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

Monday, October 31, 2011

Sunday, October 30, 2011

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Plenty of tix today.

Thursday, October 27, 2011

Ticket Giveaway Booonanza This Sunday!

All treats, no tricks for this week's SMC listeners on Halloween eve!

Yessirree folks, this Sunday there'll be plenty of tickets for shows like Shelby Lynn (11/3), Amy Black (11/5), Suzy Bogguss (11/5) and Abigail Washburn (11/6)!

Plus, one more copy of the brand new JOHN PRINE CD, "The Singing Mailman Delivers," for one very lucky listener. Have you seen the baseball caps for this CD?! LOVE IT!

(click image below for Tragedy, live)

TUNE/STREAM in early!

Saturday, October 15, 2011

* More SMC Giveaways this Sunday 10/16! *

Tune in this Sunday for a chance to win tickets to the FMFM's

4th Annual Urban Barn Dance

Thursday, October 20th @ 6:30pm!
Also, more copies of the new Johnny Cash "LIVE: Around the World - Bootleg Vo. III" will be given away to lucky listeners throughout the show!

Monday, October 10, 2011

** Happy 65th Birthday JOHN PRINE b.10/10/46 **

Revisiting a should-be mega-hit for John Prine's 65th birthday!


Learn this song pronto & record it in time for Valentine's Day 2012.

Saturday, October 8, 2011

** SMC Giveaways 10/9 - New JOHNNY CASH CD! **

This Sunday I'll be giving away copies of the BRAND NEW,

53 track, double-CD set from Sony/Legacy . .

Tune in to SMC EARLY!

Thursday, October 6, 2011

* The Only Woman Hank Ever Hired! *

The last surviving member of The Drifting Cowboys

"The only woman Hank Williams ever hired!"

(seen in this promo shot, second from the left).

Wife of the late steel great, Doyle Turner,

and mother of current steel great Robby Turner.

The Turners played with Hank 1945 - 1946.

Tuesday, October 4, 2011

* * Moon Music for Next Week * *

A favorite of mine for 30 years!

Perfect for next week's full moon, Tuesday night/Wednesday morning.

Columbus Day weekend is fast approaching, be adventurous!

(Originally released on vinyl in 1981, re-released on CD in 1990)

Monday, October 3, 2011

* JOHN MILLER - Let's Go Riding! *

Recorded between October 1971 & January 1972

(while a student at Cornell),

and released by Rounder in 1975, this gem is sounding better than ever!

Look hard, find it if you can and cherish it!

Includes Hopie Miller, Russ Barenberg, John Ellis, David Barenberg and Susan Longaker

Side One
1. Let's Go Riding
2. Easy Rider
3. Wild About My Lovin'
4. Trouble In Mind
5. How Long, How Long Blues
6. Hunkie- Tunkie
7. I'm An Old Bumblebee
8. Righteous Blues

Side Two
1. Texas
2. Golden Slippers
3. Brandy Wine
4. Cherokee Shuffle
5. Weary Day
6. John Hardy
7. Arkansas Traveler
8. Tompkins Country Trot
9. Chinquipin Pie

Sunday, October 2, 2011

** SMC Playlist for 10/2/11 **

Archives are up for TWO big weeks here.

Saturday, October 1, 2011

* The Lost Notebooks of Hank Williams - Sun 10/2 - 1hr Radio Special *

Tune in to SMC this Sunday 10/2, just after 1pm, for a very special ONE hour featuring "The Lost Notebooks of Hank Williams" (being released Tuesday, 10/4).

There's plenty of interview material and music from the artists who participated in this project and it's hosted by Alejandro Escovedo.