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December 2010 Blog Posts (38)

Eric Brace and Peter Cooper Discuss Their New Album, "Master Sessions."


Eric Brace, front man for Last Train Home, and Peter Cooper, a Nashville songwriter and journalist, released “Master Sessions” last month, one of 2010’s delights, an alluring album featuring a couple of their boyhood heroes – Lloyd Green and Mike Auldridge — playing along.…


Added by Jim Morrison on December 31, 2010 at 15:30 — No Comments

Freight Train Boogie podcast #100, The Best of 2010

FTB Show #100 features song selections from my Best of 2010 list.   My full in-order list is posted here. …


Added by Bill Frater on December 31, 2010 at 2:20 — No Comments

Blues Roots in Cowboy Boots


 Today and until the end of the year, FSR Radio, is  drawing again from our archive of concerts , to explore the Blues strand of Roots Music, with a truly global…


Added by The Medicine Show on December 30, 2010 at 13:01 — No Comments

German magazine review of the album It's Alright by Spike Flynn


Added by Spike Flynn on December 30, 2010 at 10:30 — No Comments

The Bob Paterson Christmas Show (part 2) on Americana UK

Afternoon all,


I hope you are all having a good Christmas / good holidays.


Apologies for disturbing you all during the Christmas break, but I thought I would let you know that Part 2 of my Christmas Special is now online on Americana UK. I trust it will keep the Christmas spirit running high into the New Year.


Please spread the word.... We are working out ways of incorporating "Facebook Share" and "Twitter Share" buttons in these playlist… Continue

Added by Bob Paterson on December 29, 2010 at 16:47 — No Comments

Rob Ellens Medicine Show end of term report


This time of year as is traditional I like to gather my thoughts on what this year has been a great year of…

Added by The Medicine Show on December 28, 2010 at 22:00 — No Comments

Broadcasting on Flyinshoes Review


We've added an exciting new feature to FSR, we can now broadcast your promotional video and radio shows here…


Added by Editorial on December 26, 2010 at 17:00 — No Comments

Dave Cash East Nashville Boxing Day Special BBC Kent Solent, Surrey, Sussex, Berkshire and Oxford

The broadcast legend that is Dave Cash Broadcast an East…

Added by Red Beet Records East Nashville on December 26, 2010 at 14:30 — No Comments

Krista Detor: Chocolate Paper Suites


Some sort of upside down pun in the title there as Krista Detor offers an ambitious collection of songs, organised by theme into five separate three-song suites. The final suite is actually described as a 'bonus suite' and stands alone. It was recorded at the Darwin…


Added by John (Biscuits and Gravy) Davy on December 23, 2010 at 11:00 — No Comments

Curst Sons: The Original and Genuine

The Curst Sons are three guys from Brighton dressed like Hole In The Wall Gang wannabes; maybe they look like the bank clerks who get shot up by the HITW gang, but I'm not sure. That Willi on the lead vocal there, he's got a mean look in his eye. The point is, they don't look like anyone else and they don't sound like…


Added by John (Biscuits and Gravy) Davy on December 19, 2010 at 21:30 — No Comments

The Haley Sisters : Vicissitude

There are times listening to this short (six tracks, twenty minutes) cd when you think that Emmylou herself would be pretty chuffed with this as a piece of work.  This is most especially true on a cover of a Bill Staines song, Roseville Fair. It's classic Emmylou territory really; a really good song that's not particularly widely known…


Added by John (Biscuits and Gravy) Davy on December 19, 2010 at 11:00 — No Comments

Weve lost The Captain


Rolling Stone and several other sources have reported that Don Van Vliet, the notoriously reclusive rock legend best known as Captain Beefheart has died.

According to the article on Rolling Stone's website:

Don Van Vliet, who…


Added by Editorial on December 18, 2010 at 16:48 — No Comments

John (biscuits and gravy) Davy looks back over 2010 from his frozen croft on The Rock and asks has folk music gained any traction.


No new music through the letterbox in the last couple of weeks - very little post…


Added by John (Biscuits and Gravy) Davy on December 18, 2010 at 12:30 — No Comments



It's a dark winter's night on Tybee Island.  Up and down Tybrisa Street, near the pier, the souvenir shops have all closed and a brisk breeze is whipping from the beach, only a few yards away.  The neon glow of Doc's Bar spills out onto the sidewalk and as you step inside…


Added by Jefferson Ross on December 17, 2010 at 19:30 — No Comments

Thanks to one and all for a truly wonderful year of music and fraternity

Thanks to one and all for a truly wonderful year of music and fraternity, its been a great pleasure to be able to share it with you all here on FSR on The Medicine Show and at gigs across the continent, this year we got to go to Spain for Bernie Fest, England for Leadenhall Festival, Maverick Festival, Truck Fest, and SummerTyne Fest, Scotland for Southern Fried Festival, Belladrum Festival and…


Added by The Medicine Show on December 17, 2010 at 19:00 — No Comments

The Creole Choir of Cuba UK dates in the new year

The Creole Choir of Cuba - the passionate melodies, wild harmonies and richly textured…

Added by Editorial on December 17, 2010 at 18:16 — No Comments

My New Video

Added by Robby on December 17, 2010 at 17:59 — No Comments

Tift Merritt Holiday wishes and free download

Free Download


In the spirit of the holidays,Tift Merrit is offering a free download of two outtakes from See You On the…


Added by Editorial on December 17, 2010 at 16:53 — No Comments


New album from John Duffy, " duffy's cafe orchestra" . gypsy songs and tunes on bouzouki guitar waldzither, listen to track 1 on my music player.

Added by duffy's cafe orchestra on December 16, 2010 at 15:06 — No Comments

Erja Lyttinen -- Voracious Love (Ruf Records)

Finland is not the usual place that you’d look for the blues but slide guitarist Erja Lyytinen is turning a few eyes in that direction. The eponymous title track opens with a screech of feedback and she’s off and running on a soft rocker…


Added by David Blue on December 15, 2010 at 21:00 — No Comments

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