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On episode 120 of the Americana Music Show, we finish the Best of 2012 Americana music submitted to the show, part 2, which features Malcolm Holcombe, Ray Wylie Hubbard, Beth McKee, Bonnie Bishop, Chelle Rose, Two Man Gentlemen…
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FTB podcast #192 is a "Best music of 2012" show featuring songs from CHRIS KNIGHT, CORB LUND, SAM LEWIS, IRIS DeMENT & others. Here's the…Continue
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On episode 119 of the Americana Music Show, we feature part 1 of the Best of 2012 Americana submitted to the show, featuring music from Lincoln Durham,…
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Americana singer-songwriter, blues, rock, folk country guitar totting Dave Alvin is a man steeped in west coast music history; first he figured, alongside his elder brother Phil Alvin in…Continue
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FTB podcast #191 is the 5th annual Christmas Show featuring THE SWEETBACK SISTERS' Country Christmas Sing-Along Spectacular and new holiday tunes from BLACK PRAIRIE, JD McPHERSON and THE FAREWELL DRIFTERS and others. Here's…Continue
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Jamey Johnson is one of the current acts country music can be most proud. His music is steeped in…Continue
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With their last two albums, ”Made For Rock n Roll” (2011) and ”Hell Of A Ride” (2012), along with constantly being on the road, performing over 150 gigs a year – no wonder John Lindberg Trio’s fanbase has grown at an…Continue
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Now here is a rarity, a reissue of material from the late Steve Goodman seeing a UK release, and boy isn’t a fine one! Originally released in 1971 and 1972, respectively on Buddha records the…Continue
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It isn’t always easy to continue to build on one’s repertoire or match the standard set early in one’s career. Or as was the case with Gauthier when she eventually broke onto the music scene.
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Perhaps thankfully, only one seasonal musical offering has dropped through my letterbox this…Continue
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FTB podcast #190 is a "one-shot" show featuring new music from DYLAN LeBLANC, McCRARY SISTERS, THE DAHLS, and THE DEPARTED. Here's the iTunes link to subscribe to the FTB podcasts. Here's the direct link to…Continue
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The Beast In Its Tracks, the new album from renowned singer-songwriter Josh Ritter, will be released in March 2013 outside the US on Yep Roc Records. See a full list of official street dates below, and stay tuned for pre-order information. The first single from the…Continue
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Christmas is on its way and I’ve just done an acoustic cover of a lovely Christmas song, ‘I Believe in Father Christmas’ by Greg Lake.
It's available for free download here:
I also just did a live performance of the song for music blog Alphabet Bands. Video …Continue
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Neil Young rarely comes to the UK, but when he does, it's always special. The country-rock legend is playing a few dates this summer. This will surely be a must-see for any fan.
As part of various bands including, Buffalo Springfield and Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, he garnered hefty praise, but…Continue
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Jo Philby is one of the most endearing folk singers to emerge from the hot bed of the Orcadian folk scene in recent years. Although introduced to a wide range of traditional singers of that equally expansive folk scene…Continue
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The Irish Times said of Wallis Bird recently "The sheer visceral energy of Wallis Bird could kick-start an entire economy." What is undeniable is that energy of late has propelled her across Europe.
Wallis Bird is wild, unpredictable and contradictory.
The Irish artist has paid…Continue
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Snapshots, sharp, incisive —that doesn’t beat about the bush, immediately up and at you kind of music. That is Derek Hoke.
I love the cultured approach. The clever little grooves as country,…Continue
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When it comes to bargains, no, make that steals of the year this is it! Fifty of the Mercury (and not MCA as the title suggests) recording act's finest songs come on this 2cd collection.
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