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Medicine Show Radio Moose Mobile Session and interview with Betse & Clarke Inverness 24/09/18

Betse & Clarke hail from Kansas City and are leading exponents of Old Timey Music, it was a delight to have them in The Medicine Show Radio Moose Mobile. 

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Added by The Medicine Show on September 24, 2018 at 16:36 — No Comments

The Medicine Show Launches "The Looking For Europe Collection)

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Added by The Medicine Show on September 20, 2018 at 11:00 — No Comments

Ana Egge Fall USA Tour-Americanafest-Iris Dement-England

 

 

Fall tour-Americanafest-Iris…

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Added by Editorial on September 5, 2018 at 23:10 — No Comments

The Medicine Show Radio Moose Mobile Findhorn Bay To San Francisco Bay Stravaig

Scottish promoter publicist presenter and head honcho at FSR  Rob Ellen's  Medicine Show Radio Moose Mobile is loose Stateside again on our on going mission to visit as many listening room venues cool Clubs,…

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Added by The Medicine Show on September 4, 2018 at 18:00 — No Comments

SCOTT SHARRARD – Saving Grace (We Save Music)

Recorded in Memphis and Muscle Shoals with the Hi Records rhythm section and the likes of David Hood and Spooner Oldham respectively, it would be difficult not to recommend this CD. Let’s mention too that Scott was Gregg Allman’s musical director for nearly…

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Added by Norman John Darwen on September 3, 2018 at 16:00 — No Comments

JOHNNY & THE HEADHUNTERS - That's All I Need (JT 0006)

This is a straight-ahead, no frills club blues set from a Washington DC area band led by veteran singer and guitarist Johnny Ticktin. Here Johnny is backed by a variety of bass players and drummers, Tam Sullivan on piano and organ and guitarist Dru Lore,…
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Added by Norman John Darwen on August 28, 2018 at 11:30 — No Comments

Featured Artist for September Katie Anne Mitchell

From anthropology graduate student to actor to singer/songwriter and storyteller, Katie Anne Mitchell has settled on the term “creative universalist” to encapsulate all manner of artistic sins. Her debut album “The Many Lives of Mockingbird” is a reflection of her diverse approach with a half-audiobook/half-song…

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Added by FSR Featured Artist this month on August 27, 2018 at 21:41 — No Comments

ANNY CELSI HOUSE CONCERT TOUR WITH NELSON BRAGG & DUNCAN MAITLAND

Anny Celsi is doing a House Concert tour in England this back end 

she says

Getting the band back together! The three of us have not toured together as a group since 2011. This year, Nelson Bragg and Duncan Maitland will join me for a three week UK…

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Added by Editorial on August 26, 2018 at 11:35 — No Comments

LAWRENCE LEBO – Old School Girl (On The Air 9657)

And Lawrence is just how she describes herself… this blues set presents her singing sweet but soulful in an early 50s style, with sentiments, enunciation and sometimes arrangements that hark back strongly to days gone by – try ‘Happy Anniversary, Baby –…

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Added by Norman John Darwen on August 24, 2018 at 15:37 — No Comments

TRAVIS BOWLIN – Secundus (Moonbeam)

 

This is the second album from Indiana-born but currently Nashville-based singer, guitarist and bandleader Travis, hence the title, though it has much more subtler meanings too. Musically, the album is pretty easily…

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Added by Norman John Darwen on August 2, 2018 at 16:33 — No Comments

Lady Houston Libby Koch for Scotland and Norway

Houston, Texas singer-songwriter Libby Koch (pronounced like in the soft drink) earned her dues playing her hometown circuit before stretching her wings, quitting her 80-hour a week job practising law at a large Houston firm to go national in 2013. Her apprenticeship working the local scene, and having a weekend residency at the Stockman’s Club at the NRG Arena has served the young…

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Added by Editorial on July 27, 2018 at 14:30 — No Comments

LITTLE FEAT – Live From Neon Park (Floating World FLOATM6353)

Recorded in December 1995 at venues in California and Oregon, this was originally released in June of the following year and is a fine overview of the post-Lowell George group, tackling much of the band’s classic repertoire, though this was the…

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Added by Norman John Darwen on July 24, 2018 at 17:33 — No Comments

Rachel Laven UK Summer Tour

Texan Rachel Laven (the new rose of San Antone)  is a young yet seasoned singer songwriter with 16 years of professional stage experience. She has performed nationally and internationally at festivals, theatres, house concerts, and small venues alike.  Rachel has a new album out, Love & Luccheses, an 11 song Texas Country…

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Added by Editorial on July 23, 2018 at 15:00 — No Comments

Brian Langlinais & Patterson Barrett Summer Medicine Show Scottish Tour

FSR Editor The Medicine Show's Rob Ellen is on the road on his Scottish Summer Stravaig with …

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Added by Editorial on July 21, 2018 at 17:00 — No Comments

I SEE HAWKS IN LA: Live And Never Learn CD review and UK Dates

I SEE HAWKS IN LA

Live And Never Learn

(WESTERN SEEDS RECORD COMPANY)

Having had the misfortune to release their debut album on 9/11, I See Hawks In LA, have suffered further personal grief more recently, and this is the first band album for five years. These struggles have had a positive artistic…

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Added by David James Innes on July 19, 2018 at 16:00 — No Comments

SWEET ‘N’ SALTY – I Done Told Ya (Independent)

This duo consists of Libby Rae Watson from Pascagoula, Mississippi, who was mentored in the blues by the late, great Sam Chatmon, the last surviving member of The Mississippi Sheiks (of 1930’s ‘Sitting On Top Of The World’ fame), and hence the reason behind the…

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Added by Norman John Darwen on July 12, 2018 at 17:02 — No Comments

Steven Troch Band/ “Rhymes For Mellow Minds” (Sing My Title SMT-009)

Harmonica player, singer and Hohner-endorsed Steven Troch fronts this four piece Belgian outfit on this rather nice CD. It has a richly varied sound, ranging from the Slim Harpo flavoured blues of ‘The Short End’, the Sonny Terry inflected ‘Rabbit Foot Trail’ and the "Otis…

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Added by Norman John Darwen on July 9, 2018 at 17:42 — No Comments

ARTUR MENEZES – Keep Pushing (Independent –

http://www.arturmenezes.com"

The fourth album by this Brazilian singer, guitarist and bandleader opens with a couple of nicely traditional-sounding blues numbers; that perhaps isn’t not too surprising…

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Added by Norman John Darwen on July 9, 2018 at 16:00 — No Comments

Yuri Apsy –“Nothin’ But The Blues” (Own label )

http://www.facebook.com/yuriapsy

Brazil seems to be something of a developing hot-spot for the blues these days, but I was still more than a little surprised at this album - in the best…

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Added by Norman John Darwen on July 3, 2018 at 12:00 — No Comments

WILY BO WALKER – Almost Transparent Blues (Mescal Canyon MCREX053)

 

With a name you might expect to encounter on a trip through the southern States, and a set of electric blues, gospel, soul and Americana that seems strongly rooted in tradition, you…

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September 2018

1
The Devil Makes Three
70 pts.
Chains Are Broken
New West
FC,JB,RK,TJ,LK
2
Jimmy LaFave
65 pts.
Peace Town
Music Road Records
PKO
3
Malcolm Holcombe
48 pts.
Come Hell Or High Water
Gypsy Eyes Music
FB,JBO
4
Cody Canada & the Departed
47 pts.
3
Blue Rose Records
CVL,DHO
5
Jeffrey Foucault
43 pts.
Blood Brothers
Blueblade Records
MB,SZ
6
The War And Treaty
42 pts.
Healing Tide
Thirty Tigers
FCE,AL,MG
7
Martha Fields
40 pts.
Dancing Shadows
Independent
SP,DH,RST,RW
8
The Weight Band
35 pts.
World Gone Mad
Must Have Music
DD,CRS,BM
9
David Olney
32 pts.
This Side Or The Other
Black Hen Music
LM
 
The Black Sorrows
32 pts.
Citizen John
Blue Rose Records
 
11
Robbie Fulks and Linda Gail Lewis
31 pts.
Wild Wild Wild
Bloodshot Records
GS
12
Hadley McCall Thackston
28 pts.
Hadley McCall Thackston
Wolfe Island Records
 
 
Nathan Bell
28 pts.
Er Gwaetha Pawb a Phopeth
Angry Stick
PK
14
Curse Of Lono
26 pts.
As I Fell
Submarine Cat Records
MM,JF
15
Ryan Martin
25 pts.
Gimme Some Light
High Moon
 
 
Stephen Simmons
25 pts.
Gall
Locke Creek Records
TK,HDB
17
Jason McNiff
23 pts.
Joy And Independence
At The Helm Records
 
 
Jim Lauderdale
23 pts.
Time Flies
Yep Roc
 
 
Kevin Gordon
23 pts.
Tilt and Shine
Crowville Media
MP
20
Eliza Gilkyson
21 pts.
Secularia
Red House Records
KG,JJC
21
Boz Scaggs
20 pts.
Out Of the Blues
Concord Records
BH,JSM
 
Lucero
20 pts.
Among The Ghosts
Thirty Tigers
JJ
 
Melissa Carper & Rebecca Patek
20 pts.
Brand New Old-Time Songs
Independent
MW
24
The Jayhawks
17 pts.
Back Roads and Abandoned Motels
Legacy
 
25
Lori McKenna
16 pts.
Tree
Cn Records

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