Glass Armour (7.3mb)
A collaboration with Tracyanne Campbell, recorded by Laura and overdubbed live by the Radio Free All Stars. It is included on the new album "No Way There From Here".
Do You Know What I Mean? (4.5mb)
From the Radio Free Song Club
Letter She Sent YouTube Video
Live at KDHX 7/15/13
Starry Skies YouTube Video
Live at WFUV - January 28th, 2014.
14th Street (3.0 MB)
First song on "Humming By The Flowered Vine," written by Emily Spray.
Bees (3.8 MB)
Co-written by Laura with Jay Sherman-Godfrey, this song is dedicated to the late Zeke Manners and inspired the title for "Humming By The Flowered Vine."
When The Roses Bloom Again (3.7 MB)
The title track of the second album is an outtake from the Billy Bragg & Wilco album "Mermaid Avenue." Originally thought to be written by Woody Guthrie, the lyric has been traced back to an early 20th century Tin Pan Alley composition.
Hammer & Nails (3 MB)
Written by Dave Schramm and produced by JD Foster, this "Humming by the Flowered Vine" out-take features Joey Burns, John Convertino and Paul Niehaus from Calexico.
Nightclothes & Headphones (7.5 MB)
A collaboration with electronica artist Jason Forrest from his album "Shamelessly Exciting," in memory of the late John Peel.
I'll Remember You (3.1 MB)
Laura is supported by Mark Spencer, Jimmy Ryan and Jeremy Chatzky on this sentimental favorite from Hawaiian songwriter Kui Lee, recorded for BBC Radio 1 "OneMusic" on June 2, 2005.
Letters (4.5 MB)
Recorded live @ McCabe's Guitar Shop in Santa Monica, CA, this acoustic version of the Lucinda Williams song features Mark Spencer on guitar, Jimmy Ryan on mandolin and Jeremy Chatzky on bass.
I Lost You
(But I Found Country Music)
(2.4 MB)
A duet with Gordon McIntire of the Scottish band Ballboy, performed live on John Peel's annual Christmas broadcast on BBC Radio 1, December 23, 2003.
Rain Boy (3.4 MB)
A cover of obscure Memphis honky tonker Bruce Brakefield, broadcast live from Peel Acres on BBC Radio 1 in May, 2003.
All The Same To You (2.8 MB)
From "When The Roses Bloom Again," written by Joe Flood.
High On A Hilltop (4.8 MB)
Laura covers a Tommy Collins classic. Studio outtake from "When the Roses Bloom Again."
Conqueror's Song (live) (4.6 MB)
Laura & The Schramms recorded live at Off Broadway in St. Louis, written by Dave Schramm.
Indoor Fireworks (4.9 MB)
An underrated Elvis Costello gem from his "King of America" album, recorded for World Cafe at the Sirius studios in NYC.
Hong Kong Blues (2.8 MB)
The Hoagy Carmichael standard recorded at BBC's Maida Vale studios in London for a 2002 Peel Session.
Not The Tremblin' Kind (2.5 MB)
The title track to the debut album, written by George Usher.
Churches Off The Interstate (2.1 MB)
From "Not The Tremblin' Kind," written by Laura Cantrell.
Cellar Door (2 MB)
From "The Hello Recordings," produced by John Flansburgh of They Might Be Giants.
Poor Side Of Town (3.1 MB)
Johnny Rivers hit recorded for World Cafe (but never broadcast).
Legend In My Time (2.2 MB)
Don Gibson classic broadcast live from John Peel's home on BBC Radio 1 in February, 2001.