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Americana Music Show Episodes

Interviews and music from bands and singers making hand-picked, road tested, american music. Think americana, roots, rock, blues, soul, and country. americanamusicshow.com

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Ep#217 - Janiva Magness - Janiva Magness plays tracks from Original, discusses her songwriting collaborations and how her fans were her safety net for going indie. Also on this episode, jump blues from Joel DaSilva, R&B from Johnny Rawls and Otis Clay, honky-tonk from JP Harris and the Tough Choices, country rock from Ronnie Fauss, stomp blues from Jason McIntyre and Junior Tutwiler, dirty blues from Scott H. Biram, and country rock from Luke Winslow-King.

Ep#217 Janiva Magness finds her safety net

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Ep#216 - Cory Branan - Cory Branan plays tracks from The No-Hit Wonder and talks about the triple-whammy of song writers that got him started writing roots music. Also on this episode, Texas rock from Ronnie Fauss, new music from John Mellencamp, honky-tonk from J.P. Harris and the Tough Choices, blues rock from Jason McIntyre and Junior Tutwiler, blues from Luke Winslow-King, stomp blues from Mulebone, blues-rock from Dick LeMasters, and newgrass from Arty Hill.

Ep#216 Cory Branan writes second-helping songs

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Ep#215 - The Loudermilks - Alan and Chad Edwards of the Loudermilks play tracks from their band's debut album and talk about the new band name and writing really sad music. Also on this episode, country rock from Jonathan Byrd, old school blues from Dave Ray, revival string band music from Luke Winslow-King, honkytonk from JP Harris and the Tough Choices, anthem rock from NQ Arbuckle, a crooner from Emma Swift, jump blues from Macavine Hayes, and 30's era blues from Dom Flemons.

Ep#215 The Loudermilks get honest with themselves

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Ep#214 - Elvin Bishop - Elvin Bishop plays tracks from Can’t Even Do Wrong Right and talks about the joy & danger of having your songs played at weddings. Also on this episode, country rock from Nancarrow, a Leadbelly cover by Dave Ray, a ballad by Jonathan Byrd, a rock & roll anthem by NQ Arbuckle, roots rock from Eliot Bronson, boogie blues from John Dee Holeman, a beautiful crooner by Emma Swift, folk-rock from Shakey Graves, and some swingin’ blues from Luke Winslow-King.

Ep#214 Elvin Bishop isn't playing football - Interview and music

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Ep#213 - Town Mountain - Robert Greer plays tracks from Town Mountain‘s Live At The Isis, talks about the winning an IBMA award and what it means to be a tarheel. Also on this episode, rock & roll from the Ben Miller Band, Piedmont blues from Beverly “Guitar” Watkins, folk rock from Jonathan Byrd, jive blues from Luke Winslow-King, roots rock from Lachlan Bryan and the Wildes, a beautiful waltz by Mandolin Orange, soul music from Elvin Bishop, and a country crooner from Lee Ann Womack.

Ep#213 Town Mountain knows how fast they're goin'

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Ep#212 - Paul Thorn - Paul Thorn plays tracks from Too Blessed To Be Stressed, and talks about his feel-good anthem songs and kissing babies on the campaign trail. Also on this episode, blues rock from The Heckhounds, a beautiful country crooner from Emma Swift, alt-folk from Shakey Graves, bluegrass from the Whiskey Gentry, roots rock from Tim Easton, Appalachian folk from Malcolm Holcombe, honkytonk from Tyller Gummersall, swamp punk from Les Claypool’s Duo DeTwang.

Ep#212 Paul Thorn writes some feel-good anthems

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Ep#211 - Grace Askew - Grace Askew talks about "bluntry," admiring the growls and tenacity of Howlin' Wolf and Lightnin' Hopkins, and being inspired by virga. Grace askew also plays three tracks from her latest album, Scaredy Cat. Also on this episode, cowpunk from Cory Branan, alt-folk from Shakey Graves, heartland rock by Lachlan Bryan and the Wildes, country rock from the Old 97's, boogie blues from Elvin Bishop, and some meltdown blues from Gary Clark Jr.

Ep#211 Grace Askew gets janky and raw

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Ep#210 - The Mavericks - Robert Reynolds plays tracks from The Mavericks' In Time, tells the story of how he and Raul Malo started the band and their link to the past. Also on this episode, blues rock from Sean Chambers, country blues from Sarah Levecque, a beautiful ballad from Reed Foehl, country rock from Cory Branan, blues from Marcia Ball, bluegrass from Town Mountain, road music from Lachlan Bryan and the Wildes.

Ep#209 - Dom Flemons - Dom Flemons plays tracks from Prospect Hill and talks about the Music Maker Relief Foundation and southern black fife & drums music. Also on this episode, blues rock from AC Myles, country rock from Cory Branan, heartland rock from Lachland Bryan and the Wildes, blues from Elvin Bishop, trippy feel-good rock from The New American Farmers, honkytonk from Matt Hillyer, and a beautiful ballad from Greg Trooper.

Ep#209 Dom Flemons goes backward up the hill

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Ep#208 - Marcia Ball - Marica Ball plays tracks from The Tattooed Lady And The Alligator Man and talks about her piano inspirations and the golden triangle. Also on this episode, stomp blues from The Ben Miller Band., pretty string band music from Mac Wiseman, country rock from Billy Joe Shaver, honkytonk from Cahalen Morrison and Country Hammer, boogie blues from Elvin Bishop, rock & roll from Waylon Speed, blues from Grace Askew, a ballad from Greg Trooper, soulful blues from Shelley King.

Ep#208 Marcia Ball makes a piano sit up and beg

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Ep#207 Mark Jungers - Mark Jungers plays track from I'll See You Again and talks about his recording studio, his ranch and how the drought is affecting his pecan trees. Also on this episode, trippy country rock from the New American Farmers, honkytonk from Cahalen Morrison and Country Hammer, New Orleans R&B from Marcia Ball, 70's era soul from Janiva Magness, alt-country from the Canebreakers, blues from Shelley King, and bluegrass from Town Mountain.

Ep#207 Mark Jungers from deep in the heart of Texas

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Ep#206 - Shelley King - Shelley King plays tracks from Building A Fire and talks about quitting her day job and developing an instinct for backup vocals. Also on this episode, backwoods country rock from Shovels & Rope, soulful anthem from Ben Glover, high speed bluegrass from Town Mountain, country rock from The Felice Brothers, outlaw rock from Waylon Speed, country from Billy Joe Shaver, blues from Paul Thorn, country from Philip Claypool, and lo-fi blues from Grace Askew.

Ep#205 - Greg Trooper - Greg Trooper plays tracks from Incident On Willow Street, talks about learning to not over write songs & what made him scream like a little girl. Also on this episode, rock & roll from The Felice Brothers, a country ballad from Lee Ann Womack, country rock from Parker Millsap, outlaw country from Billy Joe Shaver, soul music from Shelley King, backwoods rock & roll gospel from Red Eye Gravy, country music from Cahalen Morrison, lo-fi stomp blues from the Ben Miller Band.

Ep#205 Greg Trooper - Americana Music Show Podcast

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Ep #204 - The Felice Brothers, Lee Ann Womack, The Heckhounds, Shelley King, Fayssoux, Cahalen Morrison & Country Hammer, Paul Thorn, Janiva Magness, Jim Lauderdale, Ben Miller Band, Jon Shain, Greg Trooper, Ray LaMontagne, David Olney, Eli Cook, Allman Brothers Band.

Ep#204 Shelley King, Felice Brothers, Jim Lauderdale & more

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Ep#203 - The Backsliders - Steve Howell from The Backsliders plays three tracks from Raleighwood, talks about the new band line up and the story of the Raleighwood sign. Also on this episode, southern rock by Jimmy Hall, a 70′s soul sounding tune from Janiva Magness, a honky tonk crooner from Jim Lauderdale, country rock from the Loudermilks, lo-fi garage rock from Shovels & Rope, a country classic from Yvette Landry, old-time string band music from Dom Flemons, and americana from Keb’ Mo’.

Ep#203 The Backsliders - Americana Music Show Podcast

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Ep#202 - Lee Bains III & The Glory Fires - Lee Bains plays 3 tracks from The Glory Fires’ Dereconstructed and talks about the post-colonial theory behind the album title and dirt track racing. Also on this episode, lo-fi blues from the Ben Miller Band, a honky tonk tear jerker from Jim Lauderdale, retro roots rock from Shovels & Rope, country rock from The Loudermilks, gospel blues from Paul Thorn, a 70′s era ballad from Jim Croce, and a blues number from David Olney.

Lee Bains III & the Glory Fires - Americana Music Show

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Ep#201 - Eden Brent - Eden Brent plays 3 piano blues tracks from Jigsaw Heart, talks about her family's Mississippi roots, and talks about her apprenticeship with Boogaloo Ames. Also on this episode, trippy rock from Ray LaMontagne, lonesome country by The Loudermilks, original stringband music from Old Crow Medicine Show, blues from Keb' Mo', garage rock from Cowbell, Canadicana from Corb Lund, and a love song from John Hiatt.

Eden Brent - Americana Music Show Podcast

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Ep#199 - Rod Melancon - Rod Melancon plays tracks from Parish Lines and talks about growing up in Vermilion Parish, Louisiana and how he learned guitar from Hank Williams. Also on this episode, trippy country rock from Ray LaMontagne, Appalachian blues from Malcolm Holcombe, newgrass from the Old Crow Medicine Show, country rock from Corb Lund, piano blues from Eden Brent, garage rock from Cowbell, country music from Willie Nelson, and a beautiful crooner from Red Molly.

Ep#199 Rod Melancon - Americana Music Show Podcast

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Ep#198 - Jefferson Hart - Jefferson Hart from Ghosts of the Old North State plays tracks from Corolla Ponies In The Snow and tells the story of the video that inspired it. Also on this episode, southern rock from Lee Bains III and the Glory Fires, garage rock from The Ghost Wolves, country rock from Corb Lund, indie rock from the Old 97s, blues from Malcolm Holcombe, newgrass from the Old Crow Medicine Show, rockabilly from Tammy Lynn & Myles High, and Louisiana rock from Rod Melancon.

Jefferson Hart interview & music - Americana Music Show

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Ep#197 - Charlie Greene - Charlie Greene plays tracks from his self-titled album and talks about his Dead Man’s Cattle Call project and his “middle eastern bridge.” Also on this episode, roadhouse blues from Corb Lund, Appalachian blues from Malcolm Holcombe, a beautiful waltz from the Tumbling Bones, southern rock from Rod Melancon, piano bar blues from Eden Brent, a Texas ballad from Mark Jungers, pub rock from the Hard Pans, and new rock & roll from Lee Bains III and the Glory Fires.

Ep#197 Charlie Greene - Americana Music Show Podcast

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Ep#196 - Tommy Malone - Tommy Malone plays tracks from Poor Boy and talks about the subdudes reunion, reading the Society Page and how everyone has a Katrina story. Also on this episode, rock & roll from Lee Bains III and the Glory Fires, southern rock from Jefferson Hart and the Ghosts of the Old North State, beautiful country from Red Molly, new Appalachian blues from Malcolm Holcombe, southern rock from Rod Melancon, blues from Jennie DeVoe, Texas rock from the Old 97's.

Tommy Malone of the subdudes on the Americana Music Show

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Ep#195 - Ernest Troost - Ernest Troost plays tracks from O Love, and talks about his Piedmont Blues influences and what Alfred Hitchcock taught him about songwriting. Also on this episode, rock & roll from Lee Bains III and the Glory Fires, southern rock from Rod Melancon, country rock from Radney Foster, Texas rock from the Old 97′s, jam band music from Grant Farm, power pop from Tony Shevlin, piano bar blues from Eden Brent, and southern rock from Jeff Hart and the Ghosts of Old North State.

Ernest Troost on Americana Music Show #195

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Ep#194 - Brigitte DeMeyer - Brigitte DeMeyer plays track from Savannah Road and talks about working with will kimbrough and Jano Rix and how Gregg Allman inspired her. Also on this episode, rock & roll from the The Hard Pans, newgrass from the Howlin' Brothers, stringband music from Tumbling Bones, New Orleans street music from John Oates, dark rock from Ernest Troost, blues rock from Jennie DeVoe, backporch music from Tommy Malone, and alt.folk from The Secret Sisters

Brigitte DeMeyer - Savannah Road - Americana Music Show

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Ep#193 - Hezekiah Goode - Hezekiah Goode plays three tracks from Two Billion Acres Of Salt and talks about writing songs about true stories and the happiest instrument. Also on this episode, rock & roll from Rod Melancon, a crooner from Roy Orbison, new rock from Mary Gauthier, pub rock from the Hard Pans, a fun piano bar number from Eden Brent, country rock from Susto, beautiful country from Red Molly, and new country from Charlie Greene.

Ep193 Hezekiah Goode - Americana Music Show Podcast

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