Playlist: Episode #668, November 13, 2016

Any self-respecting singer/songwriter show had better take note of the passing of one of the true giants of songwriting, so much of today’s show is devoted to the passing of Leonard Cohen and his lasting legacy. But he’s not the only one, as we had to pay our respects to the late Leon Russell, as well. But, dwelling on deaths isn’t all we do here, so we threw a 70th birthday party for Ray Wylie Hubbard, talked about a wortwhile fundraiser going on soon, and played some great new music!

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

2:00 – 2:30 pm

Reid Jamieson – Dear Leonard – Dear Leonard: The Cohen Collection – CDN
Lynn Jackson – Tower of Song – Sweet Relief – CDN
Linda Ronstadt & Emmylou Harris – Sisters of Mercy – Western Wall: The Tucson Sessions
Ron Sexsmith – Heart with no Companion – Ron Sexsmith – CDN
The Webb Sisters – If It Be your Will – Comes in Twos
Fred Eaglesmith – Hallelujah – CMT Christmas – CDN
Ane Brun – Ain’t no Cure for Love – Rarities

2:30 – 3:00 pm

The Civil Wars – Dance Me to the End of Love – Barton Hollow (bonus track)
Johnny Cash – Bird on a Wire – Unearthed V
Jennifer Warnes – Song for Bernadette – Famous Blue Raincoat
The Lemonheads – That’s No Way to Say Goodbye (with Liv Tyler) – Varshons
Geoff Berner – Queen Victoria – The Wedding Dance of the Widow Bride – CDN
Concrete Blonde – Everybody Knows – Recollection
Chris Koster – I’m Your Man – 7th Fire Records 7″ Series – CDN

3:00 – 3:30 pm

Old Man Luedecke – Closing Time – The Bard of Montreal – CDN
The Fuse – Getting Quiet Now – Brilliant Sun – CDN – WPG
Hatcher-Briggs – Boy Chief Hill – Getting There from Here – CDN – WPG
Ray Wylie Hubbard – Snake Farm – Snake Farm
Ray Wylie Hubbard – The Messenger – Loco Gringos Lament
Ray Wylie Hubbard – The Rabbit – Snake Farm
Leon Russell – A Hard Rain’s a Gonna Fall – Retrospective

3:30 – 4:00 pm

Jimmy Lafave – Sweet Home Oklahoma – Road Novel
Owen Temple – Prince of Peace – Mountain Home
B.B. King – Hummingbird – Why I Sing the Blues
The Brothers Comatose – Dancing upon your Grave – City Painted Gold
Harrow Fair – Call to Arms – Call to Arms – CDN
Brock Zeman – Percy Jones – The Carnival Is Back in Town – CDN

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