Ray Wylie Hubbard shares tracks from Ruffian’s Misfortune, tells a story about Mother Hubbard, and talks about the “grit, groove, tone, and taste" of songwriting.
Also on this episode, new Muscle Shoals soul music from Amy Black, new rock & roll from the Plott Hounds, new indie rock from Ocean Carolina, and hillbilly boogie from Woody Pines. Plus lots more on this two hour episode of the show.
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- Get to Me / Amy Black / The Muscle Shoals Sessions / 2:09
- You're Running Wild / Larry Campbell / Larry Campbell & Teresa Williams / 3:06
- Walt Disney / Shinyribs / Okra Candy / 3:53
- Let's Live Like We're Dyin' / Ike Reilly / Born On Fire / 4:37
- Party In Heaven / The Kentucky Headhunters With Johnnie Johnson / Meet Me In Bluesland / 3:28
- *** Ray Wylie Hubbard interview and tracks from Ruffian's Misfortune ***
- What You Do to Me / David Hamburger / Pennsylvania Station Blues / 3:40
- 7 Gigs in 7 Days / Hot Texas Swing Band / Ain't Dead Yet / 3:09
- Ache Of Love / Zombie Garden Club / Zombie Garden Club / 3:53
- Growing Young / The Plott Hounds / Living Free / 3:00
- Fork in the Road / Crooks / Wildfire / 4:19
- All I Can Do / Ocean Carolina / Maudlin Days / 3:29
- Simple And True / The Deslondes / The Deslondes / 2:44
- Heavy Honey / Left Lane Cruiser / Dirty Spliff Blues / 3:26
- Sweet Little Miss Blue Eyes (Bonus Track) / The Railsplitters / The Faster It Goes / 2:23
- New Nashville Boogie / Woody Pines / Woody Pines / 1:45
- Thirsty Valley / Runner Of The Woods / Thirsty Valley / 2:16
- You're Not What I Need (But You're All That I Want) / Dayna Kurtz / Rise And Fall / 5:45
- Down The Road / Eilen Jewell / Sundown Over Ghost Town / 2:36
- Skin and Bones / Liz Longley / Liz Longley / 3:42
- Mercy / AJ Ghent Band / Live at Terminal West / 4:21
- 70 On 70 / The Beltways / Chasing The Sun / 4:29
About Ray Wylie Hubbard
Ray Wylie Hubbard interview recap
- The floods in Wimberley, the relief effort, and what people can do to lend a hand.
- “Barefoot In Heaven.” He talks about being inspired by the Staples Singers and Sister Rosetta Tharpe. He talks about getting to work with the McCrary Sisters.
- On listening to the counsel of his wife Judy. He also tells a story about the time he introduced Judy Hubbard to Steve Earle.
- “Down By The River.” He talks about working with the Dirty River Boys who are from the El Paso area how they wrote the song together.
- songwriting advice and his “grit, groove, tone, and taste” criteria.
- Hubbard’s upcoming biography, _A Life... Well, Lived_.
- “Bad On Fords.” Ray Wylie Hubbard tells the story of meeting Ronnie Dunn of Brooks & Dunn and writing this song together.
- Ray Wylie Hubbard’s radio show on KNBT in New Braunfels, TX called “Roots And Branches of Americana” He talks about it being a songwriter focused show.
- “Stone Blind Horses” which he describes as a result of reflecting on his mortality and hoping that God grades on a curve.
- On his decision early in his career to write for himself and not write “for mailbox money.”
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