Ep318 - Michael Rank - Michael Rank plays three tracks from Red Hand and talks about listening to early folk rock through his sister’s bedroom door & how he produces his albums. This week I’ve got new rock & roll from music from Reckless Kelly, blues from Lil’ Ed and the Blues Imperials, americana from 3hattrio, plus more music from The Walcotts, Reagan Boggs, and Seth Walker.
Ep296 - Corin Raymond - Corin Raymond plays track from Hobo Jungle Fever Dreams and talks about giving songs a cinematic life, talking to ghosts, and traveling across the prairies of Canada. I’ve got the new Hayes Carll album, the new rock & roll album from Rod Melancon, and a new country album from Cyndi Lauper.
Ep300 - Tony Joe White - Tony Joe White plays tracks from Rain Crow and talks about growing up in the swamps, developing the swamp rock sound, & teaching Ray Wylie Hubbard how to swim. Also on this episode I’m happy to share with you the new Honeycutters album! I’ve also got more new music from The Wild Ponies, Moreland & Arbuckle, Western Centuries, Robert Ellis, Yarn, The Jayhawks and Albert Castiglia.
Tony Joe White puts the hoodoo back in swamp rock (Ep300)
Ep311 - Left Lane Cruiser - Joe Evans of Left Lane Cruiser plays tracks from Beck In Black, tells the story behind the album name, discusses the lineup changes and why he sticks to the duo format. Also this week I’m excited to say I’ve got the new Mudcrutch album and the new Eli Paperboy Reed album. Hot dang! Plus another track from the Colvin & Earle album and new music from Amanda Shires, Honey Island Swamp Band, and Martha Fields. I’ve also got a classic track from Little Junior & The…
Joe Evans of Left Lane Cruiser pays tribute to ex-band mate (Ep311)
Ep312 - Hayes Carll - Hayes Carll plays tracks from Lovers and Leavers and talks about writing for this phase of his life, his recent Merle Haggard cover, and his run in with Townes Van Zandt fans.I’ve got that new Michael Rank album and the new Boo Ray country rock album. Plus there’s more of that Eli Paperboy Reed album, the awesome blues album from Lonesome Shack, another track from that Bonnie Bishop soul album, some John Doe & The Sadies, & Mudcrutch,
Ep317 - Moreland & Arbuckle - Dustin Arbuckle plays tracks from Moreland & Arbuckle’s Promised Land Or Bust and talks about bonding with his Dad over the blues, why he plays harmonica, & how he met Aaron Moreland. Also this week, I’ve got some great blues rock from Owen Campbell, the new Walcotts album, I’ve got a track from the Dolly Parton, Linda Ronstadt, Emmylou Harris reissue. I’ve got that new bluegrass album from John McEuen too. Plus more tracks from Dale Watson, Dex Romweber…
Ep309 - Bill Mallonee - Bill Mallonee plays tracks from Slow Trauma and talks about his Vigilantes of Love days, living in the wilds of New Mexico, and the challenges of writing an album about death. Also on this episode, I’ve got another track from that Bonnie Bishop soul album, a sneak peek at the upcoming Lydia Loveless album, new music from the Royal Southern Brotherhood, Lonesome Shack, Felice Brothers, and a classic Howlin’ Wolf track.
Bill Mallonee explores death and the meaning of life on Slow Trauma (Ep309)
Ep310 - Ana Egge - Ana Egge plays tracks from Say That Now and talks about working with the Sentimentals to craft the songs and why she chose to go in a rock & roll direction this time. Also this week I’ve got that Shawn Colvin Steve Earle collaboration, new rockabilly from Ruby Dee, soul from Bonnie Bishop, honkytonk from The Bakersfield Glee Club and a classic Carl Perkins track.