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Freight Train Boogie Show #269 featuring "Long in the Tooth" by Billy Joe Shaver

FTB Show #269 features Billy Joe Shaver's Long in the Tooth and new music from Flatt Lonesome, Melanie Devaney and the Ben Miller Band.  Here's the …

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Added by Bill Frater on August 30, 2014 at 0:31 — No Comments

JIM and LYNNA WOOLSEY —THE ROAD THAT BRINGS YOU HOME (Broken Record Records)

 

www.LynnaAndJimwoolsey.com

 

Recorded in Nashville the duo's first professional recorded venture was produced by Dobro, guitar and harmony vocalist Randy Kohrs. Rich in simple, critical musicianship vocalists Jim (plus acoustic guitar)…

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Added by Maurice Hope on August 29, 2014 at 16:54 — No Comments

DEL BARBER —PRAIRIEOGRAPHY (True North Records)

 

http://www.delbarber.com

www.truenorthrecords.com

 

Canadian singer-songwriter Del Barber is like a breath of fresh air. He doesn’t follow the crowd or step back…

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Added by Maurice Hope on August 29, 2014 at 16:45 — No Comments

Dave Harding (of Richmond Fontaine) live in Manchester, 17th Sep 2014

Dave Harding ( Richmond Fontaine) live in Manchester:

Wednesday 17th September - Dave Harding (of Richmond Fontaine) live at The Ram, 393 Wilmslow Road, Fallowfield, Manchester M20 4WA. admission free, but we'll be collecting for Dave's travel expenses. Richmond Fontaine are amongst the leading exponents of alternative country. Although they are best known for lead singer Willy Vlautin's narrative songs, Dave Harding was…

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Added by Andy Callen on August 29, 2014 at 15:55 — No Comments

RED SKY JULY in tour and Sheryl Crow dates October

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Red Sky July are having the time of their lives they return from supporting Steve Earle on tour,to hit the road with dates of their own  in October and some forthcoming special guest support slot with Sheryl Crow! All ticket information can be found on their website.

 

RED SKY JULY 2014…

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Added by Editorial on August 27, 2014 at 12:40 — No Comments

DON WILLIAMS —ONE GOOD WELL * TRUE LOVE * CURRENTS (BGO Records)

http://www.bgo-records.com

 

Another excellent three lps on a twin-CD collection from country music’s gentle giant Don Williams. Like on the previous collections of Visions, Expressions and Portrait…

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Added by Maurice Hope on August 27, 2014 at 7:42 — No Comments

TOWNES VAN ZANDT —TOWNES VAN ZANDT (Charly Records) Vinyl

http://www.charlyrecords.com

Recorded at Bradley’s Barn, Nashville, the 1970 original Townes Van Zandt was produced by Kevin Eggers and Jim Malloy. It has the genial and sometimes erratic singer-songwriter rerecord four songs…

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Added by Maurice Hope on August 27, 2014 at 7:28 — No Comments

Health & Happiness Hour Katharine Cole feat CD 27 August 2014

The Health & Happiness Hour 

This week’s Medicine Show Health & Happiness Hour, featured CD Katharine Cole, "There Is No God"…

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Added by The Medicine Show on August 26, 2014 at 20:30 — No Comments

Greg Trooper British Isles dates

 
   

Greg Trouper



Greg Trooper's latest album, Incident on Willow Street, continues to be well recieved. 



Long ago described by Bob Harris as being in the "great, great" class, the album ended 2013 in the Top…

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Added by Editorial on August 25, 2014 at 16:30 — No Comments

The Stray Birds stray to the Highlands and Islands

 
     
   

The Stray Birds



The Stray Birds played a string of  shows on the back of their  debut at Glasgow's Celtic Connections festival and went on to stand out as one of the…

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Added by Editorial on August 25, 2014 at 16:30 — No Comments

Sheesham Lotus & Son, bring their foot tappin hot hokum hot foot from Tonder Festival

 
   

Sheesham & Lotus & Son

They are renowned as one of the hottest and most entertaining old-time bands on the circuit,  they transport audiences to rumbustious times when self-proclaimed Quacks flogged snake oil as a miracle cure-all for…

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Added by Editorial on August 25, 2014 at 16:30 — No Comments

KAT DANSER —BAPTISED BY THE MUD (Outside)

 

www.katdanser.com

 

Guitar slinger, singer-songwriter Edmonton-based blues girl, Kat Danser is a keen student of the Delta blues and the whole Mississippi blues heritage of the last century. Baptised By The Mud is Danser’s…

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Added by Maurice Hope on August 25, 2014 at 15:18 — No Comments

Ep#204 Shelley King, Felice Brothers, Jim Lauderdale & more

On episode 204 of the Americana Music Show, you'll hear new rock & roll from The Felice Brothers, a country crooner from Lee Ann Womack, blues from the Heckhounds, a gospel number from Shelley King, country soul from Fayssoux,…

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Added by Calvin Powers on August 25, 2014 at 6:00 — No Comments

JENI & BILLY’S BIG PICNIC BAND —PICNIC IN THE SKY (Way Station Records / Independent)

 

www.Jeniandbilly.com

 

Los Angeles, CA produced country album rich in homely, old fashioned values, and with all songs penned by the duo of Jeni Hankins and Billy Kemp and who have musicians Craig Eastman, David Jackson, Denny…

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Added by Maurice Hope on August 24, 2014 at 9:51 — No Comments

THE STAPLE SINGERS featuring MAVIS STAPLES —THIS TIME AROUND (ACE / STAX)

www.acerecords.com

 

Originally released on vinyl in 1981 on Fantasy and not previously available in the UK on CD This Time Around featured among a bunch more albums issued by the label of old Stax material, some tracks remixed to complete…

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Added by Maurice Hope on August 24, 2014 at 7:30 — No Comments

SHEESHAM & LOTUS & SON —THE HIGH STEPPING MUSIC OF SHEESHAM & LOTUS & SON (Sepia Phone Records)

www.SHEESHAMandLotus.com

 

Noted on the reverse of the cd sleeve it reads; there is a place half way up the mountain side where the Mississippi river folk meet Appalachian highlanders; the blues meet fiddle tunes…

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Added by Maurice Hope on August 24, 2014 at 7:30 — No Comments

BILLY JOE SHAVER —LONG IN THE TOOTH (Lightning Rod/ Proper Records)

http://www.proper-records.com

 

Veteran country singer-songwriter Billy Joe Shaver is one of the all-time greats. Make no mistake about that, and though one or two cracks now showing, he can still whoop the ass off most…

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Added by Maurice Hope on August 24, 2014 at 7:29 — No Comments

Freight Train Boogie Show #268

FTB Show #268 features a variety of new Americana music releases.  Artists include John Hiatt, Shooter Jennings, The Loose Canyons, and Hillstomp. Here's the iTunes link to subscribe to the FTB podcasts. …

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Added by Bill Frater on August 23, 2014 at 3:51 — No Comments

The Medicine Show hides out in The Highlands with The Mekons, Rob Ellen asks why?

This summer I revisited a legendary Highlands and Islands tour I shared with the mighty Mekons some 25 years ago. Here are a few of our musical memories from a wonderful August spent with the Mekons in 2014.  I talk about this and recording a new Mekons and Robbie Fulks album on Jura, on…

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Added by The Medicine Show on August 22, 2014 at 22:30 — No Comments

The International Americana Music Show (#1428) features 14 artists making their first appearance on the show

This week the show features 14 artists, from nine different countries, whose music hasn't been played on the program before. The Ballroom Band from Sweden open the show, which also features The Coal Porters covering Neil Young, and Yvonne Lyon, from Scotland with a track from her latest album, These Small Rebellions. There's new music by Ollie Brown, from Australia, Catherine Ashby from England, and Vena Portae, whose three members are English, Swedish and Australian.

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Added by Michael Park on August 20, 2014 at 22:47 — No Comments

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