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Zoe Muth and the Lost High Rollers – I've Been Gone (Spotify Link)
More great things are being toted in all discerning quarter for Zoe Muth, a bright talent with her roots firmly set in the heritage of Country…Continue
Added by Editorial on December 31, 2011 at 15:30 — No Comments
FTB #144 is a "one shot" show where we catch up on some of the Americana and Roots music releases from 2011 that never made it on previous shows for some reason. Heading into the new year with lots of new stuff lined up already means I'm not likely to get back to any of these again artists soon although they are all quite good. Thus, the "one shot"…Continue
Added by Bill Frater on December 29, 2011 at 22:15 — No Comments
Nashville based Hony-tonk songster Mike Cullison is on a pilgrimage, he says "I am looking forward to the adventure, touring Scotland & England. Especially Falkland,…
Added by Editorial on December 28, 2011 at 16:00 — No Comments
A Canadian who hails from the Atlantic coast, Jerry Leger has been a fixture on the Toronto music scene for some while now and Traveling Grey is the fourth album for a young man who is clearly quite a prolific songwriter. Sounding pretty much like Bob Dylan at his most tunefully heartfelt (aroundabout the time of Desire and Blood on…Continue
Added by John (Biscuits and Gravy) Davy on December 22, 2011 at 18:30 — No Comments
Added by The Medicine Show on December 20, 2011 at 3:00 — No Comments
Yes kids, it's the 4th annual Freight Train Boogie holiday song collection, and as usual, most of the songs are new and not too traditional. Three songs are from the new release, The Gathering by LAURELEYN GOSSETT and friends who include RHIANNON GIDDENS & MIKE COMPTON. Two of the songs are from My Favorite Gifts, on Ramseur…Continue
Added by Bill Frater on December 19, 2011 at 20:02 — No Comments
We are re-running a selection of the best Medicine Show Concerts of 2011 on FSR Radio from now until it is no longer 2011, I will be changing the concerts every day so please check in regularly to see who is playing, it could be your favorite Concert of the year.
Can I take this opportunity to thank the amazing parade of performers and artists who played a show for us in 2011 and…Continue
Long Gone Lonesome tour of USA announced
Orkadian musician, musical historian, songwriter, now paywrite, …Continue
Added by The Medicine Show on December 16, 2011 at 21:00 — No Comments
Fiddler, songwriter and pure-voiced vocalist Stephanie Bettman has on this her second album teamed-up with likewise diverse act, Luke Halpin. Both are multi-talented and the result is simple something else. Showing an adventuress flair that can be traced back to her work as an actress (plays, dramas and operas…Continue
Added by Maurice Hope on December 15, 2011 at 21:00 — No Comments
A great life in music was ended by a heart attack last Thursday, we lost one of the worlds true orginals and I lost a friend.
What you saw was what you got with John, he was as staight as the nights are long at this time of year in Caithness, and when he talked he talked with as much authority as he played his guitar, needless to say in both cases, I was happy to do some listening when in his company.
A child of the 60's he broke all the rules and…Continue
Added by Editorial on December 14, 2011 at 20:30 — No Comments
Now here is a novel, concept. Texas swing is one, the other is the music here was recorded by Brown between 1932-1936 when he fronted the…Continue
Added by Maurice Hope on December 11, 2011 at 18:00 — No Comments
Super sideman, guitarist Kenny Vaughan has took his time in…
Added by Maurice Hope on December 11, 2011 at 15:30 — No Comments
MWG learnt his trade playing folk in New York before relocating to Nashville to play at country singer-songwriter venues such as, the Bluebird Café prior to his move to Arlington, Texas. To start we have the punchy, lyric revealing blue-collar ‘Last Of A Dying Breed’ before dropping…
Added by Maurice Hope on December 11, 2011 at 14:30 — No Comments
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What a wonderful, eclectic way to celebrate the music of Lubbock, Texas legend Buddy Holly on his 75th anniversary. Good to listen to and in lots of cases, dance he changed not only music but also, how teenagers got to express themselves. Like Elvis during his early days it was all so natural. A genial songwriter he…Continue
Added by Maurice Hope on December 11, 2011 at 13:00 — No Comments
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Nickelback’s music has always brought back memories from my first big outdoor gigs. For two years running during my teenage years, I attended Canada Day concert’s in Halifax, Nova Scotia. I remember a feeling of excitement… and a carefree attitude to the high prices of big gig food!
Added by Calum Fash Stewart on December 11, 2011 at 3:30 — No Comments
This album has been sitting around with me for a while, as I struggled to get a handle on it to begin with. I think I had a notion that Cam Penner was one of those heavily bearded rootsy performers who would deliver something raw - lots of foot-stomping and yelping, I thought. Well, by his own account, this self-produced album sees him…Continue
Added by John (Biscuits and Gravy) Davy on December 9, 2011 at 22:00 — No Comments
Hello to you all and Merry Christmas!
I have just released my NEW "Christian/Inspirational" CD called LOUD & CLEAR.
It includes songs from previous albums as well as some recently written material. The songs from previous CD's have been re-recorded and produced by Mike West at his Ninth Ward Pickin' Parlor in Lawrence, Kansas USA.
To check it out visit the following link.…Continue
Added by Kevin Danzig on December 9, 2011 at 20:18 — No Comments
FTB podcast #143 features my favorite music releases for calender year 2011. I hesitate to say "best" releases because it's really just my opinion. There are a few artists and albums that are not included here because I don't have their permission to use their music on the podcast, or I've included their one "podcast-OK" song on a previous FTB show.…Continue
Added by Bill Frater on December 9, 2011 at 18:30 — No Comments