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On episode 172 of the Americana Music Show, I feature #15 through #1 of the 2013 Best Of Americana Music Show list. 

http://americanamusicshow.com/episode172

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On episode 171 of the Americana Music Show, I feature #30-#15 of the 2013 Best Of Americana Music Show list. 

http://americanamusicshow.com/episode171

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John Paul Keith talks about his work with Roland James, the early Knoxville music scene, and sneaking “hot dog guitar stuff” into his songs. He also plays three tracks from his album, Mempis Circa 3AM

Also on this episode, country-soul from Kandia Crazy Horse, newgrass from the Avett Brothers, honkytonk from Casey James Prestwood, roots rock from D.B. Rielly, cowpunk from Two Cow Garage, alt.country from The Bottle Rockets, coutnry-rock from Southern Culture On The Skids, a jam band ballad from The Deluge, and a country duet from Motel Mirrors.

http://americanamusicshow.com/episode170 

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Rick Shea talks about covering Hank Williams, producing The Good Intentions, and taking train trips in Mexico when he was a “broken-hearted kid.” He also sets up and plays three tracks from his album, “Sweet Bernadine.”

Plus, newgrass from The Avett Brothers, gothic folk from The Paper Hill Casket Company, bluegrass from The Railsplitters, folk music from James Tristan Redding, country rock from The Bottle Rockets, a rock & roll ballad from The Wild Ponies, honky tonk from Casey James Prestwoood tha the Burning Angels, and boogie blues from the North Mississippi Allstars.

http://americanamusicshow.com/episode169 

  

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Doug & Telisha Williams talk about the origin of the name Wild Ponies, what they learned living on the road, and their radio show. They also set up and play three tracks from the Wild Ponies debut album, Things That Used To Shine.

http://americanamusicshow.com/episode168 

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The women of Underhill Rose talk about their fan-funded album, the Asheville music scene, growing their fan base out west, and teaching kids the music of Doc Watson and Libba Cotten. They also play three tracks from their latest album, Something Real.

http://americanamusicshow.com/episode167 

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Ed Jurdi talks about the new Band Of Heathens line up, why they record their albums live, moving to Asheville, and being “bootleg friendly.” He also sets up and plays three tracks from Sunday Morning Record 

Also on this episode, Memphis soul from John Paul Keith, country rock from Lydia Loveless, classic alt.country from the Bottle Rockets, backwoods lounge music from Southern Culture On The Skids, foot stomp blues from Lincoln Durham, dark string band music from the Paper Hill Casket Company, and Appalachian soul from Malcolm Holcombe.

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Yarn front man Blake Christiana talks about meeting Caitlin Cary at Sadlacks, the Lou Reed influence on his music, and turning fans into friends.  He also sets up and plays three tracks from Yarn's latest albium, Shine The Light On. 

Also on this episode, blues from Whelan, honkytonk from Sturgill Simpson, country rock from the Kieran Ridge Band, blues rock from Lydia Loveless, greasy rock and roll from Southern Culture On The Skids, Memphis soul from John Paul Keith, and cow punk from Two Cow Garage.

 http://americanamusicshow.com/episode165

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Chris Kokesh and Jonathan Byrd from The Barn Birds tell the story of how they met, discuss “social music” vs “performing music,” and make the call of the barn birds. The also perform live acoustic versions fo three of the tracks from their debut album. 

http://americanamusicshow.com/episode164

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Highlights from the Gram Parsons Tribute show produced by Jeff Hart and The Cat's Cradle in Carrboro, NC, September 20, 2013.

Featuring Gram Parsons covers from Ashley Carter, George Huntley, Kenny Roby, Tom Meltzer, Jill Kuhn Sexton, Lynn Blakey, Michael Rank, Jeffro, Rebecca Newton, Tonya Lamm, Jeffrey Dean Foster, John Howie Jr, Tress Chicas, and Jeff Hart.  

http://americanamusicshow.com/episode163

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