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Colorado Playlist – S11 EP46

AND THE NOMINEES ARE

Last year when I put this list out I had 80 titles up for consideration.  This year there are 120.  That’s a 50% increase in the number of titles that made it onto the list of nominations, and over a 50% increase in the number of titles submitted for consideration, which I lost track of.

If you’re unfamiliar with the titles on the list I do encourage you to do a little digging and discover something new.


ROCKY MOUNTAIN MUSIC RELIEF mobilizes the Colorado music and media communities to raise funds to assist musicians affected by natural and personal disasters.

NEWS NOTES & THOUGHTS

We’re just a few weeks away from our annual best of show, and the end (more or less) of our 11th year on the air around the state.  WOW!

Don’t forget to vote to KEEP or DELETE this week’s new music.

News broke out of Fort Collins over the past couple of weeks concerning sexual misconduct allegations against Scene magazine publisher Mike Mockler.  An article in the CSU Collegian highlighted the accusations, and provided room for comments – following a FaceBook post by Magic Cyclops (a Fort Collins entertainer) and others.  As of today, I have been unable to ascertain whether a December was distributed.


MONDAY MORNING MUSIC MEETING

What you’ll find below are new songs on the show this week … listen  and let me know which ones you think I should keep in the Colorado Playlist, and which I should delete.

NOTE:  In order to be included in the MMMM poll, the band/artist must have an embeddable file available on SoundCloudBandCampReverbnation or YouTube.

PLAYLIST S11 EP46

(D) = debut of lp, ep or single
(N) = new cut from previously debuted lp or ep

HOUR 1

Joe Walsh “Mother Says” from Barnstorm (1971)
(N) Big Head Todd & The Monsters “Long Coal Train” from New World Arisin’ (2017)
Von Stomper “Ain’t Seen It Yet” from Americado (2015)
Five Iron Frenzy “Into Your Veins” from Engine of a Million Plots (2013)
(D) Jenny Shawhan “On She Goes” (2017)

Angie Stevens & the Beautiful Wreck “Beautiful & True” from Beautiful and True (2016)
Drew Emmitt “Long Road” from Long Road (2008)
Acoustic Junction “Goodbye World” from Strange Days (2000)
(N) Crowboy “Burn In Hell” from Coming Into View (2018)
Paper Bird “Don’t Want Half” from Paper Bird (2016)
(D) Treehouse Sanctum “O Come O Come Emmanuel” from O Come O Come Emmanuel (2018)
Bill Frisell “Just like a woman” from Have A Little Faith (1993)

HOUR 2

The Moonrakers “Together With Him” from Anthology (2007)
(N) Richard Dean “Eileen” from Vignettes (2017)
Todd Adelman “Cold Mississippi Blues” from Highways & Lowways (2015)
Paul Kimbiris “Dark Side of Pearl” from Dark Side of Pearl (2014)
(N) Dubskin “Just Be Now (feat Lyrics Born)” from Light the Dark (2017)

(N) Paa Kow “Lonely” from Cookpot (2017)
OneRepublic “Counting Stars” from Native (2013)
Devotchka “The Common Good” from 100 Lovers (2011)
(N) The SIR Band “Wading” from So Cold (2017) 

piKziL “Brand New Soul” from Songs from My 3rd Life (2016)
(N) Face “Hallelujah” from Bring On Christmas (2018)
Dave Beegle “Currents” from River of Peace (2017)




 

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Colorado Playlist – S11 EP45

ROCKY MOUNTAIN MUSIC RELIEF mobilizes the Colorado music and media communities to raise funds to assist musicians throughout the U.S. affected by natural disasters.

NEWS NOTES & THOUGHTS

Tuesday DEC 5 is Colorado Gives Day … there are some very worthy charities here in the state including many that are music focused.

No doubt that this week’s big news is the impending release of the first new album in eight years from the Railbenders.  If you heard the show, you got to hear the statewide debut of the first single, “Hard Road.”  The digital release date is set for Dec 19.

If you didn’t tune into the show, bummer .. the new Christmas single from Face Vocal Band is also not available to be embedded – and it’s a truly excellent re-imagining of Led Zepplin‘s “Misty Mountain Hop”  from their new album Bring On Christmas.



VIDEO PICKS OF 2017 

I went through all of the videos that I collected from this past year and put together what I consider my top 26 (yeah, I know) picks of the year.  The rest is up to you to decide.  We’ll narrow it all down in our year end Best Of edition.



MONDAY MORNING MUSIC MEETING

What you’ll find below are new songs on the show this week … listen  and let me know which ones you think I should keep in the Colorado Playlist, and which I should delete.

NOTE:  In order to be included in the MMMM poll, the band/artist must have an embeddable file available on SoundCloudBandCampReverbnation or YouTube.

PLAYLIST S11 EP45

(D) = debut of lp, ep or single
(N) = new cut from previously debuted lp or ep

HOUR 1

Firefall “Mexico” from Firefall (1976)
(D) Corsicana “Revelry” from Haven (2016) 


Grim & Darling “Quicksand” from Beauty Through Pain (2015)
Drew Schofield “Break it down” from 150 Million (-1) (2014)
(D) Florea “Running of the Bulls” from Florea (2018) 


OneRepublic “Future Looks Good” from Oh My My (2016)
Poco “Neil Young” from All Fired Up (2013)
Andy Palmer “Heart of Colfax” from Hazard of the Die (2013)
(D) Michael Morrow & the Culprits “Blue Skies” from Raucoud (2017)

Longest Day Of The Year “Black Horse Canyon” from Carapace (2015)
Monocle Band “Medicine” from The Clearing (2017)
Keith Oxman “Walkin’ My Baby Back Home” from East of the Village (2017)

HOUR 2

Souther Hillman Furay Band “Fallin in Love” from The Souther-Hillman-Furay Band (1974)
(D) Crowboy “Twilight” from Coming Into View (2018)
Treehouse Sanctum “Pilot & Crew” from Pilot & Crew (2015)
The Wild After “Meant for You” from Lesson Learned EP (2014)
(D) A Brothers Fountain “Don’t Need No More” from Pine Needles & Streams (2018)
Coal Town Reunion “Eden” from Though I’d Die In This Place (2017)
A. Tom Collins “Baby Doll” from Stick & Poke (2013)
Raven and the Writing Desk “Tiny Terrors” from Bonedale (2011)
(D) The Railbenders “Hard Road” from The Medicine Show (2018)
The Yawpers “American Man” from American Man (2015)
(D) Face “Misty Mountain Wonderland” from Bring On Christmas (2018)
Matt Skellenger “The Curve” from New Radio (2014)


Happy Holidays — see you in 2018




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Colorado Playlist – S11 EP44

ROCKY MOUNTAIN MUSIC RELIEF mobilizes the Colorado music and media communities to raise funds to assist musicians throughout the U.S. affected by natural disasters.

NEWS NOTES & THOUGHTS

David Booker’s Prostate Cancer Fundraising Event, Thursday, Nov.30th,7:30pm, The Mercury Cafe, Denver, CO  2199 California St., Denver

David Booker is a local living link to first generation blues legends who moved to Denver from Manchester, England, in 1981. This past June, David was diagnosed with prostate cancer.  Since beginning treatment, David has not missed an opportunity to perform.  Over the years, David has himself hosted several benefits for other musicians.

On November 30th, legendary Colorado Music Hall of Fame member Chris Daniels and Freddi Gowdy of Freddi Henchi Band fame (both cancer survivors) are performing as a duo (with special guests) to raise funds to help David’s medical costs. 

Donations can be made anytime at: https:www.gofundme.com/musician-david-booker-fights-cancer prior to Nov. 30th, 2pm.

Early donations are recommended because seating is limited. An early donation is your ticket into the benefit.  After 2PM, if seating is available, donations for admission can be made by cash or check.

All donations are automatically entered to win a $50.00 Chris Daniels & the Kings gift basket. (Must be present to win)

Names of advance donor’s are automatically sent to the promoter of this event, Vera Ptak. Please bring identification for admittance. Questions? Call Vera: 303-241-0814


VIDEO PICK OF THE WEEK

Bands do not often rise to popularity or acclaim without some level of tribulation.  Beginning with the departure of the band’s guitarist in 2015 and the death of drummer Luke Mehrens’ fiance the same year, the trio has been pretty much hell bent on succeeding on their own terms.  The SIR Band’s new album, “So Cold,” comes out Dec 8th.



MONDAY MORNING MUSIC MEETING

What you’ll find below are new songs on the show this week … listen  and let me know which ones you think I should keep in the Colorado Playlist, and which I should delete.

NOTE:  In order to be included in the MMMM poll, the band/artist must have an embeddable file available on SoundCloudBandCampReverbnation or YouTube.

PLAYLIST S11 EP44

(D) = debut of lp, ep or single
(N) = new cut from previously debuted lp or ep

HOUR 1

Beast “Move Mountain (You Got It)” from “Beast” (1970)  – One of Colorado’s best from the late 60s and early 70s. Featured Bob Yeazel and Mike Ferris who moved on to Sugarloaf, and Kenny Passarelli who moved on to Joe Walsh’s Barnstorm. Kenny moved on prior to this album being released.

(N) Deep Pocket Thieves “Sunshine Rise” from Fate (2017)
The Blue Rider “Rattlesnake” from Year Of The Horse (2016)
Leftover Salmon “High Country” from High Country (2015)
(N) Big Head Todd & The Monsters “Mind” from New World Arisin’ (2018)
Elephant Revival “Ring Around the Moon” from Break in the Clouds (2010)
The Subdudes “Message Man” from Annunciation (1994)
The Fremonts “Tillman’s Wall” from We Don’t Live There (2017)
Gabrielle Louise “Love on the Rocks” from If The Static Clears (2016)
(N) Cousin Curtiss “Honey Bee” from Remember Me When (2017)
Ben Haugland “Big foot” from A Million Dreams (2015)

Hour 2

Earth, Wind & Fire “Devotion” from Gratitude (1975)
Dianne Reeves “32 Flavors” from Beautiful Life (2014)
Chris Daniels & the Kings “Fried Food Hard Liquor” from Blues With Horns (2017)
Great American Taxi “We Can Run” from Dr. Feelgood’s Traveling Medicine Show (2017)
Grant Farm “Get in Line” from Kiss The Ground (2016)
Ark Life “Very Fine Friends” from The Dream of You and Me (2014)
These United States “I Want You to Keep Everything” from Everything Touches Everything (2009)
(D) SYLVA “The Game” from The Game (2018)

Megan Burtt “Ain’t Seen Nothing Yet” from The Bargain (2015)
(N) Dearling “Rock Steady” from Inheritance (2017)

Erik Applegate “Get Outta My Head” from Two’s Company (2017)



NOV 25 = GOATZ + the Grant Farm at Avogadro’s Number(Fort Collins)

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Colorado Playlist – S11 EP42

ROCKY MOUNTAIN MUSIC RELIEF mobilizes the Colorado music and media communities to raise funds to assist musicians throughout the U.S. affected by natural disasters.

NEWS NOTES & THOUGHTS

Last night we celebrated another RMMR event to raise money for professional working musicians affected by natural disasters.  Thanks to the RMMR board of directors and various members who came out to volunteer and support the cause at the Fox Theater in Boulder, and thanks especially to Cyril Neville for performing.  All in all a small crowd enjoyed an excellent evening of local Colorado musicians putting their efforts where their hearts are.

Thanks to KHEN LPFM in Salida for adding the show to their Saturday and Tuesday rotation.  They will air one hour of the show each Saturday at 5PM, and repeat on Tuesday night at 8.


VIDEO PICK OF THE WEEK

There are a few videos in this week’s post, but the featured video this week goes to Hollow.  The Hollow is a fairly new band, formed in 2013.  Not very many strictly local bands go the extent of promoting video release shows.  The Hollow did one in Fort Collins and in Denver, before debuting the video to the public this week.


MONDAY MORNING MUSIC MEETING

What you’ll find below are new songs on the show this week … listen  and let me know which ones you think I should keep in the Colorado Playlist, and which I should delete.

NOTE:  In order to be included in the MMMM poll, the band/artist must have an embeddable file available on SoundCloudBandCampReverbnation or YouTube.

PLAYLIST S11 EP42

(D) = debut of lp, ep or single
(N) = new cut from previously debuted lp or ep

HOUR 1

Zephyr “Cross the River” from Zephyr (1969)
(D) Ivory Circle “We Could Be In Love” (2017)


Plum “Love Is In the Air” from Light Years, Dark Years (2016)
Infamous Stringdusters “Colorado” from Let It Go (2014)
(D) Tim Ostdiek “Until The Harvest Comes” from Roots Below (2017)


Petals of Spain “Good Life” from Daydream (2017)
Drew Emmitt “Take the Long Way Home” from Long Road (2008)
Bobby Walker “Turn Me Around” from Git It (2009)
(D) Pretty Lights “Rainbows & Waterfalls” (2017)


SHEL “Enter Sandman” from Just Crazy Enough (2016)
Ryan Dart “Lost at Sea” from Pain, Love and Drought (2017)
Dana Landry Quartet “Almost like being in love” from Standard Elevation (2015)

HOUR 2

Hillbilly Hellcats “Hillbilly Love” from Our Brand (1998)
(D) Coal Town Reunion “Eden” from Though I’d Die In This Place (2017)


Big Head Blues Club “Hidden Charms” from Way Down Inside (Songs Of Willie Dixon) (2016)
Chimney Choir “Ace of Spades” from (ladder) (2012)
(N) Kyle Emerson “Sun In Your Eyes” from Dorothy Alice (2017) 


The Still Tide “High Wire” from Run Out EP (2017)
Otis Taylor “I Can See You’re Lying” from Otis Taylor’s Contraband (2012)
The Apples in Stereo “Told You Once” from Travellers in Space and Time (2010)
(D) SunSquabi “Cinnamon feat. Late Night Radio” from Deluxe EP (2017)


String Cheese Incident “Believe” from SCI Sound Lab, Vol. 1 (2016)
(N) Chris Daniels & the Kings “Them Changes” from Blues With Horns, Vol. 1  (2017)
Erik Applegate “Leave Me Be” from Two’s Company (2017)



NOV 25 = GOATZ + the Grant Farm at Avogadro’s Number(Fort Collins)

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Colorado Playlist – S11 EP41

ROCKY MOUNTAIN MUSIC RELIEF mobilizes the Colorado music and media communities to raise funds to assist musicians throughout the U.S. affected by natural disasters.

Rocky Mountain Music Relief

HURRICANE RELIEF BENEFIT CONCERT

Join us as the FEMA Band (Funky Electric Music Allstars) takes the stage Sunday November 5. The FEMA Band is Cyril Neville (Neville Bros) Bill McKay (DTB, Leftover Salmon) Tori Pater (Polytoxic, Dyrty Byrds) Jordan Linit (Analog Son, Kinetix) Chadzilla (Polytoxic) Bobby Messano (Steve Winwood, Starz) Charlie Martens, Ashley Niven Fairman (Analog Son, Tiger Party) Emily Clark and a very special appearence by Gaynielle Neville!  Opening the show will be Cass Clayton and the Riders as well as the Jaden Carlson Band!

Sunday, November 5 at 6:30 PM  The Fox Theatre  1135 13th St, Boulder, Colorado 80302

Tickets available at https://www.ticketfly.com/purchase/event/1579495


NEWS NOTES and THOUGHTS

I lost a very good friend this past week; someone who was insurmountably influential in me building my business as a stage manager and main stage/event emcee.

Roger Armstrong was the executive director of CHUN (Capitol Hill United Neighborhoods).  Their main annual fundraising event was the CHUN People’s Fair, held the first weekend of June.

Roger, like other friends (and my late wife) lost his battle with cancer.  RIP my friend – I WILL always remember our friendship.  I’ve been looking at the picture of us on the wall outside my office for years – and it’s not coming down.

The PF is no longer produced by CHUN, but the spirit remains the same.  I intend to honor my friend at the event in June 2018.

My girlfriend and I took a drive to Colorado Springs on Sunday, to visit Garden of the Gods on what might be the last best Sunday to do so.  Hunger drove me to go into downtown CS to visit the new Oskar Blues location there.

Yes, they will have live music – no, it will not be every weekend.  The “music room” is set apart from the main restaurant in the “basement,” and is fashioned after a speakeasy.  The apparent intent, in talking with the GM, is that they’ll do music every once in awhile.  That, of course, may change.

The Oskar Blues Brewery 15th ANNIVERSARY party set for Nov 18th at the Oak Room in the Brewery in Longmong is SOLD OUT!

The COLORADO PLAYLIST has been added to rotation at KHEN in Salida — will air Sat 5-6PM and Tues 8-9PM.


VIDEO PICK OF THE WEEK

Chris Daniels’ & the Kings latest is Blues with Horns, Vol 1.  It’s up for Grammy consideration, and is the first #1  charting record (Roots Music Report) in the band’s 30 year history.


MONDAY MORNING MUSIC MEETING

What you’ll find below are new songs on the show this week … listen  and let me know which ones you think I should keep in the Colorado Playlist, and which I should delete.

NOTE:  In order to be included in the MMMM poll, the band/artist must have an embeddable file available on SoundCloudBandCampReverbnation or YouTube.

PLAYLIST S11 EP41

(D) = debut of lp, ep or single
(N) = new cut from previously debuted lp or ep

HOUR 1

The Apples in Stereo “High Tide” from Fun Trick Noisemaker (1995)
Acoustic Junction “Kiss of Misfortune” from Surrounded by Change (1994)
(D) Trout Steak Revival “Last Chance” from Spirit to the Sea (2017)
Edison “Open Road” from Familiar Spirit (2016)
Ivory Circle “Walk With Me” from Equilateral (2014)
(D) Katie Herzig “Feel Alive” (2017)


The Yawpers “Reunion” from Boy in a well (2017)
Devotchka “The Common Good” from 100 Lovers (2011)
Slim Cessna’s Auto Club “The Unballed Ballad of the New Folksinger” from Unentitled (2011)
(D) Deep Pocket Thieves “Bleu De Agave” from Fate (2017)
Elephant Revival “Sands of Now” from Sands of Now (2015)
Strange Americans “Pollos” from Borrow You, Brother (2017)
Jeff Jenkins “Earth Dance” from The Arrival (2015)

HOUR 2

Big Head Todd & The Monsters “Sister Sweetly” from Sister Sweetly (1993)
(D) Ian Cooke “Beam of Light” from The Flight I Flew (2017) 


Esme Patterson “Feel Right” from We Were Wild (2016)
Eldren “We Just Want to Rule the World” from SpokesBUZZ Vol V: Band Together (2015)
(D) Kramies “I Wish I Missed You” from I Wish I Missed You (2017) 


Kyle Emerson “Post-Egomania” from Dorothy Alice (2017)
Cary Morin “Prisoner” from Sing It Louder (2011)
Finnders & Youngberg “Driftwood” from FY5 (2015)
(D) Masontown “Cambric Shirt” from In This Time (2017)
Chris Daniels & the Kings “Nobody Knows” from Funky To the Bone (2015)
Steve Law Band “Dancer” from Dancer (2017)
(N) Keith Oxman “Brothers, Michael and Jean-Marc” from East of the Village (2017)



NOV 25 = GOATZ + the Grant Farm at Avogadro’s Number(Fort Collins)

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Colorado Playlist – S11 EP39

ROCKY MOUNTAIN MUSIC RELIEF mobilizes the Colorado music and media communities to raise funds to assist musicians throughout the U.S. affected by natural disasters.

Rocky Mountain Music Relief

HURRICANE RELIEF BENEFIT CONCERT

Feat. Richie Furay w/Tori Pater and Friends, Bobby Messano, and Perpetual Motion

7:30-8:30 = Richie Furay
8:45-9:15 = Perpetual Motion
9:30-10PM = Bobby Messano
10:15-11PM = Tori Pater

Friday, October 27, 2017 – 7:30 PM – doors open at 6:30 pm

Swallow Hill – Daniels Hall – 71 E. Yale Ave., Denver, CO 80210

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NEWS, NOTES AND MUSIC

I think I got lost this past week.  Really.  I did get a lot of new music in my inbox – including new releases from Patrick Dune, Tennis, Katie Herzig, Pandas & People, and more … much love to Shilo Gold, whose music I recall playing a few years ago before she moved to Los Angeles, and who recently completed a self-funded tour of Europe.  Her live performance video from the Voice is below.

POLLS – thanks for participating.  I’m trying to get a sense of who we are here — and I can say we’re largely over 45, and like going out to see live music.  Here’s the next on.  I want to know your buying habits.


 IN COLORADO MUSIC HISTORY 

Many famous (and not so famous) acts have come to Colorado over the decades to get away from the hustle and bustle of LA or NYC.  Among those are acts like the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band and the Eagles, which is undoubtedly the most famous of all such acts.

 VIDEO PICK OF THE WEEK

Chris Daniels and the Kings just released their 15th album, Blues with Horns Vol. 1, which once again features Freddi “Love” Gowdy (Freddi Henchi Band).



MONDAY MORNING MUSIC MEETING

What you’ll find below are new songs on the show this week … listen  and let me know which ones you think I should keep in the Colorado Playlist, and which I should delete.

NOTE:  In order to be included in the MMMM poll, the band/artist must have an embeddable file available on SoundCloudBandCampReverbnation or YouTube.

PLAYLIST S11 EP39

(D) = debut of lp, ep or single
(N) = new cut from previously debuted lp or ep

HOUR 1

Zephyr “Sun’s a Risin’” from Zephyr Deluxe Edition (2014/1969)
(D) Shilo Gold “Stay With Me Baby (The Voice Performance)” (2017)


OneRepublic “Future Looks Good” from Oh My My (2016)
Tennis “Needle and a Knife” from Ritual In Repeat (2014)
(D) Dubskin “That Day Will Come” from Light the Dark (2017)
Chris Daniels & the Kings “Sweet Memphis” from Blues With Horns (2017)
Big Head Todd & The Monsters “Happiness Is” from Rocksteady (2010)
The Apples in Stereo “Dance Floor” from Travellers in Space and Time (2010)
(N) Monocle Band “Sad-Eyed Girl” from The Clearing (2017)
Danny Shafer “My Hometown” from Weddings, Floods and Funerals (2015)
Head for The Hills “Suit and Tie” from Potions and Poisons (2017)
Keith Oxman “A Vaunt Guard” from East of the Village (2017)

HOUR 2

Firefall “No Way Out” from Firefall (1976)
(N) Cousin Curtiss “Sunset Throwdown” from Remember Me When (2017)
Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats “I’ve Been Failing” from Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats (2015)
Katie Herzig “Hologram” from Apple Tree (2008)
(N) The Still Tide “Signal Fade” from Run Out EP (2017) 


(N) Francis and the Wolf “What Is Left” from Ladies & Gentlemen (2017) 


Reed Foehl “Caroline” from Lost in the West (2014)
Gregory Alan Isakov “Living Proof” from The Weatherman (2013)
(N) Eamon Alger “Good Together” from Small Fish (2017)


Leftover Salmon “Western Sky” from High Country (2015)
String Cheese Incident “Get Tight” from SCI Sound Lab, Vol. 1 (2016)
Brad Goode “All Fall Down” from Chicago Red (2013)



NOV 25 = GOATZ + the Grant Farm at Avogadro’s Number(Fort Collins)

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Colorado Playlist – S11 EP38

ROCKY MOUNTAIN MUSIC RELIEF mobilizes the Colorado music and media communities to raise funds to assist musicians throughout the U.S. affected by natural disasters.



A RARE REVIEW

A disclaimer:  One of the many things I do is service Colorado records to Colorado media, and municipal agencies that put on seasonal (summer) concerts and festivals, and I also book a few here and there.

I’ve known Andy Sydow for several years now. He enlisted my help to get his debut EP out a few years ago.  Recently he advanced me his upcoming new album, Reasons for Departure, due out early in 2018 that I’ve spent many hours listening on my car stereo the past couple of weeks.

Andy has been among the region’s most respected up and coming young musicians; a multi-instrumentalist, who excels as much on slide guitar as his boogie-woogie blues piano chops.  He’s played in support of the likes of Tab Benoit, Delbert McClinton, Chris Duarte, Tinsley Ellis and others …and appeared at esteemed events and venues such as Jazz Aspen Snowmass.

Andy and I have spent many wonderful hours together discussing music – his as well as that of some of his favorite songwriters. Andy’s favorite artists are guys like Jackie Green and Anders Osborne, who he’s opening for on New Year’s Eve at the Caribou Room in Nederland (congrats Andy!)

Some of my favorite singer-songwriters from my generation are guys like Billy Joel, Jackson Browne, and Dan Fogelberg.  Add in elements of what I hear as Cat Stevens, and you begin to catch a bit of what I hear in Andy’s new album.

Reasons for Departure is absolutely beautifully produced by Chris Daniels, whose home studio is where a great deal of Andy’s album was recorded. Chris spent considerable time honing Andy’s vocal performances on this record – which along with the splendid songwriting is what really stands out.

Songs like Reasons for DepartureLonely LoveHearts Go On and Who I Want To Be showcase a songwriter, and singer, ready and able to share airtime with his – and my – favorites from across the generations.

I can’t share it with you yet, but I will say that when people do get it in their ears it will open up tremendous opportunities in Andy’s career and grow his fanbase considerably.

Much love my friend – I can’t wait to share this one with my listeners throughout Colorado.



 VIDEO PICK OF THE WEEK

Sometimes it’s hard to define “Colorado” music .. is a band or artist who once lived here a part of what has defined our sound?  Is a band made up of members from around the country, but where at least one of them is from Colorado a “Colorado band?”  What if a record is made here?  Does that make it Colorado?  Hmmmm…. ponders goat.

Strawberry Fields came about in Denver in 2013, forged out of the pop-punk band Mega Gem.  In 2016, the band appeared at Red Rocks and the Underground Music Showcase in Denver.

Since forming S.R.  principle artist Emi Night has moved to the Eastern Seaboard.  The new EP was recorded in Evergreen, but mixed and mastered elsewhere, as so many Colorado records are.

I’m adding this one to the Colorado Playlist collection ….



I often wonder who’s paying attention – ya know?  I’m curious, how old are you?  How often do you go out to a show NOT at Red Rocks or the Pepsi Center?


MONDAY MORNING MUSIC MEETING

What you’ll find below are new songs on the show this week … listen  and let me know which ones you think I should keep in the Colorado Playlist, and which I should delete.

NOTE:  In order to be included in the MMMM poll, the band/artist must have an embeddable file available on SoundCloudBandCampReverbnation or YouTube.

PLAYLIST S11 EP38

(D) = debut of lp, ep or single
(N) = new cut from previously debuted lp or ep

HOUR 1

Super Band “Acid Indigestion” from Psychedelic States: Colorado in the Sixties (2007)
The Trolls “That’s the Way My Love Is”  (1969)
(D) Anitra Carr “She Ain’t Me” from 2017 (2017)


Shaley Scott “Style” from Rescue Me (2015)
My Body Sings Electric “Oceancrest” from Part 1: the Night Ends (2014)
(D) Gasoline Lollipops “Soul Mine” from Soul Mine (2017)
Retrofette “Skeletons” (2017)
Sixteen Horsepower “Outlaw Song” from Folklore (2002)
Devotchka “100 Other Lovers” from 100 Lovers (2011)
(D) Monocle Band “Medicine” from The Clearing (2017)


Young Ancients “Going Back to Tulsa (Tulsa)” from Fishstory (2015)
John Weeks Band “Closer to Home” from Dark Angel (2017)
(N) Paa Kow “Pete Pete” from Cookpot (2017)

HOUR 2

The Astronauts “Movin’” from Surf Series: With the Astronauts (1964)
The Chandells “We Are the Ones” from We Are the Ones (1967)
(D) Vincent Colbert “Dark Days” from Dark Days EP (2017) 


Grim & Darling “Congratulations World” from Beauty Through Pain (2015)
Selasee and the Fafa Family “Time for Peace” from Time for Peace (2015)
(D) The Sparrow and the Fall “Light In the Darkness” from Close At Hand (2017)
High Fiction “Dynamite (feat Ron Miles)” from To Whom It May Concern (2017)
Big Head Todd & The Monsters “All the Love You Need” from All the Love You Need (2008)
Otis Taylor “Hands On Your Stomach” from Respect The Dead (2001)
(N) Richard Dean “Killin’ Boots” from Vignettes (2017)


Rose Quartz “medicine” from Axis of Love (2015)
James Egbert & Nina Storey “Sound System” from Friction (2017)
Space Orphan “Meeting Spot” from Shut Up About The Sun (2016)



NOV 25 = GOATZ + the Grant Farm at Avogadro’s Number(Fort Collins)



 

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