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Hey ho! It is May - which means that E2TG turns six years old this month! As I hope you already know, we will be throwing a month-long party to celebrate. It all begins this coming Wednesday May 3 with Mark Robinson Band taking to The 5 Spot stage. There are sure to be surprises. I will be reading a short section from my forthcoming novel. Beer koozies will be given away. Drinks will flow, and the music will be smoking. All for a $5.00 cover. 5:30pm doors 6:00 showtime. Be there so you don't have to lie about it later!
May 10 - Jon Latham (Full Band) and special guests
May 17 - David Olney (Band) and Sergio Webb (Band)
May 24 - Cafe Rooster Night with Sally Jaye, Brian Wright, Darrin Bradbury, and Jon Latham
May 31 - Amelia White and the Blue Souvenirs with special guest FuzzQueen (from Washington D.C).
Okay - it is Monday when we explore Nashville connected music from the past and present....
"Sweet Baby" by Clark Paterson
We kick things off today with our final track to feature from The Final Tradition. It is the most recent album by Clark Paterson, and one of my favorites of the past year. Players on this album include Tim Carroll and Paul Niehaus.
"Poet Song" by Danny Trashville
Next up, another track from The Great Unknown. I may have been late to this party, but I am digging this music.
"If You Want to Know Her" by Conrad y Skordalia
Next up, we have a track from the incredible A Silo Filled With Birds by this New York band with Nashville connections (and maybe a Nashville future?). Really love this album which was co-produced by JD Foster and features guest Marc Ribot!
"Paper Airplane" by Alison Krauss and Union Station
Next up, we have the title track from the 2011 album by Alison Krauss and Union Station.
"Time Dies" by Shadow 15
Next up - some 1980s Nashville punk music from Shadow 15. This is included on their 2009 compilation Far Away. It is the lead off track on that album.
"Quiet Tragedy" by Tom Schreck
Also going back to 2009, we have a track from one of my favorite Nashville songwriters from his first official album, Outsider.
"Bettie Bettie" by BR5-49
Next up, we have a track from the Live from Robert's album. A song about Bettie Page.
"Austin Keeps Me Weird" by Jesse and Noah
And we close the first shuffle of May 2017 with a track about the capital of Texas by Jesse and Noah Bellamy. This is from their most recent album Southern Usonia.
(click above to view the video playlist on YouTube)