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November 2016 Blog Posts (26)

BENNY TURNER – When She’s Gone (Nola Blue NB 002)

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Benny Turner has naturally attracted the attention of blues fans because he is the brother of the legendary guitarist Freddie King (probably the biggest influence on Eric Clapton). He toured as bass guitarist with his older sibling but he had also recorded both as a backing musician and in his own right before his debut album, Blue And Not So Blue in 1997 - Benny is very much his own bluesman, as this, his fourth album, proves. Though six tracks out of the…


Added by Norman John Darwen on November 30, 2016 at 11:57 — No Comments

Ep329 The Good Intentions

On Americana Music Show #329, Peter Davies and Gabi Monk of the Good Intentions play three tracks from The Long Unbroken Line and talk about their songwriting, the appeal of Americana in the UK, and joy of house…


Added by Calvin Powers on November 29, 2016 at 6:30 — No Comments

The Mike Ritchie On Sunday Show – Celtic Music Radio - Playlist, November 27, 2016

PLAYLIST – NOVEMBER 27, 2016 with catch-up links.


1 – NEIL YOUNG – Albuquerque  

2 – ROBERT EARL KEEN – Feelin Good Again…


Added by Mike Ritchie on November 28, 2016 at 16:42 — No Comments

Artists! Do you want to expand your tour opportunities across Europe?

Do you have an album to promote? Do you want to expand your tour opportunities across Europe?

Medicine Music offers a fully integrated conventional and digital media promotion service across Europe.
Medicine Show Promo is the most advanced modern comprehensive promotion network for…

Added by The Medicine Show on November 28, 2016 at 10:43 — No Comments


3Hattrio band members Hal Cannon (banjo, guitar, mandolin, vocals), Greg Istock (acoustic bass, foot percussion, vocals) and Eli Wrankle (violin) are inspired by the landscape of their home, the…


Added by Maurice Hope on November 27, 2016 at 17:30 — No Comments

VARIOUS —THE NASHVILLE SOUND OF SUCCESS (the country #1’S 1958-1962) 2CDs


Nashville country classics every one this 45-track compilation is mighty set of work.


The set is not only for the traditionalist but anyone who enjoys timeless quality, when…


Added by Maurice Hope on November 27, 2016 at 17:30 — No Comments


Joan Baez as the 1970s passed by was all too often stuck in the middle musically. Gone were the 1960s protest songs and the feast of material she covered by Bob Dylan. She was now…


Added by Maurice Hope on November 27, 2016 at 9:23 — No Comments

DOGHOUSE ROSES —LOST IS NOT LOSING (Yellowroom Music/ Self-Released)


Contemporary folk dashed with pleasing detours into lighter moments as the duo head along a country and rural highway or two in accomplished fashion.    


Glasgow’s Doghouse Roses are the innovative force of Iona…


Added by Maurice Hope on November 27, 2016 at 9:09 — No Comments

GILLIAN WELCH —BOOTS No.1 The Official Revival Bootleg (Acony Records) 2cds


It is twenty years since the release of Gillian Welch’s debut recording of Revival and we now…


Added by Maurice Hope on November 27, 2016 at 8:30 — No Comments

The Medicine Show Radio Christmas Single (David Starr Doing Christmas Right)

Thank you David Starr for this years Medicine Show Christmas Single! David is booking UK shows now. Click Here for House Concert Hub Page

Download Free …


Added by The Medicine Show on November 25, 2016 at 16:30 — No Comments

John Weeks Band – Dark Angel (own label –

Details coming soon! National release on Nov. 9th. Stay tuned for links....


This five piece outfit might be based in Denver, Colorado, but their collective experience takes in France (where bandleader/ singer/ guitarist John was born; he played in bars in Paris in the 90s), Australia, where keyboards player and songwriter Danny Haynes settled after relocating from his native Texas in the 90s, and St. Louis for vocalist Stacey Turpenoff, New York for drummer Robert Fiorino and Ohio for bass player Stephen Whitfield. The…


Added by Norman John Darwen on November 23, 2016 at 11:27 — No Comments



Album Of The Month>>>>>


Martha Fields was partially raised in Appalachia; the musical linage through her parents (her mother's family go back as far as the 1700s; while her father came…


Added by Maurice Hope on November 22, 2016 at 18:00 — 1 Comment

Ep328 Owen Campbell

On Americana Music Show #328,  Owen Campbell plays tracks from Breathing Bullets and talks about his time busking on the streets all over the world and his US tour.

I’ve also got the new Blue Rodeo album and the new Piedmont…


Added by Calvin Powers on November 22, 2016 at 6:30 — No Comments

Andy White tours the UK and Dublin this November

Andy White tours the UK and Dublin this November and December to support the release of twelve-CD box set, Studio Albums 1986–2016. Songs from Andy's freewheeling back catalogue and latest album Imaginary Lovers,…


Added by Editorial on November 20, 2016 at 21:08 — No Comments


Canadian singer-songwriter Anne Janelle is like a breath of fresh air. Her music is a mix of the traditions of folk, pop and country complete with smatterings of blues; vibrant and innovative her efforts…


Added by Maurice Hope on November 17, 2016 at 16:44 — No Comments

BALSAM RANGE —MOUNTAIN VOODOO (Mountain Home Music Company)  


North Carolina bluegrass ensemble Balsam Range is well versed in the music. With players Buddy…


Added by Maurice Hope on November 17, 2016 at 12:13 — No Comments



Charlie Rich (1932-1995) was one of those acts who’s music crossed boundaries and did not always sit easy in one particular category, despite the fact in the early 1970s he enjoyed huge country…


Added by Maurice Hope on November 17, 2016 at 11:15 — No Comments


'I don't think I ever recorded anyone who was better as a singer, writer, and player than Charlie Rich', Sam. C Phillips of Sun Records. 'Sam's gift to all his artists was to get them to believe…


Added by Maurice Hope on November 17, 2016 at 10:47 — No Comments

Ep327 Cris Jacobs

On Americana Music Show #327, Cris Jacobs plays tracks from Dust To Gold and talks about creating a sense of immediacy in a song, what songwriters do, and his upcoming tour.

Also on this week’s episode I’ve got that new album…


Added by Calvin Powers on November 15, 2016 at 6:30 — No Comments

JAMES McMURTRY & BAND finally back in Europe!!!

JAMES McMURTRY & BAND finally back in Europe!!!

26.01.17 IE-Galway, The Loft

27.01.17 IE-Cork, Coughlans

28.01.17 IE-Kilkenny, Cleeres

29.01.17 IE-Dublin, Whelans

30.01.17 UK-Belfast, Errigle Inn

31.01.17 UK-Bristol, Tunnels

01.02.17 UK-Sheffield, Greystones

02.02.17 UK-Glasgow, Oran Mor

03.02.17 UK-Newcastle, Cluny

04.02.17 UK-Manchester, Deaf Institute

05.02.17 UK-Nottingham, The Maze

06.02.17 UK-Leeds, Brudenell Social… Continue

Added by The Medicine Show on November 13, 2016 at 11:07 — No Comments

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HAYES CARLL / What It Is / Dualtone *MM, *SZ
2 -- 66
DANNY SCHMIDT / Standard Deviation / Live Once Records *JJ, *HdB,
*TK, *AN, *GS, *MF, *SP
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PHIL LEE / The Horse He Rode In On / Palookaville Records *MP,
*PvG, *ME
4 -- 49
MERCY JOHN / Let It Go Easy / Butler *LK, *JD
5 3 45
THE DELINES/ Imperial / El Cortez *FSch
6 4 44
VICKY EMERSON / Steady Heart / Independent
7 -- 42
RYAN BINGHAM / American Love Song / Thirty Tigers *HB
8 6 36
SUZANNE JARVIE / In The Clear / Wolfe Island *CRS
9 24 35
KALYN FAY / Good Company / Horton *JV, *JBo
11 35
MANDOLIN ORANGE / Tides of a Teardrop / Yep Roc Records
11 -- 34
VARIOUS / Songs of Our Native Daughters / Smithsonian Folkways
*FCe, *PJ, *PK
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TINY LEGS TIM / Elsewhere Bound / Independent *FB
-- 28
J.S. ONDARA / Tales of America / Verve Records *AL, *WV
14 -- 28
MADELEINE ROGER / Cottonwood / Independent *LM
15 -- 24
KIM LENZ / Slowly Speeding / Blue Star *MvP
-- 24
LILY & MADELEINE / Canterbury Girls / New West *TJ
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LEYLA McCALLA / Capitalist Blues / Jazz Village *DH, *BH
18 -- 22
ETHAN JOHNS with The Black Eyed Dogs, Anamnesis, Three
Crows/Proper *RK, *JB
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LONG RYDERS / Psychedelic Country Soul / Cherry Red Records *JS
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LULA WILES / What Will We Do / Smithsonian Folkways
21 -- 18
YOUNG VALLEY / Young Valley / Dial Back Sound *DHo, *CvL
-- 18
KERRI POWERS / Starseeds / Continental
23 -- 17
THE CACTUS BLOSSOMS / Easy Way / Walkie Talkie *KG
24 -- 16
DALE WATSON / Call Me Lucky / Red House *PR
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MICHAEL McDERMOTT / Orphans / Pauper Sky *JDoel *

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