Monday, October 31, 2011

RIP - Liz Anderson - 13/01/1930 - 31/10/2011

Songwriter Liz Anderson has died, age 81

Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Happy Trails - Cab Calloway - Gotta A Darn Good Reason Now (For Bein' Good) (1930)

An early Cab Calloway tune provides the very last reason for listening this month.  See God's Video Jukebox #2 for the others.

Sunday, October 23, 2011

Saturday, October 22, 2011

Featured Artist - Roy Brown (Part Five)

The final helping of Roy Brown, a vocalist for all others to admire and respect

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Featured Album - Honky Tonkin' (Part Four)

Yet more great honky tonk  tunes from the Fantastic Voyage set, released in July this year.

Monday, October 17, 2011

Featured Artist - Roy Brown (Part Four)

Here's some more Roy Brown to enjoy - The Man Who Sings The Blues!

Friday, October 14, 2011

Gospel Slot - The Soul Stirrers

The Gospel Slot this month belongs to the amazing Soul Stirrers with two classic recordings.  The first features Paul Foster and Rebert Harris, from 1950, followed by Sam Cooke leading on a live recording from 1955.

Thursday, October 13, 2011

Featured Album - Honky Tonkin' (Part Three)

Four more tunes from the recently released set of country classics

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Saturday, October 8, 2011

Featured Album - Honky Tonkin' (Part Two)

More tunes from the excellent Fantastic Voyage set of honky-tonk classics

Friday, October 7, 2011

Featured Artist - Roy Brown (Part Two)

Another four slices of the great Roy Brown:

Tuesday, October 4, 2011

Live Session - Nick Lowe

Featured on the BBC Songwriters Circle this Friday, Nick Lowe is also touring to promote his excellent new CD, The Old Magic.  Here's four tunes to help persuade you to grab a ticket...if you needed convincing.

Monday, October 3, 2011

Featured Album - Honky Tonkin' (Part One)

This set from Fantastic Voyage, released in July, features some tunes you'd expect to find and others you may not know so well, making it a sound investment.  Here's four tunes, more to follow

Sunday, October 2, 2011

Featured Artist - Roy Brown (Part One)

Roy Brown, simply one of the greatest singers - ever. Four reasons why here today, more to follow.

Saturday, October 1, 2011

Aural Massage - Robbie Fulks - Doing Right (For All The Wrong Reasons) (2005)

This Robbie Fulks song is a stand out track on a stand out album,  a modern honky-tonk tune.