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Flashlite #649

Annie Keating

Today we start off with rocking riffs from the Chicago’s trio Sueves. Pablo Solo from Spain collaborates with John Simon on his new recordings. We also check out new tunes by Annie Keating from Brooklyn, Chris Bregson from Texas and Harvey McLaughlin. Michael Tarbox has a new song as well. We also have two legendary guitarists today with new recordings: Billy F. Gibbons of ZZ Top and Steve Cropper of the M.G.’s.

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Gun Club – Cool Drink of Water;
The Sueves – Mop Bucket;
Pablo Solo – Two Ways Of Lookin’ At The Same Thing;
John Simon – Slim Pickins In The Kitchen Don’t Make It At All;
Mr. Airplane Man – Rain So Hard;
Steve Cropper – Heartbreak Street;
Annie Keating – Blue Moon Tide;
The William Loveday Intention – Blind Willie McTell;
Patterson Hood And Jay Gonzalez – Blind Willie McTell;
Chris Bergson – Blind Willie McTell;
Harvey McLaughlin – Poor Gary From The Gallows;
Brenton Manser And The Disciples Of Zen – Circus Street;
The Black Keys – Sad Days, Lonely Nights;
Left Lane Cruiser – Sad Days Lonely Nights;
Billy F. Gibbons – Desert High;
Michael Tarbox – Change my ways;
Bob Corritore – Why Am I Treated So Bad (feat. Francine Reed).

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.

Flashlite #172

Donald Duck DunnToday we say goodbye to one of the truly greatest bass players in rock’n’roll, legendary Donald Duck Dunn of the Booker T And The MG’s. He passed away on May 13, 2012 in his sleep after a gig with his old band mate Steve Cropper. We also have a new band in the show called Catl from Toronto. Jim Diamond produced their brand new album called Soon This Will All Be Gone. Gabriel Fulvimar hails from Cleveland. He has an interesting band called Gap Dream and we check that out today. The dB’s are back together with a full original line-up and we check out a new tune from the new lp called Falling Off the Sky. Guided By Voices have yet another new lp as well.

Gile – Mladi luk;
Free – The Hunter;
Delaney And Bonnie – Just Plain Beautiful;
catl – 5 Miles;
Dax Riggs – Lungs (Live in Kent);
Townes Van Zandt – Lungs;
Mikal Cronin – I Enjoy Being a Boy;
Gap Dream – Go Ahead;
Starry Eyed And Laughing – Chimes Of Freedom;
The Bevis Frond – Preservation Hill;
Guided By Voices – All of This Will Go;
The dB’s – Write Back;
The dB’s – Black And White;
Kevn Kinney – Bird;
Kevin Gordon – One I Love;
Booker T. And The MG’s – Burnt Biscuits;
Booker T. And The MG’s – Cleveland Now.

Flashlite #145

Kathleen EdwardsThe first block in today’s show is dedicated to the three (fake) brothers – Eric, Greg and Jack Oblivian. We know Jack has a new album Rat City, but the other two brothers are shaking the rock’n’roll scene with new records as well. Greg’s Reigning Sound has a new digital record called Abdication For Your Love and Eric has a really exceptional new record with his band True Sons of Thunder. Their older colleague from Memphis, legendary Steve Cropper has a tribute record, dedicated to Lowman Pete Pauling of The “5” Royales fame. New Jersey singer songwriter Neal Casal is back also with the new record. Canadian lady Kathleen Edwards is a new name for us, but we really like what she’s doing.

The Mamas and Papas – Dedicated To The One I Love;
Tony Joe White – Scratch My Back;
True Sons of Thunder – Tony Joe White;
AAAA New Memphis Legs – Wild About You;
Oblivians – How Long;
Jack Oblivian – Girl with the Bruises;
Reigning Sound – Lyin’ Girl;
The 5 Royales – Dedicated To The One I Love;
Steve Cropper – Dedicated To The One I Love;
Kathleen Edwards – Sidecar;
Ana Egge – Motorcycle;
Rod Stewart – Every Picture Tells A Story;
Neal Casal – I Will Weep No More;
Neal Casal – Let It All Begin;
The Masticators – With A Litte Luck;
The Action Is – My Hero;
Dave Davies – This Man He Weeps Tonight.