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Javi Garcia talks about learning song phrasing the hard way, his admiration of Chuck Berry, and rewriting the lyrics to one of his songs.

Plus Texas rock from Guthrie Kennard, classic soul from Swamp Dogg, indie rock from The Del Lords, old school electric blues from The Communal Well, new orleans street music from Shannin McNally, piano blues from Molly Venter and Eben Pariser, and country rock from the Massy Ferguson Band.

http://americanamusicshow.com/episode142

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Eric Ambel talks about the history of the Del Lords, his favorite night as owner of the Lakeside Lounge, and the demise of rock in the 80's.

Plus Texas twang from Shinyribs, New Orleans R&B from Shannon McNally, blues from Marshall Chapman, Emmylou Harris covering John Denver, blues from Hans Theessink, and jump blues from Luke Winslow-King,

http://americanamusicshow.com/episode141 

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Beth Lee talks about Lucinda Williams' and Wanda Jackson's influence on Beth Lee and the Breakups and the pros and cons of working in Austin.

Plus roots rock from The Del Lords, rockabilly from Wayne Hancock, stringband music from Steel Wheels, folk-rap from Alex Culbreth and the Dead Country Stars, southern rock from Deadstring Brothers, soul music from the Ruff Kutt Blues Band, rock and roll from Javi Garcia.  

http://americanamusicshow.com/episode140

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Maya Lerman from Maya and the Ruins talks about recording in Lafayette, working as a music archivist, and tying songs together with her voice.

Rock and roll from Javi Garcia, Willie Nelson and Family covering Carl Perkins, string band music from Woody Pines, blues from Marshall Chapman, Texas twang from Shinyribs, old school guitar blues from Hans Theessink, and Old Crow Medicine Show's tribute to John Denver, and blues from Luke Winslow-King  

http://americanamusicshow.com/episode139

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Carrie Rodriguez talks about working fiddles into her songs, the influence New York had on her music, and channeling Alejandro Escovedo.

Plus feel good rock from Marshall Chapman, roots rock from The Del Lords, Texas twang from Shinyribs, a tribute to Louis Armstrong from the Dukes of Dixieland, new country from Ashley Monroe, and bluegrass from Frank Solivan and Dirty Kitchen.  

http://americanamusicshow.com/episode138

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Hannah Thomas talks about Georgia being a “musical mashup,” admiring Steve Earle, and listening to the highway men growing up.

Plus a Willie Nelson cover of a Dorothy Fields song, Shannon McNally Covering Bobby Charles, Amos Lee covering John Denver, the Howlin' Brothers covering Muddy Waters, country music from Carrie Rodriguez, rock and roll from Alex Culbreth and the Dead Country Stars, southern rock from Fiddleworms, roots rock from SemiTwang, and more...

http://americanamusicshow.com/episode137

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Steve Dawson of Dolly Varden talks to Rick Cornell about why he moved to Chicago, listening to sad songs in the 70's and taking his own song writing advice.

Plus rock and roll from Javi Garcia, southern rock from the Deadstring Brothers, alt.country from David Hardin, a Carl Perkins cover by Willie Nelson, string band music from Woody Pines, altcoutnry from Gurf Morlix, country form Ronnie Fauss, and roots rock from Beth Lee and the Breakups.

http://americanamusicshow.com/episode136 

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Ryan Bailey of The Riverbreaks talks Rick Cornell about his time in Chapel Hill, rebelling against country music, and writing songs in the jungle.

Plus rock and roll from the Electic Rag Band, roots rock from Beth Lee and the Breakups, southern rock from Fiddleworm, altcountry from Carrie Rodriguez, String band music from Woody Pines, alt.coutnry from Alex Culbreth and the Dead Country Stars, roots rock from Semi-twang, country rock from Kelly Willis and Bruce Robinson, delta blues from Steve Azar, country from Ronnie Fauss, and roots rock from Johnny and the MoTones.  

http://americanamusicshow.com/episode135

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Ben Plaase of The Howlin' Brothers talks about driving more than playing, playing the upright bass and making New Yorkers dance to bluegrass.

Plus indie rock from Javi Garcia and Caitlin Rose, arena rock from Bow Thayer and Perfect Trainwreck, a John Denver tribute from Lucinda Williams, New Orleans blues from Hadden Sayer, coutnry blues from May and the Ruins, alt.country from Dave Hardin, roots rock from Beth Lee and the Breakups, country rock from Farmington Hill and honky tonk from Grant Langston.  

http://americanamusicshow.com/episode134

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Alex Culbreth talks about getting rowdy with the Dead Country Stars, who inspires his punchy writing style, and his folk-rap song.

Plus country rock from Bow Thayer and Perfect Trainwreck Farmington Hill, Alt.country from David Hardin, southern rock from Fiddleworms, delta blues rock from Steve Azar. Country from Ronnie Fauss and Gurf Morlix, and some jump blues from Johnny and the MoTones.  

http://americanamusicshow.com/episode133

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