Well, that was a fun show! Came nowhere near my fundraising goal, but that's no fault of the music I played.
Patti Smith -- Gimme Shelter -- from her forthcoming covers album Twelve out 4/17
Roger Clyne and the Peacemakers -- God Gave Me a Gun -- Americano -- coming to town in the next week or so
Dad's Gonna Kill Me -- Richard Thompson -- from his forthcoming Sweet Warrior out 4/10, "Dad" is soldierspeak for Baghdad
Randy Newman -- A Few Words in Defense of Our Country -- iTunes single
Graham Parker -- Stick to the Plan -- great post-Katrina satire from GP's new Don't Tell Columbus
The Roots -- Masters of War -- from NYC Dylan tribute early this year; first verse sung to the tune of Star Spangled Banner, end quotes from Jimi's "Machine Gun" -- absolutely brilliant!
Solomon Burke -- Maggie's Farm -- from the master as a young man
Dylan Hears a Who -- Green Eggs and Ham/Tombstone Blues -- internet-posted recording
Schvere Togedike Nacht -- Glenn Tenney -- Yiddish Klezmer version of A Hard Day's Night -- big fun (happy passover)
Hamell on Trial -- Values -- clean version of song from Songs for Parents who Enjoy Drugs; Mississippi Studios tonight 3/30!
Avett Brothers -- Shame -- forthcoming album Emotionalism; Avetts return to the Pickathon this August!
The Gourds -- Education Song -- from their Heavy Ornamentals album; new disc out soon; Doug Fir on 4/8
... and that's about it, short show cuz of pledge drive! Any questions?? Neil Young special next week 4/5!!!