Good morning, marathoners! Yes, it’s the Boston Marathon today and the 10th Anniversary of the bombing. We’re staying right here in The Mermaid Lounge all day where the living is easy peasy. We’ve got a great lineup in store for you.
Here’s your Monday, Monday lineup:
10:00 a.m. Are You Ready for The Country: Various Artists
Today it’s the best of real country combined with the innovation of those who melded country with rock. You’ll hear Guy Clark, Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings, Dolly Parton, Johnny Cash, Emmylou Harris, Linda Ronstadt, Neil Young, The Byrds, Gram Parsons, Pure Prairie League, Asleep At The Wheel, The Ozark Mountain Daredevils, Bob Dylan, The Eagles, Townes Van Zandt, Steve Earle, The Marshall Tucker Band, Jerry Jeff Walker, Mudcrutch, The Band, Alison Krauss & Union Station, Glen Campbell, Rosanne Cash, Dan Fogelberg, New Riders of The Purple Sage, John Prine, The Desert Rose Band and more!
7:00 p.m. Ry Cooder & David Lindley Live at The Vienna Opera House, Vienna, Austria, July 6, 1995 NEW!
This is a brand new live recording to The Lounge with two greats on the road together. You probably all know Ry Cooder. If you don’t know David Lindley, he’s one of the most accomplished musicians of his generation who supported some of the best, including Jackson Browne, Linda Ronstadt, Bonnie Raitt, Iggy Pop, Warren Zevon, Curtis Mayfield and Dolly Parton. He also founded the rock band El Rayo-X. He left this world on March 3 of this year. This one is for Mr. Lindley.
Hell, it’s Monday. We all need a boost as we start a new work week and try to make our way back to the weekend. We’re on 24/7 and we’re totally free of charge. Give us a listen.