Americana Music Show's Blog – March 2012 Archive (6)

TPR#81 Parlor Soldiers - Interview and Music

On Episode 81 of the Taproot Music Show, Alex Culbreth and Karen Jonas are the Parlor Soldiers and they talk about the origin of their band name, how they manage to combine folk and alt.country into something that works, how they are able to write such gritty, detailed songs, their advice for aspiring singer/songwriters, and their Johnny Cash / June Carter song.…

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Added by Americana Music Show on March 30, 2012 at 5:30am — No Comments

TPR#80: Maynard and the Musties - Interview and Music

On episode 80 of the Taproot Music Show, Joe Maynard talks about his many-faceted art career in New York City; explains the name of his first band, the Millerite Redeemers; runs through the current band line up and explains how they became The Musties; the advice he got from Ryan Adams; and explains why his band is mapped out to "the rhythm…

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Added by Americana Music Show on March 23, 2012 at 6:30am — No Comments

TPR#79 Michael Rank and Stag - Interview and Music

On episode 79 of the Taproot Podcast, Snatches of Pink front man Michael Rank and Marc E Smith join Calvin in the studio live to play some acoustic versions of songs from Kin, the debut release from Michael Rank and Stag. Michael talks about the amazing line up of area musicians he's got on the new CD, why he decided not to do this as a CD as a Snatches of Pink CD,…

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Added by Americana Music Show on March 16, 2012 at 5:30am — No Comments

TPR#78 Tommy Womack - Interview and Music

On episode 78 of the Taproot Podcast, Tommy Womack talks about he was motivated to start writing songs about himself and "from the gut" on There I Said It and how he continues to write peronal songs on Now What because he could never go back to writing third person songs. his role of patron saint of 50 year olds with kids who don't make it to as many shows as they used to;…

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Added by Americana Music Show on March 12, 2012 at 7:30am — No Comments

"What Did I Used To Be" by Tokyo Rosenthal

Lots of songwriters have tried to give voice to the hard economic times experienced by so many people these days. Maybe the most famous is Springsteen's. And, frankly, Springsteen's is one of the worst. Tokyo Rosenthal has been around the block a few more times than The Boss, and is much more in touch with every day life than Bruce will ever be. Toke's given voice to the…

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Added by Americana Music Show on March 7, 2012 at 9:42am — 2 Comments

TPR#77 Becky Warren from The Great Unknowns - Interview and Music

On episode 77 of the Taproot Podcast, Becky Warren of The Great Unknowns talks about why there's almost always a geographic reference in all of her songs; her experience driving the Lewis and Clark Trail and what it mean to her; the long wait between their first and second CD; writing a song about a band that doesn't become that famous; the new line…

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Added by Americana Music Show on March 5, 2012 at 12:30am — No Comments

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