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Saturday, October 03, 2009

October 1, 2009
Scott Foley

Abbreviated show this week, owing to KRFC's 2009 Fall Membership Drive. Which continues, incidentally, at least through Saturday. Meaning, of course, that you still have time to stop down at our website and drop some dollars in honor of TMM.

Had the opportunity to take a first peek into a couple promising new releases on this Episode, including new stuff from Grant-Lee Phillips (stronger than usual), Red Rooster (roots music meets those funny buttons in the studio) and Jay Farrar w/Ben Gibbard (can't wait to hear the rest of this tribute to Kerouac). Also unleashed 52 year-old Lee Barber's debut CD, Thief and Rescue, which makes a strong case for my top-20 year-end list, as well as the teen sibling trio Kitty Daisy & Lewis, who make an ungodly new noise that sounds 40 years-old. Honest. Go track down a video from these guys.

* Radney Foster, "Revival" Revival (Devil's River, 09)
* Cross Canadian Ragweed, "Burn Like the Sun" Happiness and All the Other Things (Universal South, 09)
* Big Sandy and His Fly-Rite Boys, "Chalk It Up To the Blues" It's Time (Yep Roc, 03)
* Robert Earl Keen, "Man Behind the Drums" Rose Hotel (Lost Hwy, 09)
* Amanda Shires, "Put Me To Bed" West Cross Timbers (Self, 09)
* Kitty Daisy & Lewis, "I Got My Mojo Working" Kitty Daisy & Lewis (DH Records, 09)
* Two Tons of Steel, "Cryin' Eyes" Not That Lucky (Smith, 09)
* Madison Violet, "Small of My Heart" No Fool For Trying (True North, 09)
* Lucinda Williams, "Sharp Cutting Wings (Song to a Poet)" Happy Woman Blues (Smithsonian, 90)
* Rosanne Cash w/Elvis Costello, "Heartaches By the Number" The List (Manhattan, 09)
* Grant-Lee Phillips, "Good Morning Happiness" Little Moon (Yep Roc, 09)
* Red Rooster, "Bluebird" Walk (Self, 09)
* Everybodyfields, "Aeroplane" Nothing is OK (Ramseur, 07)
* Jay Farrar w/Ben Gibbard, "These Roads Don't Move" One Fast Move or I'm Gone (Atlantic, 09)
* Lucero, "Mom" 1372 Overton Park (Universal, 09)
* Be Good Tanyas, "For the Turnstiles" Hello Love (Nettwerk, 06)
* Danny Barnes, "Overdue" Pizza Box (ATO, 09)
* Lee Barber, "Mosquito" Thief and Rescue (Self, 09)
* Guy Clark, "Maybe I Can Paint Over That" Somedays the Song Writes You (Dualtone, 09)
* Pete Bernhard, "Pray For Rain" Straight Line (Milan, 09)


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