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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


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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. 



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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.



Direct download: tmf0251.mp3
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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.



Direct download: tmf0250.mp3
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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. 


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