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Freight Train Boogie Show #264 features new music from Old Crow Medicine Show, Carolina Story, Yvette Landry and The Sweet Potatoes

FTB Show #264 features the new album by Old Crow Medicine Show called Remedy.  Also new music from Carolina Story, Yvette Landry and The Sweet Potatoes. Here's the iTunes link to subscribe to the FTB podcasts.  Here's the direct link to …See More
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Freight Train Boogie Show #264 features new music from Old Crow Medicine Show, Carolina Story, Yvette Landry and The Sweet Potatoes

FTB Show #264 features the new album by Old Crow Medicine Show called Remedy.  Also new music from Carolina Story, Yvette Landry and The Sweet Potatoes. Here's the iTunes link to subscribe to the FTB podcasts.  Here's the direct link to …See More
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Americana Boogie new releases for the week of July 22nd... Richard Thompson, Don Flemons, Chris Smither, Hot Tuna...

DON FLEMONS Prospect Hill (Music Maker)In 2005, at the now-fabled Black Banjo Gathering in Boone, N.C., Don he met Rhiannon Giddens and Justin Robinson, the fortuitous moment that launched the Carolina Chocolate Drops. After recording several great albums with the group, Flemons left the old-time string band in…See More
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Americana Boogie new releases for the week of July 15th...John Hiatt, "Cowboy" Jack Clement, Trampled By Turtles, Puss N Boots, JGB and more

COWBOY JACK CLEMENT For Once & For All (I.R.S. Nashville)Taken as a whole, the career of Cowboy Jack Clement fits snugly into any auteur theory of country music, and it is his light touch you feel in the scant few solo recordings he released in his lifetime. Six months before Clement died last August, he recorded For Once and for All, a dozen Clement tunes that illustrate his ability to write…See More
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Freight Train Boogie Show #262 features new music from Clarence Bucaro, Mary Gauthier, Red Molly, Shoebox Letters and more

FTB Show #262 features the new album by Clarence Bucaro entitled Hills to Home.  Also new music from Mary Gauthier, Brad Boyer, Red Molly and Shoebox Letters.Show #262CLARENCE BUCARO - Tallahassee Hills to Home AMY…See More
Jul 12
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Americana Boogie new releases for the week of July 8th... The Mastersons, Peter Rowan, David Olney, CSN&Y

Here's all of the Americana and roots-type music releases for the week of July 8th, 2014 from Americana Boogie. THE MASTERSONS Good Luck Charm  (New West)Austin, TX-based husband-wife duo The Mastersons are “poised to be one of Austin’s breakout acts in 2014…” according to the Austin American Statesman. While they are seasoned…See More
Jul 11
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Americana Boogie new releases for the week of July 8th... The Mastersons, Peter Rowan, David Olney, CSN&Y

Here's all of the Americana and roots-type music releases for the week of July 8th, 2014 from Americana Boogie. THE MASTERSONS Good Luck Charm  (New West)Austin, TX-based husband-wife duo The Mastersons are “poised to be one of Austin’s breakout acts in 2014…” according to the Austin American Statesman. While they are seasoned…See More
Jul 8
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Freight Train Boogie Show #261 features new music from Matt Harlan, Zoe Muth, Blue Mother Tupelo, Joseph Lemay and more

FTB Show #261 features two great new releases...World of Strangers by Zoe Muth and Raven Hotel by Matt Harlan.  Also new music from  Blue Mother Tupelo and Miss Laurie Ann & The SaddleTones. Show #261ZOE MUTH - Make Me Change My Mind  World of Strangers…See More
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Americana Boogie new releases for the week of July 1st....New Americana music this week from Corb Lund, OCMS, Sean Watkins, Jonah Tolchin & others...

CORB LUND Counterfeit Blues (New West)On very short notice, Canadian Roots artist Corb Lund was given the chance to record an album at the legendary Sun Studios in Memphis. There were two challenges, it would be filmed for a CMT-TV special and he had two days to record. Taking advantage of Sun's record live on the…See More
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Freight Train Boogie Show #261 features new music from Matt Harlan, Zoe Muth, Blue Mother Tupelo, Joseph Lemay and more

FTB Show #261 features two great new releases...World of Strangers by Zoe Muth and Raven Hotel by Matt Harlan.  Also new music from  Blue Mother Tupelo and Miss Laurie Ann & The SaddleTones. Show #261ZOE MUTH - Make Me Change My Mind  World of Strangers…See More
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Americana Boogie new releases for the week of July 1st....New Americana music this week from Corb Lund, OCMS, Sean Watkins, Jonah Tolchin & others...

CORB LUND Counterfeit Blues (New West)On very short notice, Canadian Roots artist Corb Lund was given the chance to record an album at the legendary Sun Studios in Memphis. There were two challenges, it would be filmed for a CMT-TV special and he had two days to record. Taking advantage of Sun's record live on the…See More
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Americana Boogie new releases for the week of June 17: Willie Nelson, NRBQ, Felice Brothers, Ian McLagan, Clothesline Revival and more...

IAN McLAGAN & THE BUMP BAND United States (Yep Roc)As a founding member of the Faces, McLagan alternates between lusty grooves and reflective musings, showcasing McLagan's beguiling charm and timeless gift for crafting memorable hooks. The 10 original tracks on United States feature Ian on vocals, keys, and guitar,…See More
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Freight Train Boogie Show #257 features new music from Radney Foster, Nikki Lane, Sturgill Simpson, Libby Koch, and Chatham County Line and more..

Show #259 simply features a bunch of songs from some great recent releases from folks likeRadney Foster, Nikki Lane, Sturgill Simpson,Libby Koch, and Chatham County Line!  Here’s the iTunes link to subscribe to the FTB podcasts.  Here’s the direct link to listen now!…See More
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Americana Boogie new releases for the week of June 17: Willie Nelson, NRBQ, Felice Brothers, Ian McLagan, Clothesline Revival and more...

IAN McLAGAN & THE BUMP BAND United States (Yep Roc)As a founding member of the Faces, McLagan alternates between lusty grooves and reflective musings, showcasing McLagan's beguiling charm and timeless gift for crafting memorable hooks. The 10 original tracks on United States feature Ian on vocals, keys, and guitar,…See More
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Freight Train Boogie Show #264 features new music from Old Crow Medicine Show, Carolina Story, Yvette Landry and The Sweet Potatoes

FTB Show #264 features the new album by Old Crow Medicine Show called Remedy.  Also new music from Carolina Story, Yvette Landry and The Sweet Potatoes. Here's the iTunes link to subscribe to the FTB podcasts.  Here's the direct link to …

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Posted on July 25, 2014 at 9:30pm

Americana Boogie new releases for the week of July 22nd... Richard Thompson, Don Flemons, Chris Smither, Hot Tuna...

DON FLEMONS

Prospect Hill (Music Maker)

In 2005, at the now-fabled Black Banjo Gathering in Boone, N.C., Don he met Rhiannon Giddens and Justin Robinson, the fortuitous moment that launched the Carolina Chocolate Drops. After…

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Posted on July 21, 2014 at 5:00pm

Freight Train Boogie Show #263 featuring The Duhks, Seth Walker, Jacob Thomas Jr, Amy Lavere and The Felice Brothers

FTB Show #263 features the new album by The Duhks called Beyond the Blue. Also new music from Jacob Thomas Jr, Amy Lavere and The Felice Brothers.  Here's the direct link to listen now!

Show #263…

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Posted on July 18, 2014 at 7:00am

Americana Boogie new releases for the week of July 15th...John Hiatt, "Cowboy" Jack Clement, Trampled By Turtles, Puss N Boots, JGB and more

COWBOY JACK CLEMENT

For Once & For All (I.R.S. Nashville)

Taken as a whole, the career of Cowboy Jack Clement fits snugly into any auteur theory of country music, and it is his light touch you feel in the scant few solo recordings he released in his lifetime. Six months before Clement died last August, he recorded For Once…

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Posted on July 14, 2014 at 12:30pm

Freight Train Boogie Show #262 features new music from Clarence Bucaro, Mary Gauthier, Red Molly, Shoebox Letters and more

FTB Show #262 features the new album by Clarence Bucaro entitled Hills to Home.  Also new music from Mary Gauthier, Brad Boyer, Red Molly and Shoebox Letters.

Show #262

CLARENCE BUCARO - Tallahassee Hills to…

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Posted on July 12, 2014 at 11:00am

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At 1:30pm on March 13, 2013, Phil Lee said…
And thanks for the feature!
At 10:07am on April 30, 2012, Dirtsandwich Music said…

Happy birthday, brother Bill.

At 11:15am on February 11, 2011, Tanya Pinkerton said…
Welcome Bill! swak! Tanya
At 5:20pm on January 12, 2011, rick ahern said…

hey big  guy what's up?

 

At 12:26am on January 6, 2011, GJHare said…
..thanks Bill - will follow your music closely..GH
At 6:02pm on December 10, 2009, Jenny Kerr said…
Hey there, Bill,
Glad you made it! We had a great meeting. See you at the next one? (Jan 2, 2-3:30)

xoox
At 3:36pm on April 15, 2009, No Depression said…
Hi Bill - Welcome to the new community site! We hope you're finding everything okay. Please let us know if you have any questions or feedback (here are some FAQs in case anything's confusing). Thanks for joining. Cheers!
Kim
 
 
 

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