Podcast: June 7, 2015

Playlist: Episode #596

Today’s show is a love letter to one of the most significant influences in my life and certainly the biggest source of musical education in my life, The Winnipeg Folk Festival. I’ve seen and been a part of many amazing things at the festival, and today’s show discusses some of the many highlights of my 22 years at the festival.

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

2:00 – 2:30 pm

Alejandro Escovedo – Baby’s Got New Plans – Thirteen Years
Iain Matthews – Back of the Bus – Skeleton Keys
Spirit of the West – Political – Labour Day – CDN
Skydiggers – Accusations – Restless – CDN
Rory McLeod – Farewell Welfare (Part 1) – Angry Love

2:30 – 3:00 pm

Stephen Fearing – Beguiling Eyes – Out to Sea – CDN
Blackie & The Rodeo Kings – Lace And Pretty Flowers – High Or Hurtin’ – CDN
Willie P Bennett – Turn Out – Scenery/Sharpen the Plow – CDN
Chris Whitley – Phone Call From Leavenworth – Living With The Law
Ani DiFranco – Not A Pretty Girl – Not A Pretty Girl
Rory McLeod – Farewell Welfare (Part 1) – Angry Love

3:00 – 3:30 pm

John Hiatt – Dust Down A Country Road – Walk On
Steve Earle – Down Here Below – Washington Square Serenade
Richard Thompson – Let It Blow – Front Parlour Ballads
Randy Newman – Louisiana 1927 – Good Old Boys
Ray Davies – Vietnam Cowboys – Working Man’s Café
Elvis Costello & The Attractions – High Fidelity – Get Happy!!

3:30 – 4:00 pm

Buddy Miller – Worry Too Much – Universal United House of Prayer
Steve Forbert – The Sweet Love That You Give Me (Sure Goes A Long Long Way) – Jackrabbit Slim
Chuck Prophet – You Did (Bomp Shooby Dooby Bomp) – Age Of Miracles
Geoff Berner – Maginot Line – We Shall Not Flag Or Fail, We Shall Go On To The End – CDN
Greg MacPherson – Windy – Balanced On A Pin – CDN – WPG

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