Sunday, April 23, 2006

CJSR - April 23, 2006 Playlist

Buddy & Julie MillerRock Salt & Nails – s/t (Hightone)
Richard BucknerGauzy Dress in the Sun – Bloomed (DejaDisc)
Lori McKennaBible Song – Bittertown (True North)
The Flying Burrito BrothersDo Right Woman – Close Up the Honky Tonks (A&M)
Ronnie HawkinsWho Do You Love – s/t (Hawk)
The Silver HeartsGo Back – Dear Stranger (Independent)
Blind FaithCan’t Find My Way Home – s/t (PolyGram)
The Allman Brothers BandBlue Sky – Eat a Peach (PolyGram)
Arc AngelsSent By Angels – s/t (Geffen)
Ben HarperBlack Rain – Both Sides of the Gun (Virgin)
Erykah BaduPenitentiary Philosophy – Mama’s Gun (Motown)
Marvin GayeMercy Mercy Me (The Ecology) – What’s Going On (Motown)
Jay McShannHootie Blues – Hootie’s Jumping Blues (Stony Plain)
Bourbon Tabernacle ChoirAsleep at the Wheel – Bourbon Tabernacle Choir: 1985-1995 (Independent)
Los LobosRevolution – Colossal Head (Warner)
Trevor TchirMarie (Morning Song) – November (Independent)
Colin LindenGo Back Old Devil – Easin’ Back to Tennessee (True North)
Rae SpoonLiving A Country Song – Your Trailer Door (Independent)
The DerailersTake it Back – Genuine (Lucky Dog)
The George BushesRedemption – Handsome (Independent)
Old ReliableThoroughfare – The Burning Truth (Saved By Radio)
Willie NelsonCherokee Maiden - You Don’t Know Me: Songs of Cindy Walker – (Lost Highway)
Van MorrisonYour Cheatin’ Heart – Pay the Devil (Polydor)
Shooter JenningsGone to Carolina – Electric Rodeo (Universal)
Elvis Costello w. Metropole OrkestWatching the Detectives – My Flame Burns Blue (Deutsche Grammophon)
Jay Bennett & Edward BurchWhispers or Screams – The Palace at 4 a.m. (Independent)
Pal JoeyWaiting For Lefty – Tennessee Angels (Independent)
Lhasa La Marée Haute – The Living Road (Independent)

Monday, March 27, 2006

CJSR - March 26, 2006 Playlist

Buck OwensStreets of Bakersfield – All-Time Greatest Hits Vol. 1 (Curb/Capitol)
Dwight YoakamI Was There – Tomorrow’s Sounds Today (Reprise)
The DerailersThe Waltz of the Angels – Full Western Dress (Sire)
Emmylou HarrisLuxury Liner – Luxury Liner (Warner)
BR549The Devil & Me – Dog Days (Dualtone)
Lee RockerRock This Town – Racin’ The Devil (Alligator)
Tarbox RamblersHoney in the Rock – s/t (Rounder Select)
Th’ Legendary Shack ShakersThe Ballad of Speedy Atkins – Pandelirium (YepRoc)
The SupersuckersDead in the Water – Must’ve Been High (SubPop)
Rodney DeCrooMississippi – War Torn Man (Independent)
Gordie Tentrees Band29 Loads of Freight – 29 Loads of Freight (Independent)
Mike StackHighway – I Need Wheels (Independent)
Willie & LoboMama Mia – Zambra (EMI)
Town & CountryField and Parks of Easy Access – Up Above (Independent)
Fela KutiTrouble Sleep Yanga Wake Am – The Underground Spiritual Game (Universal)
Buddy GuyWhat Kind of Woman is This – Bring ‘Em In (Silvertone)
B.B. KingAin’t Nobody Home – Why I Sing the Blues (MCA)
Chico CesarMama Africa – Putumayo World Music 10th Anniversary Collection (Putumayo)
Burning SpearBlack Soul – Man in the Hills (Mango)
Bob Marley & the WailersCould You Be Loved – Legend (Tuff Gong)
Melissa Majeau & the MuseLong Ride – The Time has Come (Independent)
Ann VriendYou Got Me – Modes of Transport (Independent)
Catfish KeithGonna Get My Hambone Boiled – Sweet Pea (Fish Tail)
Nicolai DungerSomeone New – Here’s My Song . . . (Zoë)
Veda HilleQueen of the May – Return of the Kildeer (Independent)
K.T. TunstallMiniature Disasters – Eye to the Telescope (EMI)
The FembotsThe City – Gilded Age (Independent)
CalexicoNom de Plume – Garden Ruin (Quarterstick)

Monday, March 13, 2006

CJSR - March 12, 2006 Playlist

Eliza GilkysonHiway 9 – Land of Milk & Honey (Red House)
Abigail WashburnSometimes – Song of the Traveling Daughter (Nettwerk)
The Little WilliesRoly Poly – s/t (Milking Bull/EMI)
Sons of the PioneersHappy Cowboy – Symphonies of the Sage (Bloodshot Revival)
Memphis MinnieI’m a Bad Luck Woman – Hoodoo Lady: 1933-1937 (Columbia Legacy)
Neko CaseStar Witness – Fox Confessor Brings the Flood (Mint)
The BandDaniel and the Sacred Harp – Stage Fright (EMI)
Bob Dylan and the BandLay Lady Lay – Before the Flood (Columbia)
The GourdsBurn the Honeysuckle – Heavy Ornamentals (Eleven Thirty)
The Grassroots DeviationSteady Ground – s/t (Independent)
Hot Rize (presents Red Knuckles & the Trailblazers)Goin’ Steady – Shades of the Past (Sugar Hill)
Kasey ChambersA Little Bit Lonesome – Barricades & Brickwalls (Warner Bros.)
Akron/FamilyWe All Will – Akron/Family & the Angels of the Light (Young God)
Wooden Wand & the Vanishing Voice(I Wanna Live In) Sunbeam Creek – The Flood (Troubleman)
Stone Jack JonesHey Love – Bluefolk (Fictitious)
Sufjan StevensShe Is – Dream Brother: the Songs of Tim & Jeff Buckley (Ryko)
Gary JulesMad World – Trading Snakeoil for Wolftickets (Universal)
David Thomas BroughtonAmbiguity – The Complete Guide to Insufficiency (Plug Research)
Bruce CockburnHappy Good Morning Blues – High Winds White Sky (Columbia)
Trevor TchirKnowing You’re All Right – Dusty Trails . . . live from the vault . . . (Independent)
Rick WhiteShe is the Path – The Rick White Album (Independent)
Luke DoucetBroken One – Broken and other rogue states (Six Shooter)
Cowboy JunkiesI Don’t Want to Be a Soldier – Early 21st Century Blues (Latent)
Jason CollettFire – Idols of Exile (Arts & Crafts)
Ryan Adams & the CardinalsLet it Ride – Cold Roses (Lost Highway)
Hank Williams IIIThrown Out of the Bar – Straight to Hell (Bruc)
McGillicuddy SistersWait for the Light – Hillbilly Hi-Jinx (Independent)

Monday, February 27, 2006

CJSR - February 26, 2006 Playlist

Tom WaitsHoist That Rag – Real Gone (Anti-)
Ibrahim FerrerMarieta – The Buena Vista Social Club Presents (World Circuit/Nonesuch)
Amadou et MariamLa Realite – Dimanche A Bamako (Radio Bemba)
Phillip WalkerEl Paso Blues – Someday You’ll Have These Blues (Joliet)
Muddy Waters"Unk" in Funk – "Unk" in Funk (Chess)
Lightning HopkinsLet Me Fly Your Kite – Houston’s King of the Blues (Arhoolie)
Howlin’ WolfSmokestack Lightning – The Howlin’ Wolf Album (Cadet Concept)
Arrested DevelopmentPeople Everyday – Unplugged (Chrysalis)
Jack Johnson w. Ben HarperWith My Own Two Hands – Sing-A-Longs and Lullabies from the Film Curious George (Brushfire)
K-OsCrucial – Joyful Rebellion (EMI)
Jimmy CliffStruggling Man – The Best of Jimmy Cliff (Universal)
Michael Franti w. SpearheadNever Too Late – Everyone Deserves Music (BooBoo Wax/iMusic)
Finley QuayeSunday Shining – Maverick A Strike (550 Music)
Bedouin SoundclashLiving in Jungles – Sounding a Mosaic (Warner)
City & ColourSave Your Scissors – Sometimes (Dine Alone)
Billie HolidayBody and Soul – Greatest Hits (Columbia/Legacy)
Madeleine PeyrouxBetween the Bars – Careless Love (Rounder)
Van MorrisonSlim Slow Slider – Astral Weeks (Warner)
Samatha SchultzPass My Way – Part of Me EP (Independent)
Gillian WelchLowlands – Soul Journey (Stony Plain)
Ruth MinnikinHeavy Heart – s/t (Independent)
Old Man LuedeckeRoustabout – Hinterland (Black Hen)
Ann VriendFeelin’ Fine – Modes of Transport (Independent)
HaydenBass Song – Skyscraper National Park (Universal)
Akron/FamilyAfford – s/t (Young God)

Monday, February 13, 2006

CJSR - February 12, 2006 Playlist

Richard & Linda Thompson - Calvary Cross - I Want to See the Bright Lights Tonight (Hannibal)
Kate BushKing of the Mountain – Aerial (EMI)
Rosanne CashBurn Down This Town – Black Cadillac (Capital)
The Bottle RocketsMendocino – Songs of Sahm (Bloodshot)
Kieran Kane & Kevin Welch, with Fats KaplanHillbilly Blue – You Can’t Save Everybody (Compass)
DonovanSunshine Superman – Donovan’s Greatest Hits (Epic)
Jack JohnsonBubble Toes – Brushfire Fairytales (Modular)
Darrek Anderson & the GuaranteedDarlin’ (My Heart’s Been on the Line) – The Old Routine (Independent)
The D. RangersRunaway – We Stay High and Lonesome (Independent)
Romi Mayes & the Temporarily UnpluggedStyx and B.T.O. (Tease Me) – Living Room Sessions Vol. 1 (Independent)
Golden SmogPecan Pie – Down By the Old Mainstream (Rykodisc)
Tom Phillips & the Men of Constant SorrowBeer Stained Memories – The Essential (Independent)
Steve EarleGo Amanda – Jerusalem (E-Squared/Artemis)
The Mike McDonald BandWuthering Heights vs. The Guns of Navarone – Is This Thing On? (Independent)
Jr. Gone WildRubbing My Knees – Pull the Goalie (Stony Plain)
Asleep at the WheelRoly Poly – Western Standard Time (Epic)
Big Sandy & His Fly-Rite BoysMy Sinful Days Are Over – Swingin’ West (Hightone)
Alvin Youngblood HartTallacatcha – Territory (Hannibal)
Big Rude JakeSwing Baby – Blue Pariah (Independent)
Cat PowerLiving Proof – The Greatest (Matador)
Oh SusannaRoll Me on Home – s/t (Independent)
Christa CoutureFor Miette (Circuitry) – Fell Out of Oz (Maximum)
JoraneStay – The You and the Now (Aquarius)
Wendy McNeillSuch a Common Bird – Such a Common Bird (Independent)
The Painting DaisiesThe God Song – Flambescence (Independent)
Beth OrtonHeartlandtruckstop – Comfort of Strangers (EMI)
Jeff BuckleyLover, You Should Have Come Over (acoustic) – Eternal Life EP (Columbia)

Sunday, January 15, 2006

CJSR - January 15, 2006 Playlist

This show featured some of my favourite selections from the past year, as well as a guest appearance from Edmonton songwriter Jeff Stuart. Check him out live at the Black Dog on Wednesday, February 15.

Neil YoungFar From Home - Prairie Wind (Reprise)
Trevor TchirThe Pines – Wooden Castles Fall (Independent)
Cam PennerRye Whiskey – Feels Like a Sunday Night (Independent)
Bramwell & the LeftoversBusy Body Blues – self-titled (Independent)
Abigail WashburnRed & Blazing – Song of the Traveling Daughter (Nettwerk)
Iron & WineEvening on the Ground (Lilith’s Song) – Woman King (SubPop)
Akron/FamilyBefore & Again – self-titled (Young God)
Devendra BanhartLong Haired Child – Cripple Crow (XL)
Vashti BunyanSame But Different – Lookaftering (Revolver USA)
The Middle DriftTalkin Me Down – Music from the Middle Drift (Independent)
Jeff StuartWith a Word – live in studio
Jeff StuartLet Me Be – live in studio
Karla AndersonKeepin’ On – The Embassy Sessions (Independent)
Blue RodeoUp on That Cloud – Are You Ready (Warner)
Sexsmith & KerrListen – Destination Unknown (Warner)
The FemBotsCount Down Our Days – The City (Paper Bag)
Magnolia Electric CoThe Dark Don’t Hide It – What Comes After the Blues (Secretly Canadian)
Elliott Brood Second Son – Ambassador (Six Shooter)
Lucinda WilliamsOut of Touch – Live at the Filmore (Lost Highway)
Sarah HarmerI’m a Mountain – I’m a Mountain (Universal)
Corb Lund and the Hurtin’ AlbertansLittle Foothills Heaven – Hair in My Eyes Like a Highland Steer (Stony Plain)
Krista HartmanSouthern Comfort Junkie – Passport (Independent)
The MaybellinesAlways Be The Same – The Maybellines Are Dead (Independent)

Tuesday, December 20, 2005

CJSR - Dec. 18, 2005 Playlist

Harry ManxSan Diego-Tijuana– Mantras for Madmen (Dog My Cat)
Big Mama ThorntonSummertime – Sassy Mama (Just A Memory)
B.B. KingSo Excited – Why I Sing the Blues (MCA)
Geraint WatkinsBe My Love – Dial ‘W’ for Watkins (Yep Roc)
Martin SextonStation Man – The American (Atlantic)
Eleni MandellAmerican Boy – Afternoon (Zedtone)
BR549Poison – Dog Days (Dualtone)
Luther Wright & the WrongsGoodbye Blue Sky – Rebuild the Wall (Universal)
Hayseed DixieWalk This Way – A Hillbilly Tribute to Mountain Love (Dualtone)
Foghorn StringbandAll Night Long – Weiser Sunrise (Nettwerk)
Ricky SkaggsHighway 40 Blues – Country Gentleman (Epic/Legacy)
John Guliak & the Lougan BrothersFeathers for a Fool – 7 Stories & 13 Songs (Independent)
AA SoundsystemTake it as it Comes – Lily Plain, You’re Hardly Poor (Independent)
Jody Shenkarek & the Mill Creek BoysHangin’ Around – s/t (Independent)
Steve EarleEllis Unit One – Sidetracks (Artemis)
Crosby, Stills, Nash & YoungCountry Girl – Déjà vu (Atlantic)
The Stills-Young BandLet it Shine – Long May You Run (Reprise)
Chris StillsLucifer and Jane – 100 Year Thing (Atlantic)
Wilco13 – Outta Site (Outta Mind) single (Reprise)
Kate RusbyNo Names – The Girl Who Couldn’t Fly (Compass)
Jim WhiteStill Water - Wrong-Eyed Jesus (Luaka Bop/Warner Brothers)
North Mississippi AllstarsSkinny Woman – Shake Hands with Shorty (Tone-Cool)
Junior Wells(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction – Paint It Blue: Songs of the Rolling Stones (House of Blues)
The Rolling StonesSway – Sticky Fingers (Virgin)
Toronto Jazz SeptetMarch from the Nutcracker Suite – A Jazzy Nutcracker in Concert