On episode 67 of the Taproot Podcast, Joanathan Harkham talks about trying to capture the textures of the southern California landscape and latino culture, listening to his mother's country music while growing up in Los Angeles, and why he chose to cover "Green Green Grass of Home."…Continue
On episode 64 of the Taproot Podcast, Todd Jagger and JR Harrell talk about listening to border radio stations when they were kids, their own radio show, the joys of Texas…Continue
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On episode 62 of the Taproot Podcast, Ernie Hawkins talks about the influence The Rev Gary Davis's early days in Durham, the influence Davis has had on his own music, the technique of playing guitar riffs as if they are piano or horm lines, and his upcoming show at the University of North Carolina's Southern Folklife Center.
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On Episode 61 of the Taproot Podcast, Tilford Sellers talks about his roots music inspirations on his most recent release, What You’re Doing To Me, how he writes smooth sounding lyrics, and shares a cut from his most recent recording session.
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On episode 42 of the Taproot Podcast, Bill Anderson and Joe Doerr of Churchwood deconstruct the blues, talk about what it's like to get together again after all these years, and teach us street Latin.
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It would be a mistake and a shame to saddle Tokyo "Toke" Rosenthall with the label "singer/songwriter." Better to call him one of the most entertaining story tellers working today. His latest CD, Who Was That Man?, unfolds like the opening credits of an epic western movie, complete with dramatic mariachi horns. There are elements of "Country and Western" music woven throughout the CD, but he's not riding off into cliche' territory. He's just setting expectations for a set of songs…Continue
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On episode 40 of The Taproot Radio Podcast, Tara Nevins from Donna The Buffalo discusses her new solo CD, Wood and Stone, her reunion with her previous band mates, and announces the location of the new Grass Roots Festival. We also play three tracks from her CD, Wood and Stone.…Continue
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