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
Americana Music Show Episodes
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Ep243 - JeConte - JeConte plays tracks from Down By The Bayou and talks about working with Anders Osborne, his stage name, and his tribute to his father. Also on this episode, southern rock from Jimbo Mathus, gospel from The McCrary Sisters, alt-country from June Star, folk rock from John Moreland, folk from Malcolm Holcombe, jump blues from Eight O’Five Jive, indie rock from Matt Bradford, americana from Sam Lewis, and blues rock from Hurricane Ruth.
Ep243 JeConte gives his Everything
Ep242 - AJ Ghent Band - AJ Ghent plays tracks from Live At Terminal West, shares his secrets for putting on a great show and talks about his lap steel legacy. Also on this episode, new rock & roll from Ray Wylie Hubbard, folk from Malcolm Holcombe, gospel from The McCrary Sisters, 30’s blues from Eilen Jewell, jump blues from Eight O’Five Jive, western swing from Asleep At The Wheel and Carrie Rodriguez, bluegrass from Robert Earl Keen, and beautiful soul music from Allison Moorer.
Ep242 AJ Ghent does the funky suit and tie thing
Ep241 - Hurricane Ruth - Hurricane Ruth plays tracks from Born On The River and talks about her big sound and river life in Beardstown, Illinois. Also on this episode we’ve got a full on blues set from Charlie Musselwhite, Stacy Jones, Back Pack Jones, Missy Anderson, The Reverend Shawn Amos, and Ray Goren.
Ep241 Hurricane Ruth parties on the levee - Americana Music Show Podcast
Ep240 - Allison Moorer - Allison Moorer plays tracks from Down To Believing and talks about raising her son, swapping songs Mary Gauthier, and working with Kenny Greenberg. Also on this episode, Appalachian folk from Malcolm Holcombe, country blues from Ray Wylie Hubbard, old-school blues from Lead Belly, rock & roll from Ryan Bingham, stringband music from Pharis and Jason Romero, bluegrass from John Lilly, country from Sarah Gayle Meech, and R&B from the AJ Ghent Band.
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Ep240 Allison Moorer swaps songs and stories - Americana Music Show Podcast
Ep239 - Sam Lewis - Sam Lewis plays tracks from Waiting On You and talks about singing like Lee Dorsey, opening for Haggard and his “hotel sessions.” Also on this episode new badass rock ‘n roll from Ray Wylie Hubbard, a new country shuffle from Sarah Gayle Meech, old-time music from Spuyten Duyvil, blues from Pops Staples, blues rock from Ted Hefko, western swing from Asleep At The Wheel and Elizabeth Cook, bluegrass from the Band of Ruhks, and blues rock from Steve Earle & The Dukes.
Ep239 Sam Lewis does that country Lee Dorsey thing
Ep238 - Ryan Bingham - Ryan Bingham plays tracks from Fear And Saturday Night and talks about playing the dive bars, finding success, and how he met his wife. This week I’ve got a cut from that posthumous Pops Staples album, a road tune from Justin Mather. a jumpin' string band tune from Spuyten Duyvil, a Bob Wills tribute from Asleep At The Wheel and Lyle Lovett, a knock out vocal track from Rhiannon Giddens, rock & roll from Liz Longley, and a going home song from American Aquarium.
Ep238 Ryan Bingham tattoos his soul
Ep237 - Parker McCollum - Parker McCollum plays tracks from The Limestone Kid and talks about managing his first tour, shooting music videos, and keeping faith in his music. Also on this episode, new music from that Allison Moorer album and that Joe Pug album, roots rock from The Mavericks, country rock from Whitehorse, blues from 6 String Drag, a foot tapper from Lily Hiatt, southern rock from The Beltways, western swing from that Bob Wills tribute album, country rock from Marty Stuart.
Ep237 Parker McCollum drives a truck from the 70’s
Ep236 - Americana Music Show - BJ Barham plays American Aquarium’s Wolves, talks about their fan base, winning the Hardest Working Band award, and toasts the Old North State. Also on this episode, rock & roll from Ryan Bingham, swamp rock from JeConte, swing era jazz from Eilen Jewell, western swing from Asleep At The Wheel, blues from Rhiannon Giddens, blues from Ted Hefko and the Thousandaires, 70’s throwback from Jackie Stahl, and roots rock from 6 String Drag.
Ep236 American Aquarium gets hungry like a wolf - Americana Music Show Podcast
Ep235 - Anne McCue - On Americana Music Show #235, Anne McCue plays tracks from Blue Sky Thinkin’ and talks the sounds of Charlie Christian and Django Reinhardt and swing era music. Also on this episode, haunting soul from Rhiannon Giddens, New Orleans blues from Ted Hefko and the Thousandaires, roots rock from 6 String Drag, swamp rock from JeConte, country rock from Ryan Bingham, pub rock from The Beltways, country from Don Pedigo, and country from Eilen Jewell.
Ep235 Anne McCue plays that Charlie Christian / Django Reinhardt guitar
Ep234 - Dick LeMasters - Dick LeMasters plays blues rock tracks from One Bird, Two Snakes and talks about the songwriters he admires and the importance of perseverance. Also on this episode, rock & roll from Ryan Bingham, live music from Eilen Jewell, string band music from John Lilly, blues from 6 String Drag, Louisiana Swamp music from JeConte, beautiful music from Gretchen Peters, swing jazz from Anne McCue, and country rock from Parker McCollum.
Ep234 Dick LeMasters finds power in The Blood & the power in The Snake
Ep233 - JJ Grey - On Americana Music Show #233, JJ Grey plays tracks from Ol’ Glory and talks about learning to stop and smell the roses, soul music, and the origin of ‘mofro.’ Also on this episode, pub rock from Josh Buckley, country rock from Parker McCollum, brand new music from Eilen Jewell, a ballad from James McMurtry, blues from Steve Earle & The Dukes, and latin rock from The Mavericks.
Ep233 JJ Grey writes musical post-it notes to himself
Ep#232 - 6 String Drag - Kenny Roby talks about getting 6 String Drag back together after 15 years, his inspiration from Doug Sahm, and plays tracks from the new album. Also on this episode, rapturous soul from JJ Grey & Mofro, traditional bluegrass from Robert Earl Keen, poignant love song from James McMurtry, new Latin-pop from The Mavericks, blues from Steve Earle & the Dukes, deep twang from Jim Lauderdale, and alt-country from The Menders. americanamusicsho...
Ep232 6 String Drag gets their Roots Rock ‘N’ Roll groove back
Ep231 - Lachlan Bryan - Lachlan Bryan plays tracks from Black Coffee and talks about Australia’s tradition of dark story telling and stepping into small town life. Also on this episode, alt-country from American Aquarium, an american songbook classic from Bob Dylan, newgrass from the Black Lillies, bluegrass duet from Robert Earl Keen and Lyle Lovett, ragtime jazz from the Bumper Jacksons, blues form Steve Earle and the Dukes, and southern rock from the Plott Hounds.
Ep231 Lachlan Bryan takes it hot as hell and black as pitch
Ep#230 - Ronnie Fauss - Ronnie Fauss plays tracks from Built To Break & talks about the Dallas Red Dirt scene, his regular joe vibe & keeping in touch with his old life. Also on this episode, new blues from Steve Earle & The Dukes, R&B from Chuck Prophet, southern rock from The Plott Hounds, a brand new ballad from James McMurtry, a track from the Bob Dylan basement tapes, new music from Joe Pug, rock & roll from Victor Krummenacher, and alt-country from The Highballers.
Ep230 Ronnie Fauss taps into his his rock & roll ethos
Ep229 - Mary Johnson Rockers & The Spark - Mary Johnson Rockers & The Spark play live in-studio and talk about collaborative songwriting and the supportive Raleigh-Durham music scene. Also on this episode, piano boogie from Marcia Ball, honky-tonk from Marty Stuart & His Fabulous Superlatives, tin pan alley blues from the Bloodhounds, brand new country rock from James McMurtry, zydeco from Ganey Arsement, country from Whitey Morgan & The 78s, indie rock from the Reverse Cowgirls.
Ep229 Mary Johnson Rockers & The Spark find their bridge
Ep228 - Stoney LaRue - Stoney LaRue plays tracks from Aviator and talks about playing the Grand Ole Opry and Woody Guthrie’s influence on the Red Dirt Music scene. Also on this episode, a haunting murder ballad by Mary Johnson Rockers & The Spark, big time honky-tonk from Whitey Morgan & The 78s, indie rock from Matt Ellis, country rock from The Highballers, country from Marty Stuart & His Fabulous Superlatives, soul from Genie Brooks, and country rock from Al Huckabee.
Ep228 Stoney Larue does the Red Dirt circuit
Ep227 - Jmac & Junior - Ep227 - Jmac & Junior - Jmac & Junior play tracks from their Miles album and talk about working together in their post-Rustlanders era and the storm that follows them around. Also on this episode, cowpunk from the Reverse Cowgirls, indie rock from Matt Ellis, beautiful slow feel-good music from Mary Johnson Rockers & The Spark, country rock from Marty Stuart, blues from Hurray For The Riff Raff, roots rock from The Bloodhounds, and indie rock from Superchunk
Ep226 - Best of 2014, part 2 - features albums #15 – #1 from Americana Music Show’s Best of 2014 list, including music from Luther Dickinson, Shelley King, Rod Melancon, Cory Branan, Corb Lund, the Ben Miller Band, Eden Brent, Jimbo Mathus, Lucinda Williams, Scott H Biram, Old 97s, Lee Bains III & the Glory Fires, J.P. Harris and the Tough Choices, John Howie Jr. & The Rosewood Bluff, and St. Paul & The Broken Bones.
Ep226 Americana Music Show's Best of 2014, part 2
Ep225 - Best of 2014, part 1 - Features albums #30-16 from Americana Music Show’s Best of 2014 list, including music from The Loudermilks, Brigitte DeMeyer, Will Kimbrough, Town Mountain, Old Crow Medicine Show, Turchi, Drive-By Truckers, Chuck Ragan, Cahalen Morrison & Country Hammer, Ronnie Fauss, Luke Winslow-King, Marty Stuart & His Fabulous Superlatives, Paul Thorn, Candi Staton, and Jonathan Byrd.
Americana Music Show's Best of 2014, part 1
Ep224 - Kelly Pardekooper - Kelly Pardekooper plays tracks from his Milk In Sunshine album and talk about owning the bar scene and intertwining music with real life. Also on this episode, country rock from Whitey Morgan and the 78s, alt-country from The Highballers, R&B honky-tonk from Los Straightjackets and Deke Dickerson, bluegrass from Leftover Salmon, country music from Marty Stuart & His Fabulous Superlatives, blues from Scott H Biram, and rock & roll from Lee Bains III & The Glory Fires.
Ep224 Kelly Pardekooper owns the bar scene
Ep223 - Jonathan Byrd - Jonathan Byrd plays tracks from You Can’t Outrun The Radio and talks about the benefits of recording live to tape and talks about living as a homeless man. Also on this episode, garage rock from the The Bloodhounds, Shinyribs covering a Lydia Loveless tune, western swing from Lee Sims, folk-rock from Jesse Lenat, indie rock from Kelly Pardekooper, sister act harmonies from The Secret Sisters, and some classic rock from The Kinks.
Ep#222 - Cahalen Morrison - Cahalen Morrison plays track from The Flower Of Muscle Shoals and talks about playing with the language of country music and writing songs about his wife.Also on this episode, country rock from Stoney LaRue, dark country from Hiss Golden Messenger, indie rock from the Christian Lopez Band, jam band rock from the Hard Working Americans, jump blues from the Carolyn Sills Combo, alt-country from Cracker, country blues from Lucinda Williams, piano boogie from Marcia Ball.
Ep#222 Cahalen Morrison messes with the standard progressions
Ep#221 - J.P. Harris - J.P. Harris plays tracks from Home Is Where The Hurt Is and talks about how to spot a good honky-tonk and the Keep It Country festival. Also on this episode, garage rock from The Bloodhounds, country blues from Lucinda Williams, indie rock from Kelly Pardekooper, roots rock from Blitzen Trapper, heartland rock from NQ Arbuckle, country music from Jim Lauderdale, blues from John Lee Zeigler, and jump blues from The Bumper Jacksons.
Ep#220 - Luke Winslow-King - Luke Winslow-King plays tracks from Everlasting Arms and talks about ending up in New Orleans and the song he dedicated to "Uncle" Lionel Batiste. Also on this episode, garage rock from The Bloodhounds, jump blues from The Carolyn Sills Combo, country blues from Lucinda Williams, alt-country from Jason McIntyre & Junior Tutwiler, roadhouse rock from Cracker, beautiful country from Jesse Lenat, folk from Bob Dylan, and country rock from Stoney LaRue.