September 9, 2007

Episode #226

First up, some stellar new music from a lady who, after just one listen, was guaranteed to be on my top 10 list for this year. Then, a look at one of those songwriters who I’ve heard of plenty, but never actually heard.

For the last hour, some pleasures that you don’t have to feel guilty about. I went to see Crowded House in concert, and for a brief while, I thought maybe I should feel guilty about that. HA! The audience was a who’s who of music in this town, and I knew right then that not all 80s pop music is bad. So, for an hour or so, we heard some pop music (and interesting covers of pop music) that you don’t have to feel guilty about liking.

New & Notable:
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Not so guilty pleasures:
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Not so guilty pleasures:

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

2:00pm – 2:30pm

Catherine MacLellan – Dreams Dissolve – Church Bell Blues – CDN
Catherine MacLellan – Emily’s Song – Church Bell Blues – CDN
Catherine MacLellan – The Long Way Home – Church Bell Blues – CDN
Blaze Foley and the Beaver Valley Boys – No Goodwill Stores in Waikiki – Cold, Cold World
Lyle Lovett – Election Day – My Baby Don’t Tolerate
Merle Haggard – If I Could Only Fly – If I Could Only Fly

2:30pm – 3:00pm

John Prine – Clay Pigeons – Fair & Square
Gurf Morlix – 123, 12345 – Blaze Foley Inside
Townes Van Zandt – Blaze Foley Story – Documentary
Townes Van Zandt – Blaze’s Blues – Documentary

3:00pm – 3:30pm

Keith and Renee – When You’re Gone – Revolution – CDN – WPG
Steve Forbert – Snowbird – It’s Been a Long Time
Barney Bentall – U Shook Me All Night Long – Greatest Hits – CDN
Barney Bentall & the Legendary Hearts – Come Back to Me – Greatest Hits – CDN
Bobby Bare JR.’s Young Criminals Starvation League – Cum on Feel the Noize – Nick Nacks and Paddy Whacks
The Wailin’ Jennys – Go For Soda – recorded live on UMFM – CDN – WPG
Robbie Fulks – Believe – Revenge!
The Be Good Tanyas – When Doves Cry – Hello Love – CDN

3:30pm – 4:00pm

Chris Neufeld – Against All Odds – Songs from Kentucky Waterfall – CDN – WPG
Martyn Joseph – Stuck in a Moment – Run to Cover
Cry Cry Cry – Fall on Me – Cry Cry Cry
Whiskeytown – Dreams – Acoustic Radio Sessions
Lindsey Buckingham – Never Going Back Again – Rare on Air: Live Performances Vol. One
Burton Cummings – Sour Suite – Q107’s Concerts in the Sky: The Campfire Versions – CDN – WPG
Romi Mayes – Hand Me Down World – Guess Who’s Home: A Tribute – CDN – WPG
Nick Lowe – Cruel to Be Kind – Basher: The Best of

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