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    Americana Music Show Episodes

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    Americana Music Show Episodes

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    Ep284 - Edward David Anderson - On Americana Music Show #284, Edward David Anderson plays tracks from Lower Alabama: The Loxley Sessions, & talks about working with Anthony Crawford, getting sentimental, and life on the Gulf Coast. Also on this episode a new folk/blues album from Luther Dickinsin, new string band music from The O’s, classic country from Johnny Cash, retro-vintage rock from The Cactus Blossoms, another track from that beautiful Chapin Sisters album.

    Edward David Anderson learns to not save the world (Ep284)

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    Ep283 Clark Paterson - Clark Paterson plays tracks from The Final Tradition, and talks about growing up on a farm, his European walkabout, and his true blue love song. Also on this episode I’ve got some feel-good music from Phil Cook, and new covers of old songs by Buddy Miller and friends. I’ve also got another track from that bluesy album from Julie Rhodes, more indie rock from the Black Lillies, and vintage country from The Cactus Blossoms.

    Ep283 Clark Paterson writes his most human songs yet

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    Ep282 - Lori Yates - Lori Yates plays tracks from Sweetheart Of The Valley and talks about meeting Billy Sherrill, her songwriting workshops, and why she loves the long notes. Also on this episode, I’ve got that new vintage country album from the Cactus Blossoms, some beautiful folk rock from The Chapin Sisters, and new rock & roll from Alex Culbreth. I’ve also got more from The Black Lillies, The Jarm City Junction, Clark Paterson, and much more.

    Ep282 Lori Yates loves the long notes

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    Ep281 - Jefferson Ross - Jefferson Ross plays tracks from Dogwood Cats and talks dedicating the album to Will B. Campbell, and how he honed his wordcraft and songwriting. On this week’s episode, I’ve got new music from Artie Tobia, The Black Lillies, and Josh Ritter. I’ve also got another track from that live Drive-by Truckers album, more from Clark Paterson, Old Crow Medicine Show, Jim Lauderdale and Eilen Jewell.

    Jefferson Ross writes hillbilly haiku (Ep281)

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    Ep280 - Guy Davis - Guy Davis plays tracks from The Kokomo Kidd and talks about his family’s connection to the blues, & playing Robert Johnson and Sonny Terry on stage. On this week’s episode, I’ve got new music from Nick Dittmeier, Stacie Collins, the Electric Rad Band, and the Black Lillies. I’ve also got more tracks from the Drive By Truckers, Josh Ritter, The Nouveaux Honkies, and Pete Berwick.

    Guy Davis connects with Robert Johnson and Sonny Terry (Ep280)

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    Ep279 - Best of 2015, part 2 - I count down the Top Twenty Albums of the Best of 2015 list. There are Big Names on this year’s list. There are Familiar Names on this year's list. And there are New Names on this year's list and I think there will be at least on Band of Songwriter on the list that is sure to be your Next Favorite. So enjoy!

    Best of 2015, #20-#1 (Ep279)

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    Ep278 - Best of 2015, part 1 - I count down the #50 - #21 of the Best of 2015 list. There are Big Names on this year’s list. There are Familiar Names on this year's list. And there are New Names on this year's list and I think there will be at least on Band of Songwriter on the list that is sure to be your Next Favorite. So enjoy!

    Best of 2015, #50-#21 (Ep278)

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    Ep277 - Chad Elliott - Chad Elliott plays tracks from Wreck And Ruin and talks about how he finds the time to work on his songs and his art and how Lyle Lovett saved his Mom. Also on this episode, I’ve got the new country rock album from Clark Paterson, new roots rock from Artie Tobia, another track from that indie rock album from The Black Lillies, plus more from D.L. Marble, Michael O’Connor, Lance Canales. and Lori Yates.

    Chad Elliott never stops writing songs (Ep277) - Americana Music Show Podcast

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    Ep276 - The Wood Brothers - Oliver Wood plays tracks from The Wood Brothers’ Paradise and talks about his evolution as a songwriter, working as a producer, and singing to strangers. Also on this episode, I’ve got new music from The Black Lillies, and Josh Ritter. Plus more from that new Drive-by Truckers album, and more soul music from Nigel Hall, rock roll from Ryan Bingham, blues from Buddy Guy, and old-school country from Lori Yates.

    The Wood Brothers sing to strangers every night (Ep276) - Americana Music Show Podcast

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    Ep275 - Jim Lauderdale - Jim Lauderdale plays tracks from his Soul Searching album, talks about the two studios used for the album how he got his Music City Roots gig. Also on this episode, I’ve got the debut soul album from Nigel Hall, a Dan Penn Spooner Oldham tribute album, a rare Roy Orbison track, plus old-school country from Lori Yates and southern rock from the Drive-by Truckers.

    Jim Lauderdale digs deep into his soul (Ep275) - Americana Music Show Podcast

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    Ep274 - Corb Lund - Corb Lund plays tracks from Things That Can’t Be Undone and talks about growing up on a ranch in Alberta and his “vaguely romantic” song. Also on this week’s episode, I’ve got another track from the live Drive-by Trucker’s album, new blues from Jim Lauderdale, rock from Dash Rip Rock, and rock & roll from Chuck Prophet.

    Corb Lund turns loose of the reins (Ep274) - Americana Music Show Podcast

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    Ep273 - Lance Canales - Lance Canales plays tracks from The Blessing And The Curse, and talks about growing up as a horse trainer in the San Joaquin Valley and finishing a Woody Guthrie story. Also on this week’s episode, I have the new live album from the Drive-by Truckers, a Led Zepplin / Johnny Cash mashup, a Howlin’ Wolf track, plus more of that Wood Brothers album, Dave Alvin & Phil Alvin, and a whole lot more.

    Lance Canales finds the names of the nameless (Ep273) - Americana Music Show Podcast

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    Ep272 - Webb Wilder - Webb Wilder plays tracks from Mississippi Moderne, and talks about working with R.S. Field, his personal credo, and covering bands with whacked out songs. I’ve also got the new southern rock album from Dash Rip Rock, country rock from Corb Lund, blues from Marc Stone. I’ve got another great track from that new Wood Brothers album and god help me, I’ve got a track from Ryan Adams’ Taylor Swift cover album.

    Webb Wilder goes full circle on Mississippi Moderne (Ep272) - Americana Music Show Podcast

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    Ep271 - Magnolia Collective - Magnolia Collective play tracks from An Old Darkness Falls live at WHUP, and talk about their “bootgazer” sound, their entry in Couch By Couchwest, and how to write songs as a collective. Also on this episode I have a rare track from the YepRoc Sam Phillips tribute album, plus new country from Cody Jinks, new retro rock from Webb Wilder, blues from Tommy Castro, bluegrass from Robert Earl Keen and another track from that amazing Wood Brothers album.

    Magnolia Collective writes southern bootgazer music (Ep271) - Americana Music Show Podcast

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    Ep269 - Kevin Gordon - Kevin Gordon plays tracks from Long Gone Time and talks about Outsider artists, the story of his father’s car, and his conversation with Brownie Ford. This week I’ve got that brand new album from Corb Lund. I’ve also got that Ted Hawkins tribute album and the debut from Cicada Rhythm. Plus more new music from the Turnpike Troubadours, Jim Lauderdale, Nocona, Magnolia Collective, Shemekia Copeland, Jason Heath & The Greedy Souls, and Bottle Rockets.

    Kevin Gordon gets good advice from Brownie Ford (Ep269) - Americana Music Show Podcast

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    Ep268 - Tokyo Rosenthal - Tokyo Rosenthal plays tracks for Afterlife and talks about his Cold War veteran status, his deep south tour, and his music variety show. In this week’s episode I’ve got the new country/blues album from Jim Lauderdale. I’ve got more from that Turnpike Troubadours album. More roadhouse blues from Kevin Gordon. I’ve also got new rock & roll from Nocona, Blitzen Trapper, Bottle Rockets, and Michael Rank.

    Tokyo Rosenthal does the Johnny Cash show thing (Ep268) - Americana Music Show Podcast

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    Ep267 - Randall Bramblett - Randall Bramblett plays tracks from Devil Music & talks about the bottom end loops, ambient noises, & strange sounds he uses in his modern music. I’ve got the new country rock album from the Turnpike Troubadours. I’ve also got the new Don Henley Americana album. Plus we’ve got album from two rootsy North Carolina bands not to mention cowpunk from Nocona, bluegrass from the Welfare Liners, and rock from Blitzen Trapper.

    Randall Bramblett brings southern music into modern times (Ep267) - Americana Music Show Podcast

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    Ep266 - Shemekia Copeland - Shemekia Copeland plays tracks from Outskirts Of Love & talks about learning the business from her father & listening to country music in Harlem. I’ve got the new west Texas twangy album from Joe Ely. I’ve got that new beautiful album from Patty Griffin. New rock & roll from Michael Rank & Heather McEntire. I’ve also got bluegrass from the Welfare Liners, rock from Red Sammy, Roadhouse blues from Kevin Gordon and Buddy Guy, and soul from Leon Bridges.

    Shemekia Copeland sings about what’s going on (Ep266) - Americana Music Show Podcast

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    Ep265 - Whitney Rose - Whitney Rose plays tracks from Heartbreaker Of The Year and talks about her gypsy spirit, listening to her grandparents music, and working with Raul Malo. Also on this episode, I’ve got the new album from Kevin Gordon and it’s fantastic. I’ve also got some amazing twangy and beautiful rock & roll from Michael Rank and Heather McEntire. I’ve also got new music from The Pollies, Randall Bramblett, Jason Boland, Shemekia Copeland, the Bottle Rockets, and the Legendary Shack

    Whitney Rose learns to be a “musician to the bone” (Ep265) - Americana Music Show Podcast

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    Ep264 - Milagro Saints - The Milagro Saints play tracks from Tupelo and talk about their American Mythology, Woody Guthrie’s influence, and the importance of stupid banter. This week I’ve got the new alums from Sam Morrow and Randall Bramblett. Plus I’ve got new music from the Rayburn Brothers Band, The Legendary Shack Shakers, Lance Canales, Shemekia Copeland, Amy Helm, and Edward David Anderson all on this special two hour episode of the show.

    Milagro Saints create their own American mythology (Ep264) - Americana Music Show Podcast

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    Ep263 - Pete Berwick - Pete Berwick plays tracks from the Legend Of Tyler Doohan and talks about his very first band, DIY producing, and how to be in it for the long haul. This week I’m psyched to bring you the new album from The Legendary Shack Shakers. You’re gonna love it. Also I’ve new rock & roll from the Surreal McCoys, Michael O’Connor, and Lance Canales. I’ve got soul from R&B from Leon Bridges, folk from The Farewells, and Blues from Buddy Guy with help from Van Morrison. It’s a jam pa

    Pete Berwick writes some legendary story songs

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    Ep262 - Barrence Whitfield & The Savages - Barrence Whitfield plays tracks from Under The Savage Sky, talks about the band’s history, listening to obscure R&B, & giving kids a musical karate chop to the head.. This week I’m happy to bring you new music from Shemekia Copeland, Pie Eyed Pete, Amy Helm, Pete Berwick, and Tokyo Rosenthal. I’ve also got more good music from Colin Lake, D.L. Marble, Leon Bridges, Whitney Rose, Jason James, the Milagro Saints, and much more on this two hour episode

    Barrence Whitfield gives the kids a musical karate chop to the head (Ep262) - Americana Music Show Podcast

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    Ep261 - Erin Coburn - Erin Coburn plays tracks from Chaos Before Conformity and talks about playing the blues, winning the Pinetop Perkins scholarship, and fistbumping Morgan Freeman. I’ve got the new album from The Milagro Saints and the new album from Leon Bridges this week. I’m also going to play for you more new music from Rod Picott, Barrence Whitfield, Langhorne Slim, Shelby Lynne, Joe West & The Sinners and a whole lot more on this two hour episode of the show.

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    Ep260 - Tom Rhodes - Tom Rhodes plays tracks from With Or Without & talks about his nontraditional podcast, playing among redwoods, & the unique way he recorded the album. This week I’m excited to share with you the new albums from Buddy Guy, Rod Picott, The Tallent Brothers, Barrence Whitfield, and Whitney Rose. I’ve also got more new music from The Cerny Brothers, Jason Isbell, Bumper Jacksons, and Shelby Lynne on this special two hour episode of the show.

    Tom Rhodes captures live performance & real conversations (Ep260) - Americana Music Show Podcast

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    Ep259 - Ike Reilly - Ike Reilly plays tracks from Born On Fire, talks about getting lost in a small town, the persistent rumors about him running for mayor, and the gray area between labor and management. Also on this episode, I’ve got new albums from Shelby Lynne and Langhorne Slim, plus new music from Rod Picott, Bumper Jacksons, Anderson East, Jon Cleary, and Sugarcane Jane on this two hour episode of the show.

    Ike Reilly wants to get a job like that (Ep259)

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