Tone Science – 01/27/2013

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Time Song Artist Album
8pm Far Wells, Mill Valley Charles Mingus Mingus Dynasty
  That's True, That's True Jimmy Giuffre 3 Flight, Bremene 1961
  Waiting is Forbidden Rudresh Mahanthappa Gamak
  Tiresian Symmetry Jason Robinson Tiresian Symmetry
  Torn Thomas Heberer's Clarino Klippe
  Anglewise Blind Nate Wooley / Scott R. Looney / Damon Smith / Weasel Walter Scowl
  When the Fire Hits the Forest Fontanelle Vitamin F
  No Control David Bowie Outside
  Electrocutioner The Residents Duck Stab / Buster and Glen
  Debrief and Defect Algernon Ghost Surveillance
  Old Smokey Tony Malaby's Apparitions Voladores
  Upon A Fallen Tree Okkyung Lee Noisy Love Songs
  West World Pop. 1280 The Horror
  How the West Was Won Pipe 1997
  And At Last Jessica Pavone Hope Dawson is Missing
  Concerto for Keyboard and Orchestra No. 4: II-III Glenn Gould w/ Vladimir Golschmann and the Columbia Symphony Orchestra J.S. Bach: Keyboard Concertos, Vol. 2

Tone Science – 01/20/2013

tone science 101

Time Song Artist Album
8pm Rothko Sideways Spaceways Inc. Version Soul
  Working on the Building Rev. Louis Overstreet An Evening with Rev
  Death Blues Death Blues 2012-09-06 Hopscotch Music Festival, Raleigh, NC
  Manto (Giacinto Scelsi) Geneviève Strosser György Ligeti - Sonata for Viola
  Peace Ornette Coleman The Shape of Jazz to Come
  The Seer Swans The Seer
  Galactic Ice Skeleton Rob Mazurek Octet Skull Sessions
  Yowns / Mauhn Ken Filliano / Steve Adams The Other Side of This

Songs on Toast – 01/18/2013

Bird Town 2:43 David Thomas Variations On A Theme
My Pigeon Gone Wild 2:42 Blind Blake Goombay Rock
Cuckoo Bird 2:41 The Everly Brothers Walk Right Back: The Everlys On Warner Bros
Lover Bird 2:19 Ella Johnson Swing Me
Pretty Flamingo 2:26 Manfred Mann Pretty Flamingo
Little Bird 2:40 The Beau Brummels Bradley’s Barn
Gonna Find Me A Bluebird 2:41 Steve Young Rock Salt And Nails
Little Bird 4:41 Jerry Jeff Walker Mr. Bojangles
The Bird That I Held In My Hand T-Bone Burnett T Bone Burnett
God’s Little Birds 2:52 Sister O M Terrell The Gospel Tradition
The White Dove 3:14 Stanley Brothers Columbia Recordings
And Your Bird Can Sing 2:02 The Beatles Revolver
Murder of Birds (Acoustic) 4:33 Jesca Hoop Kismet
Invisible World 1:26 Steve Gorn Wings & Shadows
Birdsong 4:57 Danielle Gasparro birdsong P
Fickle Dove 3:28 Madeleine Peyroux Standing On the Rooftop
Turtle Dove 2:57 Tia Blake Folksongs & Ballads
Birds 2:17 Neil Young Sugar Mountain – Live At Canterbury House
Who Knows Where the Time Goes Fairport Convention No More Sad Refrains-The Anthology
Pour Les Oiseaux (variation 2) Sylvain Chauveau Des Plumes Dans La Tête
Hundreds Of Sparrows 2:29 Sparklehorse Good Morning Spider
Mockingbird 3:52 Hayward Williams Cotton Bell
Bird of Cuzco 2:48 Nina Nastasia On Leaving
Little Birdie 3:09 The Cox Family Beyond The City
Little Birds 4:52 Sean Costello We Can Get Together
Poisoning Pigeons In The Park Tom Lehrer Songs of tom Lehrer
That’s What The Birdie Sang To Me Fats Waller Last Testament, His Final Recordings
Hummingbird 4:02 Leon Russell Leon Russell
Bluebird 3:28 Bonnie Raitt Live in the Rainbow Room, Phila – 1972
Little Wing 3:25 Jimi Hendrix Axis Outtakes
Surfin’ Bird 2:23 The Trash Men Grandson Of Frat Rock
Blue Bird 2:50 Howlin Wolf Sun Recordings
Bye Bye Bird 2:35 Sonny Boy Williamson Sonny Boy Williamson: His Best
Bird Without A Feather 3:09 R.L. Burnside A Bothered Mind
Chicky-Mo, Craney-Crow 2:31 Louis Jordan Louis Jordan & His Tympany Five, Vol #4
Petites esquisses d’oiseaux: Olivier Messiaen Messiaen: Complete Bird Music For Piano Solo
Bye Bye Blackbird 3:04 Peggy Lee Black Coffee
My Singing Bird 4:04 McPeake Family The McPeake Family of Belfast

House of Mercy – 01/19/2013

House of Mercy radio play list
week starting Saturday 19th January 2013
presented by Barry Marshall-Everitt
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Our first session this week comes from Alana Levandroski… a Canadian Manitoba songstress and writer… her book and new album ‘ I Am A Sparrow ‘ is featured about her tale of a personal pilgrimage from New Foundland to New Orleans.
The second session comes from the bluegrass band Old Tire Swingers who hail from Fresno… California. This youthful take on old timey music is another breath of fresh air in the world of bluegrass… the band play from their debut European release ‘ Old Tire Swingers ‘.
The record of the week is also from California, Los Angeles is where Roses Pawn Shop originate, ‘ Dancing On The Gallows ‘ is their second record and is a well rounded hot roots americana recording. they are touring the UK and Europe as are both session bands.

Books of the week
‘ I am A Sparrow ‘ written by Alana Levandoski – chosen by Barry
‘ Enders Game ‘ written by Orson Scott Card – chosen by Old Tire Swingers
‘ From Wild Man To Wise Man ‘ written by Richard Rohr – chosen by Alana Levandoski
‘ Railway Children ‘ written by Edith Nesbit – chosen by Alana Levandoski
‘ I Ching ‘ – Confucius – chosen by Braden Gate

hour one

Dancing On The Gallows – Roses Pawn Shop – ( Dancing On The Gallows )
Jailer Jailer – Peter Rowan’s Bluegrass Band – ( Legacy )
The Well – Roses Pawn Shop – ( Dancing oOn The Gallows )

Southern Sky – John Murry – ( This Graceless Age )
Rapture – The Self Help Group – ( Not Waving…But Drowning )
See To See – Girlyman – ( Supernova )

Danger Behind The Wheel – Roses Pawn Shop – ( Dancing On The Gallows )
Do Right – Lydia Loveless – ( Indestructible Machine )
Old New Staitsville Moonshine Run – Special Consensus – ( Scratch The Gravel Road )

Ball Of Flames – Roses Pawn Shop – ( Dancing On the Gallows )
Swampblood – Legendary Shack Shakers – ( Swampblood )
Stealin’ All Day – C C Adcock – ( The Lafayette Marquis )

Holy House – Dan Bern with Common Rotation – ( Drifter )

hour two

In session Alana Levandoski & Braden Gates

Debt Collector – Roses Pawn Shop – ( Dancing On The Gallows )

hour three

In session Old Tire Swingers
The Garden – Roses Pawn Shop – ( Dancing On The Gallows )

Blood & Water – Colin Brooks – ( Blood & Water )
Don’t Sleep Down By the River Tonight – The Blue Warblers – ( Pretty Good )

Brother Pilgrim – Kelly Joe Phelps – ( Brother Sinner & The Whale )

Next week in session we have John Murry & Kelly Joe Phelps
Mark Harrison & Gordie Tentree’s will be rescheduled…this is due to both John & Kelly starting tours next week.

Barry Marshall-Everitt
House of Mercy Ltd.
PO Box 49684
London N8 7YH
media partners with
R2, Blues Matters & Maverick magazines
reporting to Euro-Americana radio chart

Songs on Toast – 01/11/2013


The Guitar 4:03 Guy Clark Somedays The Song Writes You
Acoustic Guitar 2:38 The Magnetic Fields 69 Love Songs Volume 3
While My Acoustic Guitar Gently Weeps The Beatles White Album Alternates, Outtakes
Spanish Guitar 5:02 Gene Clark White Light
Six Strings Down 4:25 Jimmie Vaughan Strange Pleasure
Steel Strings 3:40 Peter Case The Case Files
I’ll Keep My Old Guitar 2:33 Adolph Hofner & His Texans Tobacco State Swing
Get Away 2:09 Ry Cooder Performance
Ragtime Blue Guitar 2:49 Steve Young Seven Bridges Road
Steel Guitar 4:08 Danny O’Keefe Danny O’Keefe Classics
this old guitar 5:33 Neil Young Prairie Wind
Mama Guitar 2:31 Andy Griffith Yesterdays Gold Vol. 4
I’m Gonna Sit On The Porch And Pick On My Old Guitar 3:01 Johnny Cash The Essential Johnny Cash (1955-1983)
Year That Clayton Delaney Died Tom T. Hall Ultimate Collection
Electric Guitar 4:43 Chris Rea Blue Guitars – Album 4:
Electric Guitars 3:37 Prefab Sprout Andromeda Heights
Ghost in My Guitar 4:12 Delta Moon Hell Bound Train
Red Guitar 1:48 Loudon Wainwright III Album III
Ma guitare et mon pays 7:02 Line Monty Trésors de la chanson Judéo-Arabe
Gonna Lay Down My Old Guitar Delmore Brothers Brown’s Ferry Blues
Blue Guitar 2:55 Tanya Tucker Soon
Swingin’ On The Strings 2:38 The Ink Spots The Human Orchestra
Guitar, Guitar 2:48 Jake & The Family Jewels A Lick & A Promise
Forest Song Guitar 1:48 Leni Stern Africa
Guitar Lovin’ Man 2:44 John Lee Hooker Don’t Turn Me From Your Door
Have Guitar Will Travell 2:03 Scotty Moore Trio Legends Of The Guitar
Long Legged Guitar Pickin’ Man Johnny Cash The Man in Black: 1963-1969
I’m a Guitar King 3:18 Dion Son of Skip James
Me, My Guitar And The Blues Chris Thomas King Me, My Guitar And The Blues
Black Guitar 4:26 Larry John Mcnally Dandelion
Blue Songs On a Red Guitar 3:30 Fil Campbell Dreaming
Guitar Man 4:00 J.J. Cale Guitar Man
Blue Guitar 6:09 Cowboy Junkies Miles From Our Home
Life By The Drop 2:27 Stevie Ray Vaughan The Essential Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble

Tone Science – 01/13/2013

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Time Song Artist Album
8pm The Spoke and The Horse Trapist The Golden Years
  9 Movements for String Quartet Arditti Quartet Harrison Birtwistle: Complete String Quartets
  Black Herman 8 Bold Souls Sideshow
  Meditation in White Sound Halim El-Dabh Crossing into the Ether
  Outsider Blues Wooden Wand Blood Oaths of the New Blues
  Mercury Machine Magda Mayas / Tony Buck Gold
  Sour Diesel Tony Malaby's Apparitions Voladores
  Khan! No BS Brass! No BS Brass!
  Flutter (Alex Mincek) Mariel Roberts Nonextraneous Sounds

House of Mercy – 01/12/2013

House of Mercy radio play list
week starting Saturday 12th January 2013
presented by Barry Marshall-Everitt
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Our first session this week was recorded in late November but due to the session log jam we had to wait till now to let you in on a South London secret… The Blind Hearts are a real fine roots band, their 1st EP is now on sale… titled ‘ Crying Shame ‘ .
The second is here as being one of the most requested repeat sessions of 2012… Meschiya Lake & The Little Big Horn Band bring their jazz me down New Orleans music again to the HoM airways.
Record of the week arrived a few days ago but was released in the USA last year… The Punch Brothers banjo player Noam Pikelny has a magical solo album released on Alison Brown’s Compass Records… joining him are the cream of Nashville… Jerry Douglas… Stuart Duncan… Chris Thyle… Steve Martin… Chris Eldridge and Tim O’Brien to name a few. ‘ Beat The Devil & Carry The Rail ‘ is another ‘ pushing the boundaries ‘ bluegrass album.

Books of the week
The Sisters Brothers – Patrick deWitt chosen by Andy from The Blind Hearts
Poland – James A Michener chosen by Barry

hour one

Intro – In The Red – Tammy Rogers
Jim Thompson’s Horse – Noam Pikelny – ( Beat The Devil & carry The Rail )
Miles To Go – Alison Krauss & Union Station – ( Paper Airplane )
Midnight Train To Memphis – The Steeldrivers – ( The Steeldrivers )

Boathouse On The Lullwater – Noam Pikelny – ( Beat The Devil & Carry The Rail )
Here & Heaven – Yo Yo Ma, Stuart Duncan, Edgar Meyers & Chris Thyle
City Of Refuge – Abigale Washburn – ( City Of Refuge )

Cluck Old Hen – Noam Pikelny – ( Beat The Devil & Carry The Rail )
You Ain’t Broken My Heart – The Barker Band – ( The Barker Band )
Sycamore Hollow – Blue Highway – ( Some Day…15th Anniversary Collection )
Jacklene – Special Consensus – ( Scratch Gravel Road )

I Am Strong – The Grascals
Bob McKinney – Noam Pikelny – ( Beat The Devil & Carry The Rail )
Big Man – Bex Marshall – ( The House Of Mercy )
Moonshiner – The Deadly Gentlemen – ( Carry Me To Home )

Continental Drifter – Old Tyre Swingers – ( Old Tyre Swingers )

hour two
In session The Blind Hearts
Millfords Reel – Noam Pikelny – ( Beat The Devil & Carry The Rail )

Crash – Southern Tenant Folk Union – ( Hello Cold Goodbye Sun )
Brand New Home – The Coal Porters – ( Find The One )
Mexican Gardener – Mark Harrison – ( Crooked Smile )

Stardust – Petunia & The Vipers – ( Petunia & The Vipers )

Heart Wrenching Lovesick Memories – Rhonda Vincent – ( Destination Life )

hour three

In session Meschiya Lake & The Little Big Horns
Bear Dog Grit – Noam Pikelny – ( Beat The Devil & Carry The Rail )

40 Days – Society – ( A Crooked Mile )
The Orphans Song – John Dee Graham – ( Garage Sale )
There Will Come A Day – Steve Wynn – ( Here Come The Miracles )

Inspiration – Sherman – ( Inspiration )

Night Life – Willie Nelson with BB King – ( Milk Cow Blues )

Next week we have two fine Canadian sessions…from the Yukon Mr. Gordie Tentrees and from Manitoba…my two stepping partner Alana Levandoski

all the best Barry

Barry Marshall-Everitt
House of Mercy Ltd.
PO Box 49684
London N8 7YH
+ 44 (0)7802 81 66 75 mobile
+ 44 (0)208 245 1712 office
Skype barryhom
media partners with
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reporting to Euro-Americana radio chart

Tone Science – 01/06/2013

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Time Song Artist Album
8pm Three Shades, Foreshadows (Andy Akiho) Mariel Roberts Nonextraneous Sounds
  Egg John Butcher Bell Trove Spools
  Sonata Pour Alto Geneviève Strosser György Ligeti: Sonata for Viola
  Congo Square Dances / Saints and Sinners Joe McPhee, Michael Zerang Creole Gardens (A New Orleans Suite)
  Holiness Dance Rev. Louis Overstreet An Evening with Rev. Louis Overstreet, His Guitar, His Four Sons, and the Congregation of......
  The Cage Theo Bleckmann and Kneebody Twelve Songs by Charles Ives
  Styrofoam & Grief Trevor Dunn's Trio-Convulsant Sister Phantom Owl Fish
  Nite Flights David Bowie Black Tie White Noise
  Plutonium Jessica Pavone Hope Dawson is Missing
  Pent Ingebrigt Håker Flaten New York Quartet Now Is
  Streichquartet (1905) Emerson Quartet Complete Webern
  Harrison Carries the Coffin Out Kidd Jordan On Fire

House of Mercy – 01/05/2013

House of Mercy radio play list
week starting Saturday 5th January 2013
presented by Barry Marshall-Everitt
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Sessions of the year are listed on our web site, we feature two of them this week.
Our first session is from the most harmonious group we have ever had in the Snake Pit, based now in Atlanta Georgia we had the great pleasure to have Girlyman here in May. ‘ Supernova ‘ – Girlyman
In April London’s Barker Band came in to play songs from their latest record and to air music written for future projects. ‘ Dig Me A Hole ‘ – The Barker Band.

Book of the week….
‘ White Line Fever ‘ – Lemmy – chosen by Barry

hour one
Intro – In The Red – Tammy Rogers

Wheel Inside The Wheel – Mary Gauthier – ( Live At Blue Rock )
Stone To Sand – Cahalen Morrison & Eli West – ( Our Lady Of The Tall Tree’s )
Walls Of Time – Random Canyon Growlers – ( Dickey Ain’t Got All Day )

Butcher In Town – Malcolm Holcombe – ( Down The River )
Jesus Was A Wino – Lydia Loveless – ( Indestructible Machine )
New Years Eve At The Gates Of Hell – Ray Wylie Hubbard – ( The Grifter’s Hymnal )

Hello Cruel World – Grethchen Peters – ( Hello Cruel World )
House Of Fire – Cara Luft – ( Darlingford )
Dear Misery – Otis Gibbs – ( Harder Than Hammered Hell )

Hero’s – The Coal Porters – ( Find The One )
Northern Redemption – The Abrams Brothers – ( Northern Redemption )

Thrown By The Bull – Furnace Mountain – ( The Road To Berryville )

hour two
In session Girlyman
Breathing The Blues – Bob Brozman – ( Fire In the Mind )

Highway Cafe – Jesse Dayton – ( Jesse Sings Kinky )
Gear Jamming Daddy – J P Harris & The Tough Choices – ( I’ll Keep Calling )

Hog Eye – Dyad – ( Bluegrass & Old Timey In Vancouver Canada )

hour three
In session The Barker Band
Hard Times – Heritage Blues Orchestra – ( And Still I Rise )

This Morning I was Born Again – Lucy Kaplansky – ( Reunion )
What They Say – Chris Smither – ( Hundred Dollar Valentine )
Drinking Whiskey Again – Pokey LaFarge & The South City Three – ( Live In Holland )

Backwater Blues – Meschiya Lake & The Little Big Horns – ( Lucky Devil )

Next week in session we have The Blind Hearts and we repeat one of our sessions of 2012
from New Orleans Meschiya Lake & The Little Big Horns .

all the best Barry

Barry Marshall-Everitt
House of Mercy Ltd.
PO Box 49684
London N8 7YH
+ 44 (0)7802 81 66 75 mobile
+ 44 (0)208 245 1712 office
Skype barryhom
media partners with
R2, Blues Matters & Maverick magazines
reporting to Euro-Americana radio chart

Songs on Toast – 01/04/2013

Barnyard Calypso 2:35 Lou Adams Native Bahamian Rythms And Songs
She Left Me For Jesus 4:04 Hayes Carll Trouble In Mind
It’s a Man’s Man’s, Man’s World 4:42 Sékouba Bambino Sinikan
Wehyah 3:36 Brother Dege Wehyah
I Don\’t Wanna Know 3:24 Dr. John Anutha Zone
Last Time 3:01 Black Dub Black Dub
This May Be The Last Time 2:11 Staple Singers Pray On
Word up 4:39 Willis EP
Memo From Turner 3:49 Coco Robicheaux Revelator
Since I Fell For You 4:06 Ramsey Lewis Trio The ‘In’ Crowd
Isn’t It A Pity 6:27 Nina Simone The Essential Nina Simone
If I Were a Carpenter 2:26 Bert Jansch Live at McCabe’s Guitar Shop
Vines 3:00 Lost In The Trees A Church That Fits Our Needs
Easy Love 3:02 Marlo Marron Stay With Me Awhile
You Are My Sunshine 1:24 Ran Blake Driftwoods
Going Down 3:22 Freddie King Best Of The Shelter Years
The Devil’s Food Tastes Like Cake Mercy Brothers Holy Ghost Power!
Walk Your Blues Away 2:58 Professor Longhair ‘Fess: The Professor Longhair Anthology
Church Bells May Ring 0:30 The Apollos The Fabulous Apollos
I Can’t Get No Satisfaction 2:04 Gary McFarland & Gabor Szabo Sketch For Summer
Time Won’t Let Me 2:40 Sandy Nelson The Beat Goes On
Baby’s In Black 1:55 Joe Goldmark Steelin’ The Beatles
Ven conmigo 2:53 The Finders Sensacional Soul Vol 1
The Way I Walk 2:42 Jack Scott Best Of Jack Scott
Somebody Help Me 2:02 The Everly Brothers Two Yanks In England
Around & Around 3:14 Mr. Airplane Man Shakin Around
Honey Love 2:31 The Apollos The Fabulous Apollos Rock
Sussie Q 3:37 Los York’s El Viaje: 1966-1974
Irene 3:03 Spider John Koerner Nobody Knows The Trouble I’ve Been
Alabama Song 5:26 Mike Zwerin, Eric Dolphy, John Lewis, Richard Davis, Connie Kay Theatre Music Of Kurt Weill
Ol’ Man River 2:39 Django Reinhardt Djangology: Echoes Of France
Moving Day 2:37 Loudon Wainwright III High Wide & Handsome
First Time Ever I Saw Your Face3:04 Bert Jansch Live at McCabe’s Guitar Shop
Comme Une Femme 4:51 Francis Cabrel Vise Le Ciel
White Crested Laugh 3:00 David Rothenberg Why Birds Sing
Mi Coffee Diana King Think Like A Girl