Saturday, January 31, 2009

Routes and Branches Play List 01/31/09

I started today's show with Lucinda Williams who is on top of the Americana Charts and her career. Her album "Little Honey" has a lot of great music. Let's hope She gets out to the west coast after her Australian Tour in April.

I pulled a double shift this week filling in for Carol on Acoustic Junction. Having some extra time let me stretch out and cover more of the upcoming local music scene. We have a lot of great artists playing around town in February.

See you on the radio, Tim.

Lucinda Williams - Tears Of Joy - Little Honey
The Gourds - The Way You Can Get - Haymaker
The Bridge - Born Ramblin' - Blind Mans Hill
Jo Kelly Stepheson - Fruitless Love - I See Flowers, You See Cars
Otis Gibbs - Everyday People - Grandpa Walked A Picket Line
Uncle Nancy - Dead Man's Hill - Uncle Nancy & the Family Jewels
The Asylum Street Spankers - My Baby In The CIA - God's Favorite Sampler
Trevor Alguire - Letting You In - Thirty Year Run
RobertEarl Keen - Gringo Honeymoon - Live At The Ryman
James McMurtry - Hurricane Party - Just Us Kids
Chuckanut Drive - The Ballad Of Becky & Bobby - Fidelity Grange
The Derek Trucks Band - Our Love - Already Free

Stephanie Chapman - Long Hot Summer - This Song Is To You
Blackie & the Radio Kings - Sometimes It Comes Easy - The Best Of Swing From The Chains Of Love
The Whopner County Country Allstars - Oregon Country - Always A Pleasure
Kelleigh McKenzie - In Between - Chances
The John Henrys - Sweet As The Grain - Sweet As The Grain
Amy Ray - Out On The Farm - Didn't It Feel Kinder
Bex Marshall - Black Guitar - Kitchen Table
Anne McCue - Too Late For Love - East Of Electric
Drew Emmitt - Gypsy In My Soul - Long Road
John Hiatt - Let's Give This Love A Try - Same Old Man
Sonny Landreth - The Milky Way Home - From The Reach
Hank III - Workin' Man - Damn Right Rebel Proud
Bucky Halker - Alibis - Wisconsin 2.13.63 Vol. 2

5pm. Acoustic Junction 1/31/09

Jake Payne - Comin' Home Tonight - What The Folk Is Roots Music
David Jacob-Strain - Traveling Riverside Blues - Liars Day
Ed Miller - The Rigs o' Barley - Lyrics Of Gold
Kasey Chambers & Shane Nicholson - Wildflower - Rattlin' Bones
Peter Rowan & Tony Rice - Shirt Off My Back - You Were There For Me
Jerry Garcia, David Grisman & Tony Rice - House Of The Rising Sun - The Pizza Tapes
Patrick Kavaney - Hurricane Lover - Weather Or Not
Bad Mitten Orchestra - Blue Skies - Garden Of Eve
Angel Band - Place Of Grace - With Roots And Wings
Robin & Linda Williams - Buena Vista - Buena Vista
Axton Kincaid - Long Black Veil - Silver Dollars
Jon Jackson - Comin' Home - Green Apples

The Bitter-Sweets - Long Day - The Bitter-Sweets EP
Austin Lounge Lizards - Luster's Motel - Paint me On Velvet
David Lindley & Wally Ingram - Do you Want My Job - Twango Bango Deluxe
Nickle Creek - Speak - This Side
Ashleigh Flynn - American Dream - American Dream
Green Mountain Bluegrass Band - Will you Be Satisfied That Way - Live at Sprout City Studios
BeauSoleil Avec Michael Doucet - Little Darlin' - Alligator Purse
Mike Gordon & Leo Kottke - Rings - Sixty Six Steps
Todd Snider - Good News Blues - East Nashville Skyline
Dolorean - What One Bottle Can Do - You Can't Win
Jonatha Brooke - Taste Of Danger - The Works
Pete Seeger - Banks Of The Ohio - American Favorite Ballads
John McCutcheon - Children Of Abraham - The Greatest Story Never Told
Jerry Garcia & David Grisman - Shady Grove - Shady Grove
JJ Cale - All Mama's Children - Rewind
David Bromberg - Mr. Bojangles - The Best Of David Bromberg

Sunday, January 25, 2009

Routes and Branches Play List 01/24/09

It felt good to get back on the air after taking last week off to visit family. My thanks go out to Scott Majors for sitting in for me.
Now that we are a few weeks into the new year the new music is beginning to come in again. I really like the new Derek Trucks Band CD "Already Free" and Jorma Kaukonen's new disc "River Of Time". Other new music featured this week were Donna Ulisse, Mark Olson & Gary Louris (from the Jayhawks),Bucky Halker, Otis Gibbs, Andy Friedman, Nancy Cassidy and Stephanie Chapman. Look for more from all of these artists in the coming weeks on Routes & Branches.
I am putting together a list of Americana Love songs for a Valentines Day Show. If You have any suggestions please leave them in the comments space of this blog.


The Gourds - Country Love - Haymaker
The Derek Trucks Band - Maybe This Time - Already Free
Susan Tedeschi - Love Will - Back To The River
The Derek Trucks Band - Back Where I Started - Already Free
Yarn - Can't Slow Down - Empty Pockets
Donna Ulisse - In My Wildest Dreams - Walk This Mountain Down
Ralph Stanley II - If This Old Guitar Could Talk - This One Is II
Milton - Night Driving - Grand Hotel
Blackie And The Rodeo Kings - Water Or Gasoline - The Best Of Swing From The Chains Of Love
Rodney Crowell - Sex And Gasoline - Sex And Gasoline
James McMurtry - Freeway View - Just Us Kids
Mark Olson & Gary Louris - Chamberlin,SD - Ready For The Flood
Bucky Halker - Consider The Love - Wisconsin 2.13.63 Vol. 2

The John Henrys - Lost In The Canyon - Sweet As The Grain
Calexico - Bend In The Road - Carried To Dust
Jorma Kaukonen - Cracks In The Finish - River Of Time
Otis Gibbs - Caroline - Grandpa Walked A Picket Line
Andy Friedman & The Other Failures - Road Trippin' Daddy - Weary Things
Unkle Nancy And The Family Jewels - Gypsy Pirate Blues - The Gypsy Pirate Blues
Nancy Cassidy - Runaway Train - Runaway Train
Stephanie Chapman - Train Of Love - This Song Is To You
Butch Hancock - Only Born - Own The Way Over Here
Skinner City String Band - Black eyed Susie / Walkin' In The Parlor - Skinner City String Band
Neil Young - Prarie Wind - Prarie Wind

Saturday, January 17, 2009

Routes and Branches Play List 1/17/09

Shotgun Majors from "Tupelo Honey" filled in for me this week

Artist - Song - Source

Veins of Coal - The Horse Flies -Until The Ocean
Everything I Do (Miss You) - Whiskeytown Strangers - Almanac
John the Revelator - Jay Boy Adams - The Shoebox
Family Reunion - Corb Lund - Horse Soldier! Horse Soldier!
Wheatfield Annie - Ranch Romance - Flip City
Drive On - Johnny Cash - American Recordings
Nothing Wrong With Us - Mark Huff - Gravity
I Long (Then I'm Gone) - Boris Mccutcheon & The Saltlicks - Bad Road, Good People
Denial - The Tara Stonecipher Band - N/A
Somebody Poisoned The - Well Frank Carillo and the Bandoleros - Someday
Tecumseh Valley - Nanci Griffith - Other Voices, Other Rooms
Salt N Pepper Days - Jonathan Terrell and the Organization -Emory
Blood On The Knobs - Glossary - The Better Angels Of Our Nature

Alright - Robyn Ludwick - Too Much Desire
Mr. Bojangles (Live) - David Bromberg - The Player: A Retrospective
Palmer's Pickup Blues - Purcell, Ryan - Kick The Dirt
Everyday People - Otis Gibbs - Grandpa Walked The Picket Line
Main Street - Cornbread Red - Runnin' Against the Wind - Bluegrass Tribute to Bob Seger
Never Found My Emmylou - The Doc Marshalls - Honest for Once
Whiskey River - Willie Nelson - One Hell of a Ride
Hard Liquor, Cold Women, Warm Beer - Bob Wodruff - Dreams & Saturday Nights
Pecan Pie - Golden Smog - Stay Golden, Smog: The Best Of Golden Smog
Honky Tonk Moon - Rosie Flores - Bandera Highway
Dallas, Texas - Bad Livers - Hogs On The Highway
Drinkin' Cup - Stephanie Chapman - This Song Is To You
Thinking About You - Fred Eaglesmith - Broken Bridges

Saturday, January 10, 2009

Routes and Branches Play List 01/10/09

Last week I played I played my favorite cuts from 2008 so, this week I decided to pull more cuts out of my over a year old box. There is so much good new music to play on this show that I forget about some of the older stuff that is also really good.
I did include a few new tracks including a couple from The Reverend Payton's Big Damn Band who will be performing at the WOW hall this next week. This is roots music at it's best. For a 3 piece family band they have a Big Damn sound.
I also gave a Happy Birthday salute to Alejandro Escovedo who turned 58 today with his song "People".


Gram Parsons - Ooh Las Vegas - Grievous Angel
The Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band - Mama's Fried Potatoes - The Whole Fam Damnily
Ryan Bingham - Hard Times - Mescalito
Steve Earle - Transcendental Blues - Transcendental Blues
Son Volt - Live Free - Trace
Free Peoples - Don't Say Yes, Don't Say No - Sittin' On A Goldmine
JJ Cale - All Mama's Children - Rewind
Axton Kincaid - Who's Gonna Pour My Whiskey When Your Gone - Songs
The Lucky Tomblin Band - Honky Tonk Song - Red Hot From Blue Rock
Kylie Harris - Different Place, Different Time - Love, Lessons And Lies
Michael Kevin Daly - Love Never Walks A Straight Line - Love Never Walks A Straight Line
Jake Payne - They Don't Play Enough Haggard On The Radio - What The Folk Is Roots Music
Merle Haggard - Honkytonk Nightime Man - Hag, The Best of Merle Haggard
The Lost Dogs - If You Want To - Mutt
John Hiatt - The Tiki Bar Is Open - The Tiki Bar Is Open

Rusty Truck - Cold Ground - Luck's Changing Lanes
James McMurty - Choctaw Bingo - Live In Aught-Three
Reckless Kelly - Motel Cowboy Show - Reckless Kelly Was Here
Drive By Truckers - Aftermath USA - A Blessing and A Curse
The Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band - Worn Out Shoe - The Whole Fam Damnily
Jerry Garcia & David Grisman - Whiskey In The Jar - Shady Grove
Poor Man's Whiskey - Tennessee Whiskey and California Wine - Roadside Attraction
Dave Alvin & The Guilty Men - Jubilee Train / Do Re Mi / Promised Land - Interstate City
Alejandro Escovedo - People (We're Only Gonna Live So Long) - Real Animal
Rodney Crowell - Don't Get Me Started - The Outsider
Robert Plant & Alison Krauss - Gone, Gone, Gone - Raising Sand

Saturday, January 3, 2009

Routes and Branches Play List 01/03/09

Happy New Year
This week marks my one year anniversary with KRVM. I feel so fortunate that I get program great Americana music on the radio every week.
This past year has introduced me to more new music than ever. It was hard to narrow down Today's show of my top 20 favorite songs from 2008. It is a mix of some long time favorites like Willie Nelson and John Hiat along with new to me artists like The Mother Truckers and the Drive By Truckers.
I am looking forward to bringing you, our listeners and supporters, another year of new and interesting Americana, Roots music and Alt. Country. If you have any suggestions for guest artists or music on Routes & Branches, just leave me a note on this site.
See you on the radio.


20 One Horse Shy - Just Me and You - One Horse Shy
19 Angel Band - Hold Me Angel - With Roots & Wings
18 Eliza Gilkyson - Runaway Train - Beautiful World
17 Jenny Reynolds - Next To You - Next To You
16 Kasey Chambers & Shane Nicholson - Rattlin' Bones - Rattlin' Bones
15 Willie Nelson - Over You Again - Moment Of Forever
14 John Hiatt - On With You - Same Old Man
13 Ry Cooder - Can I Smoke In Here - I, Flathead (The Songs of Kash Buk and The Klowns)
12 Old Crow Medicine Show - Tennessee Pusher - Tennessee Pusher
11 The Mother Truckers - When I Get My Wings - Let's All Go To Bed
10 Susan Tedeschi - Back To The River - Back To The River
9 Lucinda Williams - Real Love - Little Honey

8 Reckless Kelly - Ragged As The Road - Bulletproof
7 Sonny Landreth - Howlin' Moon - From The reach
6 Drew Emmitt - River's Risin' - Long Road
5 Railroad Earth - Hard Livin' - Amen Corner
4 The Drive By Truckers - Righteous Path - Brighter Than Creations Dark
3 Rodney Crowell - The Rise and Fall of Intelligent Design - Sex And Gasoline
2 James McMurtry - Hurricane Party - Just Us Kids
1 Hayes Carll - Drunk Poet's Dream - Trouble In Mind
HM The Bridge - Heavy Water - Blind Man's Hill