Your #TinPodShuffle for Sunday, Dec 10, 2017:

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Who’s been up all night to get lucky? Me neither, not at at my age. I’d have to nap and then I’d miss the Sunday shuffle.
 

Who you get: Marah, Alejandro Escovedo, Bennet, Hayes Carll, NEW Fall, Battered Wives, Blue Rodeo, Duane Eddy, Burning Hell, Daft Punk, NEW Mynabirds, Mynah Birds, Thomas East, Connie Francis, Mike Zito, NEW Turnpike Troubadours

Quirky Canadiana:
1) Toronto’s Cleave Anderson sure changed his tune between drumming on Lovers Balls in 1977 and Outskirts in 1987. (In the hiatus between Battered Wives and Blue Rodeo he was a mailman for Canada Post.)

2) Omaha-based Laura Burhenn named her band The Mynabirds as a nod to Neil Young‘s first proper band, The Mynah Birds – an 1964-67 Toronto-Detroit outfit strangely fronted by future Super Freak Rick James. James was jailed for desertion from the US Army before they could finish recording (for Motown and accompanied by The Four Tops no less) so Young and bassist Bruce Palmer headed west to California, got stuck in traffic and met Stephen Stills. #Legendary, or what?

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Your #TinPodShuffle for Sunday, Dec 3, 2017:

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I can’t grant you salvation from household chores this Sunday afternoon, but some tunes may deliver you from their evils.
Who you get this week: Alabama 3, Duffy Power, Oumou Sangaré, Gloria Jones, NEW Valerie June, Otis Taylor, Utah Phillips & Ani DiFranco, Sister Rosetta Tharpe, Tom Waits, NEW Son Little, Holly Williams, Rose Cousins, Doc & Richard Watson, NEW Béla Fleck & Abigail Washburn, Tom Russell

Your #TinPodShuffle for Sunday, Nov 26, 2017:

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Rather than spend Black Friday elbowing through crowds to find these SUPER SPECTACULAR SPECIALS, I hunted them out from the safety of my couch. But I did go to the trouble of supplying a few wow-who-dat? links. Now, what did you get me?

Who you get this week: Dr John, Jackie Wilson, Dragon, Dal-Dil-VogNEW Maggie RogersSinéad Lohan, Waylon Jennings, Sonny Landreth, Larry DavisNEW Hiss Golden Messenger, Vince TaylorNEW Melanie De Biasio, Eilen Jewell, Elbow

Your #TinPodShuffle for Sunday, Nov 19, 2017:

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Meet the guest accompanists for your Sunday putters this week:

Who you get this week: Barbara Dickson, Flamin’ Groovies, Kinks, Quaker City NighthawksNEW Carrie ElkinNEW Matt Pond PA, Breeders, Vic Chesnutt, Jackie Leven & Ian Rankin, Dessa, Colin Meloy, NEW Sean Rowe, Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros, Black Angels, Electric Guest

Yes, THAT Ian Rankin. The famed crime writer mentioned the music of fellow Scot Jackie Leven in an Inspector Rebus story and the two became friends.

Dessa on the Twin Cities PBS show Minnesota Originals is quite captivating and well worth an hour of your time. Good music and fascinating to hear how she creates it.

Your #TinPodShuffle for Sunday, Nov 12 , 2017:

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Who you get this week: Arab Strap, Courteeners, Eleanor Friedberger, Dorothy Love Coates, Harry Nilsson, NEW Bootsy Collins, Israel Kamakawiwo’ole, Jeff Beck, NEW Rat Boy, Cyndi Lauper, Frida Hyvönen, Chambers Brothers, Club Nouveau, Grateful Dead, The Delines

Your #TinPodShuffle for Sunday, Nov 5, 2017:

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Here ya go: your weekly playlist for the Sunday putters. If you’re batch cooking, you know where I am.

Who you get this week: Adam Cohen (yes, son of), Hank Mobley, NEW Barr Brothers, The Feelies, Little Feat, NEW OLD Lucinda Williams, Chris Smither, Holly Golightly & The Brokeoffs, Deer Tick, Cowboy Junkies, Hello Saferide, NEW Alissia, John Legend & The Roots

Lucinda Williams first recorded Hot Blood in 1992 for Sweet Old World. This is a new version; she has re-recorded the entire album for it’s 25th anniversary.

Alissia Benveniste earns her living as a producer but also plays a mean bass and is featured on legendary funketeer Bootsy Collins’ new album, World Wide Funk.

 

Your #TinPodShuffle for Sunday, Oct 29, 2017:

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Who you get this week: Thelonious Monk, Diana Jones, Gary Clail, Beck, Bim Sherman, Carmine Appice, Gillian Welch & Dave Rawlings, Alvvays, Alvin Youngblood Hart, Simone Felice, Robert Randolph & The Family Band plus a quartet of Sufjan Stevens, Bryce Dessner, Nico Muhly, James McAlister

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