Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Cafe Vaquera with Calamity Jane

Tonight I interviewed, via telephone, Teddy Deane and Jonathan Piff of the Play-Rite Boys of Friday Harbor, WA. (San Juan Island...) Teddy wrote and recorded my bran new theme song, "CALAMITY JANE." We celebrated the release of their new CD called "Goin' Home to Friday Harbor," in honor of the town's centennial celebration. Thank you to Karri G. for helping me engineer! (www.teddydeane.com)

1. Teddy Deane and the Play-Rite Boys, "Calamity Jane Theme, by Teddy Deane.
2. Freak Mountain Ramblers, "Belly Song," by Antonia, (Freak Mountain Ramblers.)
3. The Play-Rite Boys, "Goin' Home to Friday Harbor," by Teddy Deane, (Goin' Home to Friday Harbor.)
4. Jass Two, "Blue Skies," by Irving Berlin, (Charleston.)
5. The Play-Rite Boys, "Lyin' With My Baby," by Teddy Deane, (So Far So Good.)

6. PHONE INTERVIEW with TEDDY DEANE AND JONATHAN PIFF. We talked about their new CD and about recording my new theme song and the Pig War and Wolf Hollow Rehabilitation Center and our dogs and Friday Harbor and gardening and music.

7. The Play-Rite Boys, "Wolf Hollow Jamboree," by Teddy Deane, (Going Home to Friday Harbor.)
8. The Play-Rite Boys, "So Far So Good," by Teddy Deane, (So Far So Good.)
9. Jeffrey Frederick and the Clamtones, "Robbin' Banks," Jeffrey Frederick, (Clamtones BC.)
10. Django Reinhardt and Stephane Grappelli, "Rose Room," by William Huckman, (The Quintet of the Hot Club of France.)
11. Patsy Cline, "Bill Bailey, Won't You Please Come Home," (Live at the Cimarron Ballroom.)
12. Cheap Suit Serenaders, "Sweet Lorraine," (First Album.)
13. John Sebastian and the J. Band, "The New Jug Band Waltz," (I Want My Roots.)
14. The Wiyos, "Angeline," by the Wiyos, (Broken Land Bell.)
15. Jeffrey Frederick and the Clamtones, "Grizelda," by Antonia, (Clamtones BC.)
16. The Play-Rite Boys, "Cheatin' on the Kaleetan," by Teddy Deane, (Goin' Home to Friday Harbor.)
17. Bob Dylan, "My Wife's Home Town," by Bob Dylan, (Together Through Life.)
18. C.W.Stoneking, "Housebound Blues," by C.W.Stoneking, (Jungle Blues.)
19. Marcia Ball, Irma Thomas, Tracy Nelson, "Yield Not to Temptation," (Sing it!)
20. Willie Nelson and Asleep at the Wheel, "Bring it on Down to My House," (Willie and the Wheel.)
21. Charlie Musselwhite, "In a Town this Size," by Kieran Kane, (One Night in America.)
22. Maria Muldaur, "Travelin' Shoes," Traditional, (Waitress in a Donut Shop.)
23. Van Morrison, "Don't You Make Me High," (Pay the Devil.)
24. Delbert McClinton, "Before You Accuse Me," by Eugene McDaniel, (Honky Tonk N Blues.)
25. Lynn Miles, "When Did the World," by Lynn Miles, (Unravel.)
26. Justin Townes Earle, "Here We Go Again," by J.T. Earle, (Midnight at the Movies.)
27. Tracy Nelson, "What Good Can Drinkin' Do?" by Janis Joplin, (House of Blues: Songs by Janis Joplin.)
28. Swingline Cubs, "Over the Rainbow," by Harold Arlem, (On the Street.)
29. Denise Drake, "See Ya When I See Ya," by Denise Drake, (Read My Lips.)



Pledge Jam!

Thank you to everyone who helped with this season's pledge drive. You guys are amazing the way you support Coast Community Radio! I didn't post my play list for last week because Denise Drake, Michael Hurley and Dallas Williams all played live. We had a fun jam with Cowboy Jack and Too Tall Tom on the mics, and me engineering and keeping all the balls in the air. Thank you. Thank you. Thank you...

Tuesday, August 11, 2009

Cafe Vaquera with Calamity Jane

Cafe Vaquera...

Cafe Vaquera with Calamity Jane...

Welcome to a three-hour Cafe Vaquera! 9-Midnight tonight, as I fill in for part of the Juke Joint. Check out my new theme song by Teddy Deane and the Play-Rite Boys...

1. Lisa and Her Kin, "Jane's Place," by Lisa Miller, (Two Weeks in Texas.)
2. The Play-Rite Boys, "Calamity Jane Theme," by Teddy Deane.
3. Asylum Street Spankers, "Got My Mojo Workin'," by Preston Foster, (Mercurial.)
4. Sassparilla, "She Drinks Alone," by D. Franz, K. Blackwell, (Rumpus.)
5. Kasey Chambers, "We're All Gonna Die Someday," by Kasey Chambers, (The Captain.)
6. The Wiyos, "Green Bottle #6," by Teddy Weber, (Broken Land Bell.)
7. John Doe and the Sadies, "Help Me Make it Through the Night," by Kris Kristoferson, (Country Club.)
8. Daniel VanDyk, "Red Light Lover," by Daniel VanDyk, (Demo...)
9. Po'Girl, "9 Hours to Go," by Klein, Russell, Avery, (Home to You.)
10. Justin Townes Earle, "SomeDay I'll be Forgiven for This," by J.T. Earle, (Midnight at the Movies.)
11. Vetiver, "Another Reason to Go," by Andy Cabic, (Tight Knit.)
12. The Play-Rite Boys, "That Yellow Dog of Mine," by Teddy Deane, (So Far So Good.)
13. John Prine (and Emmylou Harris,) "I Know One," by Jack Clement, (In Spite of Ourselves.)
14. Jon Strider, "Best of Both Worlds," by Jon Strider, (White Wings.)
15. Crooked Still, "Undone in Sorrow," by Ola Belle Reed, (Still Crooked.)
16. Floating Glass Balls, "The Bramble and the Rose."
17. Eagle Ridin' Papas with Johnnie Ward, "Don't Put that Thing on Me," (Juke.Jug.Jass.Blues.Hokum.)
18. Lost Bayou Ramblers, "Freight Train Blues, " by Octa Clark, (Vermillionaire.)
19. The Avett Brothers, "Will You Return?" by Avett Brothers, (Emotionalism.)
20. Heather Christie, "Avenue," by Heather Christie, (Are You Willing??)
21. David Brombergy, "Levee Camp Moan," Traditional, (Try Me One More Time.)
22. Cancye Kane, "These Boots are Made for Walkin'," (Diva La Grande.)
23. Dan HIcks and the Hot Licks, "That''s the Smoke They're Blowin'," by Dan Hicks, (Selected Shorts.)
24. Michael Hurley, "O My Stars," by Michael Hurley, (Sweetkorn.)
25. Jolie Holland, "Mehitable's Blues," by Jolie Holland, (Springtime Can Kill You.)
26. Michael Hurley, "El Dorado," by Michael Hurley, (Live in Edinburgh.)
27. C.W. Stoneking, "The Love Me or Die," by C.W. Stoneking, (Jungle Blues.)
28. Rickie Lee Jones, "Coolsville," by Rickie Lee Jones, (Naked Songs.)
29. Sloan Wainwright, "Stand," (Sloan Wainwright.)
30. Tom Waits, "Please Call Me Baby," by Tom Waits, (The Heart of Saturday Night.)
31. The Play-Rite Boys with Teddy Deane, "Calamity Jane Theme," by Teddy Deane. (I couldn't resist playing it AGAIN!)
32. Ray Charles (and Bonnie Raitt,) "Do I Ever Cross Your Mind?" by Billy Burnette and Michael Smotherman, (Genius Loves Company.)
33. Asylum Street Spankers, "Sugar in my Bowl," by Clarence Williams and Daily Small, Tim Brymn, (Mercural.)
34. J.J. Cale and Eric Clapton, "Sporting LIfe Blues," by Brownie McGhee, (Escondido.)
35. Fiona Boyes, "Drink to Your Health," by Fiona Boyes, (Sweet Jelly Roll.)
36. The Commitments, "I Can't Stand the Rain," by Donald Bryant, Ann Peebles, and Bernard Miller, (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack.)
37. The Commitments, "Try a Little Tenderness," by Harry Woods, Jimmy Campbell, and Reg Connelly, (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack.)
38. Tom Waits, "The Heart of Saturday Night," by Tom Waits, (The Heart of Saturday Night.)
39. Billie Holiday, "God Bless the Child," by Holiday and Herzog, (Billie's Blues.)
40. Billie Holiday, "All of Me," by Simons and Marks, (All of Me.)
41. Zakiya Hooker, "New Orleans Rain," by Doug Duffey, (Flavors of the Blues.)
42. Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings, "You're Gonna Get It," by Bosco Mann, (Naturally.)
43. Etta James, "Stop the Wedding," by Pearl Woods, Leroy Kirkland, and Freddy Johnson, (Her Best.)
44. Candye Kane, "Gifted in the Ways of Love," by Candye Kane and Jack Tehrchin, (Diva La Grande.)
45. Charlie Musselwhite, "Rank Strangers to Me," by Albert E. Brumley, (One Night in America.)
46. Denise Drake, "See Ya When I See Ya," by Denise Drake, (Read My Lips.)

Tuesday, August 4, 2009

Cafe Vaquera Post-Pickathon Celebration!

Cafe Vaquera with Calamity Jane...

Howdy Folks! I'm fresh off the trail of the 2009 Pickathon. I heard some great new "Indie" music, with a focus, this year on more orchestration and more complex stuff. Nice!

1. Kid Siegel, "Sweet Home on the Coast," by David "Kid" Siegel, (Sweet Home on the Coast.)
2. Wiyos, "Promenade," by Teddy Weber, (Broken Land Bell.)
3. C.W. Stoneking, "Jungle Blues," by C.W. Stoneking, (Jungle Blues.)
4. Justin Townes Earle, "Walk Out," by Justin Townes Earle, (Midnight at the Movies.)
5. Thao with the Get Down Stay Down, "Bag of Hammers," by Thao Nguyen, (We Brave Bee Stings and All.)
6. Lost Bayou Ramblers, "Main Street Special," by Andre Michot, (Vermillionaire.)
7. Lost Bayou Ramblers, "La Belle du Cemetiere," by David Michot, (Vermillionaire.)
8. John Doe and the Sadies, "Stop the World and Let Me Off," by Carl Belew & W.S. Stevenson, (Country Club.)
9. Vetiver, "Rolling Sea," by Andy Cabic, (Tight Knit.)
10. The Wiyos, "Dontchaletmecatchya," by Parrish Ellis, (Broken Land Bell.)
11. C.W. Stoneking, "Talkin' Lion Blues," by C.W. Stoneking, (Jungle Blues.)
12. Justin Townes Earle, "What I Meant to You," by Justin Townes Earle, (Midnight at the Movies.)
13. Thao with the Get Down Stay Down, "Geography," by Thao Nguyen, (We Brave Bee Stings and All.)
14. Lost Bayou Ramblers, "Boston Stomp," Traditonal, (Vermillionaire.)
15. John Doe and the Sadies, "A Fool Such as I," by William Martin Trader, (Country Club.)
16. John Doe and the Sadies, "Night Life," by Paul F. Busark, (Country Club.)
17. Vetiver, "On the Other Side," by Andy Cabic, (Tight Knit.)
18. The Wiyos, "Roll On Down the Road," by Parrish Ellis, (Broken Land Bell.)
19. Justin Townes Earle, "Poor Fool," by Justin Townes Earle, (Midnight at the Movies.)
20. Alela Diane, "Fat Mama," by Michael Hurley, (Take Us Back- EP.)
21. Dale Watson, "Cheatin' Heart Attack," (Cheatin' Heart Attack.)
22. Dale Watson, "South of Round Rock, TX," by Dale Watson, (Cheatin' Heart Attack.)
23. The Handsome Family, "Bowling Alley Bar," (Last Days of Wonder.)
24. Tarbox Ramblers, "Columbus Stockade," The Memphis Jug Band, (Tarbox Ramblers.)
25. Po'Girl, "Go on and Pass Me By," (Home to You.)
26. Sassparilla, "Polly and Steve," (Rumpus.)
27. The Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band, "Plainfield Blues," (Big Damnation.)
28. The Stairwell Sisters, "The Longest Night," (Feet All Over the Floor.)
29. The Hacienda Brothers, "I'll Come Running," (Arizona Motel.)
30. The Hacienda Brothers, "Uncle Sam's Jail," by Chris Gaffney, (Arizona Motel.)
31. Vetiver, "Sister," by Andy Cabic, (Tight Knit.)
32. Thao with Get Down Stay Down, "Big Kid Table," by Thao Nguyen, (We Brave Bee Stings and All.)
33. C.W. Stoneking, "Jailhouse Blues," by C.W. Stoneking, (Jungle Blues.)
34. Denise Drake, "See You When I See You," by Denise Drake, (Read My Lips.)