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Andrew McConathy is interviewed by Lyndon Bolton. They discuss the band's current tour, how the band came together, the production style on the album, and the role Jack Kerouac plays in McConathy's songwriting. They also play three tracks from Drunken Hearts' Wheels Of The City. 

Direct download: tmf0426.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00pm EST

On episode 421, I've got sneak peeks at some 2020 albums from John Moreland and The Wood Brothers.  I've got a new album giveaway to tell you about plus a track from that new Bruce Springsteen album. Also, I have some deep country from Ags Connolly and the beautiful sounds of Allison Moorer.

https://americanamusicshow.com/episode421

Direct download: tmf0421.mp3
Category:amershow -- posted at: 12:00pm EST

Roots rock from Gina DeLuca, street-worn blues from Alex Culbreth, speed bluegrass from Volume Five, a classic Emmylou Harris tune, beautiful country from Dori Freeman, and a 19 minute southern rock jam the Allman Brothers. 

Direct download: tmf0419.mp3
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On episode 420 of the Americana Music Show, Chris Smither hangs out with Calvin and chats about the early days of his career 50+ years ago during the heyday of the folk and blues revival scene. 

He talks about his "band career" in high school winning a local contest performing a song on stage. He tells the story of discovering the blues through Lightning Hopkins and the album Blues at Newport 1963.

He tells the story of traveling to Forida to meet Eric Von Schmidt and getting into the Folk Revival scene in Cambridge, playing Club 47, meeting other blues players. He talks about how he first met Bonnie Raitt and how he landed his first record deal. 

Chris also talks about his latest album, Call Me Lucky and plays several tracks from the album. 

 

Direct download: tmf0420.mp3
Category:amershow -- posted at: 12:00pm EST

On episode 418, I've got some driving real fast music from Keller & the Keels, some awesome southern rock from Ben Davis Jr., some roots rock from Revelers, a classic country tune from Dolly Parton, and a sad and beautiful tune from Dori Freeman.

https://americanamusicshow.com/episode418

Direct download: tmf0418.mp3
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On this episode 417 of the American Music Show, I'm happy to bring you new music from Dori Freem, and a new album from Foy Vance. I got some Cajun dance music from The Revelers, soul music from The Lonesome Billies, a classic track from Bob Dylan and Johnny Cash, and another track from that amazing Bonnie Bishop album. I've also got a track from Kendell Marvel that sounds like it came straight out of the 70's.

https://americanamusicshow.com/episode417

Direct download: tmf0417.mp3
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On episode 416, I'm happy to be sharing the new album from Bonnie Bishop. It's gpt a soulful R&B vibe and it's an amazing piece of work. I've also got music from The Williamsboy. I've got a new album giveaway to tell you about. I've got some Cajun dance music from The Revelers. And I'm gonna close the show with some revival gospel from Old Crow Medicine Show. I'm gonna start off with Micky & The Motor cars with some driving rock & roll out of Austin.

 

https://americanamusicshow.com/episode416

Direct download: tmf0416.mp3
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On episode 414 of the Americana Music Show, I am happy to share with you country rock from the Randy Rogers Band, new bluse from Robert Ickes and Trey Hensley, and old-school ZZ Top track, vintage Willie Nelson, hipster blues from the North Mississippi Allstars, the return of outlaw country from Tanya Tucker, and much much more....

https://americanamusicshow.com/episode414

Direct download: tmf0414.mp3
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On episode 413 of the Americana Music Show, I've got some jam band rock from One Eleven Heavy, show band blues from Delbert McClinton, classic americana from The Byrds, delta blues from the North Mississippi Allstars, honky tonk from Eilen Jewell and much more....

https://americanamusicshow.com/episode413

Direct download: tmf0413.mp3
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On episode 412 of the Americana Music Show, i feature another track from the new Rodney Crowell album you need to get. a Patsy Cline classic, Jason Isbell helping out the North Mississippi Allstars, some jam band music from One Eleven Heavy, and a whole lot more...

https://americanamusicshow.com/episode412  

Direct download: tmf0412.mp3
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On episode 411, I've got honkytonk from the amazing Eilen Jewell, country rock from Chris Knight, a little known track from ZZ Top, new stringband music from Mandolin Orange, a waltz from the Quebe Sisters, hard delta blues from the North Mississippi Allstars, and a nine minute jam from the Allman Brothers.

https://americanamusicshow.com/episode411

Direct download: tmf0411.mp3
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Calvin interviews Kevin Russell. He's the front man for Shinyribs and their latest album is called Fog & Bling. Kevin tells the story of how this album was originally conceived, including the "Catfish Heaven 2" tie in. He also tells the story of being stranded in the middle of nowhere with his band mates, as well as discussing the advantages of the ukulele over the mandolin. He also shares three tracks from Fog & Bling. 

https://americanamusicshow.com/episode415

Direct download: tmf0415.mp3
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On episode 410 of the Americana Music Show,  I've got several live albums from the past on the show. You're gonna hear live music from The Wood Brothers, The Allman Brothers Band, Old Crow Medicine Show, Creedence Clearwater Revival, and ZZ Top. I've also got the amazing Eilen Jewell album, the new North Mississippi Allstars, Dave Alvin, Tanya Tucker, Commonheart, Shinyribs, Jim Lauderdale and many more....

https://americanamusicshow.com/episode410

Direct download: tmf0410.mp3
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Chris Knights gives advice on touring, discusses his approach to songwriting, and tells the story of learning from John Prine songs. He also shares three tracks from Almost Daylight. 

https://americanamusicshow.com/episode409

Direct download: tmf0409.mp3
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On episode 408 of the Americana Music Show, Calvn returns to the DJ seat. He just couldn't stay away. On this week's episode 

 

  • Country Squire / Tyler Childers / Country Squire / 3:21
  • Hard Luck / Tanya Tucker / While I'm Livin' / 3:22
  • The Valley / Charley Crockett / Charley Crockett Sings The Valley And Other Autobiographical Songs / 3:20
  • Hush The Wild Horses / Rachel Harrington / Hush The Wild Horses / 3:29
  • Show Me to the Light / The Commonheart / Pressure / 3:07
  • The Hard Way / Pieta Brown / Freeway / 3:49
  • Cocaine Country Dancing / Paul Cauthen / Room 41 / 4:16
  • Ballad Of Ira Hayes / Ward Hayden & The Outlers / Can't Judge A Book / 4:34
  • You Better Run / The 40 Acre Mule / Goodnight & Good Luck / 4:04
  • No Chicken On The Bone / Delbert McClinton & The Self-Made Men+ Dana / Tall, Dark, and Handsome / 3:07
  • We Never Made It To Mexico / Randy Rogers Band / Hellbent / 3:16
  • No Good Deed Goes Unpunished / Mindi Abair and The Boneshakers / No Good Deed / 5:19
  • Lord I Should'a Known Better / Steve Griggs Band / Fort Worth To Bakersfield / 2:32
  • Nearby / Lisa Bastoni / How We Want To Live / 3:20
  • What You Gonna Do Now (Feat. Lyle Lovett) / Rodney Crowell / Texas / 3:17
Direct download: tmf0408.mp3
Category:amershow -- posted at: 12:00pm EST

On episode 407 of the Americana Music Show, Lyndon Bolton interviews Rod Picott about his origins as a construction worker, his many literary pursuits, and why his new album is so stripped down. Rod Picott also shares three tracks from Tell The Truth And Shame The Devil.

Direct download: tmf407.mp3
Category:amershow -- posted at: 2:53pm EST

Lyndon Bolton interviews Michael Supe Granda of the Ozark Mountain Daredevils about the latest era of the band and how they have stayed true to their music and their fans. 

Direct download: tmf0406.mp3
Category:amershow -- posted at: 12:00pm EST

On episode 404 of the Americana Music Show, Lyndon Bolton interviews Dean Owens and plays three tracks fromBuffalo Blood. 

Direct download: ams404.mp3
Category:amershow -- posted at: 5:40am EST

On episode 405 of the Americana Music Show, Lyndon Bolton interviews Dean Owens and plays three tracks fromBuffalo Blood. 

Category:amershow -- posted at: 5:40am EST

Lyndon Bolton interviews Amy McCarley and plays three tracks from her new album MECO. 

Direct download: Ep404_Amy_McCarley.mp3
Category:amershow -- posted at: 6:00am EST

Michael Graca interviews Charles Wesley Godwin and plays three tracks from Godwin's debut album, Seneca.

Direct download: Ep403_Charles_Wesley_Godwin_interview.mp3
Category:amershow -- posted at: 6:22am EST

Michael Graca interviews Boo Ray and plays three tracks from Tennessee Alabama Fireworks.

Direct download: Ep402_Boo_Ray_interview.mp3
Category:amershow -- posted at: 7:47am EST

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