Archive for September, 2010


Shady Groove Podcast #9

This weeks’ podcast included……
Podcast #9: JJ Cale – Call Me the Breeze ++ Dr. John – Blow Wind Blow ++ Jimi Hendrix – Taking Care of No Business ++ Bo Diddley – I’m a Man ++ Buddy Holly – Brown Eyed Handsome Man ++ Old 97’s – Victoria ++ Bob Dylan – Mama You Been On My Mind ++ Shinyribs – (If You Need The) 442 ++ Cake – You Part the Water ++ Richard Betts – Hand Picked ++ Bob Marley and the Wailers – Guava Jelly ++ The Mother Hips – Third Floor Story ++ Electric Light Orchestra – Do Ya ++ The Gourds – When Wine Was Cheap

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Kiss all the Nurses…

Fresh off a weekend of extraordinary shows…..

The Gourds
Sunday September 19
Sullivan Hall
New York, NY

New Dues
Luddite Juice
Everybody’s Missing the Sun (Nils Lofgren)
Grievin’ and Smokin’ > 30 days (Chuck Berry) > Grievin’ and Smokin’
Halleluja Shine
Out on the Vine
Country Love
Tex-Mex Mile
All in the Pack > Guns of Brixton > I Fought the Law > All in the Pack
Web Before You Walk Into It
Lower 48
Jesus and Tequila
When Wine Was Cheap
Foggy Blossom (Mechanical Bride)
Mr. Betty
Best of Me
Burn the Honeysuckle
A Few Extra Kilos
Money Honey
Plaid Coat

The Gourds
Monday September 20
The North Star Bar
Philadelphia, PA

Up on High
O Rings
Low is the Way
Burn the Honeysuckle
Big Santiago Bust
County Orange
Steeple Full of Swallows
Bean Bowl > My Time Yer Time > Son of a Bum
Fine Leather Truck
New Roommate
Amazing Grace > Hallelujah Shine
Lower 48
Love Train tease
Interplanetary Music tease
Ants on the Melon
La Bamba tease
The Tinys Variety Hour
Whiskey and Blood

Special Thanks to Jimmy, Kevin, Claude, Max, and Keith for a wonderful weekend of fun-filled dances, thoughtful expressions, and foot-stompin’ jams. Sad to see that they have come and gone so fast. See ya next year.


Shady Groove Podcast #8

Our weekly podcast…..
Podcast #8: Bo Diddley – Bo Diddley ++ Buddy Holly – Not Fade Away ++ Derek Trucks Band – Crow Jane ++ The Gourds – Do 4 U ++ Blitzen Trapper – Dragon’s Song ++ The Rolling Stones – 2000 Man ++ Derek and the Dominos – Keep on Growin’ ++ Bob Marley and the Wailers – Small Axe ++ Jimi Hendrix – Burning of the Midnight Lamp (instrumental) ++ Boz Scaggs – Loan Me a Dime ++ The Allman Brothers Band – Little Martha ++ Dr. John – Mama Roux ++ Hazmat Modine – Dry Spell ++ The Gourds – Hellhounds

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Tasty Shinyribs

The first time I saw Shinyribs on the bill opening for The Gourds I had no idea who it was. Dem good ol’ Gourds had rarely had an opening band and because I was solely going to see them, catching Shinyribs beforehand was not a priority. When I arrived shortly before The Gourds went on, I asked someone “who was this Shinyribs band that had opened? Were they good?” He informed me that Shinyribs was simply Kevin Russel’s solo stagename. Wow. OK. Now that makes perfect sense. I do love the name and as The Gourds and Shinyribs embark on another east coast mini-tour to NYC and Philadelphia, I will not be missing the opener. So for those of you who still are looking for a bit of info on Shinyribs, here is the bio, most likely written by Mr. Ribs himself.

“The mysterious quantity lurking in the afterglow of yesterweek. A gamey diamond of a find for any fan of the utmost mystical wooden teapot of song known as American Song Bag. A modern day renegade born of the white rice and rain in the lonley, humid southeast of Texas. Raised by Karankawan Wizards. Awarded the congressional medal of the obtuse in 1967 by then President Lyndon Johnson. Inventor of Frequency Shifter used in the growing of medicinal eggs. Educated at Glory Abounds Academy For Isothermal Static. Professor of Economic Threat Access. Steaming with uncertain attributes only seen in the general population during the scotch-Irish domination of Western Carolina and Eastern Tennessee. Dangling participle of roots music.”

Thought that was lyrically amazing. So if you have the chance, check out the Gourds and Shinyribs, sunday 9/19 at Sullivan Hall in NYC, and monday 9/20 at the North Star Bar in Philadelphia. You will not be dissapointed.


Shady Groove Podcast #7

Our weekly podcast from Shady Groove…..
Podcast #7 included: Sir Douglas Quintet – She’s About a Mover ++ Elvis Presley – Trouble ++ Charles Wright and the Watts 103 St Rhythm Band – Express Yourself ++ David Bowie – Golden Years ++ Eddie Cochran – Eddie’s Blues ++ Howlin’ Wolf – Do the Do ++ John Lee Hooker – Boom Boom ++ The Black Keys – Sinister Kid ++ Bongos Ikwue – Woman Made the Devil ++ The Gourds – Country Love ++ Chuck Berry – Johnny B. Goode ++ Pavement – Gold Soundz ++ Eric Clapton and the Powerhouse – I Want to Know ++ The Band – It Makes No Difference ++ Backyard Tire Fire – Tom Petty ++ The Gourds – Cold Bed

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