Ep#210 The Mavericks as ‘almost blood brothers’

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.

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Ep#209 Dom Flemons goes backward up the hill

Dom Flemons

Dom Flemons plays tracks from Prospect Hill and talks about the Music Maker Relief Foundation and southern black fife & drums. Also on this episode, blues rock from AC Myles, country rock from Cory Branan, heartland rock from Lachlan 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.

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

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, and that Tulsa sound from Gavin Sutherland.

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“Cinnamon” by Grace Askew

Grace Askew Cinnamon

Grace Askew says that when she first wrote “Cinnamon” it was a very simple song, but as she played it out it became more “janky and raw.”

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Elvin Bishop does it right with Can’t Even Do Wrong Right

Can't Even Do Wrong Right by Elvin Bishop

The title track of Elvin Bishop’s Can’t Even Do Wrong Write is a feel-good blues opener that has just the right feel-good vibe and soulful righteousness.

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The Loudermilks live tonight! Win tix to see The Wood Brothers!

Loudermilks quite honestly

Interview and music from The Loudermilks + win a pair of tix to see The Wood Brothers! Monday September 15th at 9pm EDT (UTC/GMT-4)

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New Adds: A.C. Myles, Cory Branan, Sean Chambers, and Tab Spencer

Americana Music News

New music from Cory Branan, Sean Chambers, A.C. Myles, Tab Spencer, and Luke Pruitt

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“Quite Honestly” by The Loudermilks

Loudermilks quite honestly

“Quite Honestly” is, in my opinion, the linchpin track of The Loudermilks self-titled debut album and the best example of Chad and Alan Edwards’ new sound.

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Three guests in three hours! Live tonight!

Americana Music News

Howdy. I’m excited to announce that I’ll be hosting a special three hour live edition of the Americana Music Show tonight on WCOM from 7-10pm EDT (UTC/GMT-4). Local listeners can tune in at 103.5FM. Everyone else can go to the WCOM web site and click the “listen live” button. 7pm Hour Robert Greer from the […]

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

Mark Jungers by Steve Circeo

Mark Jungers plays tracks 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.

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