Saturday, December 27, 2008

Eclectic Chair 2008 Year In Review Part One


Introduction Mike Henderson and The Bluebloods “Mister Downchild” Thicker Than Water 1998 Dead Reckoning Records

1. David Byrne & Brian Eno “Home” Everything That Happens Will Happen Today 2008 TodoNundo Opal Records
2. Cassandra Wilson “Dust My Broom” Loverly 2008 Blue Note Records or
3. Ani diFranco “Smiling Underneath” Red Letter Year 2008 Righteous Babe Records or
4. Taj Mahal “I Can Make You Happy” Maestro 2008 Heads Up International
5. Carlos Del Junco “Paradise” Steady Movin’ 2008 Northern Blues
6. JW Jones “Double Eyed Whammy" Bluelisted 2008 Northern Blues
7. Marcia Ball “Peace, Love & BBQ” Peace, Love & BBQ 2008 Alligator Records
8. Willie Nelson & Wynton Marsalis “Bright Lights, Big City” Two Men With The Blues 2008 Blue Note
9. Hope Waits “I’ll Be Satisfied” Putumayo Presents Women Of Jazz 2008 Putumayo World Music
10. Funkadesi “NO Leans” Yo Baba 2008 Self
11. Victor Wooten “I Saw God” Palmystery 2008 Heads Up International or
12. Janiva Magness “You Sound Pretty Good” What Love Will Do 2008 Alligator Records or
13. Roomful Of Blues “Raisin’ A Ruckus” Raisin’ A Ruckus 2008
14. The Homemade Jamz Blues Band “Who Your Real Friends Are” Pay Me No Mind 2008 Northern Blues or
15. The Wood Brothers “Pray Enough” Loaded 2008 Blue Note Records or
16. Dogbrain “Nasty” Nest 2008 Jay Ward
17. Thievery Corporation “The Numbers Game” Radio Retaliation 2008 ESL Records
18. Firewater “Three Legged Dog” The Golden Hour 2008 Bloodshot Record or
19. Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds “Dig, Lazarus, Dig!!!” Dig, Lazarus, Dig!!! 2008 Anti- Records
20. Paul Reddick “It’s Later Than You Think” Sugar Bird 2008
21. Robert Plant & Alison Krauss “Killing The Blues” Raising Sand 2008 Rounder Records
22. Jonatha Brooke “My Sweet and Bitter Bowl” The Works-Words Woodie Guthrie Music Jonatha Brooke 2008 Bad Dog Records
23. The Steeldrivers “If It Hadn’t Been For Love” The Steeldrivers 2008 Rounder Records
24. Justin Townes Earl “Hard Livin’” The Good Life 2008 Bloodshot Records or
25. John Hiatt “Old Days” Same Old Man 2008 New West Records or
26. Ry Cooder “Johnny Cash” I, Flathead - The Songs of Kash Buk and the Klowns 2008 Nonesuch Records or
27. The Dough Brõs “Everybody Slides” The Dough Brõs 2008 Paul Mayasach & Andy Dee or

THE ECLECTIC CHAIR IS PRODUCED IN THE STUDIOS OF DELTA COLLEGE QUALITY PUBLIC RADIO W.U.C.X.-F.M. So much good music had a seat on the Chair in 2008 that there will be at least one more Year In Review show. Hey, there are much worse problems to have, right?! BE SURE TO HAVE A SEAT ON THE NEXT ECLECTIC CHAIR EACH WEEK ON THIS FINE PUBLIC RADIO STATION! PEACE