show 020 – year-end clearance

Phranc – Goofy Foot – Goofy Foot EP (Kill Rock Stars)
Rufus Wainwright – California – Poses (Dreamworks)
Lucinda Williams – Out Of Touch – Essence (Lost Highway)
Jim White – Wrong Kind Of Love – No Such Place (Luaka Bop)
Kristin Hersh – Spain – Sunny Border Blue (4AD)
Corrina Repp – I Take On Your Days – I Take On Your Days (Hush)
Momus – Tape Recorder Man – Folktronic (Analog Baroque)
Ron Sexsmith – This Song – Blue Boy (Cooking Vinyl)
Rose Polenzani – Fell – Rose Polenzani (Daemon)
Ryan Adams – Answering Bell – Gold (Universal)
Bob Dylan – Tweedle-Dee and Tweedle-Dum – Love And Theft (Columbia)
Shannon Wright – The Hem Around Us – Dyed In The Wool (Quarterstick)
John Vanderslice – You Were My Fiji – Time Travel Is Lonely (Barsuk)
Ani DiFranco – Revelling – Reckoning/Revelling (Righteous Babe)
Grant Lee Phillips – We All Get A Taste – Mobilize (Zoe)
Jill Sobule – October In Paris – Valentine’s EP (self)
Suzanne Vega – Widow’s Walk – Songs In Red And Gray (A&M)
Pooka – Yes Lad – Fools Give Birth To Angels (self)
Andras Jones – April 19th – A Curmudgeon For All Seasons (Great Big)
Voices On The Verge – Hunger – Live In Philadelphia (Rykodisc)
Dan Bern – Toledo – New American Language (Messenger)
Elvis Costello – No Action (Early Version) – My Aim Is True (Rhino)
Ben Folds – Zak And Sara – Rockin’ The Suburbs (Epic)
Deni Bonet – The Girlfriends Of Dorian Grey – Bigger Is Always Better
Jude – Everything I Own – King Of Yesterday (Warner)
Casey Neill Trio – I’m On Fire – Portland West (Appleseed)
Natalie Merchant – Tell Yourself – Motherland (Elektra)

show 019 – the christmas show

The Waitresses – Christmas Wrapping – The Best Of The Waitresses
Ben Folds – Lonely Christmas Eve – The Grinch Soundtrack (Interscope)
Jill Sobule – Merry Christmas From The Family – You Sleign Me (Atlan)
Eels – Everything’s Gonna Be Cool This Christmas – XFM Cool Cool Xmas
Julie Brown – My Night Before Christmas
Tom Lehrer – A Christmas Carol – Evening Wasted With Tom (Reprise)
Corrina Repp – Silver Bells 1978 – Mass (Hush)
John Wesley Harding – Talking Xmas Goodwill Blues – God Made Me Do It
Wesley Willis – Merry Christmas – Greatest Hits Vol 2 (Alternative T)
Bruce Springsteen – Santa Claus Is Coming To Town – Born In USA EP
Daniel Johnston – Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer – You Sleigh Me
Aimee Mann/Michael Penn – Christmas Time – Just Say Noel (Geffen)
Lightnin’ Hopkins – Merry Christmas – A Blues Christmas (EMI)
Dan Bern – Christmas Song – live on Idiot’s Delight program
Billy Bragg – Deck The Halls

show 018 –

Phranc – Goofy Foot – Goofy Foot EP (Kill Rock Stars)
Bob Dylan – Subterranean Homesick Blues – Bringing It All Back Home
Utah Phillips – Nevada City, CA – The Past Didn’t Go Any (Righteous)
Pooka – Higher – Spinning (Island)
Deb Talan – Whetstones – Something Burning (self)
Casey Neill – Riff Raff – Riff Raff (self)
Woody Guthrie – John Henry – Woody Sings Folk Songs (Smithsonian)
Robyn Hitchcock – Point It At Gran – Invisible Hitchcock (Rhino)
Dar Williams – Christians & The Pagans – Mortal City (Razor & Tie)
Kaitlyn Ni Donovan – 2000 – (Hush)
Lloyd Cole – I Didn’t Know That You Cared – Love Story (Rykodisc)
Jill Sobule – This Land Is Your Land – Holiday EP 2001 (self)
Johnny Cash – I Walk The Line – Best Of Sun Records (Sun)
E – A Most Unpleasant Man – Broken Toy Shop (Polydor)

show 017 – Dan Bern (phone interview)

Casey Neill – Low Ground – Portland West (Appleseed)
Cat Power – Nude As The News – What Would The Community (Matador)
Natalie Merchant – Golden Boy – Motherland (Elektra)
Dan Bern – New American Language – New American Language (Messenger)

Phone interview with Dan Bern

Dan Bern – Black Tornado – New American Language (Messenger)
Dan Bern – Albuquerque Lullabye – New American Language (Messenger)
Dan Bern – Honeydoo! – New American Language (Messenger)
Jonathan Richman – Everyday Clothes – Jonathan Richman (Rounder)
Chris Thomas King – Hard Time Killing Floor – O Brother soundtrack
Billy Bragg – Help Save The Youth Of America – Help Save EP (Elektra)

show 016 –

Melissa Ferrick – Don’t Say Goodbye – Everything I Need (What Are)
The Beatles – Taxman – Revolver (Capitol)
John Wesley Harding – When The Beatles Hit America – Just Say Da
Babybird – I Was Never Here – There’s Something Going On (Echo)

Peter Mulvey – Every Word Except Goodbye – The Trouble With Poets
Erin McKeown – Fast As I Can – Queen Of Quiet EP (Signature)
Casey Neill – Scrounge Around – Skree (Appleseed)
Pooka – Rolling Stone – Pooka (Elektra)
Pete Seeger – Casey Jones – Folkways: A Vision Revisited (Folkways)

Suzanne Vega – Widow’s Walk – Songs In Red And Gray (A&M)
Dan Bern – Lightnin’ Hopkins (spoken word) – live at Key Largo (boot)
Michael Penn – This And That – March (RCA)
Erin McKeown – Queen Of Quiet – Queen Of Quiet EP (Signature)

show 015 – post-thanksgiving

Ryan Adams – Firecracker – Gold (Universal)
Rufus Wainwright – California – Poses (Dreamworks)
Julian Cope – I Wandered Lonely As A Cloud – 20 Mothers (Echo)
Dan Bern – Thanksgiving Day Parade – New American Language (Messenger)
Tracy Chapman – For My Lover – Tracy Chapman (Elektra)
Shannon Wright – Surly Demise – Dyed In The Wool (Quarterstick)
Nick Drake – Three Hours – Six Leaves Left (Rykodisc)
Sarah Harmer – Shine On Harvest Moon – Songs For Clem (self)
Loudon Wainwright III – Thanksgiving – Therapy (Silvertone)
Corrina Repp – 7,000 Miles – A Boat Called Hope (Hush)
Sinead O’Connor – I Do Not Want What I Haven’t Got – I Do Not Want

show 014 – the god show

Cat Stevens – On The Road To Find Out – Footsteps In The Dark (A&M)
Matthew Sweet – Divine Intervention – Girlfriend (Zoo)
Natalie Merchant – Build A Levee – Motherland (Elektra)
Dick Gaughan – Stand Up For Judas – A Different Kind Of Love Song
Johnny Cash – Man Who Couldn’t Cry – American Recordings (American)
Dan Bern – God Said No – New American Language (Messenger)
Jill Sobule – Lucy At The Gym – Pink Pearl (Beyond)
John Lennon – God – Anthology Box Set (Capitol)
George Harrison – My Sweet Lord – All Things Must Pass (Capitol)
Robyn Hitchcock – When I Was Dead – Live Death (A&M)
Jewel – Who Will Save Your Soul – Pieces Of Me (East West)

show 013 –

Jill Sobule – The Jig Is Up – Jill Sobule (LAVA)
Jackson Browne – Doctor My Eyes – Jackson Browne (Asylum)
Suzanne Vega – Maggie May – Songs In Red And Gray (A&M)
Bob Dylan – Floater – Love And Theft (Columbia)
Billy Bragg – Against The Law – Til We Outnumber Them (Righteous Babe)
Beck – Whiskey-Faced, Radioactive Blowdryin’ Lady – KXLU Live Vol. 1
Rose Polenzani – The Llama – Rose Polenzani (Daemon)
Elvis Costello – Pidgin English – Imperial Bedroom (Rykodisc)
Loudon Wainwright III – Harry’s Wall – Therapy! (Silvertone)
Julia Greenburg – June – Past Your Eyes (Cropduster)
Neil Young – War Of Man – Harvest Moon (Reprise)
Elliot Smith – St. Ide’s Heaven – Elliot Smith (Kill Rock Stars)
Greg Brown – Mattie Price – Over And Under (Trailer)

show 012 – the baby show

Talking Heads – Stay Up Late – Little Creatures (Sire)
Natalie Merchant – Wonder – Tigerlily (Elektra)
Loudon Wainwright III – Bein’ A Dad – Little Ship (Virgin)
Frank Black – Speedy Marie – Teenager Of The Year (4AD)
Woody Guthrie – Howdy Little Newlycome – Daddy-O Daddy! (Rounder)
Kim Wilson – New Baby Train – Daddy-O Daddy! (Rounder)
Momus – Simple Men – Folktronic (Analog Baroque)
Robb Johnson – Boxing Day – Margaret Thatcher: My Part (Irregular)
Erin McKeown – Lullaby in 3/4 – Monday Morning Cold (TVP)
Suzanne Vega – World Before Columbus – Nine Objects of Desire (A&M)
The Beatles – Cry Baby Cry – White Album (Capitol)
Sinead O’Connor – All Babies – Universal Mother (Ensign/Chrysalis)
Billy Bragg – Brickbat – William Bloke (Elektra)
Robyn Hitchcock – Bright Fresh Flower – Greatest Hits (A&M)
Phillip Aaberg – New Life, New Blues – Upright (Windham Hill)

show 011 – the first best of

Phranc – Goofy Foot – Goofy Foot EP (Kill Rock Stars)
Momus – Tape Recorder Man – Folktronic (Analog Baroque)
Neil Young – Old Man – Decade (Reprise)
Mike Doughty – The Only Answer – Skittish (self)
Tori Amos – Upside Down – Little Earthquakes b-side (Atlantic)
Grant Lee Phillips – We All Get A Taste – Mobilize (Zoe)
Joe Strummer – X-Ray Style – Rock Art And The X-Ray Style (Epitaph)
Johnny Cash – Mercy Seat – American III: Solitary Man (American)
Rebecca Gates – Lure And Cast – Ruby Series EP (Badman)
Bob Dylan – High Water – Love And Theft (Columbia)
Sarah Dougher – The Scales – The Walls Ablaze (Mr. Lady)
Dan Bern – Jerusalem – Dan Bern (Sony WORK)
Cat Stevens – Miles From Nowhere – Tea For The Tillerman (A&M)
Erin McKeown – Queen Of Quiet – Distillation (Signature)
Sarah Harmer – Weakened State – You Were Here (Zoe)

show 010 –

Phranc – Goofy Foot – Goofy Foot EP (Kill Rock Stars)
Peter Mulvey – If Love Is Not Enough – Rapture (Eastern Front)
Jill Sobule – Bitter – Happytown (Atlantic)
Momus – Smooth Folk Singer – Folktronic (Analog Baroque)
Jenny Toomey – Patsy Cline – Antidote (Misra)
John Hiatt – Graduated – Little Head (Capitol)
Dan Bern – Alaska Highway – New American Language (Messenger)
Billy Joel – Movin’ Out – The Stranger (Columbia)
Cat Power – American Flag – Moon Pix (Matador)
Casey Neill – Love Is A Killing Thing – Skree (Appleseed)
Robyn Hitchcock & The Egyptians – Autumn Sea – Queen Elvis (A&M)
Kristin Hersh – Hope – Strange Angels (Rykodisc)
Mark Kozelek – You Ain’t Got A Hold – What’s Next To The Moon (Badman)
Erin McKeown – Softly Moses – Monday Morning Cold (TVP)

show 009 –

Phranc – Goofy Foot – Goofyfoot EP (Kill Rock Stars)
Beck – I Get Lonesome – One Foot In The Grave (K)
Blind Willie Johnson – John The Revelator – Dark Was The Night
Michelle Shocked – Come A Long Way – Arkansas Traveller (Mercury)
Tenacious D – One Note Song – Tenacious D (Epic)
John Lennon – Oh Yoko – Imagine (Capitol)
Deni Bonet – Then I’ll Really Love You – Bigger Is Always Better
Graeme Downes – Gucci – Hammers & Anvils (Matador)
Elvis Costello – Distorted Angel – All This Useless Beauty (Rhino)
Voices On The Verge – Blackbirds – Live In Philadelphia (Ryko)
Billy Bragg – Ideology – Talking With The Taxman (Elektra)
Lloyd Cole & The Commotions – Love Your Wife – From The Hip EP
Blind Gary Davis – Twelve Gates To The City – Complete Early
Voices On The Verge – Thom II – Live In Philadelphia (Ryko)
Syd Barrett – Dark Globe – The Madcap Laughs (Capitol)
Casey Neill – Dancing On The Ruins – Riff Raff (self)

show 008 –

Phranc – Goofy Foot – Goofyfoot EP (Kill Rock Stars)
E – Hello Cruel World – A Man Called E (Polydor)
Deni Bonet – Bigger Is Always Better – Bigger Is Always Better (self)
El Vez – Taking Care Of Business – G.I. Ay Ay Blues (Big Pop)
Elvis Costello – Mystery Dance (demo) – My Aim Is True (Rhino)
Randy Kaplan – Everyone I See –
Richard Thompson – Keep Your Distance – Rumor & Sigh (Capitol)
Mike Doughty – The Pink Life – Skittish (self)
Jim White – Corvair – No Such Place (Luaka Bop)
James Taylor – Steamroller – Sweet Baby James (Warner)
Dan Bern – New York City 911 – www.messengerrecords.com (self)
Robyn Hitchcock – Take This In Remembrance – book with cd
Suzanne Vega – Song Of Sand – 99.9 F (A&M)

show 007 –

Cat Stevens – Miles From Nowhere – Tea For The Tillerman (A&M)
Jill Sobule – Rainy Day Parade – Pink Pearl (Beyond)
Paul McCartney – Biker Like An Icon – Off The Ground (Capitol)
Frank Black – I’ve Seen Your Picture – Dog In The Sand (Spin Art)
Lisa Germano – Sycophant – Happiness (4AD)
Ron Sexsmith – This Song – Blue Boy (Cooking Vinyl)
Elliot Smith – Color Bars – Figure 8 (Dreamworks)
Dan Bern – Turning Over – New American Language (Messenger)
Richard Thompson – MGB GT – Mirror Blue (Capitol)
Erin McKeown – Le Petite Mort – Distillation (Signature)
Tori Amos – Strange Little Girl – Strange Little Girls (Atlantic)
The Stranglers – Strange Little Girl – Strange Little Girl 7″
Kristin Hersh – Silica – Sunny Border Blue (4AD)
Ben Folds – Zak And Sara – Rockin’ The Suburbs (Epic)
Grant Lee Phillips – Spring Released – Mobilize (Zoe)
John Vanderslice – Bill Gates Must Die – Mass Suicide Occult Figurines
Ani DiFranco – Tamburitza Lingua – Revelling/Reckoning (Righteous)
Victoria Williams – Train Song – Musings Of A Creekdipper (Atlantic)
Robyn Hitchcock – The Executioner – Eye (Rhino)

show 006 –

This show featured my very first co-host: Mr. Mark Rafter. He brought in some stuff that I’d never heard before – Sophie Zelmani and Heather Nova.

Phranc – Goofy Foot – Goofyfoot EP (Kill Rock Stars)
Dan Bern – Sweetness – New American Language (Messenger)
Elvis Costello – What’s So Funny Bout Peace Love And – Armed Forces
Wesley Willis – Dale Meiners – Drag Disharmony Hell Ride (self)
Robyn Hitchcock – Viva Seatac – Jewels For Sophia (Warner)
Sophie Zelmani – I’d Be Broken – Sophie Zelmani (Epic)
John Vanderslice – Everything Changed – Time Travel Is Lonely
Sinead O’Connor – Til I Whisper Your Name – Faith And Courage
Heather Nova – London Rain – Siren (Sony)
Badly Drawn Boy – Once Around The Block – The Hour Of Bewilderbeast
Cat Stevens – Peace Train – Teaser And The Firecat (A&M)
Suzanne Vega – Marlene On The Wall – Solitude Standing (A&M)
Sarah Harmer – Lodestar – You Were Here (Zoe)