bigDAVE's Video of the Week: Cracker Duo!

This week the songbook™ brings to you the Cracker duo! …As we get ready to kick off the spring duo tour with David and Johnny, Here is a little warmer upper for you, “I want everything” duo style!… Enjoy!! …… I have also included a little gem by “The Twisted Riddlers”
here is a [...]

MORST Pick of the Week: Waka (mile in his shoes)

Skinny Morst says….
Camper Van Beethoven and Cracker made their way east this year, in an unprecedented continuation of their annual holiday run. What normally is three or four shows on the west coast at the end of December, has extended into a two week long SNOW TOUR. The first night of the tour was a [...]

Welcome To The SongBook Highway…

Today you’ll find new content from MORST, REBECCA (40 FOREVER), and bigDAVE, and lots of songs from our music family… really!  Also check out the essays at DRIVE BYES (Kinks and Stones) and get in on Paul Adams next Listening Theme….

bigDAVE™ Says Its Time For Leaving

This week the songbook™ brings to you McCabe and Mrs. Miller and their debut video from the album “Time for Leaving,” directed by indie auteur Danny Plotnick. Shot in and around Yucca Valley and Joshua Tree. A dark, sweet, lonesome duet capturing the melancholy and longing of a life on the road. check them [...]

40 Forever: Can't Say

Friday, January 8, 2010

Can’t say
Since I am on a top secret ALA/ALSC book award committee, I haven’t been able to tell you about many of the books I’ve read over the past 12 months. (I also can’t say much about the books I review for School Library Journal.) After the winners are announced on January [...]

Morst's Pick of the Week

Xmas has passed, but here’s Cracker’s little tribute to it, recorded at the New Years Eve show at the Soiled Dove, in Denver.

Merry xmas Emily!

Paul Adams Listening Theme:ELVIS

Listening Theme – Elvis Presley

Happy New Year everyone and what better way to start 2010 than with a new Listening Theme.

I’m a big Elvis fan so I thought it was about time I had an Elvis Presley Listening Theme, especially as we head towards what would have been his 75th birthday on January 8th.

So let [...]

Happy New Year from The SongBook Highway

The Songbook Highway is a community site for music, and ideas. Started by music collaborators Chris LeRoy and Johnny Hickman as a myspace page in 2006, the site and community has expanded from fans of Cracker, Camper Van Beethoven, and The Dangers to an eclectic group of listeners and thinkers, and bands like The Hoppers, [...]

MORST Music Pick of the Week:SHAKE SOME ACTION!

SHAKE SOME ACTION! Every now and then Cracker busts out this oldie from the Flaming Groovies, and Johnny just lets it rip. Chomping along on the guitar riff that makes the song, Johnny takes care of the lead singing, and drummer Frank Funaro (Dictators, Del-Lords, Joey Ramone, Dion etc etc) handles the backing vocals. David [...]

bigDAVE VIDEO of the Week:GLIDING!

This week the songbook™ brings to you David Immergluck and Glider from the Cafe Du Nord 12/26/2009 in San fransisco Ca….. David Immergluck (aka Immy) is a multi talented musician who is currently in the Counting Crows, and can be seen jamming with both Cracker and Camper van Beethoven on any given weekend [...]