“He wrote the songs, I held the pen.” -- Harlan Howard

Monday, February 28, 2011

* Hayes Carll - SMC Album of the Week *

The new HAYES CARLL album
is tremendous!
HOT TIP: AMAZON is selling it for $8, whoops...make that $7.99!

He'll be playing Boston on 4/23, with Jason Isbell (ex-Drive-By Truckers), at The Brighton Music Hall.

Friday, February 25, 2011

* Celebrating The Man In Black b. 2/26/32 *

GET RHYTHM (live 1957)

February 26, 1932 - September 12, 2003

Monday, February 21, 2011

* Bert & I - Pairs Well With Chowdah *

Tip of the Week . . .

"Bert and I come down to the dock about six o'clock in the early morning. Bert went into the boathouse to fetch the pots and the slickers and I went out to the dock to start up the Bluebird." - Bert & I

uch to my surprise & delight, this gem of a recording is now available in CD format, along with more Bert & I stories, from Islandport Press.

Check it out, they've got plenty of other Maine-related items as well.

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

** The Grascals & Friends CD GIVEAWAYS This Wknd, 2/20 **

Thanks to The Grascals, and the fine folks at Cracker Barrel, I'll be giving away 3 copies of their band new CD featuring plenty of special guests and fine Country tunes with a Bluegrass spin!

Track Listing:
1. Tiger By The Tail (with Brad Paisley)
2. Folsom Prison Blues (with Dierks Bentley)
3. Pain of Lovin’ You (with Dolly Parton)
4. I Am Strong (with Dolly Parton)
5. Louisiana Saturday Night
6. The Year That Clayton Delaney Died (with Tom T. Hall)
7. White Lightning (with Darryl Worley)
8. The Devil Went Down To Georgia (with Charlie Daniels)
9. Leavin’ Louisiana In Broad Daylight (with The Oak Ridge Boys)
10. Mr. Bojangles (with Joe Nichols)
11. Hank Williams Jr. Medley-Born To Boogie / All My Rowdy Friends Are Comin’ Over Tonight
12. Cracker Barrel Swing (Instrumental)
13. I Am Strong (Bonus Track) Featuring guest appearances by Dolly Parton, The Oak Ridge Boys, Darryl Worley, Charlie Daniels, Terri Clark, Randy Owen, Steven Seagal, Tom T. Hall, Joe Nichols and Ansley McLaurin
The Grascals & Friends - Country Classics With A Bluegrass Spin is now available at all Cracker Barrel locations and online, with Cracker Barrel donating a portion of the proceeds from this CD to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

Monday, February 7, 2011

* New BUDDY MILLER CD Giveaways for Valentine's Day Weekend! *

Buddy LOVES You!

Which is why we'll be spinning the brand new Buddy Miller CD -- The Majestic Silver Strings (3/1, New West) -- and giving away 5 copies to 5 lucky listeners this Valentine's Day weekend (2/13).

Featuring Marc Ribot, Bill Frisell and Greg Leisz

Track Listing:

1. Cattle Call (Buddy Miller sings)
2. No Good Lover (Buddy Miller & Ann McCrary sing)
3. I Want To Be With You Always (Buddy Miller & Patty Griffin sing)
4. Barres De La Prison (Marc Ribot sings)
5. Meds (Lee Ann Womack sings)
6. Dang Me (Chocolate Genius sings)
7. Bury Me Not On The Lone Prairie (Marc Ribot sings)
8. That's The Way Love Goes (Shawn Colvin sings)
9. Freight Train (Instrumental)
10. Why I'm Walkin' (Emmylou Harris sings)
11. Why Baby Why (Buddy Miller & Marc Ribot sing)
12. Return To Me (Lee Ann Womack sings)
13. God's Wing'ed Horse (Buddy & Julie Miller sing)

Tune in early, CDs will be given away throughout the show.

You don't want to be shut-out of this extra-special Valentine's Day giveaway!