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This week's episode features albums #15 - #1 from Americana Music Show's Best of 2014 list, including music from Luther Dickinson, Shelley King, Rod Melancon, Cory Branan, Corb Lund, the Ben Miller Band, Eden Brent, Jimbo Mathus, Lucinda Williams, Scott H Biram, Old 97s, Lee Bains III & the Glory Fires, J.P. Harris and the Tough Choices, John Howie Jr. & The Rosewood Bluff, and St. Paul & The Broken Bones. 

http://americanamusicshow.com/episode226

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Part 1 of Americana Music Show's Best of 2014. 

Part 1 includes albums 30-16 of the list. 

The complete list can be found at: 

http://americanamusicshow.com/bestof2014

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Kelly Pardekooper plays tracks from his Milk In Sunshine album and talk about owning the bar scene and intertwining music with real life. 

Also on this episode, country rock from Whitey Morgan and the 78s, alt-country from The Highballers, R&B honky-tonk from Los Straightjackets and Deke Dickerson, bluegrass from Leftover Salmon, country folk rock from The Dirty River Boys, gospel from Roosevelt Graves, country music from Marty Stuart & His Fablulous Superlatives, blues from Scott H Biram, and rock & roll from Lee Bains III & The Glory Fires. 

http://americanamusicshow.com/episode224

 

 

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Jonathan Byrd plays tracks from You Can’t Outrun The Radio and talks about the benefits of recording live to tape and living as a homeless man.

Also on this episode, garage rock from the The Bloodhounds, old-time gospel from The Primitive Baptist Choir of North Carolina,  Shinyribs covering a Lydia Loveless tune, western swing from Lee Sims, folk-rock from Jesse Lenat, indie rock from Kelly Pardekooper, sister act harmonies from The Secret Sisters, and some classic rock from The Kinks.

http://americanamusicshow.com/episode223

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Cahalen Morrison plays track from The Flower Of Muscle Shoals and talks about playing with the language of coutnry music and writing songs about his wife.

Also on this episode, country rock from Stoney LaRue, dark country from Hiss Golden Messenger, indie rock from the Christian Lopez Band, jam band rock from the Hard Working Americans,  jump blues from the Carolyn Sills Combo, alt-country from Cracker, country blues from Lucinda Williams, piano boogie from Marcia Ball.

http://americanamusicshow.com/episode222

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J.P. Harris plays tracks from Home Is Where The Hurt Is and talks about how to spot a good honky-­tonk and the Keep It Country festival.

Also on this episode, garage rock from The Bloodhounds, country blues from Lucinda Williams, indie rock from Kelly Pardekooper, roots rock from Blitzen Trapper, heartland rock from NQ Arbuckle, country music from Jim Lauderdale, blues from John Lee Zeigler, and jump blues from The Bumper Jacksons.

http://americanamusicshow.com/episode221

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Luke Winslow-King plays tracks from Everlasting Arms and talks about ending up in New Orleans and the song he dedicated to "Uncle" Lionel Batiste.

Also on this episode, garage rock from The Bloodhounds, jump blues from The Carolyn Sills Combo, country blues from Lucinda Williams, alt-country from Jason McIntyre & Junior Tutwiler, roadhouse rock from Cracker, beautiful country from Jesse Lenat, folk from Bob Dylan, soul from the 60's from Big John Hamilton and Doris Allen, and country rock from Stoney LaRue.

http://americanamusicshow.com/episode220 

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Tim Duffy from the Music Maker Relief Foundation tells stories about the blues musicians they have worked with and their new double CD.

Also on this episode, new alt-country from Lucinda Williams, new basement tape recordings from Bob Dylan, smooth coutnry from Cracker, indie rock from KellyPardekooper, pub rock from Maynard and the Musties, honky tonk from JP Harris and the Tough Choices, old school country from Johnny Cash and June Carter Cash, and country rock from Ronnie Fauss.  

http://americanamusicshow.com/episode219

 

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Ben Miller plays tracks from Any Way, Shape, or Form and talks about touring with ZZ top and letting the song tell you what it needs.

Also on this episode, roots rock from the Christian Lopex Band, country music from Lee Sims, country rock from J.P. Harris and the Tough Choices, indie rock from Kelly Pardekooper, Country from Laura Benitez, blues from Dick LeMasters, gospel from James Hand, rock & roll from Ronnie Fauss, and some blistering jump blues from Joel DaSilva and the Midnight Howl. 

http://americanamusicshow.com/episode218

 

 

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Janiva Magness plays tracks from Original, discusses her songwriting collaborations and how her fans were her safety net for going indie.

Also on this episode, jump blues from Joel DaSilva, R&B from Johnny Rawls and Otis Clay, honky-tonk from JP Harris and the Tough Choices, country rock from Ronnie Fauss, stomp blues from Jason McIntyre and Junior Tutwiler, dirty blues from Scott H. Biram, and old-school counry tune from Mac Wiseman, and country rock from Luke Winslow-King.  

http://americanamusicshow.com/episode217

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