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Dana Cooper Flyinshoes Review Featured Artist Irish Tour and new album (# 26)

Out of the heartland of America, stomping grounds of Truman and Twain, “powerhouse” troubadour Dana Cooper dedicated himself to a life of music over 40 years ago. This song poet engages and inspires audiences around the world with his quick wit, insightful stories and commanding presence. He is the recipient of the 2014 Heritage Musician award from Pilgrim Center for the Arts…


Added by FSR Featured Artist this month on May 7, 2018 at 17:00 — No Comments

Ed Romanoff FSR first featured artist of 2018

Ed Romanoff could be a character in one of his own songs. A chronicler of American experience whose voice recalls the grit of Kris Kristofferson and the wit of Guy Clark, the New York singer-songwriter pens wise, big-hearted, occasionally whimsical, usually melancholic…


Added by FSR Featured Artist this month on January 6, 2018 at 16:46 — No Comments

Tommy Lewis! Our last Featured Artist of The Month on FSR for 2017

Tommy Lewis will be the last in line FSR Featured Artist this month for 2017, we always like to feature someone perhaps unfamiliar here in Europe who is tearing it up stateside and who we think needs to be introduced to a wider audience. Maurice Hope (chief Reviewer on FSR" said of Tommy only this wee "He is Of a standard that bodes well for both his…


Added by FSR Featured Artist this month on November 28, 2017 at 17:00 — No Comments

Featured artist of the month Brian Langlinais

You could say Brian Langlinais’ new recording, Right Hand Road, was birthed by an ice storm, but that would be getting ahead of the story.


Long before that weather event, the album’s roots ran from sea to sea along…


Added by FSR Featured Artist this month on April 14, 2017 at 15:33 — No Comments

Russell deCarle Featured Artist Of The Month and on tour in the UK

Russell deCarle (and the boys) are old school, real players and singers. They do things right, true professionals and at the same time great entertainers!


Weather it covering songs by the likes of by the likes of the Inkspots, Diana Shore or Hank Snow or self pened classics in the making  crooner deCarle recently took the UK by…


Added by FSR Featured Artist this month on May 1, 2016 at 23:00 — 1 Comment

Health & Happiness Hour (Ft CD Clark Paterson) March 23 2016

This week’s on the Medicine Show Radio Health & Happiness Hour - Ft. CD The Final Clark…


Added by FSR Featured Artist this month on March 22, 2016 at 23:57 — No Comments

Teresa Storch first European Tour in April/May (support Jeff Brown)

Teresa Storch /  Come Clean

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In The Daily Telegraphs Roots Top 20 Albums of 2015  



Added by FSR Featured Artist this month on March 17, 2016 at 21:00 — No Comments

David Starr is our first FSR featured artist of 2016

David Starr is an Americana singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist living in Cedaredge, Colorado. His music has roots in Arkansas blues, country rock and classic rock.  With an emphasis on insightful songwriting and strong vocal performance, David’s influences range from the ‘70’s Southern…


Added by FSR Featured Artist this month on February 1, 2016 at 19:30 — No Comments

Champion Doug Veitch last Featured Artist of the Month for 2015

When this pilgrim first heard Champion Doug Veitch's (the self styled "Undisputed" King of Caledonian Cajun Swing)  wonderful cacophonies of Roots music bursting out of my radio on The John Peel show in 1983 I was…


Added by FSR Featured Artist this month on November 28, 2015 at 16:00 — No Comments

Andy Gunn FSR Featured Artists of the Month

When the movie of Andy Gunns life is made as I believe it surly will, it should open with the words "Andy Gunn is The Blues" !

It is impossible to talk about Inverness based guitarist songwriter  Gunn's life and music without telling the back story of his tragic health issues. Here is the story board…


Added by FSR Featured Artist this month on August 20, 2015 at 21:30 — No Comments

Phil Lee FSR Featured Artist Of The Month on his new CD "Some gotta lose.."

Featured artists of the month Phil Lee 

The new CD "Some gotta lose.."  finds "The Mighty King Of Love" in a reflective &  pensive mood.

This from his nibs as to…


Added by FSR Featured Artist this month on June 21, 2015 at 17:00 — No Comments

2 london dates for Robert Ellis March

New West Recording artist and Houston's finest Robert Ellis has 2 London Shows this week. 


Added by FSR Featured Artist this month on March 10, 2015 at 20:04 — No Comments



As well as a powerful positive and influential voice in the Atlanta music scene, Katharine broadcasts a weekly public radio show for independently minded music “The Sonic Blender” on KZYX and also creates performance spaces and…


Added by FSR Featured Artist this month on July 10, 2014 at 0:30 — No Comments

Phil Lee is FSR first featured artist of the month for 2013 (Exclusive CD preview and download)


Featured Artist of The Month Phil Lee


Please find The Mighty King Of Love Phil Lee "Exclusive" preview from the forthcoming album. The album will again be produced and features the great Richard Bennett (Neil Diamond, Dire Straits) and is titled “The Fall & Further Decline of The Mighty King Of…


Added by FSR Featured Artist this month on January 6, 2013 at 19:00 — 1 Comment

The Wilders World Exclusive FSR preview of EP and dates in the new year

Here's a world exclusive for FSR (mp3 of one of the tracks - Get Up Kid - from the EP, Broken Pieces), which will get its launch at the Celtic Connections show. a spokes man for… Continue

Added by FSR Featured Artist this month on November 30, 2010 at 21:00 — 1 Comment


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May 2018

John Prine
67 pts.
The Tree of Forgiveness
Oh Boy Records
Levi Parham
58 pts.
It's All Good
Continental Records
Jeb Barry and the Pawn Shop Saints
55 pts.
Texas, etc...
Michael McDermott
54 pts.
Out From Under
Continental Song City
Sam Morrow
48 pts.
Concrete and Mud
Forty Below Records
Caleb Caudle
39 pts.
Crushed Coins
Cornelius Chapel Records
Western Centuries
36 pts.
Songs From The Deluge
Free Dirt Records
Carter Sampson
34 pts.
Continental Song City
Charley Crockett
30 pts.
Lonesome as a Shadow
Son of Davy/30 Tigers
Courtney Marie Andrews
28 pts.
May Your Kindness Remain
Loose Music
Ed Romanoff
27 pts.
The Orphan King
Pinerock Records
Joan Baez
27 pts.
Whistle Down The Wind
Proper Records
Pharis and Jason Romero
27 pts.
Sweet Old Religion
Lula Records
Gretchen Peters
24 pts.
Dancing With The Beast
Proper Records
Old Crow Medicine Show
24 pts.
Columbia Records
Will Stewart
24 pts.
County Seat
Cornelius Chapel Records
Ben Reel
22 pts.
Land Of Escape
B REEL Records
Birds Of Chicago
22 pts.
Love In Wartime
Signature Sounds
Emily Herring
22 pts.
Eight 30 Records
Jenny van West
21 pts.
Happiness To Burn
Mary Gauthier
21 pts.
Rifles And Rosary Beads
In the Black Records
Sarah Shook & The Disarmers
20 pts.
Bloodshot Records
David Starr
19 pts.
South And East
Cold Tone Harvest
18 pts.
After You
Grant Peeples
17 pts.
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