Tupelo Honey Playlist 6/17/08

Well we're halfway through the year so I'm going to dedicate next week's show to my picks for the best Americana songs of 2008. We'll see if they hold up to the releases coming out in the second half of 2008.

Artisit - Song - Album

James McMurtry - Just Us Kids - Just Us Kids
John Fogerty - Don't You Wish It Was True - Revival
Ryan Bingham - The Other Side - Mescalito
Star Anna - Places We Exist - Crooked Path
Jim Croce - Rapid Roy (The Stock Car Boy) - Greatest Hits
Bright Eyes - First Day of My Life - I'm Wide Awake it's Morning
Mark Huff - Nothing Wrong With Us - Gravity
Bonnie Raitt - Love Me Like a Man - The Bonnie Raitt Collection
Jeff Finlin - Sugar Blue - Somewhere South of Wonder
Eagles - Tequila Sunrise - Desperado
The Deep Dark Woods - River in the Pines - Hang Me, Oh Hang Me
One Horse Shy - Honey in my Tea - One Horse Shy
Over The Rhine - Show Me - Discount Fireworks
Taj Mahal - Queen Bee - Senor Blues

Javelinas - Homebound - Seven Sisters
Jennifer Leonhardt - Homeland - Gods & Nations
Gov't Mule - Lay of the Sunflower - The Deep End, Vol. 2
Railroad Earth - Mighty River - Elko
Big Japan - All The Fish In The Sea Are Stupid Sluts Anyway - Music For Dummies
Steve Winwood - I'm Not Drowning - Nine Lives
Kort McCumber - Middle Child - Lickskillet Road
Son Volt - Drown - Trace
Robyn Ludwick - Monte Carlo - Too Much Desire
Matt King - Graveyard Shift - Rube
Lucy Kaplansky - Texas Blues - The Tide

1 comment:

S Foley said...

Scott ~ because you asked, my ten favorite songs of the half-year (ordered randomly):

* Gary Louris, "Vagabonds"
* Jim White, "Town Called Amen"
* Alejandro Escovedo, "Always a Friend"
* Star Anna, "If Wishes Were Horses"
* Mando Saenz, "Pocket of Red"
* American Gun, "Drunk Girls"
* I See Hawks in LA, "Carbon-Dated Love"
* Langhorne Slim, "Rebel Side of Heaven"
* Felice Bros, "Wonderful Life"
* Bonnie Prince Billy, "Easy Does It"

... probably.

Hope your summer's treating you well!

Scott de Colorado