Category Archives: Going North From Nashville

Matters relating to Going North From Nashville, presented by Sue Smith and John Hebden, broadcast 10pm on alternate Mondays.

Let There Be Light! Going North from Nashville – Monday 24th March, 10-11pm

A programme of songs on the theme of light……………

1. Rolling Stones: Shine a Light
2. Handsome Family: Glow Worm
3. Ben Ottewell: Lightbulbs
4. Sim Walker: The City Lights
5. Janice Joplin: Half Moon
6. Bob Dylan: Moonlight
7. Jakob Dylan: Up on the Mountain
8. The Band : I Shall be Released
9. Ryan Adams: When Stars Go Blue
10. I am Kloot: Even the Stars
11. Gareth Davies Jones: Scottish Lights
12. Blueflint: Light in the Window
13. Ralph Stanley: White Light/White Heat
14. Mumford & Sons: Lover of the Light

Going North from Nashville plays Gospel! Monday 10th March 10-11pm

Join John & Sue for a fine selection of gospel-themed songs, country style……….

The Soggy Bottom Boys : Man of Constant Sorrow

Isobel Campbell & Mark Lanegan : Salvation

Gillian Welch : Rock of Ages

God’s Little Monkeys : Calgary Cross

Sixpence None the Richer : Field of Flowers

T Bone Burnett : Shut it Tight

Cerys Matthews : I Believe in You

Billy Bragg : Do Unto Others

Kevin Prosch & Bryn Haworth : Finer Things in Life

Lucinda Williams : Blessed

Derri Daugherty : All to Jesus

Emmylou Harris : So You’ll Aim Towards the Sky

Songs about………songs…..& Gigs! Going North from Nashville, Monday 24th February, 10-11pm.

This week focus on the life of the singer-songwriter/performer, as expressed in song……….

1.The Band: Stage Fright
2.Tiny Ruins: Little Notes
3.Pauline Alexander: Seven Notes
4.Patterson Hood: Leaving Time
5.Pernice Bros: We Love the Stage
6.Neil Halstead: The No Mercy for the Muse
7.Bob Dylan: Sarah
8.Josh Ritter: Bone of Song
9.Mariane Faithful: Tower of Song
10.Neil Young: For the Turnstiles
11.Cat Power: Song for Bobby
12.Caitlin Rose: Silver Sings
13.Joni Mitchell: Free Man in Paris
14.Charlotte Gainsbourg: The Songs that We Sing
15.Frank Turner: Don’t Try this at Home

Playing the Best in Alt Country & Americana – A Going North from Nashville Pick & Mix: Monday 10th February, 10-11pm

This week we play a great selection of songs, old & new!

1.Patterson Hood: Better Off Without
2.Secret sisters: Tennesee Me
3.Lily & Madeleine: The Devil we Know
4. Bob Dylan: Dirt Road Blues
5. Leonard Cohen: Bird on a Wire
6. The Fratellis: Seven Nights & Seven Days
7.Basia Bulat: From Now On
8.Alela Diane: About Farewell
9.Lloyd Yates: Bring back the Life
10.Winter Villans: February
11.The Band of Heathens:Shot gun
12.Joe Pernice & Norman Blake: The New Mendicants
13. Kathryn Williams:Wanting & Waiting
14. Bright Eyes: Make War
15. Jenny Lewis with the Watson Twins: Happy

Sixty’s night on Going North from Nashville! Monday 27th January, 10-11pm

John & Sue take a look at alternative country music from the 1960’s, playing a variety of legendary artists who developed the genre in the midst of all that was taking place musically during that decade.

Creedence Clearwater Revival: Proud Mary

Frank Turner: Song to Bob

Judy Collins: Maid of Constant Sorrow

Bob Dylan: Country Pie

International Submarine Band: Truck Drivin’ Man

The Byrds: One Hundred Years From Now

Janis Joplin: Me & Bobby Mc Gee

Joni Mitchell: Woodstock

Crosby Stills & Nash: Marrakesh Express

Joan Baez: There but for Fortune

Tom Paxton : Talking Vietnam Pot Luck Blues

The Band: The Weight

The Beatles: Rocky Raccoon

The Mamas & The Papas: Creeque Alley

Luke Powers: Mr Yeah Yeah Yeah

Our ‘Best Of’ 2013 – Going North from Nashville, Monday 13th Jan. 10-11pm.

Join John & Sue for a look back at some of the best music from albums released in 2013, which featured on the programme.

The National : Sea of Love
Dawn Mc Carthy & Bonny Prince Billy : Kentucky
The Handsome Family : Woodpecker
John Grant : Blackbelt
Midlake : Antiphon
Emily Barker : The River
Caitlin Rose : Old Numbers
Josh Ritter : A Certain Light
Iron & Wine : Grace for Saints & Ramblers
Lily & Madeleine : These Great Things
Fossil Collective : Monument
Patterson Hood : Depression Era
Anna Calvi : Suddenly
Christian Kjellvander : The Valley

An Alt Country Christmas on Going North from Nashville, Monday 30th December, 10 -11pm

Join John & Sue & a host of artists celebrating Christmas alt country style!

Low: Like Christmas
Iron & Wine: The Desert Babbler
Mary Chapin Carpenter: Christmas in the cIty
Sea of Bees: Feliz Navidad
Sufjan Stevens: Christmas in the Room
Sting Soul Cake
Tracey Thorn: Joy
Grammercy Arms & Mascott: This Christmas Time
Frank Turner: Last Christmas
Duke Special: This Time Next Year
Kill it Kid: Send Me An Angel Down
Kate Rusby: Arise Good Christians
Ed Harcourt: In the Bleak Midwinter

Songs for all Seasons on Going North from Nashville! Monday 2nd December, 10-11pm

Join John & Sue on a musical journey through winter, spring, summer & autumn…………….

Palace Songs: Winter Lady

Billy Bragg: January Song

Lou Reed: Xmas in February

The Beatles: Here Comes the Sun

Johnny Flynn: Churlish May

Midlake: We Gathered in the Spring

Lee Bains III & the Glory Fires: Choctaw Summer

Bob Dylan: In the Summertime

Jonny Walker: Last Waltz of Summer

Jars of Clay: Summer Days

The Band: King Harvest (Has Surely Come)

Paolo Nutini: Autumn

Tom Waits: Last Leaf

Fleet Foxes: White Winter Hymnal

The Byrds: Just a Season

A Pick n’ Mix of New & Nearly New Music on Going North from Nashville – Monday 18th November, 10 -11pm

John & Sue present a selection of fine songs; most are from albums released this year.

We start local with a Leeds band……….

Fossil Collective: On & On………… a couple of other worldly tracks………

Emily Barker: Ghost Narrative

Agnes Obel: The Curse…………..followed by two GNfN favourites……………..

The Handsome Family: Octopus

Midlake: Antiphon…………, a new-comer to the programme…….

Lily & Madeleine: Things I’ll Later Lose

Rachel Sermani: Black Current………….title track of her new album.  Another new one from…..

The National: Fireproof………….followed by classic songs from 2012 albums ……..

Bob Dylan: Long & Wasted Years

Leonard Cohen: Darkness…………two more new-comers, on the Communion label……

Daughter: Peter

Kyla Le Grange: Walk Through Walls………..and finally, from his 2013 album ……..

Josh Ritter: Joy to You Baby