Saturday Afternoon Music Shuffle (Live Blog Event) – Who Knows What May Happen Mix

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Welcome to Saturday, and a ultra rare Saturday shuffle – live blogging experiment.  Enjoy…

3:09p.m.   Hit Shuffle

“Vincent Black Lightning” (Richard Thompson cover) by Fendrick and Peck

My friends, Fendrick and Peck have a brand knew album called Lucky Penny.  This is the last song and only cover on the album. One of my all-time favorite songs, and I really dig this cover.

“Too Much Out of Line” by The Colored Parade

Next up, another friend – Andrew Adkins with his band, The Colored Parade with a song from their album …And the Walls of the City Will Shake

“Medicine Bow” by The Waterboys

This is the Sea is 30 years old this year.  I hope I still sound so good when I get to be 30…..  

“Gingerbread Boy” by Miles Davis

From the Miles Davis at Newport 1955-1975: The Bootleg Series Vol. 4… a Jimmy Heath composition (I think).  Nothing wrong with Miles Davis on a lazy Saturday afternoon at the end of Summer.  Or any other time for that matter…

“Eastwood Outlaw” by Crazy Aces

Crazy Aces are an instrumental rock band from Nashville.  I experienced them live for the first time last night, and I had to have this albun.  Awesome stuff!

“Champions of Red Wine” by The New Pornographers

A track from the latest album by The New Pornographers, Brill Bruisers, which was released about a year ago… a pretty cool song.  I like it.  I could listen to Neko Case sing all day long.

“Song About My Friends” by Atticus Floyd

From We’ll All Come Down… a cute little songs about friends who are monsters who died.

It is now 3:44p.m.  and we move on…

“Royal Wedding” by Kronos Quartet

From a Sampler of the Big Ears Music Festival which held in Knoxville, Tennessee earlier in the year.  Kronos Quartet class up the shuffle in the coolest way possible…

“Lost in a Crowd” by Fantastic Negrito

My first time hearing this song and my first exposure to the artist. Man, I dig this. I want to hear more! The album is listed as “Studio Paradiso 4/20/2015” on my device.  Will find out more right away.

“Only Love Can Break Your Heart” by Charlie Whitten

A nice Neil Young cover… This comes from a Charlie Whitten Sampler via Noisetrade.

And we will go out with this one:

“21 Years” by James Tomberlin

Our first listen to the new record from James Tomberlin.  One of my favorite writers. He recently left Nashville to pursue a law degree in Virginia, but before he left he recorded Still Life with Orange. Produced by Josh Morris and featuring Jon Latham, Cameron Carrus, and John Gentile.  I love this song!

4:05p.m.  Hope you enjoyed!


Wednesday Morning Music Shuffle – The Junkyards and The Highways Mix

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TONIGHT! It is on!

“Bend in the Road” by Jesse and Noah

Another great one from the Driven Back album. Such great songs, such great harmonies.

“Sailor’s Song” by Brian Carpenter and the Confessions

Brian Carpenter is from Boston.  The new album from Brian Carpenter and the Confessions is due out in October.  The pitch name dropped not only Nick Cave but Wim Wenders and David Lynch as well… needless to say this film buff was intrigued. This song (the last on the album) is my first listen, and I really like what I’m hearing.  Expect more from me about this album.

“Midnight Wave” by Two Wounded Birds

Two Wounded Birds were an English band that formed in 2010 and disbanded in 2012.  This song was a single released in 2011.

“Last I Heard” by Charlie Whitten

Charlie Whitten is a Nashville based singer-songwriter, this song is from a Noisetrade Sampler called An Assortment. Man I like this guys music a bunch.

“Forked River Roadside Shrine” by Ben Arthur

Another cut from Ben Arthur’s Call and Response album of “Answer Songs”. This one is one of two responses to Joyce Carol Oates short stories in the collection.  Ben Arthur is also Host and Producer of “SongCraft Presents” which is a pretty fascinating web series. Songcraft Presents has also been producing “Songs from the Road” in which Arthur works with a featured songwriter to write a song during a drive usually from one city to another.  The End Men’s Matthew Hendershot is also involved in both series.

“Gentle on My Mind” by John Hartford

From the Dylan, Cash, and the Nashville Cats album which accompanies the exhibit at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. Glen Campbell made the song famous, but Hartford wrote the song and his son Jamie performed the song at the release show for this album (held outside the Museum.

“Freight Train Boogie” by Captain Luke

From the Music Maker Relief Foundation.  Captain Luke passed away back in May, but thanks in no small part to the work of the Foundation, his music will live on.

“Sing Along” by Grant Lee Buffalo

Another from the Mighty Joe Moon album.

“Planet Caravan” by Brown Sabbath

From a Noisetrade Bonnaroo Sampler.  Brown Sabbath injects some Latin/Hardcore/Funk sounds into this version of the Blake Sabbath classic.

“Sad But True” by Das Ding

Das Ding are an Electronic band from Rotterdam.  This song comes from a compilation called 13 O’clock put out by Atlanta based PPNW Records. 


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