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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. 


Direct download: tmf0226.mp3
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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: 


Direct download: tmf0225.mp3
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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. 




Direct download: tmf0224.mp3
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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.


Direct download: tmf0223.mp3
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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.


Direct download: tmf0222.mp3
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