Dave Dersham and Alice Howe both will be appearing at the Montague Bookmill on July 6th. Both of these musicians ,with ties to the Pioneer Valley, are guests on this edition of Nine Volt Heart on WXOJ in Northampton, Mass.
Dave Dersham is live in-studio and plays his guitar and sings his original songs. We hear five of his originals; “The Pine Barrens “(done live in the studio),” Wonderland” from his 2011 release “Gilding The Lilies” followed by a live version of “King of the Odd Jobs”. A listen to “Flying Cars” is finished with an in-studio version of “My Days are Numbered” from his debut disc “The Burn of Summer”.
Alice Howe is a Newton born singer schooled at Smith College and she has two acclaimed releases to her credit. We hear four of her songs as well as our conversation in this extended segment. Her version of Bonnie Raitt’s “Been Too Long at the Fair” starts the segment off. Her latest disc called “Visions” include our next two songs,
“Still On my Mind” and “Twilight”. We finish the segment with her debut disc’s highlight called “Homeland Blues”.