One of the founders of pub-rock, a frequent collaborator with Elvis Costello, and the stepson-in-law to the late Johnny Cash. Tonight I honor one of my favorite songwriters, Nick Lowe. I’m joined by Chris Browne, who knows almost as much about Nick as he does Mr. Costello. Here’s what’s on the super-sized show tonight:
|Title (with link to iTunes, if available)||Artist||Album (with link to Amazon.com, if available)||Original Artist|
|(What’s So Funny ‘Bout) Peace Love and Understanding||Trip Shakespeare||Volt||Brinsley Schwarz|
|Cruel To Be Kind||Ian Gomm||Stretch||Brinsley Schwarz|
|Heart||Tiffany Anastasia Lowe||Lowe Profile: A Tribute to Nick Lowe||Rockpile/Nick Lowe|
|Without Love||Johnny Cash||Covered By Cash||Nick Lowe|
|I Knew The Bride (When She Used To Rock and Roll)||The Knack||Get the Knack (re-release)||Dave Edmunds|
|When I Write The Book||Huey Lewis and the News||Plan B||Rockpile|
|The Ugly Things||Elvis Costello||Spike (With Bonus Disc)||Nick Lowe|
|All Men Are Liars||Dar Williams||Labour of Love-Music of Nick Lowe||Nick Lowe|
|Tonight||Lene Lovich||Stateless…Plus||Nick Lowe|
|(What’s So Funny ‘Bout) Peace Love and Understanding||Michael Carpenter||Lowe Profile: A Tribute to Nick Lowe||Brinsley Schwarz|
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