Tuesday, November 28, 2006

Dig Up the Roots setlist

If you'd like to listen, you can for the next 2 weeks, (scroll down to Dig Up the Roots, and "most recent show" is this week, then after one week, go to "previous show"): here: program archives

Meanwhile, here's the playlist!

Dig Up the Roots Nov. 28

Ramblin’ Boy/Dickel Bros./Vol. 2
Forky Deer/Clancy Ward & Sarah York/Orienta Breakdown
Devil in a Haystack/Ditch Lilies/Self-Titled
Union Maid/OCMS/Big Iron World/Nettwerk
Black-eyed Susie/Pert Near Sandstone/Live Just Outside Sandstone
Bo Weevil/Bitter Spills
Mean Ol’ Lonesome Train/Ray & Glover/Ashes in My Whiskey produced by Mark Trehus
It Takes a Lot to Laugh, It Takes a Train to Cry/Bob Dylan/No Direction Home Bootleg #7
Midnight Special/Get Up Johns/Trouble in Mind/
Boxcar Blues/Brass Kings/
Downtown Train/Tom Waits/Rain Dogs/Island
Easy Money/Mike Gunther & His Restless Souls/Burn it Down for the Nails
Western Rattler/Charlie Parr/Backslider/
Shake Sugaree/Libba Cotton/Shake Sugaree/
Old Cow Died/Crooked Jades/World’s on Fire
John Brown’s Dream/Ditch Lilies
Get Up in the Cool/Mill City Grinders
Farewell Whiskey/Tim Foss/Cat Came Back
Merriwether/Clancy Ward & Sarah York/Orienta Breakdown
Red Dust/Calexico & Iron & Wine/In the Reins
Your Touch/The Black Keys/
L.A. Freeway/The Bitter Spills/
Dead Flowers/Townes Van Zandt
No Lonesome Tune/Guy Clark/Workbench
Sally Ann/Clancy and Sara/Orienta Breakdown

Monday, November 27, 2006

My West Bank Boogie book is OUT!!

My 170 plus page book on West Bank musicians playing in the area since the '60s, published by is filled with fantastic vintage photos, memorabilia and candid, funny and poignant interviews conducted over the past couple years, with a foreword by Garrison Keillor. PLUS a 17-song compilation CD of most the musicians, such as
Willie Murphy, Koerner, Ray and Glover, Bill and Judy, Lazy Bill Lucas, Eddie Berger and more. Part of the proceeds goes to an emergency health care fund for the musicians in the book. You can find out more, and get your copy directly from the publisher, Triangle Park Creative here:

West Bank Boogie Website

Catch My KFAI Dig Up the Roots Filling in for Carr

Hi -- tune in to KFAI 90.3 FM Mpls 106.7 FM St. Paul Tuesday 9 - 11 a.m. as I play a whole lotta old timey and alt-country tunes by a bunch of locals, youngsters, and some West Bankers and Eagles Clubbers. You'll hear songs by the Ditch Lilies, the Bitter Spills, the Mill City Grinders, the Get Up Johns, Charlie Parr, The Brass Kings, Pert Near Sandstone, Liquor Pigs, Koerner, Ray and Glover, Townes Van Zandt, Mason Jennings and so much more . . . enjoy! If you miss it, you can hear it on the KFAI Program Archives for two weeks!