Americana Music Releases for the week of Oct. 21st

Here’s all the best Americana and roots-type music releases for the week of October 21st, 2016. Click the artist or album links to find out more. The artist’s names link to their websites and the CD title links go to either Amazon, CD Baby or the artist’s site for ordering or downloading.

layus-d-thingsDan Layus
Dangerous Things
(Plated Records)

Dan Layus moved to Tennessee during the summer of 2013. He’d been a California kid all his life. As the frontman of Augustana, Layus had logged a decade on the poppy fringes of American rock & roll. “Since my early 20s, I’ve been a big fan of alternative country, which led me to more traditional country music,” he says from his new home in Franklin, a half hour’s drive from Nashville. “I lived off of ‘Willie’s Roadhouse’ for three years straight. Those songs just don’t miss!” He’s replaced Augustana’s anthemic punch with acoustic guitars, one-take vocal performances and nearly a half-dozen appearances by harmony duo the Secret Sisters.

 

auld-tributeVarious Artists
Just Love: A Tribute To Audrey Auld Mezera (Reckless Records/Ringo Records)

Audrey Auld Mezera was an Australian-American singer/songwriter, who resided at times both in California and Nashville. She released 11 albums and three EPs before she lost her battle with cancer at the age of 51 last year. Nancy Apple, a peer of Audrey’s,gathered a bunch or her friends and fans to honer and celebrates Audrey’s songs and spirit. Sales from this “”labor of love” 2-CD set will go towards a memorial fund towards a park along the Marin County coast that Audrey and her husband mez loved so much.

Also new this week…

David Crosby – Lighthouse (GroundUp Music)
Matt Joe Crow – Seven Years
(independent)
Cris Jacobs – Dust To Gold (American Showplace Music)
The Vandoliers – Ameri-Kinda (State Fair Records)

Coming out soon…Josh Farrow, Alejandro Escovedo, Aaron Lee Tasjan, Jack Grelle, JD Hutchison, Adrian & Meredith, Joe Rut, Balsam Range, Kelly Pardekooper  …

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Bill Frater

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Americana Music Releases for the week of Oct. 14th

Here’s all the best Americana and roots-type music releases for the week of October 14th, 2016. Click the artist or album links to find out more. The artist’s names link to their websites and the CD title links go to either Amazon, CD Baby or the artist’s site for ordering or downloading.

bromberg-d-bluesDavid Bromberg
The Blues, The Whole Blues and Nothing But The Blues (Red House Records)

Bromberg found the inspiration for the album when he heard Willie Nelson repeat a quote from Texas fiddler Johnny Gimble: “There’s only two kinds of music––the Star-Spangled Banner and the Blues.” Through Bromberg’s  playing and gift for interpretation and Campbell’s tasteful horn arrangements, the record reaches electrifying heights as well as intimate acoustic moments, breathing fresh life into the songs of Robert Johnson, Bobby Charles, George “Little Hat” Jones, and Sonny Boy Williamson, among others. Ray Charles’ “A Fool For You” is one of many album stand-outs, featuring just David on a spellbinding solo acoustic guitar performance and vocals.

fritz-j-sweetJonny Fritz
Sweet Creep (ATO Records)

When Jonny Fritz released Dad Country in 2013, an album full of clever turns of phrase and surreal imagery, he made a case for being today’s Roger Miller. With Sweet Creep, his first new album in three years, he strengthens that bid, delivering country songs that revel in the eccentric. Jonny throws himself into the new album by stripping things down to the essentials. He gathered Nashville’s Joshua Hedley and Dawes’ Taylor and Griffin Goldsmith and recorded the whole album in three days. The fresh air, freedom from studio pressures, and strong cups of tea all mix into the music.

Also new this week…

Blackberry Smoke – Like An Arrow  (3 Legged Records)
Paul Cauthen – My Gospel
(Lightning Rod Records)
Steve Earle – Guitar Town – 30th Anniversary Edition (MCA Nashville)
Dom Flemons & Martin Simpson – Selection of Ever Popular Favourites (independent)
Steve Forbert – Flying at Night (Rolling Tide Records)
Courtney Granger – Beneath Still Waters (Valcour Records)
Karen Jonas – Country Songs (independent)
The Linemen – Close Down The Place (independent)
The Mavericks – All Night Live Volume 1  (Mono Mundo Recordings)
The T Sisters – T Sisters (Three-Headed Sounds)
Various Artists – Dear Jerry: Celebrating The Music Of Jerry Garcia (Live) (New Rounder Records)
Various Artists – Eighteen Wheelers -Twisted Tales From Truckstops (Trailer Records)
Various Artists – Feel Like Going Home (The Songs of Charlie Rich)  (Memphis International Records)
Various Artists – The Musical Mojo Of Dr. John: Celebrating Mac And His Music (Concord Records)

 

Coming out soon…Josh Farrow, Don Lymus, David Crosby, The Vandoliers, Cris Jacobs, VA – Just Love: A Tribute To Audrey Auld Mezera, Alejandro Escovedo, Aaron Lee Tasjan, Jack Grelle, JD Hutchison, Joe Rut, Little Bit Of Love  …

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Americana Music Releases for the week of Oct. 7th

Here’s all the best Americana and roots-type music releases for the week of October 7th, 2016. Click the artist or album links to find out more. The artist’s names link to their websites and the CD title links go to either Amazon, CD Baby or the artist’s site for ordering or downloading.

cobb-brent-shineBrent Cobb
Shine On Rainy Day (New Elektra Records)

Cobb, an in-demand songwriter for top Nashville acts like Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert and Little Big Town, is quick to demonstrate his mastery of the craft. Balancing precise Americana portraiture with a homespun informality reminiscent of early Jerry Jeff Walker or Jesse Winchester, Cobb is poised to join the ranks of Jason Isbell, Sturgill Simpson and Chris Stapleton as a leading light in the alt-Nashville scene. Produced by Grammy Award-winning producer Dave Cobb, the album was recorded live over four days in Nashville. A triumph of immediacy and intimate performance, there’s a sandpaper-scratched quality to the music that will delight fans of the kind of DIY country we don’t hear much of anymore. (from Exclaim.ca)

snider-todd-bulldogTodd Snider
Eastside Bulldog (Aimless Records)

Marketed as an outlet for his rock alter ego Elmo Buzz, it’s Snider’s first new album since 2012, and completely constructs a style for the character with Snider’s snappy arrangements and storytelling lyrics. Buzz is a rowdy musician, taking cues from a love of Hank Williams, Jr., and perturbed by any limits on his antics. In the liner notes, Snider comments that on the differences between a gig and a concert, the latter encompassing a rigid contract for one show in a 75-mile radius in a six-month period, and the former as a handshake agreement for one night and no commitment. His description perfectly describes Eastside Bulldog and Elmer Buzz: both are meant to be enjoyed with frequency, friends, and copious revelry. It’s a fun album that pounds more energy into each successive song and repeats well. The short length lends to repeating often, but doesn’t wear the songs down. The partying and daily antics of the music and East Nashville in Eastside Bulldog additionally take down the trend of bro-country pop sentimentality of the past few years. These are songs about partying, but without the glossed safety of mainstream radio or massive concert shows. (from Pop Matters)

Also new this week…

Michael Cleveland – Fiddler’s Dream (Compass Records)
Melissa Etheridge – MEmphis Rock And Soul
(Stax Records)
Hiss Golden Messenger – Heart Like a Levee (Merge Records)
Roger Hoover – Pastures (Last Chance Records)
Norah Jones – Day Breaks
(Blue Note Records)
Zach Schmidt – The Day We Lost The War  (independent)
Shovels & Rope – Little Seeds
(New West Records)

Coming out soon…Josh Farrow, Don Lymus, Blackberry Smoke, The Linemen, T Sisters, The Vandoliers, The Mavericks, Johnny Fritz, Paul Cauthen, Cris Jacobs, VA – Just Love: A Tribute To Audrey Auld Mezera, Aaron Lee Tasjan, Joe Rut, Little Bit Of Love  …

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Americana Music Releases for the week of Sept. 30th

Here’s all the best Americana and roots-type music releases for the week of September 30th, 2016. Click the artist or album links to find out more. The artist’s names link to their websites and the CD title links go to either Amazon, CD Baby or the artist’s site for ordering or downloading.

lauderdale-changesJim Lauderdale
This Changes Everything (Sky Crunch Records)

This Changes Everything was largely recorded during a single day in Austin. There, faced with a quick break in a recent summertime tour, Lauderdale rounded up a cast of all-star sideman from the Lone Star state — including producer and pedal steel player Tommy Detamore,  pianist Floyd Domino (an original member of Asleep at the Wheel), Bobby Flores, Kevin Smith, Chris Masterson and others. All of the songs were originally written by Lauderdale with a handful of Texas-based songwriters. Filling the album’s tracklist are co-writes with Bruce Robison, Hayes Carll,Daryl Burgess, Odie Blackmon, and Frank Dycus. Rounding out the album is a new version of “We Really Shouldn’t Be Doing This,” one of Lauderdale’s fourteen songs recorded by Texas superstar George Strait.

prine-j-betterJohn Prine
For Better, Or Worse
(Oh Boy Records)

The album recasts songs originally recorded by artists like Hank Williams, George Jones, Buck Owens and others, and serves as a sequel of sorts to In Spite of Ourselves, a similar type of covers album that he released in 1999. With the exception of Iris DeMent and his wife Fiona, Prine welcomes a new cast of singers to For Better, Or Worse. Among them are Amanda Shires, Kacey Musgraves, and Holly Williams. Prine tells NPR, “I’m writing for a record. It’s been ten years, so I think it’s about time I get one out. And I knew by putting this duet record out, it would trigger, like, “Okay, now where’s your other record?”

weir-bob-blueBob Weir
Blue Mountain  
(Columbia/Legacy Recordings)

Blue Mountain, was inspired by the music that Weir heard while working on a ranch in Wyoming as a teenager. Rooted in the great American tradition of cowboy songs, Created with producer Josh Kaufman, songwriter Josh Ritter and musicians such as The National’s Aaron Dessner, Bryce Dessner and Scott Devendorf.  “A deeply personal collection of music inspired by the ranch stories and fireside songs of Bob’s youth, told with amazing wisdom and heart.”

 

Also new this week…

Trevor Alguire – Perish In The Light (independent)
Caleb Klauder & Reeb Willms – Innocent Road
(independent)
Rorey Carroll – Love Is An Outlaw  (LoHi Records)
Drive-By Truckers – American Band  (ATO Records)
Mandolin Orange – Blindfaller
(Yep Roc Records)
John McEuen – Made in Brooklyn (Chesky Records)
Van Morrison – Keep Me Singing  (Caroline International Records)
Luke Winslow-King – I’m Glad Trouble Don’t Last Always (Bloodshot Records)

 

Coming out soon… Norah Jones, Josh Farrow, Don Lymus, Todd Snider, The Vandoliers, Shovels & Rope, Brent Cobb, Melissa Etheridge, The Mavericks, Johnny Fritz, Paul Cauthen, Cris Jacobs, Aaron Lee Tasjan  …

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Americana Music Releases for the week of Sept. 23rd

Here’s all the best Americana and roots-type music releases for the week of September 23rd, 2016. Click the artist or album links to find out more. The artist’s names link to their websites and the CD title links go to either Amazon, CD Baby or the artist’s site for ordering or downloading.

 

bragg-henry-songsBilly Bragg & Joe Henry
Shine A Light: Field Recordings From The Great American Railroad (Cooking Vinyl Records)

Earlier this year, Billy Bragg and American singer-songwriter Joe Henry took a 2,700-mile train ride across the US, from Chicago to Los Angeles, along the way recording songs that reflect the railroad’s impact on the nation’s social and cultural life. Woody Guthrie’s “Hobo’s Lullaby,” for example, was captured at an Amtrak station in Alpine,Texas, the folk ballad “Railroad Bill” at St Louis Gateway station, while the pair crooned Hank Williams’s “Lonesome Whistle” in their sleeping berth near Whistle Junction, Missouri. By the end of their 65-hour trek they had an album.

 

yoakam-d-swimmingDwight Yoakam
Swimmin’ Pools, Movie Stars… (Sugar Hill Records)

Featuring a band of bluegrass luminaries, this album boasts a collection of reinterpreted favorites from his catalogue, as well as a cover of Prince’s “Purple Rain.” Produced by Gary Paczosa, Jon Randall, and Yoakam himself, the album reflects the love for bluegrass music that Yoakam developed at an early age in Kentucky.

Also new this week…

Greensky Bluegrass – Shouted, Written Down & Quoted  (Big Blue Zoo Records)
Jim Kweskin and Geoff Muldaur – Penny’s Farm (Kingswood Records)
M. Lockwood Porter – How To Dream Again (Black Mesa Records)
Reckless Kelly – Sunset Motel (No Big Deal Records)
Timothy B. Schmit – Leap Of Faith (independent)
Bruce Springsteen – Chapter and Verse (Columbia Records)
Adam Steffey – Here To Stay (Mountain Home Records)

 

Coming out soon… Drive-By Truckers, John Prine, Jim Lauderdale, Van Morrison, Norah Jones, Luke Winslow-King, Caleb Klauder & Reeb Willms, John McEuen, Bob Weir, Josh Farrow, Don Lymus, Todd Snider, The Vandoliers, Mandolin Orange, Shovels & Rope, Brent Cobb, Melissa Etheridge, The Mavericks, Johnny Fritz, Paul Cauthen, Cris Jacobs   …

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Americana Music Releases for the week of Sept. 16th

Here’s all the best Americana and roots-type music releases for the week of September 16th, 2016. Click the artist or album links to find out more. The artist’s names link to their websites and the CD title links go to either Amazon, CD Baby or the artist’s site for ordering or downloading.

devilm3-ruinThe Devil Makes Three
Redemption and Ruin  
(New West Records)

Their new album consists of carefully selected hand-picked cover songs, was set into motion. Why so careful you ask? Well, because there were two rules… or two distinct sides of the same coin. Redemption & Ruin is half gospel songs with a proclivity towards the darker end of the spectrum of religious music (Redemption) and half songs of vice (Ruin). The also only chose sngs written by their heroes to give fans a look at their inspiration when creating original material. These are covers, with the full TDM3 treatment, but the writers of each of the covers were selected with purpose. Songwriters represented include, Robert Johnson, Townes Van Zandt, Hank, Sr. Tom Waits, Muddy Waters, Ralph Stanley, Willie Nelson and more.

shires-a-pieceAmanda Shires
My Piece Of Land  (independent)

Amanda Shires has a fine sense of humor, which may be why a single measure at the start of “My Piece of Land” is propelled by handclaps. They seem odd and out of place, but funny. It’s the voice of a performer fully invested in her material, and the 10 songs on “My Piece of Land” warrant such commitment. She wrote them all, with help on two from her husband, Jason Isbell. There’s not an ounce of flab in the 34-minute set, and varied musical approaches make it seem even shorter. The material explores the many definitions of home, and also love, lust and loss. By the end Shires has found a new home, giving the album a happy ending. That’s when clapping seems most appropriate.(edited from Lincoln Journal Star review)

Also new this week…

Devon Allman = Ride Or Die (Ruf Records)
The Buffalo Ruckus – Peace & Cornbread  
(Shiner Records)
The Coal Porters – No. 6 (Prima Records Ltd.)
Dawes – We’re All Gonna Die (HUB Records)
Jesse Dayton – The Revealer
(Blue Elan Records)
The Handsome Family – Unseen (Milk & Scissors Records)
Claire Lynch – North By South (Compass Records)
Willie Nelson – For the Good Times: A Tribute to Ray Price (Sony Legacy Recordings)
Bobby Rush – Porcupine Meat (Rounder Records)
Southern Culture On The Skids – The Electric Pinecones (Kudzu Records)
Chris Stalcup & The Grange – Downhearted Fools  (Dirtleg Records)
The Walcotts – Let the Devil Win (Local Hero Records)
The Youngers – Picture Of You (Let it Roll Records)

 

Coming out soon… Bruce Springsteen, Drive-By Truckers, John Prine, M. Lockwood Porter, Jim Lauderdale, Chely Wright, Willie Nelson, Reckless Kelly, Adam Steffey, Van Morrison, Norah Jones, Wilco, Dwight Yoakam, The Youngers, The Coal Porters, Greensky Bluegrass, Jesse Dayton, Southern Culture On The Skids, Van Morrison, Luke Winslow-King, Caleb Klauder & Reeb Willms, John McEuen, Billy Bragg & Joe Henry, Bob Weir, Josh Farrow, Don Lymus, Jim Kweskin and Geoff Muldaur, Norah Jones, Todd Snider, The Vandoliers, Mandolin Orange, Melissa Etheridge  …

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Americana Music Releases for the week of Sept. 9th

Here’s all the best Americana and roots-type music releases for the week of September 9th, 2016. Click the artist or album links to find out more. The artist’s names link to their websites and the CD title links go to either Amazon, CD Baby or the artist’s site for ordering or downloading.

 

trio-completeDolly Parton, Emmylou Harris, Linda Ronstadt
The Complete Trio Collection (Rhino Records)

The first time Dolly Parton, Emmylou Harris and Linda Ronstadt sang together, they knew they had something special that needed to be captured on record. But with three of the hottest solo careers going in the Seventies, various record label tangles to work through, and a desire to devote the time such a project would require, it would be more than a decade after they first recorded together that all the details would finally be ironed out so that a proper album was released. It was another 12 years before the sequel, the less-than-imaginatively-titled but still musically thrilling Trio II, was released.

timejumpers-kidThe Time Jumpers
Kid Sister (Rounder/Concord Records)

Tragically they one their key members, vocalist Dawn Sears, to lung cancer in 2014. In many ways, Kid Sister is a tribute to the memory of Dawn, with various songs, including the title track, written and sung by Vince Gill, in her honor. However, Kid Sister isn’t just The Time Jumpers fond farewell to a fallen musical comrade. The album stands as a testament to the camaraderie and stellar talent that the Time Jumpers exude with every note they play. With ten members, multiple writers, 7 lead singers, and an unending supply of virtuosity, the band is the very definition of versatility, while always maintaining their signature Western Swing style.

wilco-schmilkoWilco
Schmilko
(dBpm Records)

Tenth studio album finds the Chicago-based sextet in a mostly acoustic mood, musing on happiness, loneliness, isolation and loss. Not exactly arena rock anthem material. The songs are still melodic, although sometimes dissonant and in minor chords, perfectly matching with the biting lyrics longtime Wilco followers have come to appreciate from Tweedy. He’s described the record as “joyously negative,” and it is. Schmilco will make a lot of music fans happy, and you can blame Tweedy and company for that.  (from Washington Post review)

Also new this week…

Common Jack – Strange New State (independent)
Johnny Dowd – Execute American Folklore
(independent)
Tim Easton – American Fork  
(Last Chance Records)
Riley Etheridge Jr. – Secrets, Hope & Waiting (Rock Ridge Music)
Aoife O’Donovan – Man in The Neon Coat: Live in Cambridge (Yep Roc Records)
Okkervil River –
Away (ATO Records)
Paper Bird – Paper Bird  (Sons Of Thunder Records)
Parsonsfield – Blooming Through The Black (Signature Sounds Records)
Dex Romweber – Carrboro ( Bloodshot Records)
Richard Shindell – Careless (Amalgamated Balladry)
St. Paul & The Broken Bones – Sea Of Noise
(independent)
Jen Tucker – Occidental Journey (Jackalope Records)
Whiskey Myers – Mud (Wiggy Thump Records)
Jack White – Jack White Acoustic Recordings 1998 – 2016 (Third Man Records/Columbia)
Chely Wright – I Am The Rain (MRI Records)

 

Coming out soon… Amanda Shires, The Devil Makes Three, The Handsome Family, Bruce Springsteen, Chris Stalcup & the Grange, Whiskey Myers, Drive-By Truckers, John Prine, The Walcotts, Willie Nelson, Reckless Kelly, Adam Steffey, Van Morrison, Norah Jones, Wilco, Dwight Yoakam, The Youngers, The Coal Porters, Greensky Bluegrass, Jesse Dayton, Southern Culture On The Skids, Van Morrison, John McEuen, Billy Bragg & Joe Henry, Bob Weir, Josh Farrow, Jim Kweskin and Geoff Muldaur, Norah Jones, Todd Snider, The Vandoliers, Mandolin Orange  …

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Americana Music Releases for the week of Sept. 2nd

chatHere’s all the best Americana and roots-type music releases for the week of September 2nd, 2016. Click the artist or album links to find out more. The artist’s names link to their websites and the CD title links go to either Amazon, CD Baby or the artist’s site for ordering or downloading.

jennings-w-lostWaylon Jennings
The Lost Nashville Sessions  (Hindsight Records)

The pinnacle of Jenning’s Outlaw  Country sound was still a couple of years away when he entered  the studio at Music City Recorders in Nashville on July 13, 1970, and recorded the tracks that appear on this album. The tracks have been  enhanced by steel player Robby Turner, who worked for Waylon for 15+ years and  did his last 10 albums.  The Lost Nashville Sessions gives a history lesson to the Lone Star State native’s more rockabilly beginnings.

nitty-gritty-50Nitty Gritty Dirt Band
Circlin’ Back – Celebrating 50 Years  
(Warner Nashville Records)

The Dirt Band did a show last year at the Ryman Auditorium to celebrates their 50th anniversary. Their groundbreaking 70’s album, Will The Circle Be Unbroken album has been inducted into the U.S. Library of Congress as well as the Grammy Hall of Fame. The special also features guest artists, including John Prine, Sam Bush, Vince Gill, Jerry Jeff Walker, Alison Krauss, Rodney Crowell, Byron House, and Jerry Douglas as well as former members, Jimmy Ibbotson (long-time member for decades) and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer and early NGDB member Jackson Browne.

Also new this week…

Chatham County Line – Autumn  (Yep Roc Records)
Red Tail Ring – Fall Away Blues  (Earth Work Music)
Session Americana with Jefferson Hamer – Great Shakes (self released)
Tattletale Saints – Tattletale Saints (Old Oak Music)
Jack Tempchin – One More Song (Blue Élan Records)
2Ton Bridge – 2Ton Bridge   (Monkee Room Music)
Seth Walker – Gotta Get Back (The Royal Potato Family)

Coming out soon… Aoife O’Donovan, Amanda Shires, Jen Tucker, Dex Romweber, Trio, Riley Etheridge Jr., Tim Easton, The Devil Makes Three, Bruce Springsteen, Richard Shindell, Chatham County Line, Whiskey Myers, The Time Jumpers, St. Paul & The Broken Bones, Drive-By Truckers, John Prine, The Walcotts, Chely Wright, Willie Nelson, Reckless Kelly, Adam Steffey, Van Morrison, Norah Jones, Wilco, Dwight Yoakam, The Youngers, The Coal Porters, Greensky Bluegrass, Jesse Dayton, Southern Culture On The Skids, Van Morrison, John McEuen, Billy Bragg & Joe Henry, Bob Weir, Josh Farrow, Jim Kweskin and Geoff Muldaur, Norah Jones, Todd Snider  …

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Freight Train Boogie Best Music of 2015

isbell-j-freeAs always, it’s tough to narrow it down to only 10… my list could change day to day, especially as the more recent releases “settle in.”  The Jason has been there since the day it came out and I have a soft space in my heart for the Bottle Rockets, McMurtry and the Wheel.

 

  1.  Jason Isbell –  Something More Than Free
  2.  The Bottle Rockets –  South Broadway Athletic Club
  3.  James McMurtry –  Complicated Game
  4. mcmurtry-james-complicated Chris Stapleton –  Traveller
  5. Rhiannon Giddens  – Tomorrow Is My Turn
  6. John Moreland –  High on Tulsa Heat
  7. Sam Outlaw – Angeleno
  8. The Supersuckers –  Holdin’ The Bag
  9. Kacey Musgraves –  Pageant Material
  10. Asleep At The Wheel – Still The King: Celebrating The Music of Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys

Plus 10 more great ones!

Andrew Combs  All These Dreams 
The Deslondes
–  The Deslondes
honeycutters-myomy
Kevin Gordon- Long Gone Time
Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell The Traveling Kind
The Honeycutters – Me Oh My
Lindi Ortega – Faded Gloryville
Joan Shelley Over and Even  (iTunes)
Willy Tea Taylor – The Very Best  Knuckleball Prime
The Turnpike Troubadours Turnpike Troubadours
Various Artists –  Cold & Bitter Tears: The Songs of Ted Hawkins  (iTunes)

Freight Train Boogie Best of 2015 podcast.

 

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Americana Boogie Radio

The Americana Radio is hosted on internet-radio.com, at least for now…
Here is the link to the start page where you can listen 24 hours a day…

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