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The very personable singer and acoustic guitarist Mick Kolassa – a.k.a. Michissippi Mick – is on the Board Of Directors of The Blues Foundation, based in Memphis, Tennessee. That means he is ideally placed to call on some of the city’s top musicians, and for this, his third album, that’s just what he did when he popped into the River City’s legendary Ardent Studios. Mind you, many of these have already appeared on this set’s predecessors: the up-and-coming Jeff…Continue
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Brother from across the pond here and I will be visiting England October 3 - October 14 and would love to grace a House with a Concert. Please visit me at www.tedczuk.com and let me know if you have any shows and/or leads that I might follow up on. Hopefully I can return the favor when you visit the states. Be well...
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This week were The #MooseMobile is with Brother Mark at Sheppey FM with Chuck Hawthorn in Session feat CD is from Steve Brooks British premier for I'll Take You Home. look out classics from Conway twitty Merle Hagard and old friends Phil Lee, Libby Koch, Charlie Roth.…Continue
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It is always good to come across an album that, on first listening and all subsequent plays, holds your interest right through from beginning to end, and this certainly qualifies on that score, from the early 70s rock sound of the introduction to the otherwise funky blues of ‘It’s A Damn Shame’ to the closing notes of the oh-so soulful cover of Percy Sledge’s ‘When A Man Loves A Woman’ 44 minutes later. Shari is now based in Los Angeles, and although she…Continue
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PLAYLIST, JULY 17, 2016
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On Americana Music Show #309, Bill Mallonee plays tracks from Slow Trauma and talks about his Vigilantes of Love days, living in the wilds of New Mexico, and the challenges of writing an album about death.
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Varied, eclectic and steeped in roots the music of The Mike & Ruthy Band is a real study, washed in folk, mountain music, country, blues and singer-songwriter wisdom it also has subtle hints of…Continue
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Now this is a rather fine set of blues, roots and Americana from this male/ female duo out of San Francisco. The opener is a true duet between singer Cathy Lemons and Phil Berkowitz, the latter also adding some fine harmonica playing to a number reminiscent of Fontella Bass and Bobby McClure’s 60s soul sides; the closer is another true duet, a lovely rendition of Bobby Charles’ ‘Small Town Talk’ with understated horns. Between these two are items like the…Continue
Added by Norman John Darwen on July 15, 2016 at 13:57 — No Comments
This week were The #MooseMobile is with Brother Mark at Sheppey FM with Haley Oliver in session . look out for preview tracks from the forthcoming Ags Connolly CD, music from Chuck Hawthorne, Libby Koch, Charlie Roth.…Continue
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On Americana Music Show #308, Jesse Langlais from Town Mountain plays tracks from Southern Crescent and talks about playing the Grand Ole Opry and the band’s democratic songwriting.
Also on this episode, I’ve got the new Left Lane…Continue
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The Australian blues singer and multi-instrumentalist Isaiah B Brunt continues his love affair with New Orleans on this all-original set, recorded in the Crescent City and featuring horns and The Meters’ bass player George Porter Jr. – and some of that funk has certainly rubbed off, lend an ear to ‘May I Dance With You’. There is a little of Doctor John’s laconic approach on the album (Isaiah’s vocals have a strong but relaxed feel throughout),…Continue
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Virginia-born and raised, Amelia White is an Americana singer-songwriter well versed in the art of producing wonderful, hypnotic melodies and lyrics to…Continue
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Bluegrass singer-songwriter ace Irene Kelley writes wholesome, homely songs, the kind you…Continue
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Singer-songwriter Elizabeth Cook, a Grand Ole Opry regular is one of the brightest acts in Nashville, East Nashville that is. In the past Cook’s relied, heavily, on the…Continue
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New Orleans born and breed singer-songwriter, musician (piano, acoustic guitar, harmonica) Allen Toussaint (1938-2015) left a wonderful legacy of music; songs,…Continue
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Formed in 2014, Cain Rising are fronted by Glasgow born and raised Southside Jimmy Price (vocals, guitar, mandolin, percussion), partnered by his long…Continue
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Following the success of this year’s 5th Manchester Americana Festival, we’ve decided to follow it later this summer with Legionfest, on Saturday 13th August 2016. The venue as before, the Prestwich Legion club, which is already becoming well established as one of North Manchester’s leading live music venues. The Legion is at 225 Bury Old Road, Prestwich, Manchester M25 1JE, and is very close to Heaton Park metro station.
The lineup for…
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This week were back at the Medicine Shows spiritual Home of Loch Broom FM at the start of our great adventure in the #MooseMobile . The Medicine show is now mobile coming to a venue near you in our classic Hymer Motor Home, we celebrate with my old friend Cigarbox Don…Continue
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On Americana Music Show #307, The Milagro Saints join Calvin in studio to play tracks from Stranger Times and to discuss Woody Guthrie’s relevance today and their musical experiments.
Also on this episode I’ve got the…Continue
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