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On Americana Music Show #324Caleb Klauder and Reeb Willms play tracks from Innocent Road talk about the Portand country music scene, playing Prairie Home Companion, and singing like a classic country duet.

Also this week I’m excited to add the 30th Anniversary reissue of Steve Earle’s Guitar Town album into rotation. I’ve also got the new Nora Jones album and more new music from the Drive-by Truckers, Shovels & Rope, Bruce Springsteen, a classic Howlin’ Wolf song, The Good intentions, and Karen Jonas.


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On Americana Music Show #323Eli Paperboy Reed plays three tracks from My Way Home tells the story behind his stage name, talks about his favorite gospel singers and gives the listeners homework.

On this week’s episode I’m excited to bring you the UK band The Good Intentions, plus a new album from Cris Jacobs, and the new Mike Zito album. Plus I’ve got more new music from The Drive-by Trucker, Bruce Springsteen, Bob Weir, The Stray Birds, Shovels & Rope, and Owen Campbell.


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On Americana Music Show #322Karen Jonas plays three tracks from Country Songs, tells the story behind the title track and her slide into the twangy side of life and talks about her Shakesperean country song.

Also this week, I’ve got the new Bob Weir album, the new Southern Culture On The Skids album, and I’m very excited to bring you the new Karen Jonas album. MPlus more music from the Drive-by Truckers, The Stray Birds, Bruse Springsteen, Reckless Kelly, and Shovels & Rope.


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Americana Music Show #321 is a bonus episode of the Americana Music Show sponsored by Howlin’ Dog Records. That’s Howlin’ without the g Dog Records Dot Com featuring music from Alamosa to Austin & Beyond. Howlin Dog Records specializes in original Americana, folk, country, and roots music in the southwestern tradition from both emerging and veteran artists

On this bonus episode I’ve got an awesome interview with two Texas Troubadours, Mr. Shake Russell and Mr. Michael Hearne. We’ll get to hear the stories from their decades of traveling the southwest and playing their tunes and we’ll get to hear how their music careers are intertwined.

Also on this Howlin’ Dog Records bonus episode, I’ve got music from Don Conoscenti, The Rifters, Ry Taylor, 2-Bit Palomino, Bob Livingston, and Bob Cheevers.
You can get the playlist for this episode, links to the music and more information about Howlin' Dog Records at


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On Americana Music Show #320, Seth Walker plays three tracks from Gotta Get Back & talks about his North Carolina roots, how he ended up in the Big Easy, and working with Jano Rixx.

This week I’ve got an unusual track from Bruce Springsteen. See if you can recognize it! I’ve also got the new Stray Birds album, Arty Hill’s first live album ever, and a blues rock album from Liz Mandeville. I’ve also got more music from that Drive-by Truckers album, Reckless Kelly, The Walcotts, Joanna Connor, and Caleb Klauder & Reeb Willms.



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