X-Roads schenkt wöchentlich eine Stunde lang den missverstandenen Poeten, den einsamen Cowboys, den gescheiterten Baumwollpflückern, den heiseren Protestsängern und den betrunkenen Alleinunterhaltern Gehör.

X-Roads: Jeden Sonntag von sechs bis sieben auf Radio X.


Dienstag, 30. Dezember 2008

Sendung vom 28.12.2008 - Best of 2008

- Are You Missing Me - The Country Pickers (East to West)
- Walk Right In - Otis Taylor (Recapturing the Banjo)
- Alabama High Test - Old Crow Medicine Show (Tennessee Pusher)
- Mr. Guthrie - The Coal Porters (Turn the Water On, Baby)
- Johnny Cash - Ry Cooder (I, Flathead)
- Old Five & Dimers Like Me - Emmylou Harris (All I Intended to Be)
- Keep Me In Mind Sweetheart - Isobel Campbell & Mark Lanegan (Keep My In Mind Sweetheart)
- Indeed You Do - Holly Golightly & The Brokeoffs (Dirt Don't Hurt)
- Habe Mut - Ed Csupkay (O.S.T. Robert Zimmermann wundert sich über die Liebe)
- Lost Highway - Leon Payne (Dim Lights, Thick Smoke and Hillbilly Music - 1948)
- I'll Sail My Ship Alone - Hank Williams (The Unreleased Recordings)
- Act Naturally - Buck Owens (Act Naturally)
- Born In Time - Bob Dylan (The Bootleg Series Vol. 8: "Tell Tale Signs")
- El Gatillo - Calexico (Carried to Dust)
- Suffering Jukebox - Silver Jews (Lookout Mountain, Lookout Sea)

Sendung vom 21.12.2008 - X-Mas Songs

- Please Come Home for Christmas - Charles Brown (Billboard Greatest Christmas Hits 1955 - Present)
- The Reindeer Boogie - Hank Snow (The Singing Ranger Vol. 3)
- They Shined Up Rudolph's Nose - Johnny Horton (Johnny Horton 1956 - 1960)
- Frosty the Snowman - Leon Redbone with Dr. John (Christmas Island)
- X-Mas on the Isthmus - Terry Allen with Guy Clark (Salvation)
- Christmas in Prison - John Prine (A John Prine Christmas)
- If We Make It Through December - Merle Haggard (Hag)
- Christmas in Southgate - Ry Cooder (My Name Is Buddy)
- Christmas Time's A-Coming - Emmylou Harris (Light of the Stable)
- Winter Wonderland - Aimee Mann (One More Drifter in the Snow)
- I Saw Three Ships A-Sailing - The Chieftains with Marianne Faithfull (The Bells of Dublin)
- Christmas Night in Harlem - Jack Teagarden and Johnny Mercer with Paul Whiteman and his Orchestra (Essential Jazz Christmas)
- Here Comes Santa Claus - The Ramsey Lewis Trio (A Jazz and Blues Christmas)
- We Wish You A Reggae Christmas - Yellowman (Trojan Christmas Box Set)
- It's Christmastime in Louisiana - Johnnie Allan (Alligator Stomp Vol. 4: Cajun Christmas)
- Spotlight on Christmas - Rufus Wainwright with Martha Wainwright (The McGarrigle Christmas Hour)
- Santa Can't Stay - Dwight Yoakam (Come On Christmas)
- Christmas in Washington - Steve Earle (El Corazon)

Sonntag, 28. Dezember 2008

Sendung vom 14.12.2008 - Drinking

- One Bourbon, One Scotch, One Beer - John Lee Hooker (The Ultimate Collection 1948-1990)
- The Piano Has Been Drinking (Not Me) - Tom Waits (Small Changes)
- It Ain't Far to the Bar - Johnny Tyler and his Riders of the Rio Grande (Western Swing: 40 Bootstompers from the Golden Age)
- What's the Use of Gettin' Sober - Louis Jordan (Let the Good Times Roll 1938-1954)
- There Stands the Glass - Ted Hawkins (The Next Hundred Years)
- I Drink - Mary Gauthier (Drag Queens In Limousines)
- Whiskey Girl - Gillian Welch (Hell Among the Yearlings)
- Pub With No Beer - Slim Dusty (Not So Dusty)
- Whiskey Walzer - Willie Nelson (Nashville Was the Roughest...)
- You Drink Too Much - Big Bill Broonzy (All the Classic Sides 1928-1937)
- Don't Come Home A 'Drinking (With Lovin' On Your Mind) - Loretta Lynn (Chronicles)
- Drinking Them Beers - Tompall Glaser (Tompall Glaser: The Outlaw)
- Yes I Guess They Oughta Name a Drink After You - John Prine (Diamonds in the Rough)
- There's a Tear in My Beer - Hank Williams (The Original Singles Collection... Plus)
- Swinging Doors - Merle Haggard (Untamed Hawk)
- Goodbye Booze - Old Crow Medicine Show (Special Porch Session)

Montag, 8. Dezember 2008

Sendung vom 7.12.2008 - Tom Waits

- Goin' Down Slow - Tom Waits (The Early Years)
- I Hope That I Don't Fall In Love With You - Tom Waits (Closing Time)
- A Sight For Sore Eyes - Tom Waits (Foreign Affairs)
- The Heart of Saturday Night - Tom Waits (The Heart of Saturday Night)
- Kommeniezuspaedt - Tom Waits (Alice)
- Misery Is the River of the World - Tom Waits (Blood Money)
- Mack the Knife - Louis Armstrong (Tom Waits' Jukebox)
- Hound Dog - Big Mama Thornton (Tom Waits' Jukebox)
- Jockey Full of Bourbon - John Hammond Jr. (Wicked Grin)
- Christmas Card from a Hooker in Minneapolis - Neko Case (New Coat of Paint)
- Life Is Not a Guarantee - Valerie Smith & Becky Buller (Here's a Little Song...)
- Cold Cold Ground - Tom Waits (Frank's Wild Years)
- In the Neighbourhood - Tom Waits (Swordfishtrombones)
- Tango Till They're Sore - Tom Waits (Rain Dogs)

Sendung vom 30.11.2008 - Mix

- Folsom Prison Blues - Johnny Cash (Johnny Cash at Folsom Prison)
- Truth Decay - Rodney Crowell (Sex and Gasoline)
- This Side on the Telescope - Jakob Dylan (Seeing Things)
- Talking New Bob Dylan - Loudon Wainwright III (History)
- I'll Be Your Baby Tonight - Bob Dylan (John Wesley Harding)
- Muse feife inne Wind - Wiglaf Droste (Die schweren Jahre ab dreiunddreissig)
- This Wheel's on Fire - The Band (Music From The Big Pink)
- Hickory Wind - The Byrds (Sweetheart of the Rodeo)
- Sisters of Mercy - Leonard Cohen (Songs of Leonard Cohen)
- Look Into the Future - The Watson Twins (Fire Songs)
- The Flame that Burns - Isobel Campell and Mark Lanegan (Sunday at Devil Dirt)
- Up off the Floor - Holly Golightly and the Brokeoffs (Dirt Don't Hurt)
- Skip a Rope - Henson Cargill (A Very Well Travelled Man)
- Sadly, Beautiful - Glen Campbell (Meet Glen Campbell)