Playlist: Episode #719, December 10, 2017

Folks are starting to make their annual best-of lists, and while we like to take our time with those over here (sometimes a year or more…), it’s wise to scan the good lists and learn about some new artists or revisit albums that we haven’t spent enough time with. Today we meet some exciting new finds, revisit some contenders, discuss some exciting upcoming shows, and spin some all-time Christmas classics!

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

2:00 – 2:30 pm

Dave Bidini – Little Black Snowflake – The First Christmas – CDN
The Kelele Brothers – Father Christmas – Has-Beens & Wives – CDN
Robert Earl Keen – Merry Christmas from the Family – Merry Christmas from the Family
Skydiggers – Good King Wenceslas – Still Restless: The Lost Tapes – CDN
Monica Schroeder – Christmas (Is Just Me Thinking about You) – single – CDN – WPG
Caroline Spence – Heart of Somebody – Spades and Roses

2:30 – 3:00 pm

Birds of Chicago – Étoile D’ Amour (Stardust) – American Flowers
Ane Brun – Right in Time – Leave me Breathless
Joan Shelley – The Push and Pull – Joan Shelley
Lissie – Blood & Muscle – Castles
This Is the Kit – Bullet Proof – Moonshine Freeze
Carter Sampson – Everything You Need – Wilder Side

3:00 – 3:30 pm

Corin Raymond – Hard on Things – Hobo Jungle Fever Dreams – CDN
Jonathan Byrd & The Sentimentals – Under the Belly of the Night – single
Jonathan Byrd – The Law & the Lonesome – The Law & the Lonesome
Corin Raymond – Dutch – Paper Nickels – CDN
John Gorka – Nazarene Guitar – True in Time
John Gorka – The Water Is Wide – Where Have All The Flowers Gone: The Songs Of Pete Seeger
John Gorka – That’s How Legends Are Made – Land of the Bottom Line

3:30 – 4:00 pm

Stan Rogers – At Last, I’m Ready for Christmas – From Coffee House To Concert Hall – CDN
Stan Rogers – First Christmas – Between the Breaks… Live! – CDN
Shawn William Clarke – Autumn in New Brunswick – Topaz – CDN
Seamus Fogarty – Heels Over Head – The Curious Hand
Gill Landry – Berlin – Love Rides a Dark Horse

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