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Hear part 2 of the Americana Music Show Best of 2015 featuring albums #20 through #1.

http://americanamusicshow.com/episode279

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Hear part 1 of the Americana Music Show Best of 2015 featuring albums #50 through #21.

http://americanamusicshow.com/episode278

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Chad Elliott plays tracks from Wreck And Ruin and talks about how he finds the time to work on his craft, his other artistic pursuits, and how Lyle Lovett saved his Mom.


Also on this episode, I’ve got the new country rock album from Clark Paterson, new roots rock from Artie Tobia, another track from that indie rock album from The Black Lillies, plus more from D.L. Marble, Michael O’Connor, Lance Canales. and Lori Yates.

http://americanamusicshow.com/episode277

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On Americana Music Show #276, Oliver Wood plays tracks from The Wood Brothers’ Paradise and talks about his evolution as a songwriter, working as a producer, and singing to strangers.

Also on this episode, I’ve got new music from The Black Lillies, and Josh Ritter. Plus more from that new Drive-by Truckers album, and more soul music from Nigel Hall, rock roll from Ryan Bingham, blues from Buddy Guy, and old-school country from Lori Yates.

http://americanamusicshow.com/episode276

 

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Jim Lauderdale plays tracks from his Soul Searching album, talks about the two studios used for the album how he got his Music City Roots gig.

Also on this episode, I’ve got the debut soul album from Nigel Hall, a Dan Penn Sponer Oldham tribute album, a rare Roy Orbison track, plus old-school country from Lori Yates and southern rock from the Drive-by Truckers.

http://americanamusicshow.com/episode275

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Corb Lund plays tracks from Things That Can’t Be Undone and talks about growing up on a ranch in Alberta and his “vaguely romantic” song.

Also on this week’s episode, I’ve got another track from the live Drive-by Trucker’s album, new blues from jim Lauderdale, rock from Dash Rip Rock, and rock & roll from Chuck Prophet.

http://americanamusicshow.com/episode274

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Lance Canales plays tracks from The Blessing And The Curse, and talks about growing up as a horse trainer in the San Joaquin Valley and finishing a Woody Guthrie story.

Also on this week’s episode, I have the new live album from the Drive-by Truckers, a Led Zepplin / Johnny Cash mashup, an aol Howlin’ Wolf track, plus more of that Wood Brothers album, Dave Alvin & Phil Alvin, and a whole lot more.

http://americanamusicshow.com/episode273

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On Americana Music Show #272, Webb Wilder plays tracks from Mississippi Moderne, and talks about working with R.S. Field, his personal credo, and covering bands with whacked out songs.

I’ve also got the new southern rock album from Dash Rip Rock, country rock from Corb Lund, blues from Marc Stone. I’ve got another great track from that new Wood Brothers album and god help me, I’ve got a track from Ryan Adams’ Taylor Swift cover album. 

http://americanamusicshow.com/episode272

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Magnolia Collective play tracks from An Old Darkness Falls live at WHUP, and talk about their “bootgazer” sound, their entry in Couch By Couchwest, and how to write songs as a collective.

Also on this episode I have a rare track from the YepRoc Sam Phillips tribute album, plus new country from Cody Jinks, new retro rock from Webb Wilder, blues from Tommy Castro, bluegrass from Robert Earl Keen and another track from that amazing Wood Brothers album.

http://americanamusicshow.com/episode271

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Michael Rank plays tracks from Horsehair and talks about working with Heather McEntire, his handsome goats, and his “warmer, rounded cowbell.”

I’ve got the new album from the Wood Brothers and I know you’re gonna love it. I’ve got that new bluesy tribute album from Dave Alvin & Phil Alvin. Plus new music from Corb Lund, Webb Wilder, Dick LeMasters, The Mastersons, and the Ted Hawkins tribute album.

http://americanamusicshow.com/episode270

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Kevin Gordon plays tracks from Long Gone Time and talks about Outsider artists, the story of his father’s car, and his conversation with Brownie Ford.

This week I’ve got that brand new album from Corb Lund. I’ve also got that Ted Hawkins tribute album and the debut from Cicada Rhythm. Plus more new music from the Turnpike Troubadours, Jim Lauderdale, Nocona, Magnolia Collective, Shemekia Copeland, Jason Heath & The Greedy Souls, and Bottle Rockets. Plus a have a sneak peek at the upcoming Chris Laterzo album.

http://americanamusicshow.com/episode269

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Tokyo Rosenthal plays tracks for Afterlife and talks about his Cold War veteran status, his deep south show, and his music variety show.


In this week’s episode I’ve go the new country/blues album from Jim Lauderdale. I’ve got more from that Turnpike Troubadours album. More roadhouse blues from Kevin Gordon. I’ve also got new rock & roll from Nocona, Blitzen Trapper, Bottle Rockets, and Michael Rank.

http://americanamusicshow.com/episode268

 

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Randall Bramblett plays tracks from Devil Music & talks about the bottom end loops, ambient noises, & strange sounds he uses in his modern music.

On this week’s episode I’ve got the new country rock album from the Turnpike Troubadours. I’ve also got the new Don Henley Americana album. Plus we’ve got album from two rootsy North Carolina bands I think you’re gonna like, not to mention cowpunk from Nocona, bluegrass from the Welfare Liners, and rock from Blitzen Trapper.

http://americanamusicshow.com/episode267

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Shemekia Copeland plays tracks from Outskirts Of Love & talks about learning the business from her father & listening to country music in Harlem.

I’ve got the new west Texas twangy album from Joe Ely. I’ve got that new beautiful album from Patty Griffin. New rock & roll from Michael Rank & Heather McEntire. I’ve also got bluegrass from the Welfare Liners, rock from Red Sammy, Roadhouse blues from Kevin Gordon and Buddy Guy, and soul from Leon Bridges on this two hour episode of the show.

http://americanamusicshow.com/episode266

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Whitney Rose plays tracks from Heartbreaker Of The Year and talks about her gypsy spirit,  listening to her grandparents music, and working with Raul Malo.

Also on this episode, I’ve got the new album from Kevin Gordon and it’s fantastic. I’ve also got some amazing twangy and beautiful rock & roll from Michael Rank and Heather McEntire. I’ve also got new music from The Pollies, Randall Bramblett, Jason Boland, Shemekia Copeland, the Bottle Rockets, and the Legendary Shack Shakers on this two hour episode of the show. 

http://americanamusicshow.com/episode265

 

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Pete Berwick plays tracks from the Legend Of Tyler Doohan and talks about his very first band, DIY producing, and how to be in it for the long haul.

This week I’m psyched to bring you the new album from The Legendary Shack Shakers. You’re gonna love it. Also I’ve new rock & roll from the Surreal McCoys, Michael O’Connor, and Lance Canales. I’ve got soul from R&B from Leon Bridges, folk from The Farewells, and Blues from Buddy Guy with help from Van Morrison. It’s a jam packed two hour episode so strap yourself in.

http://americanamusicshow.com/episode263

 

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On Americana Music Show #262, Barrence Whitfield plays tracks from Under The Savage Sky, talks about the band’s history, listening to obscure R&B, & giving kids a musical karate chop.

This week I’m happy to bring you new music from Shemekia Copeland, Pie Eyed Pete, Amy Helm, Pete Berwick, and Tokyo Rosenthal. I’ve also got more good music from Colin Lake, D.L. Marble, Leon Bridges, Whitney Rose, Jason James, the Milagro Saints, and much more on this two hour episode of the show. 

http://americanamusicshow.com/episode262

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Erin Coburn plays tracks from Chaos Before Conformity and talks about playing the blues, winning the Pinetop Perkins scholarship, and fistbumping Morgan Freeman.


I’ve got the new album from The Milagro Saints and the new album from Leon Bridges this week. I’m also going to play for you more new music from Rod Picott, Barrence Whitfield, Langhorne Slim, Shelby Lynne, Joe West & The Sinners and a whole lot more on this two hour episode of the show.

http://americanamusicshow.com/episode261

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On Americana Music Show #260, Tom Rhodes plays tracks from With Or Without & talks about his nontraditional podcast, playing among redwoods, & the unique way he recorded the album. 

This week I’m excited to share with you the new albums from Buddy Guy, Rod Picott, The Tallent Brothers, Barrence Whitfield, and Whitney Rose. I’ve also got more new music from The Cerny Brothers, Jason Isbell,  Bumper Jacksons, and Shelby Lynne on this special two hour episode of the show. 

http://americanamusicshow.com/episode260

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On Americana Music Show #259, Ike Reilly plays tracks from Born On Fire, talks about getting lost in a small town, the persistent rumors about him running for mayor, and the gray area between labor and management.

Also on this episode, I’ve got new albums from Shelby Lynne and Langhorne Slim, plus new music from Rod Picott, Bumper Jacksons, Anderson East, Jon Cleary, and Sugarcane Jane on this two hour episode of the show. 

http://americanamusicshow.com/episode259

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On Americana Music Show #258, Kevin Sekhani plays tracks from Day Ain’t done and talks about returning to his home of Lafayette to write songs about the hard working people there.

I’ve also got the brand new album from Langhorne Slim and new music from Jon Cleary, Anderson East, Brent Best, The Cerny Brothers and The Statesboro Revue. I’ve also got more tracks from jason Isbell, Crow Canyon, Daniel Romano, and a whole lot more on this two hour episode. 

http://americanamusicshow.com/episode258

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Alyssa and Doug Graham play tracks from Glory Bound and talk about finding a connection with Woody Guthrie by train and their documentary film with Cody Dickinson

I’ve also got another track from that new Jason Isbell album. I’ve also got new country from Daniel Romero, and folk rock from Sugarcane Jane. I’ve got more tracks from Amy Black, Bow Thayer, Dale Watson, and Cory Branan in this two hour episode.

http://americanamusicshow.com/episode257

 

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Dale Watson plays tracks from Call Me Insane and drives down I-35 while talking about Lloyd Maines, covering Tony Joe White, and his Jimmy Kimmel gig.

I’ve also got the new album from Jason Isbell and it’s fantastic. I’m also real excited to share with you the Bow Thayer jam band album and the new cajun honky-tonk album from Kevin Sekhani. I’ve also got more tracks from Amy Black, Shiny Ribs, and Eilen Jewell. And finally I’ve got a very old recording of Led Belly queued up just for you on this two hour episode of the show.

http://americanamusicshow.com/episode256

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Beth McKee plays tracks from Sugarcane Revival, tells the stories behind her songs, and talks about “troubling the waters” with her “swamp sistas.”

This episode also features new country music from Kacey Musgraves, soul from Amy Black, rock from the Plott Hounds, ameripolitan music from Dale Watson, blues from the Kentucky Headhunters, folk from Malcolm Holcombe and much more on this special two hour episode of the show. 

http://americanamusicshow.com/episode255

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Ray Wylie Hubbard shares tracks from Ruffian’s Misfortune, tells a story about Mother Hubbard, and talks about “grit, groove, tone, and taste.”

Also on this episode, new muscle shoals soul music from Amy Black, new rock & roll from the Plott Hounds, new indie rock from Ocean Carolina, and hillbilly boogie from Woody Pines.

http://americanamusicshow.com/episode254

 

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Jimmy LaFave plays tracks from The Night Tribe and talks about the origins of that band name, his open mic pet peeves and the early Red Dirt Music scene.

Also on this episode, I’ve got the new soul album from Amy Black, the new Hot Texas Swing Band, rock & roll from Ryan Bingham. twangy rock from Shinyribs, jump blues from Eight O’Five Jive, and indie rock from Ike Reilly

http://americanamusicshow.com/episode253

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On Americana Music Show #252, Andrew Marlin and Emily Frantz of Mandolin Orange play tracks from Such Jubilie and talk about the themes in the new album and supporting other musicians.

Also on this week’s episode, new twangy music from Shinyribs, roadhouse blues from the Kentucky Headhunters, a new album from the Hot Texas Swing Band, folk from Larry Campbell and Teresa Williams, more from the knock-out Beth-McKee album, lo-fi blues from Left Lane Cruiser, string band music from Woody Pines and much more on this two-hour episode of the show. 

http://americanamusicshow.com/episode252

 

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Doc Fell plays tracks from Scissor Tail, talks about music as a social & community activity, and paints a picture of life in Tahlequah. OK.

Also on this episode I’m excited to share with you the new indie rock album from Ike Reilly and the new funky twangy album from Shinyribs. I’ve also got some new garage rock from the Zombie Garden Club, another track from that knock out Beth McKee album, new lo-fi electric blues from the Left Lane Cruiser, and a new stringband track from The Grahams.

http://americanamusicshow.com/episode251

 

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On Americana Music Show #250, Dayna Kurtz plays tracks from Rise And Fall, talks about writing as if she were on staff at Stax covering Bobby Charles, and shares her “Dan Penn” song.

 

Also on this episode, new music from Dale Watson, the Deslondes, Willie Nelson, Merle Haggard, Beth McKee. I’ve got another track from that knock out Eilen Jewell album, some R&B from Alabama Shakes, and new blues from the Kentucky Headhunters.

 

http://americanamusicshow.com/episode250

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Jimbo Mathus plays tracks from Blue Healer and talks learning mandolin as a child, his rcok & roll career, and the origin of the blues.

Also on this episode, I’ve got the new Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard album. I’ve got some jump blues from Woody Pines. Another track from that knock out Eilen Jewell album. I’ve got a very timely song from that new Dale Watson album, more honky-tonk from Whitey Morgan and a whole lot more on this special two hour episode. 

http://americanamusicshow.com/episode249

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http://americanamusicshow.com/episode248

On Americana Music Show #248, Lee Shropshire from Eight O’Five Jive plays tracks from Too Many Men, and talks about their journey into jump blues and being inspired by Ruth Brown.

Also on this episode, I’ve got the new blues album from Eilen Jewell and the new country album from Christian Lopez. I’ve also got a time-capsule album from 1973 that’s never been released before and it’s amazing. I’ll be playing another cut from that new Alabama Shakes album and White Morgan covering a classic country song. Plus a whole lot more on this two hour episode.

 

 

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On Americana Music Show #247, Eilen Jewell plays three tracks from her Sundown Over Ghost Town album, talks about returning to Boise, and the new member of their lineup.

Also on this episode, brand new soul music from Beth McKee. A really nice debut from a band out of Asheville called Tellico. New rock & roll from Dan Montgomery. Anothe track from that knock out Alabama Shakes album. We’ve also got new California country from Grant Langston, A new string band tune from April Verch, another southern rock track from Jimbo Mathus and a lot more in this two hour episode.

http://americanamusicshow.com/episode247

 

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On this week’s episode,I’m experimenting with a 2 hour show format. Why? Because I want to share even more great music with you. This is just an experiment. Gonna try it a few weeks and see how it goes. I’m gonna play another track from that new Alabama Shakes album. I’ve got new honky-tonk from Whitey Morgan and the 78s.  The Old Ceremony has a new indie-rock album coming and we’ll hear a track from that one too. Plus new Calexico, new Grant Langston and a whole lot more.


My interview guest this episode is John Moreland. He is going to play tracks from his new album for us. It’s called High On Tulsa Heat. I’m going to ask him about the theme running through the album and I’m going to ask him about what it was like to self-produce the album. I’m also going to get him to tell his gateway drug story.

http://americanamusicshow.com/episode246

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Ann McCrary plays tracks from The McCrary Sisters’ album, Let’s Go, and talks about The Fairfield Four and working as backup singers.


Also on this episode, R&B from Alabama Shakes, alt-country from June Star, blues from the Reverend Freakchild, stringband music from Mandolin Orange, cajun from Feufollet, country from The Honeycutters, blues from The Grahams, southern rock from Jimbo Mathus.

http://americanamusicshow.com/episode245

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Malcolm Holcombe plays tracks from The RCA Sessions, talks about getting inspired at the Salvation Army Store, and the tools of his trade.

Also on this episode, southern rock from Jimbo Mathus, folk-rock from Tom Rhodes, stringband country from The Honeycutters, cajun rock from Feufollet, country from Sarah Gayle Meech, alt-country from June Star, country/soul from Dayna Kurtz, and a rock ballad from Jon Moreland.

http://americanamusicshow.com/episode244

 

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JeConte plays tracks from Down By The Bayou and talks about working with Anders Osborne, his stage name, and his tribute to his father. 

Also on this episode, southern rock from Jimbo Mathus, gospel from The McCrary Sisters, alt-country from June Star, folk rock from John Moreland, folk from Malcolm Holcombe, jump blues from Eight O’Five Jive, indie rock from Matt Bradford, americana from Sam Lewis, and blues rock from Hurricane Ruth. 

http://americanamusicshow.com/episode243

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AJ Ghent plays tracks from Live At Terminal West, shares his secrets for putting on a great show and talks about his lap steel legacy.

Also on this episode, new rock & roll from Ray Wylie Hubbard, folk from Malcolm Holcombe, gospel from The McCrary Sisters, 30’s blues from Eilen Jewell, jump blues from Eight O’Five Jive, western swing from Asleep At The Wheel and Carrie Rodriguez, bluegrass from Robert Earl Keen, and beautiful soul music from Allison Moorer. 

http://americanamusicshow.com/episode242

 

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Hurricane Ruth plays tracks from Born On The River and talks about her big sound and river life in Beardstown, Illinois.

 

Also on this episode we’ve got a full on blues set from Charlie Musselwhite, Stacy Jones, Back Pack Jones, Missy Anderson, The Reverend Shawn Amos, and Ray Goren.

 

http://americanamusicshow.com/episode241

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Allison Moorer plays tracks from Down To Believing and talks about her son’s autism, swapping songs Mary Gauthier, and working with Kenny Greenberg. 

 

Also on this episode, Appalachian folk from Malcolm Holcombe, country blues from Ray Wylie Hubbard, old-school blues from Lead Belly, rock & roll from Ryan Bingham, stringband music from Pharis and Jason Romero, bluegrass from John Lilly, country from Sarah Gayle Meech, and R&B from the AJ Ghent Band. 

 

http://americanamusicshow.com/episode240

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Sam Lews plays tracks from Waiting On You and talks about singing like Lee Dorsey, opening for Haggard and his “hotel sessions.” 

 

Also on this episode new badass rock ‘n roll from Ray Wylie Hubbard, a new country shuffle from Sarah Gayle Meech, old-time music from Spuyten Duyvil, blues from Pops Staples, blues rock from Ted Hefko, western swing from Asleep At The Wheel and Elizabeth Cook, bluegrass from the Band of Ruhks, and blues rock from Steve Earle & The Dukes.

 

http://americanamusicshow.com/episode239

 

 

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Ryan Bingham plays tracks from Fear And Saturday Night and talks about playing the dive bars, finding success, and how he met his wife. 

This week i’ve got a cut from that posthumous Pops Staples album man it will take you back to the 60’s. I got a road tune from Justin Mather. a jumpin stringband tune from Sputen Duyvil, a Bob Wills tribute from Asleep At The Wheel and Lyle Lovett, a knock out vocal track from Rhiannon Giddens, a sad song from Gurf Morlix, rock & roll from Liz Longley, and a going home song from American Aquarium. 

http://americanamusicshow.com/episode238

 

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Parker McCollum plays tracks from The Limestone Kid and talks about managing his first tour, shooting music videos, and keeping faith in his music. 

 

Also on this episode, new music from that Allison Moorer album and that Joe Pug album that’s just come out, garage hand-clapping garage rock from the Vespers, roots rock from The Mavericks, country rock from Whitehorse, blues from 6 String Drag,  a foot tapper from Lily Hiatt, southern rock from The Beltways, western swing from that new Bob Wills tribute album, country rock from Marty Stuart and His Fabulous Superlatives.

 

http://americanamusicshow.com/episode237

 

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BJ Barham plays American Aquarium’s Wolves, talks about their fan base, winning the Hardest Working Band award, and toasts the Old North State. 

Also on this episode, rock & roll from Ryan Bingham, swamp rock from JeConte, swing era jazz from Eilen Jewell, western swing from Asleep At The Wheel and Pokey LaFarge, blues from Rhiannon Giddens, blues from Ted Hefko and the Thousandaires, 70’s throwback from Jackie Stahl And The White Russians, and roots rock from 6 String Drag. 

http://americanamusicshow.com/episode236

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Anne McCue plays tracks from Blue Sky Thinkin’ and talks the sounds of Charlie Christian and Django Reinhardt and swing era music.

 

Also on this episode, haunting soul from Rhiannon Giddens, New Orleans blues from Ted Hefko and the Thousandaires, roots rock from 6 String Drag, swamp rock from JeConte, country rock from Ryan Bingham, pub rock from The Beltways, country from DonPedigo, and country from Eilen Jewell. 

 

http://americanamusicshow.com/episode235

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Dick LeMasters plays blues rock tracks from One Bird, Two Snakes and talks about the songwriters he admires and the importance of perseverance.

Also on this episode, rock & roll from Ryan Bingham, live music from Eilen Jewell, string band music from John Lilly, blues from 6 String Drag, Louisiana Swamp music from JeConte, beautiful music from Gretchen Peters, swing jazz from Anne McCue, and country rock from Parker McCollum.

http://americanamusicshow.com/episode234

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JJ Grey plays tracks from Ol’ Glory and talks about learning to stop and smell the roses, soul music, the origin of ‘mofro.’

Also on this episode, pub rock from Josh Buckley, country rock from Parker McCollum, brand new music from Eilen Jewell, a ballad from James McMurtry, blues from Steve Earle & The Dukes, and latin rock from The Mavericks. 

http://americanamusicshow.com/episode233

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Kenny Roby talks about getting 6 String Drag back together after 15 years, his inspiration from Doug Sahm, and plays tracks from the new album.

 

Also on this episode, rapturous soul from JJ Grey & Mofro, traditional bluegrass from Robert Earl Keen, poignant love song from James McMurtry, new Latin-pop from The Mavericks, blues from Steve Earle & the Dukes, a rare Lead Belly recording, deep twang from Jim Lauderdale, and alt-country from The Menders.

 

http://americanamusicshow.com/episode232

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Lachlan Bryan plays tracks from Black Coffee and talks about Australia’s tradition of dark story telling and stepping into small town life.


Also on this episode, alt-country from American Aquarium, an american songbook classic from Bob Dylan, newgrass from the Black Lillies, bluegrass duet from Robert Earl Keen and Lyle Lovett, ragtime jazz from the Bumper Jacksons, blues form Steve Earle and the Dukes, lonesome road music from HT Heartache, country gothic rock from The Menders, and southern rock from the Plott Hounds.

http://americanamusicshow.com/episode231

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Ronnie Fauss plays tracks from Built To Break & talks about the Dallas Red Dirt scene, his regular joe vibe & keeping in touch with his old life.


Also on this episode, new blues from Steve Earle & The Dukes, R&B from Chuck Prophet, southern rock from The Plott Hounds, a brand new ballad from James McMurtry, a track from the Bob Dylan basement tapes, new music from Joe Pug, rock & roll from Victor Krummenacher, and alt-country from The Highballers.

http://americanamusicshow.com/episode230

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Mary Johnson Rockers & The Spark play live in-studio and talk about collaborative songwriting and the supportive Raleigh-Durham music scene.

 

Also on this episode, piano boogie from  Marcia Ball, honky-tonk from Marty Stuart & His Fabulous Superlatives, tin pan alley blues from the Bloodhounds, brand new country rock from James McMurtry, zydeco from Ganey Arsement, bluegrass from Leftover Salmon, country from Whitey Morgan & The 78s, indie rock from the Reverse Cowgirls.

 

http://americanamusicshow.com/episode229

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Stoney LaRue plays tracks from Aviator and talks about playing the Grand Ole Opry and Woody Guthrie’s influence on the Red Dirt Music scene.

Also on this episode, a haunting murder ballad by Mary Johnson Rockers & The Spark, big time honky-tonk from Whitey Morgan & The 78s, indie rock from Matt Ellis, country rock from The Highballers, cowpunk from the Reverse Cowgirls, gospel from Blind Joe and Emma Taggart, country from Marty Stuart & His Fabulous Superlatives, soul from Genie Brooks, and country rock from Al Huckabee.

http://americanamusicshow.com/episode228

 

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Jmac & Junior play tracks from their Miles album and talk about working together in ther post-Rustlanders era and the storm that follows them around.

Also on this episode, cowpunk from the Reverse Cowgirls, indie rock from Matt Ellis, beautiful slow feel-good music from Mary Johnson Rockers & The Spark, blues from The Hokum Boys, honky-tonlk from Al Huckabee, country rock from Marty Stuart & His Fabulous Superlatives, blues rock from Hurray For The Riff Raff, surf guitar rock from Los Straightjackets and Deke Dickerson, roots rock from The Bloodhounds, and indie rock from Superchunk.

http://americanamusicshow.com/episode227

Direct download: tmf0227.mp3
Category:amershow -- posted at: 12:00pm EST

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