Getting back on schedule...
ICYMI: Check out my review of Dale Watson and Rosie Flores at Exit/In.
If you are in Nashville this evening, head on over to City Winery Nashville. A great night of music is on tap with #E2TG Artist of the Year Darrin Bradbury kicking things off at 8:00 sharp so don't be late. $5.00 to hear some really great people make really cool music.
"Love For Tender" by Elvis Costello and the Attractions
I don't know about you, but for me any morning that starts off with Elvis Costello can't be all bad. From Get Happy!
"Tennessee Plates" by John Hiatt
A classic song from John Hiatt's Slow Turning album. About stealing one of Elvis' Cadillacs....
"My Felon Girlfriend" by Don Dixon
Don Dixon had a hand in creating the sound that dominated by musical formative years. Best known as co-producer of the first two R.E.M. albums as well as the many other great records he produced, Dixon is also one hell of a songwriter. This song comes from his most recent solo record called High and Filth and Borderline.
"Knowing Me" by J.R. Wyatt
A brief but really rad song from Empty Room Sessions.
"Don't Say No" by Tom Tom Club
Another great song from Boom Boom Chi Boom Boom. This runs counter to the message I got handed in school via Nancy Reagan. Hmm, who should I listen to? Nancy Reagan or Chris and Tina? What do you think?
"Lawyers, Guns and Money" (Warren Zevon cover) by Magnolia Electric Co.
Magnolia Electric Co covering Warren Zevon is truly sublime. RIP Jason Molina and Warren Zevon. This is from a Daytrotter session in 2009.
"Soul II Soul" by Flo Mega
Okay. So this was a random download from Freegal. Flo Mega is from Germany and this is some funky ass shit. I rate it a "hell yes!". From the album Mann uber Bord.
"Has He Got a Friend for Me" by Richard and Linda Thompson
This song came on as I began my solitary walk toward the office. A perfect somber song for this grey morning. From I Want to See the Bright Lights Tonight.
"Nobody's Singin'" by Matt King
This is the penultimate song from our run-through of Matt King's stripped down album Raw. As we await new music from King and his new band, Killing Street.
"Conclusion of the Railway Earth" by Jack Kerouac with Al Cohn and Zoot Sims
We close out the shuffle with ten minutes of Kerouac spitting the beat poetry. The recording includes some studio banter before and after the poetry. From Blues and Haikus.