Playlist: Episode #683, March 19, 2017

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!

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

Podcast: Steel Belted Radio – Mar. 16, 2017

Tonight, an out-of-the-blue James McMurtry feature, some amazing upcoming shows happening next week (on the same damn night!), and we celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with some songs about the Emerald Isle and, of course, whiskey!

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Artist – Title – Album

James McMurtry – Peter Pan – live recording
James McMurtry – No More Buffalo – Americana Master Series: Best of The Sugar Hill Years
James McMurtry – Childish Things – Childish Things
Curtis McMurtry – Wrong Inflection – The Hornet’s Nest
Thompson Wilson – Without You – Homewood Tapes
Bill & Joel Plaskett – The Next Blue Sky – Solidarity
Joel Plaskett – Credits Roll – The Park Avenue Sobriety Test
Joel Plaskett – Come On Teacher – Emergencys, False Alarms, Shipwrecks, Castaways, Fragile Cre
Joel Plaskett Emergency – Penny For Your Thoughts – Ashtray Rock
Lindi Ortega – Til the Goin’ Gets Gone – Til the Goin’ Gets Gone
Chris Stapleton – Traveller – Traveller
Chris Stapleton – Parachute – Traveller
Lindi Ortega – Jimmy Dean – Little Red Boots
Butch Walker and The Black Widows – Dublin Crow – The Spade
Butch Walker – Irish Exit – Stay Gold
Bill Chambers – The Whiskey Isn’t Working – Sleeping with the Blues
Guy Terrifico – Whiskey, You Can Save Me – Bring It Back Home
Drive-By Truckers – Women Without Whiskey – Southern Rock Opera / Act II
Scott H Biram – Only Whiskey – Nothin’ But Blood

Podcast: March 12, 2017

Episode #682

On this episode, we spin some new music, visit with an old friend, and take a trip to Ireland in advance of St. Patrick’s Day!

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

2:00 – 2:30 pm

Guy Clark – Dublin Blues – Dublin Blues

New & “New”:
Guy Clark – The Last Hobo – The Best of the Dualtone Years
Chip Taylor – A Song I Can Live with – A Song I Can Live with
Curtis McMurtry – Loves Me More – The Hornet’s Nest
Colin Hay – A Thousand Million Reasons – Fierce Mercy

Revisiting Chris:
Chris Trapper – Skin – The Few and the Far Between
Chris Trapper – The Few and the Far Between – The Few and the Far Between

2:30 – 3:00 pm

Chris Trapper – Everything Was Possible – Symphonies of Dirt & Dust

New:
John Craigie – Bucket List Grandma – No Rain, No Rose
John Craigie – Tumbling Dice – No Rain, No Rose
Tony Furtado – Give Me your Soul – Cider House Sessions: Live at Reverend Nat’s
Shinyribs – A Certain Girl – I Got your Medicine
Scott H. Biram – Still Around – The Bad Testament

Emergency Can-Con infusion:
Lewis Melville – Cast Iron – Sixty Second Songs – CDN
Tannis Slimmon – Can’t See Through – Sixty Second Songs – CDN
Hillbilly Burlesque – The Pines – Sixty Second Songs – CDN

3:00 – 3:30 pm

Michael Johnston – Bedbugs – Sixty Second Songs – CDN
Luther Wright & The Wrongs – The Midget Motorist – Sixty Second Songs – CDN
Stan Rogers – Northwest Passage – Northwest Passage – CDN
Off to Ireland:
John Blek – The Night and the Liquor – Cut the Light
John Blek – Valerie – Cutting Room Floor
John Blek & The Rats – Wandering Child – Borders
John Blek & The Rats – Calling out my Name – Leave your Love at the Door
Steve Earle – Galway Girl – Transcendental Blues

3:30 – 4:00 pm

Jess Klein – Ireland – Draw Them Near
Romantica – The National Side – America
Little Green Cars – My Love Took me down to the River to Silence Me – Absolute Zero
Patty Griffin – Irish Boy – American Kid
Imelda May – Call me – LIFE. LOVE. FLESH. BLOOD

More Can-Con:
Brooke Wylie – I Will Miss Growing Old with You (with John Wort Hannam) – Don’t Waste the Silence – CDN
Shadowy Men on a Shadowy Planet – The Singing Cowboy – Sport Fishin’ – CDN
Shadowy Men on a Shadowy Planet – Dim the Lights, Chill the Ham – Dim the Lights, Chill the Ham – CDN

Podcast: Steel Belted Radio – Mar. 9, 2017

We cover all of the bases tonight, new music, upcoming shows, classics, and even throw in a further celebration of International Women’s Day with some of our favourite female singers/artists!

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Artist – Title – Album

New Music:
Lindi Ortega – Waitin’ ’round to Die – ’til the Goin’ Gets Gone
Lynne Hanson – Carry Me Home – Uneven Ground
Mike Biggar – Blood from a Stone – Go All In
Shotgun Jimmie – Join the Band – Field of Trampolines

Upcoming Show:
Bill & Joel Plaskett – Blank Cheque – Solidarity
Mayhemingways – End up this Way – Hunter St. Blues

Steel Belted Classics:
Brock Zeman – Pulling your Sword out of the Devil’s Back – Pulling your Sword out of the Devil’s Back
Shannon Lyon – I Crossed the Ocean – The Lights Behind

Fabulous Female Singers:
Christina Martin – Cut It Out – Two Hearts
Melissa Payne – Liars – Melissa Payne
Lucinda Williams – Out of Touch – Essence
Kim Richey – Come Around – Glimmer
Eliza Gilkyson – Coast – Hard Times in Babylon
Mary Gauthier – Good-Bye – Filth & Fire
Gillian Welch – Red Clay Halo – Time (The Revelator)
Chris Brown & Kate Fenner – Oklahoma Tape Deck – Geronimo
Paul Kelly – Keep on Coming back for More (w/Clairy Brown) – The Merri Soul Sessions
Alabama Shakes – Always Alright – single
Shannon McNally – Down & Dirty – Jukebox Sparrows

Podcast: March 5, 2017

Episode #681

On this episode, we think back on the previous night’s fabulous Blackie & The Rodeo Kings show and have an early celebration of International Women’s Day by playing almost an hour and a half of fabulous female artists!

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

2:00 – 2:30 pm

The Guthries – Patsy Cline – Off Windmill – CDN

Memories of Blackie:
Thompson Wilson – Seeping through the Ground – Homewood Tapes – CDN
Willie P Bennett – White Line – Tryin to Start out Clean – CDN
Willie P Bennett – Sometimes It Comes so Easy – Take my own Advice – CDN
Stephen Fearing – The Bells of Morning – The Man who Married Music: The Best of – CDN
Colin Linden – Might as well Enjoy the Rain – Southern Jumbo – CDN

2:30 – 3:00 pm

Tom Wilson – Shine your Star – Planet Love – CDN

New & New-ish:
Lynne Hanson – Just for Now – Uneven Ground – CDN
Lynne Hanson – Gotta Have Rain – Uneven Ground – CDN
Abigail Lapell – Fur and Feathers – Hide nor Hair – CDN
Kayla Luky – Bottom of a Bottle – Back to Dirt – CDN

3:00 – 3:30 pm

Celebrating Fabulous Females:
Patsy Cline – I Fall To Pieces – 12 Greatest Hits
Patsy Cline – She’s Got You – 12 Greatest Hits
Loretta Lynn – Don’t Come Home a Drinkin’ (with Lovin’ on Your Mind) – Coal Miner’s Daughter: The Very Best of Loretta Lynn
Butcher Holler – Fist City (feat. Eilen Jewell) – Eilen Jewell Presents A Tribute To Loretta Lynn
Neko Case – Rated X – The Tigers Have Spoken
Dolly Parton – Just Because I’m A Woman – Dolly Parton (Box Set Sampler)
Ana Egge & The Stray Birds – Wildflowers – Bright Shadow
The Wailin’ Jennys – Light Of A Clear Blue Morning – The Year Dolly Parton Was My Mom – CDN
Nathan – Stone – Jimson Weed – CDN
Nikki Lane – Lies – Walk of Shame

3:30 – 4:00 pm

Imelda May – Tainted Love – More Mayhem
Sarah Harmer – Weakened State – You Were Here – CDN
Kathleen Edwards – What Are You Waiting For? – Back To Me – CDN
Madison Violet – Lauralee – No Fool For Trying – CDN
Brandi Carlile – Have You Ever – The Story
Caroline Herring – Fireflies – Camilla
Chloe Albert – Say Goodbye – Dream Catcher – CDN
Dala – Anywhere Under the Moon – Who Do You Think You Are? – CDN
Rose Cousins – All The Stars – We Have Made A Spark – CDN

Podcast: Steel Belted Radio – Mar. 2, 2017

On this episode we revisit some solid Steel Belted classics before looking ahead to an amazing day of music this Saturday, where there are 3 shows well worth attending!

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Artist – Title – Album

Steel Belted Classics:
NQ Arbuckle – Part of a Poem by Alden Knowlen Called Ypres 1916 – XOK
NQ Arbuckle – You Look like a Wreck – Live at the Dakota
Carolyn Mark – In Another Time – Come! Back! Special!
Leeroy Stagger – Dirty Windshields – Radiant Land
Sunparlour Players – Talk It to Death – Hymns for the Happy
Guy Clark – L.A. Freeway – Old No. 1
Townes Van Zandt – Mr. Mudd and Mr. Gold – High, Low and in Between
John Prine – Pretty Good – John Prine
Steve Goodman – Men who Love Women who Love Men – The Steve Goodman Anthology: No big Surprise

Upcoming Concerts:
Post Script – If Not for You – If Not for You
Post Script – Impossible – If Not for You
Blackie & The Rodeo Kings – Come on Train – High or Hurtin’: The Songs of Willie P Bennett
Blackie & The Rodeo Kings – Lean on your Peers – Kings of Love
Blackie & The Rodeo Kings – That’s what I Like – Let’s Frolic
Blackie & The Rodeo Kings – Sometimes It Comes so Easy – Let’s Frolic Again
Blackie & The Rodeo Kings – If I Can’t Have You (w/Lucinda Williams) – Kings & Queens
The 24th Street Wailers – Where Evil Grows – Where Evil Grows
The 24th Street Wailers – Aim to Please – Wicked

Podcast: Steel Belted Radio – Feb. 23, 2017

Tonight we ramble around with some new music, memories of shows past, previews of upcoming shows, and we feature a seemingly forgotten classic.

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Artist – Title – Album

Communism – Take Care of each Other – Get Down Get Together
Bidiniband – Everyday Superstar – The Motherland
Bruce McCulloch – The Daves I Know – Shame-Based Man
Figure Walking – Victorious – The Big Other
Figure Walking – Sounds – The Big Other
Leeroy Stagger – I Want It All (Rock Remix) – Love Versus
Robbie Robertson – Sacrifice – Contact from the Underworld of Red Boy
Robbie Robertson – Peyote Healing – Contact from the Underworld of Red Boy
Whitney Rose – Three Minute Love Affair – South Texas Suite
Cara Luft – Bring ’em All In (w/JP Hoe) – Darlingford
Colin James – National Steel – National Steel
Tami Neilson – Dynamite – Dynamite!
Del Barber and the no Regretskys – The Lights Go Out – The Puck Drops Here
Del Barber and the no Regretskys – The Hockey Theme – The Puck Drops Here
John Hiatt – Adios to California – Dirty Jeans and Mudslide Hymns
Lyle Lovett – Private Conversation – The Road to Ensenada
Lyle Lovett – L.A. County – Pontiac

Podcast: Steel Belted Radio – Feb. 16, 2017

Tonight, a whole pile of great new music and tributes to Stuart McLean and Willie P Bennett!

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Artist – Title – Album

Leeroy Stagger – I Want It All – live recording
Leeroy Stagger – Love Versus – live recording
Leeroy Stagger – Enemy Inside – live recording
Ryland Moranz – Rocket – Hello New Old World
John Wort Hannam – Pretty Good – Brambles And Thorns
Scott Cook – Dogs and Kids – Further down the Line
Alex Dezen – I Had a Band – II
Tift Merritt – Dusty Old Man – Stitch of the World
Bonnie Whitmore – She’s a Hurricane – Fuck With Sad Girls
Chuck Prophet – Jesus Was a Social Drinker – Bobby Fuller Died for Your Sins
Scott H. Biram – Crippled & Crazy – The Bad Testament
Old Crow Medicine Show – Black Haired Quebecoise – Best Of
Brigitte DeMeyer & Will Kimbrough – Rainy Day – Mockingbird Soul
Otis Gibbs – Wide Awake – Mount Renraw
Ted Hawkins – Long As I Can See The Light – The Next Hundred Years
Reid Jamieson – Hey Big Kid (an Ode to Vinyl Cafe’s Stuart McLean) – single
Whitehorse – Night Owls – Whitehorse
Willie P Bennett – Baby Come Turn out the Lights – Sharpen the Plow
Willie P Bennett – John Henry The Gambler – Live 1978

Playlist: Episode #682, March 12, 2017

On this episode, we spin some new music, visit with an old friend, and take a trip to Ireland in advance of St. Patrick’s Day!

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

2:00 – 2:30 pm

Guy Clark – Dublin Blues – Dublin Blues

New & “New”:
Guy Clark – The Last Hobo – The Best of the Dualtone Years
Chip Taylor – A Song I Can Live with – A Song I Can Live with
Curtis McMurtry – Loves Me More – The Hornet’s Nest
Colin Hay – A Thousand Million Reasons – Fierce Mercy

Revisiting Chris:
Chris Trapper – Skin – The Few and the Far Between
Chris Trapper – The Few and the Far Between – The Few and the Far Between

2:30 – 3:00 pm

Chris Trapper – Everything Was Possible – Symphonies of Dirt & Dust

New:
John Craigie – Bucket List Grandma – No Rain, No Rose
John Craigie – Tumbling Dice – No Rain, No Rose
Tony Furtado – Give Me your Soul – Cider House Sessions: Live at Reverend Nat’s
Shinyribs – A Certain Girl – I Got your Medicine
Scott H. Biram – Still Around – The Bad Testament

Emergency Can-Con infusion:
Lewis Melville – Cast Iron – Sixty Second Songs – CDN
Tannis Slimmon – Can’t See Through – Sixty Second Songs – CDN
Hillbilly Burlesque – The Pines – Sixty Second Songs – CDN

3:00 – 3:30 pm

Michael Johnston – Bedbugs – Sixty Second Songs – CDN
Luther Wright & The Wrongs – The Midget Motorist – Sixty Second Songs – CDN
Stan Rogers – Northwest Passage – Northwest Passage – CDN
Off to Ireland:
John Blek – The Night and the Liquor – Cut the Light
John Blek – Valerie – Cutting Room Floor
John Blek & The Rats – Wandering Child – Borders
John Blek & The Rats – Calling out my Name – Leave your Love at the Door
Steve Earle – Galway Girl – Transcendental Blues

3:30 – 4:00 pm

Jess Klein – Ireland – Draw Them Near
Romantica – The National Side – America
Little Green Cars – My Love Took me down to the River to Silence Me – Absolute Zero
Patty Griffin – Irish Boy – American Kid
Imelda May – Call me – LIFE. LOVE. FLESH. BLOOD

More Can-Con:
Brooke Wylie – I Will Miss Growing Old with You (with John Wort Hannam) – Don’t Waste the Silence – CDN
Shadowy Men on a Shadowy Planet – The Singing Cowboy – Sport Fishin’ – CDN
Shadowy Men on a Shadowy Planet – Dim the Lights, Chill the Ham – Dim the Lights, Chill the Ham – CDN

Playlist: Episode #681, March 5, 2017

On this episode, we think back on the previous night’s fabulous Blackie & The Rodeo Kings show and have an early celebration of International Women’s Day by playing almost an hour and a half of fabulous female artists!

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

2:00 – 2:30 pm

The Guthries – Patsy Cline – Off Windmill – CDN

Memories of Blackie:
Thompson Wilson – Seeping through the Ground – Homewood Tapes – CDN
Willie P Bennett – White Line – Tryin to Start out Clean – CDN
Willie P Bennett – Sometimes It Comes so Easy – Take my own Advice – CDN
Stephen Fearing – The Bells of Morning – The Man who Married Music: The Best of – CDN
Colin Linden – Might as well Enjoy the Rain – Southern Jumbo – CDN

2:30 – 3:00 pm

Tom Wilson – Shine your Star – Planet Love – CDN

New & New-ish:
Lynne Hanson – Just for Now – Uneven Ground – CDN
Lynne Hanson – Gotta Have Rain – Uneven Ground – CDN
Abigail Lapell – Fur and Feathers – Hide nor Hair – CDN
Kayla Luky – Bottom of a Bottle – Back to Dirt – CDN

3:00 – 3:30 pm

Celebrating Fabulous Females:
Patsy Cline – I Fall To Pieces – 12 Greatest Hits
Patsy Cline – She’s Got You – 12 Greatest Hits
Loretta Lynn – Don’t Come Home a Drinkin’ (with Lovin’ on Your Mind) – Coal Miner’s Daughter: The Very Best of Loretta Lynn
Butcher Holler – Fist City (feat. Eilen Jewell) – Eilen Jewell Presents A Tribute To Loretta Lynn
Neko Case – Rated X – The Tigers Have Spoken
Dolly Parton – Just Because I’m A Woman – Dolly Parton (Box Set Sampler)
Ana Egge & The Stray Birds – Wildflowers – Bright Shadow
The Wailin’ Jennys – Light Of A Clear Blue Morning – The Year Dolly Parton Was My Mom – CDN
Nathan – Stone – Jimson Weed – CDN
Nikki Lane – Lies – Walk of Shame

3:30 – 4:00 pm

Imelda May – Tainted Love – More Mayhem
Sarah Harmer – Weakened State – You Were Here – CDN
Kathleen Edwards – What Are You Waiting For? – Back To Me – CDN
Madison Violet – Lauralee – No Fool For Trying – CDN
Brandi Carlile – Have You Ever – The Story
Caroline Herring – Fireflies – Camilla
Chloe Albert – Say Goodbye – Dream Catcher – CDN
Dala – Anywhere Under the Moon – Who Do You Think You Are? – CDN
Rose Cousins – All The Stars – We Have Made A Spark – CDN