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Ep#210 The Mavericks as ‘almost blood brothers’

On episode 210 of the Americana Music Show, Robert Reynolds plays tracks from The Mavericks' In Time, tells the story of how he and Raul Malo started the band and their link to the past.  

Also on this episode, blues rock from Sean Chambers, country blues from Sarah Levecque, a beautiful ballad from Reed Foehl, country rock from Cory Branan, blues from Marcia Ball, bluegrass from Town Mountain, road music from…


Added by Calvin Powers on September 18, 2014 at 6:30 — No Comments

Ep#209 Dom Flemons goes backward up the hill

On episode 209 of the Americana Music Show, Dom Flemons plays tracks from Prospect Hill and talks about the Music Maker Relief Foundation and southern black fife & drums music. 

Also on this episode, blues rock from AC Myles, country rock from Cory…


Added by Calvin Powers on September 15, 2014 at 6:30 — No Comments



Dobro giant, Jerry Douglas (Alison Krauss’ Union Station, Boone Creek et al) is joined on this release by fellow genial talents of the instrument, Mike Auldridge and Rob Ickes…


Added by Maurice Hope on September 14, 2014 at 15:31 — No Comments

SUNJAY —SUNJAY (New Mountain Music)


A new name to me, Sunjay is a superbly talented musician just out of his teens. His mature sound and intelligent choice of material on his latest…


Added by Maurice Hope on September 14, 2014 at 15:30 — No Comments

Freight Train Boogie Show #271

FTB Show #271 features the new album from  Otis Gibbs called Souvenirs Of A Misspent Youth.  Also new music from Cory BrananMelissa Ruth,John Cowan and Parsonsfield.  Here's the …


Added by Bill Frater on September 13, 2014 at 18:50 — No Comments



Lively, bustling folk pop Americana, Birmingham (England) based Red Bird Sky centre round songwriting duo, Bernie Maguire and Mike Seal. With an album, their first, Every Lesson In Its Turn (2011)…


Added by Maurice Hope on September 13, 2014 at 15:45 — No Comments

Scottish independence and wider devolution of power.

Ok this is a bit off topic, but we are a Scottish based community, and I am immensely proud at this time of our emerging nations, so no apologies for posting my thoughts and my reason for those here as my Independence blog. Please do feel free to comment. 

 I think I have always been political aware, at least aware of political discussion all around me in the family home, which did help to instil a…


Added by Editorial on September 13, 2014 at 12:00 — 7 Comments


The Troubadour Show #78 Thursday 11th September 2014.

Originally broadcast on The Penguin Rocks available to listen to again. Two hours of great music. New releases

and some old favourites.

Have a listen here - The Troubadour Show #78…


Added by THE TROUBADOUR SHOW on September 12, 2014 at 23:22 — No Comments

Irene Kelley and Justyna Kelley - First Ever European Tour!

Loaded in Bluegrass Country instrumentation singer-songwriter Irene Kelley after a break from recording, but not writing and working on sessions is back with a wonderful album. I would go as far as it is not only her best yet but a career piece, up alongside with the best work from her good friend Claire Lynch. Who not only has written a bunch of songs and had them…


Added by Editorial on September 12, 2014 at 19:49 — No Comments

Rob Heron and The Tea Pad Orchestra hit the road

Rob Heron king of Geordie Swing hitches up is Tea Pad Orchestra and take their blend of Western Swing, Blues, Gypsy Jazz and Country, or “North Eastern Swing”  to a venue near you. …


Added by Editorial on September 12, 2014 at 14:55 — No Comments

Ep#208 Marcia Ball makes a piano sit up and beg

On episode 208 of the Americana Music Show, Marica Ball plays tracks from The Tattooed Lady And The Alligator Man and talks about her piano inspirations and the golden triangle. 

Also on this episode, stomp blues from The Ben Miller…


Added by Calvin Powers on September 11, 2014 at 6:30 — No Comments

Health & Happiness Hour Feat. CD and tour Sheesham Lotus & Son 10 sept 2014

The Health & Happiness Hour  featured CD and Tour -  Sheesham, Lotus & Son. We are also looking at tours with, Amy LaVere, & Tom Shed, classic tracks from Townes Van Zandt,  Little Feat…


Added by The Medicine Show on September 10, 2014 at 14:00 — No Comments

Ep#207 Mark Jungers from deep in the heart of Texas

On episode 207 of the Americana Music Show, Mark Jungers plays track from I'll See You Again and talks about his recording studio, his ranch and how the drought is affecting his pecan trees.

Also on this episode, trippy country rock from the New American Farmers, honkytonk from Cahalen Morrison…


Added by Calvin Powers on September 8, 2014 at 6:30 — No Comments


New name, debut album in fact from a most interesting act, and who like another new you act John Fullbright is from Oklahoma. Must be the water, then again wasn’t Woody Guthrie from there!




Added by Maurice Hope on September 7, 2014 at 19:30 — No Comments

Amy LaVere and Will Sexton On tour all across Europe, we catch up with them In Lochinver Scotland

Pride of Texas Amy LaVere and Will Sexton, (musical credits include Waylon Jennings and Stephen Stills to Joe Ely and Bill Carter) are on tour across Europe, their intrepid spirit brought them to beautiful Lochinver on the Wild West coast of the Highlands,to kick off the jet lag, and kick off the tour at …


Added by Editorial on September 7, 2014 at 18:30 — No Comments



I have long yearned to see Kelly Willis gain the acclaim and sales her music richly deserves, and though previous to Our Year with her husband, fellow singer-songwriter…


Added by Maurice Hope on September 7, 2014 at 13:00 — No Comments



Oh, boy this is a treat, another album from husband and wife duo Chris Masterson and Eleanor Whitmore (The…


Added by Maurice Hope on September 7, 2014 at 12:51 — No Comments

JOHN FULLBRIGHT —SONGS (Blue Dirt/ Thirty Tigers)


Oklahoma singer-songwriter John Fullbright is one of those acts who wears his heart firmly on his sleeve, and though Songs is only his second studio album and third in total his remarkable talent has already gained a special place in the heart of many. Mine…


Added by Maurice Hope on September 7, 2014 at 12:30 — No Comments

Robyn Hitchcock - The Man Upstairs

Robyn Hitchcock is a genre unto himself -- one that has been called, affectionately, psychedelic folk. Not only is he one of the most unique and interesting acoustic performers of the past quarter century, his knowledge of popular music of the past 50 years is phenomenal. His love for Dylan and the…


Added by Amos Perrine on September 6, 2014 at 22:00 — No Comments

Freight Train Boogie Show #270

FTB Show #270 features Cahalen Morrison & Country Hammer and their album called The Flower Of Muscle Shoals.  Also new music from Paul Thorn, Peter Himmelman and Puss N Boots.  Here's the …


Added by Bill Frater on September 6, 2014 at 17:44 — No Comments

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