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Saturday, May 28, 2011

Sunset Road playlist 5/27/11

  1. "Pete's tune" - Extended Play Boys - Extended Play Boys [Beet]
    theme tune
  2. "Half Past Four" - The John Hartford Stringband - Memories of John [Compass]
  3. "Life in Eleven" - Béla Fleck & The Flecktones - Rocket Science [E One]
    Brand new cd from the Flecktones who will be appearing at the Cville Pavilion aug 7th with Bruce Hornsby & his band.
  4. "The Way It Is" - Bruce Hornsby with the Fairfield Four - Moneyland [McCoury]
    see above.
  5. "Little Cabin Home On The Hill" - Bill Monroe - True Life Blues: The Songs Of Bill Monroe [Sugar Hill]
    first in a series of 'compare & contrast' song pairings on this show.
  6. "In My Little Cabin Home On The Hill" - Lisa Ono - Beijing Film Academy
    Brazilian born Japanese bossa nova singer doing a bluegrass cover! Click on the link for the song on youtube
  7. "Gentle on my mind" - John Hartford - Live from Mountain Stage [Blue Plate]
  8. "Gentle On My Mind" - Lisa Ono - Jambalaya: Bossa Americana
    more from the illustrious Ms Ono (no, not THAT one!) Click on the link for the song on youtube
  9. "John Henry" - Sidetrack - Rowdy to Reverent [Self]
  10. "John Henry's Blues" - Tangle Eye - Alan Lomax's Southern Journey Remixed. The vocals on this are from a 1959 recording of a Mississippi convict named Ed Lewis who was singing as he chopped wood. You can hear his axe woven into the percussion sound. Henry Butler on keyboards, Tony Trischka on Banjo. Click on the link for the song on youtube
  11. "Rank Stranger"- Crooked Still - Hop High [Self]
  12. "Rank Stranger" - Wayfaring Strangers - Shifting Sands Of Time [Rounder]
  13. "Luck of the Draw (Album)" - Paul Brady - Hooba Dooba [Proper American]
    Brand new cd from Paul Brady. Bonnie Raitt had a big hit with this, but Paul Brady wrote it. This is his first recorded version of the song.
  14. "You won't See Me (Album)" - Paul Brady - Hooba Dooba [Proper American]
    Yes, the Beatles song....
  15. "I hate banks" - Mojo Nixon and Skid Roper ...me too. Move your money....I did. I found this song while I was researching the 'Freedom Songs' show as part of the recent Folk Marathon on WTJU. Click on the "I hate banks" for the song on youtube. Click on 'Move your money' to find alteratives to the big banks for your hard earned cash.
  16. "Union Town" - Tom Morello - The Nightwatchman Inspired by the goings on in Madison Wisconsin by Tom Morello (Rage against the Machine) this spring and performed by Tom for the 100,000 strong group of protesters there. Click on "Union Town" for the song on youtube, and on Tom Morello for more info and to get involved.
  17. "The Farmer Is The Man" - Frank Lee - Artseen
  18. "Jethro's Tune" - Taylor Baker - Taylor Baker [Patuxent]
    18 yr old mando whizz.
  19. "Fluer De Mandegore" - Maeve Gilchrist - Song Of Delight [Adventure Music]
  20. "Song of delight" - Maeve Gilchrist - Song Of Delight [Adventure Music]
  21. "Here's A Health" - Cara Dillon - After The Morning [Compass]
  22. "Don't Give It Up" - Rob Ickes - Slide City [Rounder]
New cds by Paul Brady, Bela Fleck & the Flecktones, mandolin wizard Taylor Baker, plus a bunch of (hopefully) interesting pairings of covers of the same songs.

Listen to this show on the Tape Vault . It will be there until June 10th at 5pm.

Posted by Pete

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