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Keep on Pushing with The Shady Groove: Podcast #80


The Shady Groove is back with a brand new set of tunes for your listening pleasure. Welcome to the new year 2013. We hope the new year will bring with it some great new music. If its good, you will here it here first. Keep checking back here for new podcasts, music news and musings. As Dr. John once said:

“People see me but they just don’t know,

What’s in my heart and why I love you so,

I love you baby like a minor loves gold,

So come yeah baby Let the Good Times Roll”

These are the tracks that were included in this weeks’ podcast:

Shuggie Otis – Inspiration Information ++ Frank Zappa – Peaches En Regalia ++ Al Green – Old Time Lovin’ ++ Dr. John – Let’s Make a Better World ++ Chris Kasper – Devil’s Gold ++ Little Joy – Brand New Start ++ Wilco – Kingpin ++ Tedeschi Trucks Band – Midnight in Harlem ++ The Impressions – Keep On Pushing ++ Robert Palmer – Sneakin’ Sally Through The Alley ++ Talking Heads – Take Me to the River ++ Ramsay Midwood – Rotten Alabama ++ The Band – When I Paint My Masterpiece (live) ++ The Gourds – January 6

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2012 Year In Review (Part 1): Best Live Shows

As the year comes to a close, The Shady Groove would like to give you a summary of this years best music. We like to do a little bit of ‘nutshelling’ for you. So here we go!

There will be 3 parts to the Shady Groove’s Year In Review. Part 1, which we will conquer today, will be the best Live Shows of the year. Enjoy.


Top 12 live shows of 2012:

1. Trombone Shorty @ the Keswick – June

2. Dawes @ Appel Farm – June

3. Nick Lowe @ the Keswick – April

4. Willie Nelson @ the Keswick – May

5. Robert Earl Keene @ Union Transfer – Jan

6. Wilco @ XPoNential Music Fest, Camden – Aug

7. Garth Hudson Songs of the Band @ The Keswick – Nov

Garth Hudson plays the Keswick Theatre’s 82-year old Moller pipe organ. Awesome!

8. The Gourds @ Mercury Lounge NYC – Sept

9. Bruce Springsteen @ Citizens Bank Park, Philly – Sept

10. Michael Kiwanuka @ The Trocodero – Sept

11. Ben Gibbard @ The Keswick – Nov

12. Tedeschi Trucks Band @ The Keswick – Nov


Honorable Mention:

Chris Kasper @ Philly Folk Fest – Aug

Railroad Earth @ World Cafe Live – April

Robert Randolph and the Family Band @ The Keswick – Nov

Secret Sisters @ Philly Folk Fest – Aug

Strand of Oaks @ Philly Folk Fest – Aug

MMW @ The Keswick – Oct

Banjo Summit @ The Keswick – Oct



Here’s to many more shows for you and your loved ones in 2013!



Goin’ To A Party At The Shady Groove: Podcast #70


Vinyl Rose

These are the fine audio tracks that were included in this weeks podcast:

Joe Pug – Speak Plainly, Diana ++ Chris Kasper – Ain’t No Saint ++ Lucinda Williams – Can’t Let Go ++ Justin Townes Earle – Move Over Mama ++ Alabama Shakes – Goin’ To A Party ++ Booker T. Jones – Progress (feat. Jim James) ++ John Hiatt – Memphis In The Meantime ++ Stevie Wonder – Boogie On Reggae Woman ++ Bob Marley – Mellow Mood ++ Grateful Dead – Shakedown Street ++ Elvis Costello & The Attractions – Pump It Up ++ Wilco – A Shot In The Arm ++ The Beach Boys – God Only Knows ++ G. Love & Special Sauce – This Ain’t Living ++ Doug Sahm – Juan Mendoza ++ The Gourds – Piss & Moan Blues.

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