Doug Seegers: Going Down The River

Doug Seegers

Not many know better what it is to be a struggling musician like Doug Seegers does, who lived homeless in the USA until he was discovered by Swedish country singer and TV personality Jill Johnson. From singing on the streets to being nominated for a Grammis Award for Folk/Singer-songwriter of the Year, we can only expect more from this craftsman who pours it all through country music, his guitar and a voice that carries as … Read on…

I Write The Songs 65

I Write The Songs 65 has as a theme the importance of voting, and as featured singer-songwriter, Mr Steve Pledger with new superb album Matches In the Wind! I Write The Songs 65 – part 1 Gabrielle, Dreams (Gabrielle, Tim Laws) Manic Street preachers, Umbrella (Christopher “Tricky” Stewart, Terius “Dream” Nash, Thaddis Harrell, Shawn Carter) Steve Pledger, People who care http://www.stevepledger.co.uk/ The Corrs, Everybody hurts (MTV Unplugged) (Bill Berry, Peter Buck, Mike Mills, and Michael … Read on…

Ben Harper: I Write The songs 59

Ben Harper I Write The Songs

Ben Harper I Write The songs 59 was first aired on Canalside Community Radio. The theme is the eclipse and the feature singer-songwriter is Ben Harper. Ben Harper I Write The songs 59 – part 1 Bonnie Tyler, Total Eclipse of the heart (Jim Steinman) Bored in the USA, Father John Misty (I love you honeybear) Not as we, Alanis Morrissette Johannes Linstead, Swaying Psalms (Tales of a Gypsy) Easy, Sheryl Crowe Ben Harper I … Read on…

WSS 2014 Playlist

Every year brings its lot of music goodies. Below are the ones that we had the privilege to hear and enjoy. As usual, the list is edited by Mateo James with the input of everyone at the WSS team. Going Down to the River, Doug Seegers (USA) Releasing your debut album late in life infuses the record with experiences and maturity. Doug Seegers’ debut solo album is raw, rootsy and emotionally charged. A brilliant 62-year-old singer … Read on…

I Write The Songs 50

This is the playlist for the I Write The Songs 50 radio show presented by Tiki Black and including great music. The show is aired three times a week via Canalside Community Radio. I Write The Songs 50 – part 1 Tasmin Archer, Sleeping satellite, 1992 4.xx Elvis Costello, Every day I write the book, 1983, Tanita Tikaram, Twist in my sobriety, 1988, 4.50 David Bowie, Changes (live), 19xx, 3.33 Coco Mbassi, Blubridge, 2014, :53 … Read on…

Roland Orzabal: I Write The Songs 49

Roland Orzabal: I Write The Songs 49 – features songwriter of the week Roland Orzabal and quite a lot of his ventures with band Tears for fears, original or covered. Roland Orzabal: I Write The Songs 49 – part 1 Woman in chains, Tears for Fears Roland Orzabal’s duet with Oleta Adams Roland Orzabal is our songwriter of the week – Lo-Fang, You’re the one that i want (John Farrar), 2014 Norah Jones, Shoot the … Read on…