New Releases From Dylan, Dengue Fever, And Gov’t Mule With John Scofield Arrive
Monday, February 2:El Corazon is the 1997 album from Steve Earle, featuring guest appearances from Emmylou Harris, Supersuckers, and Earle’s son, Justin Townes Earle. Listen for selections from this release as well as music from the Grateful Dead’s landmark 1970 release Workingman’s Dead.
Tuesday, February 3: Sco-Mule is an archival release from Gov’t Mule. The album captures the band live in 1999 with legendary guitarist John Scofield performing with the band. We’ll hear selections from that as well as from the new release by Reeves Gabrels and His Imaginary Friends. Gabrels is known for his work with David Bowie and The Cure but this new release captures him with his Nashville-based band performing original compositions and classics such as “Who Do You Love” and “Messin’ With The Kid.”
Wednesday, February 4:The Carpenter is the 2012 album from The Avett Brothers and the second to be produced by the North Carolina-based band’s label boss, Rick Rubin. We’ll hear selections from that as well as music from the recent self-titled recording by The River Whyless.
Thursday, February 5: Heavily influenced by Cambodian pop music from the 1960s, Dengue Fever has just released the album The Deepest Lake. We’ll hear selections from it on this episode of the show as well as music from Red Baraat.
Friday, February 6: It’s our New Month, New Music feature with selections from the latest album by Bob Dylan plus selections from Justin Townes Earle, Belle and Sebastian, and Guster.
Saturday, February 7: Three Snakes and One Charm is the 1996 release from The Black Crowes. Recorded amid deep internal upset, the record is nevertheless one of the band’s best loved recordings and the final studio offering to feature guitarist Marc Ford. We’ll also hear from the 1990 self-titled debut by Ford’s previous band Burning Tree.
Monday, February 9: Released in 1975 Physical Graffiti was Led Zeppelin’s fifth album and the culmination of sessions that stretched back to 1970. The album is viewed as one of the era’s greatest recordings and will be reissued later in February as part of the band’s ongoing reissue campaign. We’ll hear from it on this episode of the show as well as from The Pizza Tapes, the 2000 archival recording from Jerry Garcia, David Grisman and Tony Rice.