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SG Podcast #42

Record Girl

Had a great time recording the podcast this week ladies and gents. I would even go so far as to say that this may be, just maybe, the best one yet. Enjoy.

Podcast #42 included the following SG-approved tracks:

Taj Mahal – Buck Dancer’s Choice ++ Cake – Haze Of Love ++ Those Darlins – Wild One ++ Blitzen Trapper – Fletcher ++ The Black Keys – Black Mud ++ Beth Hart & Joe Bonamassa – Well, Well ++ Delaney & Bonnie – Medley-Come On In My Kitchen/Mama, He Treats Your Daughter Mean/Goin’ Down The Road Feelin’ Bad ++ Traffic – 40,000 Headmen ++ Amy Winehouse ft. Nelson Serieux – Our Day Will Come ++ Mayer Hawthorne – The Walk ++ Otis Redding – I’ve Got Dreams To Remember ++ The Decemberists – Calamity Song ++ My Morning Jacket – I’m Amazed ++ The Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band – Long Gone ++ The Gourds – County Orange

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SG Podcast #40

Put Another One On The Turntable

Howdy, SG rockers.
This weeks podcast comprised of these wonderfully tasty musical cuts:

Alabama Shakes – Hold On ++ The XX – Intro ++ Beck – Black Tambourine ++ David Wax Museum – Unfruitful ++ Wilco – Dreamer In My Dreams ++ Rumspringa – Shak’em Loose Tonight ++ Stevie Ray Vaughn – Life By The Drop ++ The Rolling Stones – Just My Imagination (Running Around With Me) ++ Cake – Italian Leather Sofa ++ Don Covay – Mercy, Mercy ++ Stevie Wonder – I Wish ++ Jimmy Cliff – The Harder They Come ++ Dr. Dog – Jackie Wants A Black Eye ++ The Gourds – Eyes Of A Child.

Listen. Share. Listen. Comment. Enjoy.

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Cake at the Keswick Theatre, Glenside PA 4.18.11

Some may call it “geek rock”, some may call them the “greenest” band on the planet, some may call them post-alternative rock. Whatever the moniker, the band that calls themselves Cake knows how to put on a show. The seasoned veterans put on a monster show Monday night at the Keswick.

The normally tame Keswick crowd was brought to life by the band.  John McCrea, the lead singer/songwriter lead the charge, seemingly almost forcing the crowd to get involved.  Although the Cake faithful were more than happy to oblige…

The band that has notoriously been anti-establishment, anti-big business for 20 years now has slowly but surely built a loyal following that like to have a good time.

Cake’s new album, Showroom of Compassion, marks its 6th carefully crafted, self-released, studio album. (Thier albums are known to take months, even years.  As McCrea puts it “this band is a domocracy, and democracy takes a long time.)  It is a great one….be sure to check it out if you get a chance.

Here is the setlist from Monday night:
Sad songs & waltzes
Frank Sinatra
Arco Arena
Opera singer
Bound Away
Long Time
Shaddow Stabbing
Ruby Sees All
Satan is my Motor
(public acknowledgement that there is a dark side)
*Epic Crowd involvement*
Mustache Man (wasted)
Sheep go to heaven


Federal Funding
Love You Madly
Rock n roll lifestyle
(Thrills)**Gave away an apple tree** for answering the question “the declaration of independence was written on parchmet…what was the parchment made of?” A: sheep skin
Sick of you
*massive crowd involvement*
Italian Leather Sofa
Never there

crowd started chanting “need more cake!”!!

Short skirt long jacket
The Distance