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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.





Direct download: tmf0239.mp3
Category:amershow -- posted at: 12:00am EDT

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. 



Direct download: tmf0238.mp3
Category:amershow -- posted at: 12:00pm EDT

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.




Direct download: tmf0237.mp3
Category:amershow -- posted at: 12:30am EDT

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. 


Direct download: tmf0236.mp3
Category:amershow -- posted at: 12:00am EDT

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. 



Direct download: tmf0235.mp3
Category:amershow -- posted at: 12:00am EDT