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Flashlite #712

Rose & The Bros

Time for our annual Cajun and zydeco review, music either inspired by Louisiana or made over there. We check out the new tunes from Rose & The Bros from Ithaca, Shemekia Copeland and Leyla McCalla. We introduce Le Winston Band from Montreal, Seth James from Texas, David Donar from Toronto, Zydeco Soul Shakerz from France, Andy Baylor from Australia and Rodney The Cajun Spur Morgan from Austin. We close our show with a delightful classical music piece inspired by zydeco by Californian composer William Susman.

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Kat Eaton – Dreaming About You;
Le Winston Band – Fais-moi tien;
Rose & The Bros – You and Me;
Jack Broadbent – New Orleans;
Seth James – Mamarita;
David Donar – Johnny Can’t Dance;
Delbert McClinton – Two Step Too;
Zydeco Soul Shakerz – The Whiskey River;
Shemekia Copeland – Fried Catfish And Bibles;
Martha Fields – J’entends Siffler Le Train 500 Miles;
Andy Baylor – Kipps Horn’s Favourite Two-Step;
Rodney The Cajun Spur Morgan – Cowboy Skies;
Michael Tarbox – Louisiana Dream;
Josh Hyde – So Long;
Leyla McCalla – Artibonite;
William Susman – Zydeco Madness.

Flashlite #617

Sarah Harmer

Good songwriting today! We have new music by Sarah Harmer and Eamon McGrath, both from Canada, Adam Weiner and his Low Cut Connie on a new album. We also have one of the most legendary ones: Bruce Springsteen. Talking about legends, John Mayall has just celebrated his 86th birthday with a new single, collaborating with Buddy Miller. Willie Nile had a good record this year and there’s also a tribute organized in his honor. Shemekia Copeland has a lovely new feminist cover of Under My Thumb. Finally, Templo Diez is a new band from Netherlands that we introduce in today’s show.

Daniel Romano – Natural Lover;
Sarah Harmer – New Low;
Low Cut Connie – Help Me;
Swampmeat Family Band – Mother’s Lies;
Molly Tuttle – She’s a Rainbow;
The Rolling Stones – Under my Thumb;
Shemekia Copeland – Under My Thumb;
John Mayall – I’m as Good as Gone (Feat. Buddy Miller);
John Mayall – Curly;
Bette Smith – I Felt It Too;
Boomtown Rats – Rat Trap;
Any Trouble – Growing Up;
Bruce Springsteen – Last Man Standing;
Eamon McGrath – Sparkle & Bleed;
Dan Penn – Edge of Love;
Templo Diez – 305 South;
Graham Parker – One Guitar;
Willie Nile – the Fool Who Drank the Ocean.

Flashlite #499

Amanda ShiresToday we start off with the new music from the Texan violin player Amanda Shires. Then we introduce the new blues singer Shemekia Copeland. A star studded line up helps her on the new record, including Steve Cropper, John Prine, Rhiannon Giddens and Emmylou Harris. Jon S. Williams from City of Cool has some new recordings that he sent to us, so we check that out too. Dan Stuart (ex Green On Red) is back with the new record and legendary songwriter and graphic novelist Peter Blegvad is also back with new music. Dot Dash from Washington are back with the new album Proto Retro. We introduce John Brodeur from New York with his Bird Streets and a duet featuring Lia Pamina and Dario Persi from Italy. Nicole Atkins is live in Cleveland.

Cross Brothers – Crashing Down;
Amanda Shires – Break Out the Champagne;
Shemekia Copeland – One I Love;
Kevin Gordon – One I Love;
Jon S Williams – Poor Ned;
Jon S Williams – In Group;
Bird Streets – Same Dream;
Nicole Atkins (Live in CLE);
Peter Blegvad – Karen;
Peter Blegvad – Had To Be Bad;
Dan Stuart – A Killer Now;
Dan Stuart – Expat. Blues;
Giant Sand – Curse Of A Thousand Flames;
Dot Dash – 10,000 Days;
Dot Dash – TV Radio;
Lia Pamina & Dario Persi – So Far Tonight.