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Flashlite #632

Sara Petite

Today we inspect what’s new on the country rock scene. We introduce new names for us, Sara Petite from San Diego CA, Beth Lee from Austin TX, Esther Rose from New Orleans LA, Victoria Bailey from California and Cassandra Jenkins from New York City. John Hiatt joined forces with the Ohio folker Jerry Douglas on a new album, Shannon McNally joined forces with Rodney Crowell on his old standard I Ain’t Living Long Like This and Allysen Callery digs into the Byrds cannon with her version of Goffin/King standard Wasn’t Born To Follow.

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Dream Syndicate – I Ain’t Living Long Like This;
Sara Petite – Runnin’;
Beth Lee – Waiting On You Tonight;
Suzy Boggus – Outbound Plane;
Aubrie Sellers – My Love Will Not Change;
Desert Rose Band – She Don’t Love Nobody;
John Hiatt with The Jerry Douglas Band – All The Lilacs In Ohio;
Esther Rose – Keeps Me Running;
Nanci Griffith – Morning Train;
Mary Chapin Carpenter – Passionate Kisses;
Victoria Bailey – The Beginning;
Shannon McNally – I Ain’t Living Long Like This;
Waylon Jennings – I Ain’t Living Long Like This;
Turf War – Ain’t Living Long Like This;
Sylvia Rose Novak – South Of Boulder;
Cassandra Jenkins – Michelangelo;
Allysen Callery – Wasn’t Born to Follow;
Byrds – Wasn’t Born To Follow.

Flashlite #513

KT TunstallToday we check out the new music from John Hiatt and Sarah Borges with her Broken Singles. Tim Lee and Susan Lee Bauer are back with a new single for their duet Bark. KT Tunstall has been around the scene 15 years now, but we introduce her for the first time here at The Little Lighthouse. We also introduce Madeline Kenney from Durham NC, Jeremy and The Harlequins from New York City, Exit Group from Berlin and Les Envahisseurs from France.

Gear Daddies – Cut Me Off;
KT Tunstall – The Healer (Redux);
Madeline Kenney – Cut Me Off;
Hurry – The One I Want;
Mega City Four – Shivering Sand;
Bash and Pop – Anybody Else;
Jeremy & The Harlequins – Starlight;
John Hiatt – One Stiff Breeze;
Messerschmitt – Have A Little Faith.ogg
The Hex Dispensers – I’m A Ghost;
Tim Lee 3 – Bullets in the Barn;
Bark – Get Outta Town;
Exit Group – Plastic Coffin;
Disciplina Kicme – Uzivaj;
Weird Sex – If I’m Not Mistaken;
Les Envahisseurs – (Je me croyais) Mod;
Sarah Borges and the Broken Singles – Let Me Try It;
Sarah Borges And The Broken Singles – Diabolito.

Flashlite #363

Lilly HiattToday we check out the new album from Thee Melomen from Zagreb called Chinatown. Also, we have new music from the legendary Pretty Things, All Them Witches and Kropotkins. Lilly Hiatt, daughter of John Hiatt is back with a very good new album (great drum sound and lovely songs on it!). Bernays Propaganda from Skopje also have a new record called Politika and looks at the politics from a female view point. Royal Headache is a new band for us from Australia and their latest album called High rocks. Finally, a tribute to Lemmy.

Slumber Party – No Sleep Tonight;
The Babies – Ride;
Thee Melomen – More of what you got;
The Pretty Things – Old Man Going;
The Pretty Things – Dirty Song;
Royal Headache – Carolina;
Eamon McGrath – Big River;
Soldiers of Fortune – Which;
All Them Witches – Dirt Preachers;
Motorhead – Train Kept A Rollin’;
Hawkwind – Motorhead;
The Rockin’ Vickers – It’s Alright;
The Kropotkins – My Body Lies on the Mountain;
The Kropotkins – The Moon’s Already Down;
Patsy’s Rats – Nowhere Close;
Lilly Hiatt – Off Track;
Bernays Propaganda – Ne sum vekje ubava.

Flashlite #285

Johnny WinterIn today’s show we have the new music from the hard rock band Radio Moscow from Iowa and we introduce the new band from the Medway area, The Galileo 7. John Hiatt is back with an excellent new algum called Terms of My Surrender. Also, Mark Lanegan is preparing a new record with his band, and as an advance, a new single and a live recording came out recently. Janiva Magness is an excellent blues rock singer who just recently decided to make an album of original material for her own label. In some ways, this is her most personal album ever, titled simply Original. Also, we jump to the letter “W” in our regular segment called Blues Alphabet because the news comes to us that Johnny Winter passed away on July 16 this year.

Iggy And The Stooges – I Need Somebody;
Radio Moscow – Got The Time;
Mark Lanegan Band – Sad Lover;
Mark Lanegan – I Am The Wolf;
John Hiatt – Wind Don’t Have to Hurry;
Janiva Magness – With Love (feat. Dan Navarro);
Rainer and Das Combo – Dark Water;
BettySoo And Doug Cox – Boxcars;
BettySoo – Wheels;
Johnny Winter – I’m Yours And I’m Hers (Blues Alphabet);
Left Lane Cruiser – Sleep Will Mend;
Python Lee Jackson – In A Broken Dream;
The Studio 68! – In a Broken Dream;
The Galileo 7 – Dont Know What I’m Waiting For;
NRBQ – My Back Pages (Live in CLE).

Flashlite #185

Bill DossToday we say goodbye to two rock’n’roll artists from two different eras, but equally revered here at the Little Lighthouse. Bill Doss, one of the founders of Olivia Tremor Control and Elephant Six collective passed away on July 30th this year. He was only 43. Also, legendary Motowon bassist Bob Babbitt passed away on July 16th from the damages caused by brain cancer. He was 74. John Hiatt is here with the new record and we also have two more new artists today. Snowgoose is a band from Scotland, fronted by their wonderful singer Anna Sheard. Christian Bland from Black Angels and Lee Blackwell from Night Beats have a new duet out there in Austin called The UFO Club.

Marvin Gaye – Inner City Blues;
Darrell Banks – Open The Door To Your Heart;
John Hiatt – You’re All the Reason I Need;
John Hiatt – Feeling Again;
The Ronettes – Be My Baby;
The UFO Club – Be My Baby;
Marshall Crenshaw – Mary Anne (Live In CLE);
Epic Soundtracks – Emily May (You Make Me Feel So Fine);
Snowgoose – Harmony Springs;
The Akibas – Slow Life;
Rumer – Brave Awakening;
Terry Reid – Brave Awakening;
The Olivia Tremor Control – Jumping Fences;
The Olivia Tremor Control – Define A Transparent Dream;
The Olivia Tremor Control – NYC-25.

Flashlite #148

Keef HartleyToday’s show goes out to the two blues musicians which we lost within one single week (not in the same day as I said in the show). First Keef Hartley went away, English drummer who has worked in the late 60s with several different bands, most notably his own Keef Hartley band. Then Hubert Sumlin, the legendary Chicago blues pioneer left as well. It’s sad to see them go, so we remember their work in today’s show.

Besides these tributes, we also have new albums for John Hiatt, Black Keys and The Love Me Nots. Pow Wows from New York City and Black Bananas from the Los Angeles scene are for the first time at the Little Lighthouse.

Byrds – She Don’t Care About Time;
John Hiatt – Detroit Made;
Pow Wows – Do The Splash;
Jerusalem and the Starbaskets – First Cigarette in the Rain;
John Paul Keith – Somebody Ought To Write A Song About You;
The V-Roys – Sooner or Later;
Amy LaVere – You Can’t Keep Me;
Bobby Charles – Keep Cookin’ Mama;
Black Bananas and Kurt Vile – Before They Make Me Run;
The Rolling Stones – Before They Make Me Run
Keef Hartley Band – Leavin’ Trunk;
Hubert Sumlin – My Guitar and Me;
The Black Keys – Little Black Submarines;
The Shazam – Rollercoaster;
The Mark Lanegan Band – The Gravedigger’s Song;
The Love Me Nots – The Girl Lights Up.

Flashlite #79

The Pack A.D.Here we are again – another usually unusual episode of The Little Lighthouse. We have a brand new Mose Allison record, which he recorded with help of Joe Henry. John Hiatt has a new record The Open Road. Neo-blues duet The Pack A.D. also have a new record We Kill Computers. A great cd also came out this month for The Model Prisoners, which was a band for Sonny Vincent and Bobby Stinson after he left The Replacements. Bobby died in 1995, but a collection of recordings with various fidelity came out only now. Aleksandar made an interview with Sonny. Look for the tied up lady logo link among our bonuses on the right bar on this page. As Sweet Apple is preparing for their debut album on April 20th, an mp3 containing one of the songs from the album was distributed around. We hear that mp3, the song I’ve Got A Feeling.

Long Ryders – I Had A Dream;
Sweet Apple – I’ve Got A Feeling (That Won’t Change);
Elton Motello – Jet Boy Jet Girl;
Rollerball – Savage Eyes;
The Replacements – Careless;
Model Prisoners – Bad Attitude;
Sonny Vincent – Something I Gotta Do;
The Individuals – My Three Sons (Revolve Around The Earth);
The Pack A.D. – Underground;
The Pack A.D. – Math, The Stars;
The Who – Young Man Blues;
Mose Allison – Old Man Blues;
Mose Allison – Some Right, Some Wrong;
Mose Allison – Numbers On Paper;
Grant Hart – I Knew All About You Since Then;
John Hiatt – Carry You Back Home;
John Hiatt – Ride My Pony;
Fotomaker – Just For You;
Bob Dylan – When the Ship Comes In.

Flashlite #17

John Hiatt The new Laura Cantrell’s album deals with means of transportation. Trains, boats, planes… One of the songs on it is Merle Haggard’s Silver Wings and we check out several versions of it in today’s show. We also make two quick runs through the John Hiatt and Hold Steady songbooks, including their brand new albums. The show ends with Danish band Cola Freaks that I saw live last year. They Will be coming back to the USA (and Cleveland) in August.

Thee Oh Sees – Two Drummers Disappear;
The New York Dolls – Babylon;
John Hiatt – Perfectly Good Guitar;
John Hiatt – Cherry Red;
John Hiatt – Memphis in the Meantime;
The Hold Steady – Sequestered In Memphis;
The Hold Steady – Same Kooks;
The Hold Steady – Banging Camp;

Voodoo Lounge – Tumbling Dice;
Laura Cantrell – Silver Wings;
The Knitters – Silver Wings;
Merle Haggard – Silver Wings;
Dan Penn & Spooner Oldham – A Woman Left Lonely;
Eva Braun – Evergrin;
Living Stereo – No Life Crisis;
Cola Freaks – Keder mig.