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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Ep308 - Town Mountain - Jesse Langlais from Town Mountain plays tracks from Southern Crescent and talks about playing the Grand Ole Opry and the band’s democratic songwriting. Also on this episode, I’ve got the new Left Lane Cruiser album, plus new music from The Everydays, Bonnie Bishop, The Felice Brothers, Massy Ferguson, Sara Watkins, and more.

Town Mountain works at both ends of the Southern Crescent (Ep308)

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Ep307 - Milagro Saints - The Milagro Saints join Calvin in studio to play tracks from Stranger Times and to discuss Woody Guthrie’s relevance today and their musical experiments. Also on this episode I’ve got the new soul album from Bonnie Bishop, which makes me very happy. I’ve also got new music from NewTown, Dave McGraw & Mandy Fer, The Everydays, and Demos Papadimas. I’ve also got more tracks from Andre Williams, Tony Joe White, Jeff Turmes, Clint Morgan, a

Milagro Saints experiment with a new cosmic americana sound (Ep307)

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Ep306 - The Plott Hounds - Noah Alexander of The Plott Hounds talks about growing up with southern rock, his chosen home town, and digging into extended jams. Also on this episode, I’ve got the new Felice Brothers album, new rock & roll from the Massy Ferguson band, and new folk rock from the Milagro Saints. I’ve also got more from the Honeycutters, Clint Morgan, the Hard Working Americans, and Mipso.

The Plott Hounds thrive on extended jams (Ep306)

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Ep304 - The Honeycutters - Amanda Anne Platt of The Honeycutters plays tracks from On The Ropes,and talks about West Asheville, and listening to conversations from a songwriter’s perspective. Also on this episode, the new Sara Watkins album, R&B from the Bo-Keys, in-your-face soul from Andre Williams, rock from the Hard Working Americans, the new Ana Egge album, and another extended Allman Brothers jam.

The Honeycutters keep On The Ropes relaxed and conversational (Ep304)

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Ep305 - Mike Eldred Trio - Mike Eldred plays tracks from Baptist Town and talks about how his trips to Greenwood Mississippi & Baptist Town shaped the album. Also on this episode, the new album from Sarah Jarosz and the new country album from Irene Kelley. I’ve also got the new rock & roll album from the Plott Hounds, the blues album from Andre Williams, rock from the Hard Working Americans, and another track from that awesome Honeycutters album.

Mike Eldred shines the light on Baptist Town (Ep305)

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Ep303 - Beth Lee & The Breakups - On Americana Music Show #303, Beth Lee plays tracks from Keep Your Mouth Shut and talks about sticking to a four piece rock & roll band, her quick and dirty video, and never giving up. Also on this episode, new rock & roll from The Hard Working Americans, new R&B from the Bo-Keys, and awesome cover EP from Roosevelt Dime, a new folk album from Bill Mallonee, the new Sarah Watkins album, country music from Ana Egge and lots more.

Beth Lee keeps the rock & roll pure and simple (Ep303)

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Ep302 - Andy Ferrell - Andy Ferrell plays tracks from At Home And In Nashville and talks about the Boone music scene, Doc Watson & Merlefest, and getting his song ideas on the go. This week I’m also happy to be adding the new Ivas John album and I’ve got more new music from Kacy & Clayton, Derek Hoke, The Honeycutters, the Mike Eldred Trio, Moreland & Arbuckle, Yarn Luther Dickinson, and Tony Joe White.

Andy Ferrell soaks up the NC mountain roots music scene (Ep302)

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Ep301 - Wild Ponies - Doug & Telisha Williams of Wild Ponies play tracks from Radiant and talk about co-writing with others, the Wild Ponies Trail Ride, and going all electric. Also this week I’ve got another track from the Honeycutters new album, another track from the awesome Tony Joe White album, and more new music from the Carolyn Sills Combo, Tim Isberg, Kacy & Clayton, Moreland & Arbuckle, The Mike Eldred Trio, Keegan McInroe & more...

Wild Ponies go all-electric on Radiant (Ep301)

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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)

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Ep299 - Lydia Loveless - I talk to Lydia Loveless & Gorman Bechard about the Who Is Lydia Loveless? Documentary and plays three touchstone tracks from Lydia’s career. Also on this episode, I’ve got the new retro rock album from Beth Lee & The Breakups! Plus I’ve got the new blues album from the Mike Eldred Trio, the new rock & roll album from The Wild Ponies, and the new albums from Robert Ellis, Yarn, & Hot Buttered Rum. I’ve also got more new music from Hayes Carll, Moreland & Arbuckle, ...

The Who Is Lydia Loveless? documentary shines a light on the rising stars of rock (Ep299)

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Ep298 - Mat Patershuk - Matt Patershuk plays tracks from I Was So Fond Of You and talks about dedicating the album to his sister, getting over stage fright, and his back porch vibe. Also on this episode, new music from Moreland & Arbuckle, The Jayhawks, Keegan McInroe, and Ryan Beaver. I’ve also for more tracks from the new Margo Price album, Town Mountain, and Hayes Carll. I’ve got another track from the Allman Brothers Band reissue, and an extended track from Lucinda Williams.

Matt Patershuk creates a sittin’ around the kitchen vibe on his new CD (Ep298)

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Ep297 - Aubrie Sellers - Aubrie Sellers plays tracks from New City Blues and talks about getting her first guitar at 13, writing with Adam Wright, and her “garage country” sound. Also on this episode, I’ve got the new James Houlihan album and more new music from Rod Melancon, Darrell Scott, Reagan Boggs, Margo Price, Dave Insley, and an extended Allman Brothers Band jam.

Aubrie Sellers goes all electric on New City Blues (Ep297)

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.I’ve got more music from that live Allman Brothers Band album, another bluegrass track from Town Mountain, plus Luther Dickin

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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. Also on this week’s episode, I’ve got the new Hayes Carll album, the new rock & roll album from Rod Melancon, and a new country album from Cyndi Lauper. Yes, that Cyndi Lauper. Plus I’ve got more music from that live Allman Brothers Band album, another bluegrass track from Town Mountain, plus Luther Di...

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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. Also on this week’s episode, I’ve got the new Hayes Carll album, the new rock & roll album from Rod Melancon, and a new country album from Cyndi Lauper. Yes, that Cyndi Lauper. Plus I’ve got more music from that live Allman Brothers Band album, another bluegrass track from Town Mountain, plus Luther Dic...

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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. Also on this week’s episode, I’ve got the new Hayes Carll album, the new rock & roll album from Rod Melancon, and a new country album from Cyndi Lauper. Yes, that Cyndi Lauper. Plus I’ve got more music from that live Allman Brothers Band album, another bluegrass track from Town Mountain, plus Luther Dic...

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Ep295 - Eric Ambel - On Americana Music Show #295, Eric Ambel plays tracks from Lakeside and talks about working with Jimbo Mathus, why the album is vinyl only, and the new Cowboy Technical studios. Also on this episode, I’ve got a remastered live show from the Allman Brothers Band from back in 1971. I’ve got the new Town Mountain album and that makes me very happy. I’ve got the new Margo Price country album from Margo Price plus more new music from Lucinda Williams, Parker Millsap and Reag...

Eric Ambel makes a quicker and looser rock & roll album (Ep295)

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Ep293 - Beverly "Guitar" Watkins - Beverly “Guitar” Watkins plays tracks from Back In Business and tells the story of how she learned music, playing with Piano Red in the 50’s and her “Red Mama.” Also this week, I’m excited to bring you the new rock album from Eric Ambel and the new country rock album from Parker Millsap. I’ve also got more of that Blind Willie Johnson tribute album, stringband music from Mipso, rock & roll from Sons Of The Golden West, and some great songwriting from Jona...

Beverly “Guitar” Watkins keeps playing the blues (Ep293)

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Ep291 - R.B. Stone - R.B. Stone plays tracks from Some Call It Freedom and talks about how he learned to play guitar on a ranch in Colorado and about his songwriting philosophy. Also on this week’s episode, I’ve got the new gothic rock album from Lincoln Durham, some beautiful border music from Carrie Rodriguez, and some top notch songwriting from Robbie Fulks. I’ve also got new music from Steven Casper & Cowboy Angst, Corin Raymond, Grant-Lee Phillips, Sarah Shook & The Disarmers, and Lucin...

R.B. Stone writes head songs and heart songs (Ep291)

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Ep290 - Phil Cook - Phil Cook plays tracks from Southland Mission and tells the story of moving to Durham to be closer to the music he loved, & how the Blind Boys Of Alabama inspired him. Also on this week’s episode, I’ve got the new Bonnie Raitt album and the awesome Grant-Lee Phillips album. Plus new blues from Jon Shain, rock from Sarah Borges, and folk from Luther Dickinson. And yes I’ll be playing another track from that Blind Willie Johnson tribute album.

Phil Cook welcomes everybody to his music (Ep290)

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Ep289 - Grant-Lee Phillips - Grant-Lee Phillips joins Calvin live in the WHUP studios to play tracks from his new album, The Narrows, and tells the stories behind the new songs. Also on this week’s episode, I’m happy to bring you the new Blind Willie Johnson tribute album called God Don’t Never Change. I’ve also got that new rock & roll album from Sarah Borges, and the new one from Mount Moriah. I’ve also got more tracks from the Waco Brothers, Luther Dickinson, &Sarah Shook & The Disarmer...

Grant-Lee Phillips puts new songs into old rhythms (Ep289)

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Ep288 - Julie Rhodes - Julie Rhodes plays tracks from Bound To Meet The Devil and talks about writing her working class blues songs in an ice cream shop and making music with her friends. Also on this week’s episode, I’ve got the debut country rock album from Sarah Shook & the Disarmers, the new blues album from Reed Turchi, and the new rock & roll album from Corin Raymond. I’ve also got Lucinda Williams, more Aussie rock from Lachlan Bryan and Ruby Boots,

Julie Rhodes scoops the blues (Ep288)

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