Saturday, April 22, 2017

Routes & Branches 4/22/17

Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble - Love Struck Baby - Live at Carnegie Hall 1992
Creedence Clearwater Revival - Proud Mary - The 1969 Singles
Waylon Jennings - Are You Ready For The Country - Live In Concert Vol. 2
Billy Joe Shaver - Wacko from Waco - Wacko From Waco
Justin Townes Earle - Move Over Mama - Harlem River Blues 
Steve Earle & The Dukes - Are You Sure Hank Done It This Way - The Continental Club
The Crescendo Show - Baby I'm Long Gone - Distractions 
Ray Davies - Rock 'N' Roll Cowboys - Americana
Blackberry Smoke - Too High - Wood, Wire & Roses
Lewi Longmire & The Left Coast Roasters - Remedy Single
Eric Bibb - With a Dolla' In My Pocket - Migration Blues
Townes Van Zandt - White Freight Liner Blues - Austin City Limits
Missiissppi John Hurt - Trouble, I've Had It All My Days - Last Sessions 1972
John Williams - Trouble Honk - Acoustic Country Blues Guitar
Kasey Chambers - Ain't No Little Girl - Dragonfly 
Amilia K Spicer - Fill Me Up - Wow And Flutter
Patterson Hood - (Unspoken Pretties) - Single
Richard Thompson - 1952 Vincent Black Lightening - Single
Blitzen Trapper - Hey Joe - Single
Lynyrd Skynyrd - Call Me The Breeze - Sweet Home Alabama
Dave Alvin & Phil Alvin - California Desert Blues - Hard Travelin'
Chuck Prophet - Willie Mays Is Up At Bat - Temple Beautiful
Drew Holcomb & The Neighbors - Yellow Rose of Santa Fe - Souvenir 
Chris Robinson Brotherhood - Blue Suede Shoes - Single
Eight Dollar Mountain - Riverboat Gambler - Riverboat Gambler

Saturday, April 15, 2017

Routes & Branches 4/15/17

Tedeschi Trucks Band - Leavin' Trunk - Live from the Fox Oakland
Robert Randolph & The Family Band - Got Soul - Got Soul
Robert Randolph & The Family Band - She Got Soul (feat. Anthony Hamilton) - Got Soul
Roger Clyne & The Peacemakers - California Breakdown - The Independent 
The Harmed Brothers - In The Wind - The Harmed Brothers
Bumper Jacksons - I've Never Met A Stranger - I've Never Met A Stranger
JeConte - Down By the Bayou (feat. Anders Osborne) - Down By the Bayou 
Pi Jacobs - Weed and Wine - A Little Blue
The Whiskey Gentry - Paris - Dead Ringer
Jake McNeillie - Open Road - Songs of the Sage - EP
Colvin & Earle - You're Right (I'm Wrong) - Colvin & Earle
Jason Eady - Black Jesus - Jason Eady
Steep Ravine - Kansas City Moon - Turning of the Fall
Left Coast Country - Bus Driver - Pines Fly By
Eight Dollar Mountain - Hard Times Penitentiary - Tied To The Tracks 
Blackberry Smoke - What Comes Naturally - Like an Arrow
David Bromberg - Delia - The Blues, the Whole Blues
Jeb Loy Nichols - I Hate Hate - Country Hustle
Adam Miller - The Rivers of Oregon - The Radio's Taking Our Songs Away
The Wild Reeds - Only Songs - The World We Built 
Greg Wickham - Ain't No Way to Love You - If I Left This World 
David Olney - If They Ever Let Me Out - Don't Try To Fight It 
Rhiannon Giddens - Freedom Highway - Freedom Highway

Saturday, April 8, 2017

Routes & Branches 4/8/17

In memory of Merle Haggard and the anniversary of his birth and death this week, I made him my featured artist on today's show.
David Bromberg - It Takes a Lot to Laugh, it Takes a Train to Cry - Try Me One More Time 
Merle Haggard - Mama Tried - Hag: The Best Of Merle Haggard
Joe Ely - White Line Fever - Tulare Dust
The String Cheese Incident - Down a River - Believe
Greezy Wheels - Dreams of Muddy Waters - String Theory 2.0
The Infamous Stringdusters - Where the Rivers Run Cold - Let It Go
The Infamous Stringdusters - Listen (feat. Joan Osborne) - Ladies & Gentlemen
Tift Merritt - Wait for Me (feat. Sam Beam) - Stitch of the World
Merle Haggard - Workin' Man Blues - Hag: The Best Of Merle Haggard 
Willie Nelson & Merle Haggard - Django & Jimmie - Django and Jimmie
David Olney - Crack in the Wall -  Don't Try To Fight It
Bob Slaughter - The Path - We Are Water
Tedeschi Trucks Band - I Pity The Fool - Live at the Fox Oakland
The Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band - Flying Squirrels - Front Porch Sessions
Hillstomp - Graverobber's Blues - One Word
The Brothers Comatose - Brothers - City Painted Gold
The Brothers Comatose - Dead Flowers - Songs From the Stoop
Merle Haggard - I've Seen It Go Away - I Am What I Am
Billy Joe Shaver - Rablin' Fever - Tulare Dust
Tom Russell - East of Woodstock, West of Viet Nam - Blood and Candle Smoke
River Whyless - All Day All Night - We All the Light 
Blind Lemon Pledge & Friends - Polly Come Out - Backwoods Glance
Jamie Kindleyside - Lay You Down -  It Is What It Was
Todd Adelman & The Country Mile - I'm Gonna Love You - Time Will Tell
Andrew Combs - What It Means to You - Canyons of My Mind
Willie Nelson - He Won't Ever Be Gone - God's Problem Child
Merle Haggard - Working Man's Blues - Working In Tennessee

Saturday, April 1, 2017

Routes &Branches 4/1/17

Yonder Mountain String Band - Sister Golden Hair - Mountain Tracks: Volume 6 
Greensky Bluegrass - Fixin' to Ruin - Shouted, Written Down & Quoted
The Lil Smokies - California - The Lil Smokies 
JJ Cale - Travelin Light - Troubadour
Randy Thompson - Someday Soon - War Peace Love Fear
Sam Outlaw - Trouble - Tenderheart
Ryan Montbleau - Never Stopped Loving You - I Was Just Leaving
Chuck Cannon - The Ghost of Johnny Cash - God Shaped Hole
Chuck Cannon - This Old Guitar - Symphony Of Scars
Rodney Crowell - Reckless - Close Ties 
Malcolm Holcombe - Pretty Little Troubles - Pretty Little Troubles
Crow Quill Night Owls - Nancy Jane - Snake Liquor
The Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band - Cornbread and Butterbeans - Front Porch Sessions
Tim Obrien - Guardian Angel - Where The River Meets The Road
The Infamous Stringdusters - No More to Leave You Behind - We'll do it Live 
Hot Rize - Blue Is Fallin' - When I'm Free 
The Brothers Comatose - She's a Hurricane - City Painted Gold
Screen Door Porch - Drifter - Pay It Forward - EP
Levon Helm - Growin' Trade - Electric Dirt 
James Talley - Forty Hours - Tryin' Like the Devil
Marty Stuart & His Fabulous Superlatives - Mojave - Way Out West
David Olney - Sweet Sugaree - Don't Try To Fight It
Hayes Carll - It's A Shame - Trouble In MInd
Scotty Haze - Five Rounds with the Devil - Still in the Game
Ray Wylie Hubbard - South of the River - The Grifter's Hymnal
Phoebe Legere - Jambalaya - Heart of Love

Sunday, March 26, 2017

Routes & Branches 3/25/17

Yonder Mountain String Band stopped by the KRVM studios this afternoon on their way to a show at the McDonald Theater. It has been 2 years since I last spoke with the band and at that time Ali Kral and Jacob Jolliff had been members of the band for only a few months. Now after a couple of years of touring they seem right at home. Everyone agrees that this band is stronger and better since Kral and Jolliff joined. They treated us with playing two new songs from their upcoming new album "Love Ain't Love" due out in June.

Leon Redbone - Me and the Devil Blues - Long Way from Home
Old 97's - Good with God - Graveyard Whistling
Ha Ha Tonka - Race to the Bottom - Heart-Shaped Mountain
Old Crow Medicine Show - My Good Gal - Best of
The Wood Brothers - Postcards from Hell (Live) - Live at the Barn 
Yonder Mountain String Band - Take A Chance On Me - Live In The KRVM Studio
Yonder Mountain String Band - Bad Taste - Live In The KRVM Studio
Levon Helm - Rag Mama Rag - Ramble At the Ryman 
Rodney Crowell - East Houston Blues - Close Ties
William Bell - Mississippi Arkansas Bridge - This Is Where I Live 
Southern Avenue - Don't Give Up - Southern Avenue 
Drew Holcomb & The Neighbors - Mama's Sunshine, Daddy's Rain - Souvenir
Front Country - Lonesome Town - Other Love Songs
Tedeschi Trucks Band - I Pity The Fool - live from Oakland
Greensky Bluegrass - Lose My Way - Hand guns
Greensky Bluegrass - Wings for Wheels - If Sorrows Swim
Alison Krauss - Dream of Me - Windy City 
Tami Neilson - Whiskey & Kisses - Dynamite!
Phoebe Legere - Wrong Honky Tonk - Heart of Love
Tift Merritt - Proclamation Bones - Stitch of the World
Mipso - Train Down the Line - Coming Down the Mountain
Marty Stuart & His Fabulous Superlatives - Whole Lotta Highway (With a Million Miles to Go) - Way Out West

Saturday, March 18, 2017

Routes & Branches 3/18/17

I played a bunch of new music to the station this week. There was plenty to play since I was away last week. 
We also have several groups coming to Eugene including Ha Ha Tonka and Old 97's on Thursday and Yonder Mountain String Band  next weekend followed by Greensky Bluegrass on the 29th of the month. It is so good to have live music in my life!!!

Neil Young - Peace Trail - Peace Trail
Tedeschi Trucks Band - Bird on the Wire - Live from the Fox Oakland
The Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band - Let Your Light Shine - Front Porch Sessions
Rhiannon Giddens - Better Get It Right the First Time - Freedom Highway
Ryan Adams - Haunted House - Prisoner
Brian Charles Tischleder - Hard Times For An Honest Man - Last Train To Hollywood 
Frank Migliorelli and the Dirt Nappers - Wound up Woman - Bass, Drums, Guitars and Organs
The Mavericks - Ride With Me - Brand New Day 
Byrd & Street - Workin' Man - This Much Is True
Travis Linville - Bar Room - Up Ahead
Scotty Haze - Still in the Game - Still in the Game
Ha Ha Tonka - All with You - Heart-Shaped Mountain
Old 97's - Irish Whiskey Drinking Girls - Graveyard Whistling
James Talley - Are They Gonna Make Us Outlaws Again? - Tryin' Like the Devil
Greensky Bluegrass - Past My Prime - Shouted, Written Down & Quoted
Yonder Mountain String Band - Kentucky Mandolin - Mountain Tracks: Volume 5
Breakers Yard - Breakers Yard Rag - Tried and True
Leftover Salmon - Big Railroad Blues - 25
Pieta Brown - Street Tracker - Postcards
Pegi Young & The Survivors - These Boots Were Made for Walking - Raw 
Marty Stuart & His Fabulous Superlatives - Way Out West - Way Out West
Kacy & Clayton - Seven Yellow Gypsies - Strange Country
Screen Door Porch - Rest Be Not Forgotten - Pay It Forward - EP
Bill Scorzari - A Brand New Deal - Through These Waves

Saturday, March 4, 2017

Routes & Branches 3/4/17

Leftover Salmon - Tangled up in Blue - 25
Ryan Adams - Haunted House - Prisonerm
 Son Volt - Back Against The Wall - Notes of Blue
Pieta Brown - How Soon - Postcards
Alison Krauss - Dream of Me - Windy City
Rhiannon Giddens - Better Get It Right the First Time - Freedom Highway 
Robert Earl Keen - Over The Waterfall - Picnic
Pickin' On Series - Where Are You Going? - Breathe, Vol. 2: The Bluegrass Tribute to the Dave Matthews
Mipso - Hurt So Good - Coming Down the Mountain
Larry Keel - Fill 'Em up Again (feat. Del McCoury, Mike Guggino & Jason Carter) - Experienced
Merle Haggard - A Bar In Bakersfield - Blue Jungle
Bill Kirchen & Austin de Lone - Hounds of the Bakersfield - Transatlanticana
Trigger Hippy - Tennessee Mud - Trigger Hippy
Willie Nelson & Merle Haggard - Dont Think Twice Its Alright - Django and Jimmie
Steve Earle - Delta Mama Blues - Townes
Delbert McClinton - Two More Bottles Of Wine - Honky Tonk'n'Blues
Ruthie Foster - Richland Woman Blues - Joy Comes Back 
Gal Holiday and the Honky Tonk Revue - Broke Down and Broke - Last To Leave
Bonnie Raitt - Shakin' Shakin' Shakes - Dig In Deep
The Show Ponies - This World is Not my Home - How It All Goes Down
Lyle Lovett - Record Lady - I Love Everybody
The New Basement Tapes - Kansas City - Lost On the River 
Just Dave Band - California Wildfire (California Country Version) [feat. Cary Park, Ted Russell Kamp, Ry
Bradley, John Schreffler Jr., Rob Staley, Jesse Olema, Xavier Gonzalez, Mark Christian & Johnny Stachela] -
Rules to Live By - EP
Leftover Salmon - Big Railroad Blues - 25