yeux ferme – If Not for You – CDN

Podcast: Steel Belted Radio – Apr. 20, 2017

Today the news (and our hearts) broke about Jimmy Lafave’s terminal cancer diagnosis. Jimmy has been a favourite and a guiding force for years, so we’re taking this one kind of hard. We console ourselves with plenty of Jimmy’s music today, before picking things up with some new & fun music.

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Artist – Title – Album

Jimmy Lafave – Walk Away Renee – Austin Skyline
Jimmy Lafave – Only One Angel – Austin Skyline
Jimmy Lafave – I Walk Along with You – Buffalo Return to the Plains
Jimmy Lafave – Sweetheart like You – Buffalo Return to the Plains
Jimmy Lafave – Give your Sweet Love to Me – Highway Trance
Jimmy Lafave – Buckets of Rain – Road Novel
Jimmy Lafave – Emotionally Yours – Texoma
Jimmy Lafave – This Land – Cimarron Manifesto
Jimmy Lafave – The Beauty of You – Night Tribe
Wyckahm Porteous – Looking for Ground – Looking for Ground
Wyckahm Porteous – Jimmy Lafave – In this World
Wyckahm Porteous – In this World – In this World
John Bottomley – You Lose and you Gain – Blackberry
Leeroy Stagger – Enemy Inside – Love Versus
Mike Edel – Blue Above the Green – India, Seattle
Mayhemingways – End up this Way – Hunter St. Blues
Del Barber – Walking in a straight Line – Prairieography
Del Barber – Everything Is not Enough – Headwaters

Podcast: April 16, 2017

Episode #687

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.

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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

Playlist: Episode #688, April 23, 2017

A great show by Elliott BROOD last night gets us started and off on some tangents. We’ve also got some great Record Store Day finds, some requests and upcoming shows, as well as a tribute to the great Jimmy Lafave.

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

2:00 – 2:30 pm

Jimmy Lafave – For Everyman – Looking into You: A Tribute to Jackson Browne
D. Rangers – Runaway – We Stay High and Lonesome – CDN – WPG
Emmylou Harris – Bad Moon Rising – Evangaline
Bob Seger – Night Moves – Greatest Hits
Mike June – The Darkness – Poor Man’s Bible

2:30 – 3:00 pm

Elliott BROOD – Taken – Work and Love – CDN
Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit – Can’t You Hear Me Knocking – Live from Welcome to 1979
Steve Earle and the Dukes – Are You Sure Hank Done It this Way – Live at the Continental Club
Dave Alvin & Phil Alvin – Hard Travelin’ – Hard Travelin’
Dolly Parton – Girl Left Alone – Puppy Love/Girl Left Alone 7″
E.L. Fields Gospel Wonders – Heaven Bound (featuring Sharon Jones) – 7″ single

3:00 – 3:30 pm

Jimmy Lafave – When It Starts to Rain – Austin Skyline
Jimmy Lafave – Buffalo Return to the Plains – Buffalo Return to the Plains
Jimmy Lafave – The Beauty of You – The Night Tribe
Jimmy Lafave – On a Bus to St. Cloud – Texoma
Gretchen Peters – When You Comin’ Home (with Jimmy Lafave) – Blackbirds
Slaid Cleaves – Still Fighting the War – Still Fighting the War

3:30 – 4:00 pm

Johnsmith – The Times they Are a Changin’ – Gravity of Grace
Jimmy Lafave – Lorena – Dark River: Songs of the Civil War Era
Scott Cook – Fellas, Get out of the Way – Further down the Line – CDN
Serena Ryder – Weak in the Knees – Live – CDN
The Hold Steady – Sequestered in Memphis – Stay Positive
Scott Nolan – Right on the wrong Time – No Bourbon and Bad Radio – CDN – WPG
Post Script – Avec les yeux ferme – If Not for You – CDN

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