Saturday, October 22, 2016

Routes & Branches 10/22/16

Trampled By Turtles - Brown-Eyed Women - Dear Jerry
The Devil Makes Three - Come on up to the House - Redemption & Ruin
Greensky Bluegrass - Past My Prime - Shouted, Written Down & Quoted
Watkins Family Hour - Feelin' Good Again - Watkins Family Hour
Dan Weber - Oh Woody - What I'm Lookin' For
Joe Overton - Front Door - Clear Blue Sky
Jackson Browne & David Lindley - Mercury Blues - Love Is Strange
The Mavericks - Do You Want Me To - All Night Live, Vol. 1
Southern Culture On The Skids - Baby I Like You - The Electric Pinecones
JJ Cale - I'm A Gypsy Man - Troubadour 
James McMurtry - Copper Canteen - Complicated Game 
Kacy Anderson & Clayton Linthieum - The Rio Grande - Strange Country
Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell - You Can't Say We Didn't Try - The Traveling Kind
Marcia Ball - Like There's No Tomorrow - The Tattooed Lady And The Alligator Man 
Mama's Black Sheep - Spoonin' - Live at the Bevy
Joan Baez - Forever Young - 75th Birthday Celebration 
John Prine - Color Of The Blues - For Better, Or Worse
Chuck Cannon - This Old Guitar - Symphony Of Scars
Grandpa Elliott - Another Saturday Night - Sugar Sweet 
The Buffalo Ruckus - Carolina Calls - Peace & Cornbread 
Reckless Kelly - Radio - Sunset Motel 
Nancy McCallion & The Scarlet Lettermen - It Ain't the First Time - Dancing Days
Jimmy Cliff, Micky Hart, Bill Kreutzmann - The Harder They Come - Dear Jerry: Celebrating The Music of Jerry

Routes & Branches 10/15/16

David Bromberg - I Like to Sleep Late In the Morning - The Player: A Retrospective 1972
Session Americana w/ Jefferson Hammer - Missippippi Mud - Great Shakes 
John Prine - Who's Gonna Take The Garbage Out - For Better, Or Worse
Bill Kirchen & Austin de Lone - Hounds of the Bakersfield - Transatlanticana
Bob Weir - Blue Mountain - Blue Mountain
Billy Bragg & Joe Henry - The Midnight Special - Shine A Light
New Orleans Suspects - Dixie Highway - Kaleidoscoped
Bonnie Raitt - Love Letter - The Best of  Capitol
John Hiatt - Pirate Radio - Little Head
Steep Ravine - Shadow of a Cloud - The Pedestrian
Old & In the Way - Midnight Moonlight - Breakdown
Blackberry Smoke - What Comes Naturally - Like an Arrow
James McMurtry - Walk Between the Raindrops - Walk Between the Raindrops
Anders Osborne - Life Don't Last That Long - Spacedust and Ocean Views 
Howard & Skye - A Little Time Alone - Milkweed
Dwight Yoakam - Guitars, Cadillacs - Swimmin' Pools, Movie Stars…
David Allan Coe - Willie, Waylon and Me - If That Ain't Country
Buddy Miller - Wide River to Cross - Universal United House of Prayer
Just Dave Band - (I Got a) Smile from Beer to Beer - Rules to Live By - EP
Willie Nelson - South of the Border - Let's Face The Music and Dance
David Bromberg - The New Lee Highway Blues - The Best of David Bromberg

Tuesday, October 4, 2016

Routes & Branches 10/01/16

Wilco - Normal American Kids - Schmilco 
Drive-By Truckers - Kinky Hypocrite - American Band
Drive-By Truckers - Guns of Umpqua - American Band
Lydia Loveless - More Than Ever - Real 
Todd Snider - The Funky Tomato - Eastside Bulldog
Jack Ingram - I Feel Like Drinking Tonight - Midnight Motel
Andy May - Haggard and the Queen - Room for Roots
The Youngers - Down The Road - Picture of You
Willie Nelson - Heartaches By The Number - For The Good Times (A Tribute To Ray Price)
John Hiatt - Adios To California - Dirty Jeans & Mudslide Hymns
Reckless Kelly - Radio - Sunset Motel
Southern Culture On The Skids - Freak Flag - The Electric Pinecones
John Bunzow - Miss My Whiskey - Counterfeit Salvation
Dawes - For No Good Reason - We're All Gonna Die

Dawes - When The Tequila Runs Out - We're All Gonna Die
The Loving Mary Band - Drinking with You - Little Bit of Love
Billy Bragg & Joe Henry - The L&N Don't Stop Here Anymore - Shine A Light
Mark Whitt - How Mountain Girls Can Love - Over You
Margo Price - Since You Put Me Down - Midwest Farmer's Daughter
Bob Weir - Only a River - Blue Mountain
Howard & Skye - A Little Time Alone - Milkweed
Timothy B. Schmit - Red Dirt Road - Leap Of Faith
Urban Acoustic Coalition - River Of My Birth - The Habit
Jenny Whiteley - $100 - The Original Jenny Whiteley
John Gorka - Down In The Milltown - Before Beginning
Whitehorse - Come On In My Kitchen - The Northern South, Vol. 1 - EP

Saturday, September 24, 2016

Routes & Branches 9/24/16

Today I played some folks who were honored this week at the Americana awards even though I missed watching it due to real life. I also had local musician Chico Schwall along with George Mann in the studio to support their performance tonight at the Labor Music Festival.
Coming up this next week I'm looking forward to seeing the Drive-By Truckers in Portland. I don't have their new CD yet... Look for it next week.

Rat Dog - El Paso - 4/3/2002 McDonald Theater 
Watkins Family Hour - Brokedown Palace - Watkins Family Hour 
Greensky Bluegrass - Past My Prime - Shouted, Written Down & Quoted
The Devil Makes Three - I'm Gonna Get High - Redemption & Ruin
Dwight Yoakam - Purple Rain - Swimmin' Pools, Movie Stars…
Billy Bragg - Handyman Blues - Tooth & Nail
Elise Davis - Penny - The Token
Lydia Loveless - Wine Lips - Somewhere Else
Drive-By Truckers - Three Dimes Down - It's Great To Be Alive!
Drive-By Truckers - The Righteous Path - It's Great To Be Alive!
Shovels & Rope - The Last Hawk - Little Seeds
Joan Baez - Hard Times Come Again No More - 75th Birthday Celebration
Woody Guthrie - John Henry - The Very Best of Woody Guthrie
Jim Lauderdale - Doin' Time in Bakersfield - I'm A Song
Session Americana w/ Jefferson Hammer - Missippippi Mud - Great Shakes
Brent Cobb - Let the Rain Come Down - Shine On Rainy Day
William Chico Schwall - Folded Arms - Live In The KRVM Studio  
George Mann - Which Side Are You On - Live In The KRVM Studio  
William Chico Schwall - We're Already Payin' It Now - Live In The KRVM Studio  
Shawn Colvin & Steve Earle - Come What May - Colvin & Earle
Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell - Bring It On Home to Memphis - The Traveling Kind
Nora Jane Struthers & The Party Line - Lovin' You - Wake
Cold Beer & Broads - Virginia - Six Pack
Brad Absher & Swamp Royale - Miss Your Water - Lucky Dog
Jason Isbell - If It Takes a Lifetime - Something More Than Free

Saturday, September 17, 2016

Routes & Branches 9/17/2016

My wife and I attended the Sisters Folk Festival last weekend and what a great festival it is!
I enjoyed seeing several of my favorite groups and for connecting with artists like Max Gomez and Nora Jane Struthers along with her husband Joe Overton. This was the beginning of my show this week which then went into some new music to the station and an interview with local artist Jake McNeillie and Company in support of their new CD "Delirium" (A Southern Gothic Fable).
I finished up the show featuring artists who have been nominated for various awards at the Americana Music Awards this week. Good Luck to all the nominees. I'll feature the winners on my show next week.

Whitehorse - Nadine - The Northern South, Vol. 1 - EP
Max Gomez - Love Will Find A Way - Rule the World
Nora Jane Struthers & The Party Line - The Skillet Blues - Country EP No.1
Joe Overton - Introvert Boogie - Clear Blue Sky
Session Americana With Jefferson Hamer - One Skinner - Great Shakes
Don Gallardo - Ophelia, We Cry (Ode to Levon Helm) - Hickory
J. Micheal Laferty - That Guy - Well Seasoned... Not Quite Done
The Buffalo Ruckus - Carolina Calls - Peace & Cornbread
Decker - The Phantom - Snake River Blues
Joe Purdy - Kristine - Who Will Be Next? 
Joan Baez - House Of The Rising Sun - 75th Birthday Celebration
Jake McNeillie and Company - Carcosa - Delirium
Jake McNeillie and Company - Be Here For You - Live In The KRVM Studio
Jake McNeillie and Company - Find Your Way Home - Delirium 
Dan Weber - Oh Woody - What I'm Lookin' For
Lake Street Dive - You Go Down Smooth - Bad Self Portraits
The Milk Carton Kids - Honey, Honey - The Ash & Clay
Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell - The Traveling Kind - The Traveling Kind
Watkins Family Hour - Feelin' Good Again - Watkins Family Hour
Bonnie Raitt - Gypsy in Me -  Dig In Deep
Lucinda Williams - Factory - The Ghosts of Highway 20
Jason Isbell - 24 Frames - Something More Than Free
Whitehorse - Come On In My Kitchen - The Northern South, Vol. 1 - EP

Saturday, September 3, 2016

Routes & Branches 9/3/16

This week's show was a mix of Labor day tunes, artists appearing at next week's Sisters Folk Festival and my choices for the August Freeform American Roots chart.

Chuck Prophet - Countrified Inner City Technological Man - Night Surfer
Angie and the Deserters - The Gift - Blood Like Wine - EP
Beth Wood - Backroads - The Weather Inside
Shawn Mullins - The Great Unknown - My Stupid Heart
The Brothers Comatose - 120 East - Respect the Van 
The Earl Scruggs Revue - T For Texas - Live At Kansas State
Blackberry Smoke - Good One Comin' On - Leave a Scar: Live in North Carolina 
Shinyribs - Take Me Lake Charles - Gulf Coast Museum
Kenny Davin Fine & The Tennessee Texans - You Gotta Be Good - Brand New Road
Richard Thompson - Guitar Heroes - Still
Session Americana - Beer Town - For Example: A Collection 
Session Americana - Willing to Be Lucky - Pack Up the Circus
Lauren Adams - Seminole Wind - Somewhere Else
Jim Patton & Sherry Brokus - Drunk in Baltimore - The Hard Part of Flying
The Devil Makes Three - I Gotta Get Drunk - Redemption & Ruin
Whitehorse - Big Boss Man - The Northern South, Vol. 1
Dave Insley - South Of The Boarder - Here With You Tonight
Dave Insley - God Loves the Working Man - Here With You Tonight
Dolly Parton - 9 To 5 - The RCA Years 1967-1986
Warren Haynes Feat. Railroad Earth - Coal Tattoo - Ashes and Dust
Merle Haggard - Workin' Man Blues - Hag: The Best Of Merle Haggard
Hank Williams III - Workin Man - Damn Right Rebel Proud
James McMurtry - We Can't Make It Here - Childish Things
David Allen Coe - Take This Job and Shove It - If That Ain't Contry
Just Dave Band - (I Got a) Smile from Beer to Beer - Rules to Live By
Bill Kirchen & Austin de Lone - The Times they Are a-Changin' - Transatlanticana

Saturday, August 27, 2016

Routes & Branches 8/27/16

A mix of new music to the station as I always like and some folks who are coming to town in the next couple of weeks.
Next week a preview of the upcoming Sisters Folk Festival and a few Labor Day tunes.

Jerry Garcia & David Grisman - Friend of the Devil - Jerry Garcia & David Grisman 
David Nelson Band - Any Naked Eye - Once in a Blue Moon
Just Dave Band - Rules to Live By - Rules to Live By
The Batture Boys - Rabbit Hole Blues - Muddy Water
Anna Troy - How Long Will It Be -Single
Mama Coal - Medley: Blue Rock Montana / Raven Haired Vixen - Raven Haired Vixen  
Jim Kweskin & Geoff Muldaur - Diamond Joe - Penny's Farm
Jim Kweskin & Geoff Muldaur - Penny's Farm - Penny's Farm 
Brian Cutean - Next Big Thing - The Sound Of Photosynthesis
Shinyribs - Red Quasar -  Okra Candy
Okkervil River - Judey on a Street - Away

Jim Patton & Sherry Brokus - My Hometown's Not My Hometown Anymore -The Hard Part of Flying
Jim Patton & Sherry Brokus - Down at the Anchor Inn - The Hard Part of Flying
Kiefer Sutherland - Can't Stay Away - Down In A Hole
Duane King - End Of The Road - Country Songs 
River Whyless - All Day All Night - We All the Light 
The Devil Makes Three - Come on up to the House - Redemption & Ruin
Blackberry Smoke - Too High - Holding All the Roses
Warren Haynes Feat. Railroad Earth - Gold Dust Woman (feat: Grace Potter) - Ashes and Dust
The Mavericks - What Am I Supposed to Do - Mono
Bill Kirchen & Austin de Lone - All Tore Up - Transatlanticana
Clark Paterson - Kansas Saturday Night - The Final Tradition
Colvin & Earle - Tobacco Road - Colvin & Earle
Whiskey Myers - Some of Your Love - Mud 
Hayes Carll - Sake of the Song - Lovers and Leavers
Michael Doucet & Tom Rigney - Chasing the Devil - Cajun Fandango