Monday, May 23, 2016

Music City Monday Morning Shuffle - Get Loud Mix

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So, my event calendar never really got off the ground, fortunately, Jared over at Fighting the Nashville Blues - has you covered.  Here are his previews for the week ahead.

So, I am still kind of reeling from the E2TG Anniversary Extravaganza.  Such a good time. I hope to bring you more shows in the future.  It was fun to introduce friends to other friends' music in a live setting.

My daughter and I had a great weekend.  We took in Luella and Tim Carroll down at Phat Bites in Donelson on Saturday morning, and then Saturday night spend some time with The Foresters and Mia Green in at an Airbnb in East Nashville and heard tunes by the aforementioned.  The Foresters should be headed back to Connecticut as I write this, and I wish them all safe travels. They had the opportunity to play Puckett's Grocery in Leiper's Fork yesterday.

Time for some Music City Monday sounds...

"Side Effect May Include" by Lori Kelley

We begin with a lively tune from Lori Kelley's album More. Maybe people need a warning label... 

"The Devil's Inside of You" by Ricca Vita

The good timing award of the day... Ricca Vita have just released a visually stunning new video for their song "Dirty Cop".  Here it is.  The song in the shuffle is another from the awesome self-titled EP which I got via Noisetrade.  

"24 Frames" by Jason Isbell

You may have forgotten but Jason Isbell as one of East Nashville's own.  His meteoric rise has continued with his most recent album and constant touring.  This is from Something More Than Free.  Last year, Isbell sold out four nights at the Ryman Auditorium.  Just a few years earlier, I saw him at Grimey's for Record Store Day in front of a decent but not capacity crowd.  Before that, he was a member of Drive-by Truckers. 

"Love You Like I Don't Know How" by David Newbould

Here is our first listen to the brand new EP by Nashville songwriter David Newbould.  The EP is called The Devil Is His Name and was produced by Chris Tench at The Sound Shelter studio.  Really good stuff... check it out. 

"Sabu Visits the Twin Cities Alone" by John Prine

John Prine doing what John Prine does so well.  This came from that live album that was released on Noisetrade. 

"A Life Like This" by The Western Shore

This one has been hanging around the playlist for a while. From the album Thunderstorm.  It was good to see Kalee and Charlie at The 5 Spot last week. 

"Small Town Waltz" by Bob Lewis

Our final track to feature from Bob Lewis' EP, Now Here. One of my favorite local songwriters and an all around great guy. 

"Am I the Only One (Who's Ever Felt This Way)" by Dixie Chicks

From their debut album, Wide Open Spaces, this is a cover of a Maria Mckee song that was on her self-titled debut. 

"Whispering Sea" by Loretta Lynn

From Full Circle, the new album by the Queen of Country Music.  The album was produced by Lynn's daughter Patsy Lynn Russell and John Carter Cash - the son of Johnny and June Carter Cash.  This is a remake of Lynn's 1960 debut single.  Loretta Lynn at age 84 still sounds amazing, and she is still the Queen.

"Get Loud" by Dan Baird and Homemade Sin

We close things out with a good reminder in this world that tell individuals to keep quiet and to not rock the boat.  Come on people, let's get loud!!!!!  Dan Baird and  Warner Hodges will be making a rare appearance with their other band The Bluefields that includes Joe Blanton and Brad Pemberton on Friday night at The Basement. 


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