show 049 – two hours!

John Wesley Harding – Summer Single – Pett Levels: The Summer EP
Sheryl Crow – Soak Up The Sun – C’mon C’mon (Interscope)
Robb Johnson – Push It – Interesting Times (Irregular)
Suzanne Vega – Penitent – Songs In Red And Grey (A&M)
Robyn Hitchcock – A Man’s Gotta Know His Limitations – off radio
Dan Bern – Burned Out Case – The Burbank Album (boot)
Johnny Cash – Delia’s Gone – American Recordings (American)
Beck – Golden Age – Sea Change (Geffen)
Dolly Parton – Stairway To Heaven – Halos And Horns (Sugar Hill)
Luther Wright & The Wrongs – Mother – Rebuild The Wall (Back Porch)
Magnetic Fields – The One You Really Love – 69 Love Songs Vol. 1
X – Dancing With Tears In My Eyes – Under The Big Black Sun (Elektra)
Leadbelly – Dancing With Tears In My Eyes – Last Sessions (Folkways)
Billy Bragg – The World Turned Upside Down – Back To Basics (Elektra)
Reclinerland – 1981 –
Rose Polenzani – Olga’s Birthday – Dragersville (Parhelion)
Beck – Lonesome Tears – Sea Change (Geffen)
Tracey Thorn – Dreamy – A Distant Shore EP (Cherry Red)
Fred Bailey – Delaware County Line – Ain’t Coming Back
Phil Ochs – One More Parade – All The News That’s Fit To Sing
They Might Be Giants – One More Parade – Rubayait (Elektra)
Ani DiFranco – What All Is Nice – So Much Shouting So Much Laughter
Casey Neill – Storyline – Riff Raff (self)
Tracy Chapman – Telling Stories – Tracy Chapman (Elektra)
Bruce Springsteen – Further On Up The Road – The Rising (Columbia)
Deb Talan – Two Points – Sincerely (self)

show 048 – bitter

The Beatles – With A Little Help From My Friends – Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band
Jill Sobule – Bitter – Happytown (Atlantic)
Ron Sexsmith – Don’t Ask Why – Blue Boy (Cooking Vinyl)
E – Shine It All On – Broken Toy Shop (Polydor)
Tori Amos – Amber Waves – Scarlet’s Walk (Epic)
Robb Johnson – London’s Burning – (self)
Mary Kate O’Neil – U-Haul – Mary Kate O’Neil (Seventy-One)
Steve Tannen – Brother Uptown – Big Senorita (self)
Erin McKeown – The Door – Queen Of Quiet EP (Signature)
Dan Bern – King Of The World – Dan Bern (Sony WORK)
Mike Doughty – Grey Ghost – Smofe & Smang (self)
Aimee Mann – The Moth – Lost In Space (Superego)
Woody Guthrie – Do Re Mi – Asch Recordings Volume 1 (Folkways)
Utah Phillips – Natural Resources – The Past Didn’t Go Anywhere
Joni Mitchell – For Free – Ladies Of The Canyon (Reprise)

show 047 – hcw anniversary

Today marked the one year anniversary of Hello Cruel World. I celebrated by re-creating the playlist for the very first show.

Ron Sexsmith – Not Too Big – Blue Boy (Cooking Vinyl)
Erin McKeown – Blackbird – Distillation (Signature)
Dan Bern – Jerusalem – Dan Bern (Sony WORK)
Billy Bragg – Short Answer – The Peel Sessions (Strange Fruit)
Joe Jackson – Different For Girls – I’m The Man (A&M)
Bob Dylan – Ballad Of A Thin Man – Highway 61 Revisited (Columbia)
Pooka – Rocking Chair – Monday Mourning EP (Telescopic)
Kristin Hersh – William’s Cut – Sunny Border Blue (4AD)
Grant Lee Phillips – St. Expedite – Ladies Love Oracle (self)
Jill Sobule – Survivor – (self)
Lisa Germano – Way Below The Radio – Slide (4AD)
Momus – Tape Recorder Man – Folktronic (Analog Baroque)

show 046 – Jill Sobule and Marykate O’Neil

Jill Sobule – Mary Kay – Pink Pearl (Beyond)

Jill and Marykate in-studio:
       Jet Pack
       Hudson (Mary Kay with Jill on backing vox)
       Big Shoes (with Jill’s mom doing the rap via cellphone)

Jill Sobule & Robyn Hitchcock – All The Young Dudes – live in Minneapolis
Jill Sobule – Trains – Jill Sobule (Lava)
Jill Sobule – Survivor – (self)
John Prine – Big Ole Goofy World – The Missing Years (Oh Boy)