Click here to listen to the September 30th edition of the When You Awake Show. No talking, just music. Playlist is below. Enjoy!
Bob Dylan- You’re A Big Girl Now ** Van Morrison- Listen To The Lion ** Delaney and Bonnie- Love Of My Man ** Freddie Scott- Bring It On Home To Me ** Steve Young- Love In My Time ** Dolly Parton- Here I Am ** Link Wray- Fallin’ Rain ** Bert Jansch- Tell Me What Is True Love ** The Beach Boys- Cuddle Up
Click here to listen to the June 4th edition of the When You Awake Show. I am currently serving Jury Duty so threw this mix together for my 7 am drive to downtown LA: a mellow, ease yourself into the day mix. Just music, no talking. Playlist is below. Enjoy!
Tallest Man On Earth- Kids On The Run ** Judee Sill- The Kiss ** Christopher Denny- Age Old Hunger ** Phosphorescent- Hej, Me I’m Light ** Stornoway- Zorbing ** Benji Hughes- All You’ve Gotta Do Is Fall In Love** Magnetic Fields- The Book Of Love ** Shakey Graves- Unlucky Skin ** Stornoway- We Are The Battery Human ** Hefner- Good Fruit ** Nina Simone- Lilac Wine ** Louis Armstrong- There’s A Cabin In The Pines
Click here to listen to the January 21th edition of the When You Awake Show. This episode is a gig by gig guide to the must-see bands coming through Los Angeles this spring. Playlist is below. Enjoy!
Langhorne Slim- Sweet Olive Tree ** Buffy Sainte-Marie- Helpless (Neil Young cover) ** Justin Townes Earle- Someday I’ll Be Forgiven For This ** Joe Pug- In The Meantime ** Lissie- Wedding Bells ** Leslie and the Badgers- Ballpark Lights ** Hi Ho Silver Oh- You Don’t Love Me Anymore ** Breathe Owl Breathe- Toboggan ** Deer Tick- Nebraska (Bruce Springsteen cover) ** Rocky Votolato- White Daisy Passing ** Dawes- Love Is All I Am ** The Moondoggies- Old Hound ** The Low Anthem- Charlie Darwin ** Phil Cook- Just Like Today
Click here to listen to the October 12th edition of the When You Awake Show which features all cover tunes. Playlist is below. Enjoy!
Bob Dylan- Can’t Help Falling In Love (Elvis Presley) ** Steve Young- That’s How Strong My Love Is (O. V. Wright) ** Otis Redding and Carla Thomas- Bring It On Home to Me (Sam Cooke) ** Aretha Franklin- Son of a Preacher Man (Dusty Springfield) ** Al Wilson- Lodi (Creedence Clearwater Revival) ** Deer Tick- Nebraska (Bruce Springsteen) ** Tallest Man On Earth- I Want You (Bob Dylan) ** Jesse ‘Ed’ Davis- Crazy Love (Van Morrison) ** Van Morrison- Just Like A Woman (Bob Dylan) ** My Morning Jacket- Hot Burrito #1 (Flying Burrito Brothers) ** Robin Pecknold- The Book of Love (Magnetic Fields) ** Iron and Wine- Place to Be (Nick Drake) ** AA Bondy- I’m On Fire (Bruce Springsteen) ** Delta Spirit- Lover’s Waltz (AA Bondy) ** Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young- Everybody’s Talkin’ (Fred Neil) ** Simon and Garfunkel- Blues Run the Game (Jackson C. Frank)
Click here to listen to the September 23rd edition of the When You Awake Show which features bands that I had the pleasure to see at this year’s Bristol Rhythm and Roots Festival. Playlist is below. Enjoy!
The Smart Brothers- Not Gonna Cry ** Pokey LaFarge- Sweet Seventeen ** Woody Pines- Train Carryed My Gal From Town ** Scythian- Orange Blossom Special ** Hackensaw Boys- Look Out Dog, Slow Down Train ** 23 String Band- Girls** Rum Drum Ramblers- From the Upper Mississippi ** Ian Thomas- Honey Can I Count On You** The Floorbirds- KC Moan ** And The Moneynotes- Too Sweet ** Holy Ghost Tent Revival- The End To… ** Sam Quinn and Japan Ten- Hello ** Hoots and Hellmouth- Roll, Brandywine, Roll ** Justin Townes Earle- Someday I’ll Be Forgiven For This ** The Morning Pages- Rising Rain ** Those Darlins- Glass To You ** Dr Dog- Army of Ancients
Click here to listen to the September 9th edition of the When You Awake Show. Playlist is below. Enjoy!
Donovan- To Sing For You ** George Harrison- If Not For You ** Honeybus- Chi Sei Tu (Ceilings No 2) ** Beau Brummels- Deep Water ** Neil Young- Mellow My Mind ** AA Bondy- On The Moon** First Aid Kit- Jagadamba, You Might ** Deer Tick- Smith Hill ** Leslie and the Badgers- Ballpark Lights ** Mississippi Man- The Fight ** Mungo Jerry- Lady Rose ** Amen Corner- Get Back ** The Kinks- Muswell Hillbilly ** Aretha Franklin- Son of a Preacher Man ** Creedence Clearwater Revival- I Put A Spell On You
Little Radio is down again today (not sure how long–I’ll keep you updated), so I put together a one hour podcast. It starts off with a couple of tunes that I’ve been into over the past week and then jumps into a Jim Dickinson tribute. Dickinson was an influential musician and producer who passed away on Saturday in Memphis, Tennessee. Click here to check it out.
Goose Creek Symphony- A Satisfied Mind ** The Band- I Shall Be Released ** The Bee Gees- Run To Me ** Dusty Springfield- To Love Somebody ** Elvis Presley- When I’m Over You ** Rolling Stones- Wild Horses ** Delaney and Bonnie- Love Of My Man ** Carmen McRae- I Want You ** Aretha Franklin- Pullin’ ** Ry Cooder- Dark End of The Street **Big Star- Blue Moon ** The Replacements- Skyway ** Bob Dylan- Not Yet Dark ** Arlo Guthrie- City of New Orleans ** James Luther Dickinson- Wild Bill Jones
I’m about to hop on a plane to New York City, so I decided to make a NYC- inspired podcast. Click here to check it out. My Little Radio show will be back on the air next Monday from 2-4 pm PST.
Waylon Jennings- New York City, RFD ** Willie Nelson- Devil in the Sleeping Bag ** Kris Kristofferson- Gettin’ By, High and Strange ** Harry Nilsson- I Guess the Lord Must Be In New York City ** Leon Russell- Manhattan Island Serenade ** John Phillips- Holland Tunnel ** Nancy Sinatra and Lee Hazelwood- Greenwich Village Folk Song Salesman ** Van Morrison- Glad Tidings ** Lightnin’ Hopkins- New York Boogie ** Johnny Cash- Strawberry Cake ** John Lennon- New York City ** Bob Dylan- Talkin’ New York ** Lester Flatts and Earl Scruggs- New York Town ** Whiskeytown- New York Angel ** The Avett Brothers- Famous Flower of Manhattan ** Leonard Cohen- Chelsea Hotel #2 ** Simon and Garfunkel- The Only Living Boy in New York ** The Magnetic Fields- Luckiest Guy On The Lower East Side
Little Radio is down today so I went ahead and did my own radio show/podcast. Click here to check it out.
Justin Gordon- Hypocrite’s Plea ** Hackensaw Boys- Oh Girl ** Pancake Breakfast- Mister Bluebird ** Hillstomp- Stewball ** Paleface- The Show In On The Road ** Alela Diane- Pirate’s Gospel ** Samantha Crain and the Midnight Shivers- Songs in the Night ** The Deep Dark Woods- Rivers in the Pines ** Breathe Owl Breathe- Sabertooth Tiger ** John Doe and the Sadies- Help Me Make It Through The Night ** Dr Dog- Army of Ancients ** CW Stoneking- Don’t Go Dancin’ ** Bowerbirds- Northern Lights ** Megafaun- The Fade ** The Morning Pages- Rising Rain ** The Duke and the King- The Morning I Get To Hell
Click here to listen to the “When You Awake Show” we recorded yesterday. Playlist is below. Enjoy!
George Jones- White Lightning ** Roger Miller- Dang Me ** Faron Young- Live Fast, Love Hard, Die Young ** Del Reeves- This Must Be The Bottom ** Geezinslaw Brothers- You Wouldn’t Put The Shuck On Me ** Loretta Lynn- Don’t Come Home A Drinkin’ (With Lovin’ On Your Mind) ** Hank Snow- Music Makin’ Mama From Memphis ** Everly Brothers- Gone, Gone, Gone ** Don Gibson- Far, Far Away ** Ricky Nelson- Hello Mary Lou ** Buck Owens- After the Dance ** Conway Twitty- It’s Only Make Believe ** Merle Haggard- The Bottle Let Me Down ** The Louvin Brothers- She Will Get Lonesome ** Jerry Lee Lewis- Break My Mind ** Mel Tillis- Woman In The Back Of My Mind ** George Jones- She Thinks I Still Care ** Dolly Parton- My Blue Tears ** Freddy Fender- Just Because ** Lefty Frizzell- Long Black Veil ** Webb Pierce- More and More ** Hank Thompson- Wild Side of Life ** Kitty Wells- It Wasn’t God Who Made Honky Tonk Angels ** Doc Watson- The Train That Carried My Girl From Town **Bill Monroe- Six White Horses ** Hazel Dickens & Alice Gerrard- The One I Love Is Gone ** Hank Williams- Farther Along ** Justin Townes Earle- Ain’t Glad I’m Leaving ** Hackensaw Boys- Ruby Pearls ** CW Stoneking- Don’t Go Dancin’ ** Blitzen Trapper- The Last Thing On My Mind **The Deep Dark Woods- Mountain ** Hillstomp- Goin’ Down South ** Freight Hoppers- Hell Broke Loose In Georgia ** Thao Nguyen & the Get Down Stay Down- Beat (Health, Life and Fired) ** Vetiver- Rolling Sea ** Breathe Owl Breathe- Toboggan ** Joe Pug- Call It What You Will ** Laura Gibson- Sweet Deception ** Dr Dog- My Friend