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On Americana Music Show #315, Boo Ray plays three tracks from Sea Of Lights and talks about growing up in the North Carolina Mountains, his hardscrabble career path, and recording on Bob Dylan’s tape deck.

Lots of great music going into rotation this week. I’ve got the new Seth Walker album, the new Tim Easton album and the new Chatham County Line album. Plus I’ve got a track from the Kiefer Sutherland album. Yes, that Kiefer Sutherland! Plus more new music from Michael Rank, Eli Paperboy Reed, Kelsey Waldon, Dale Watson, and Bill Kirchen.


Direct download: tmf0315.mp3
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Blake Christiana of Yarn plays tracks from This Is The Year and talks about the band’s rebuilding year, writing country music in NYC, and the positive vibes in their music.

Also on this week’s episode I’ve got the new rock & roll album from Hymn For Her and new music from Waiting For Henry, Josh Harty, Silver Lake 66 and the Royal Hounds. I’ve also got more new music from Mudcrutch, Willie Nelson, Dale Watson, & Lydia Loveless.


Direct download: tmf0314.mp3
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On Americana Music Show #313Sara Watkins plays tracks from Young In All The Wrong Ways and talks about her solo work, maturing as a songwriter, and the videos she’s making to support the album.

This week I’ve got the new live Dale Watson album and the nee Lydia Loveless rock album. Plus another track from that amazing Michael Rank album, more from Eli Paperboy Reed, Mudcrutch, Tift Merrit, BJ Barham, and an old school blues track from Leadbelly.


Direct download: tmf0313.mp3
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On Americana Music Show #312, Hayes Carll plays tracks from Lovers and Leavers and talks about writing for this phase of his life, his recent Merle Haggard cover, and his run in with Townes Van Zandt fans.

Also this week I’ve got that new Michael Rank album and the new Boo Ray country rock album Plus there’s more of that Eli Paperboy Reed album, the awesome blues album from Lonesome Shack, another track from that Bonnie Bishop soul album, some John Doe & The Sadies, Mudcrutch, Wild Ponies, Tony Joe White, and Colvin & Earle.


Direct download: tmf0312.mp3
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On Americana Music Show #311, Joe Evans of Left Lane Cruiser plays tracks from Beck In Black, tells the story behind the album name, discusses the lineup changes and why he sticks to the duo format.

Also this week I’m excited to say I’ve got the new Mudcrutch album and the new Eli Paperboy Reed album. Hot dang! Plus another track from the Colvin & Earle album and new music from Amanda Shires, Honey Island Swamp Band, and Martha Fields. I’ve also got a classic track from Little Junior & The Blue Flames.


Direct download: tmf0311.mp3
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