Freight Train Boogie Show #495

FTB podcast #495 features 2 new albums, Fire on the Ridge by Jenny Don’t And The Spurs and Friends in High Places by Turner Cody and the The Soldiers Of Love. Here’s the iTunes link to subscribe to the FTB podcasts.  Here is the direct link to listen now!

Show #495


Turner Cody and the Soldiers of Love – Lonely Days in Hollywood  Friends in High Places
Jenny Don’t And The Spurs – Lonely Days in Hollywood  Fire on the Ridge 
Cej – Honey On The Mind Friend Of The Sky  
Oliver Wood – Fine Line Always Smilin’
(mic break)
Cole Chaney – Another Day in the Life  Mercy 
Rachel Baiman – Joke’s On Me Cycles   
Mac Leaphart – Blame On The Bottle Music City Joke
Turner Cody and the Soldiers of Love – Friends in High Places
Friends in High Places
Jenny Don’t And The Spurs – California Cowboy
Fire on the Ridge
(mic break)
Danny Burns – Many Moons Ago  (feat. Sarah Jarosz) Hurricane 
Ian George  – Post-Corona  (single)
Shemekia Copeland – Walk Until I Ride Uncivil War
The High Hawks – Talk About That The High Hawks 
Graham Sharp – Generation Blues
Graham Sharp
(mic break)
Turner Cody and the Soldiers of LoveBoozing and Losing
Friends in High Places
Jenny Don’t And The SpursRestless Moon
Fire on the Ridge

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(June 20th, 2021)
Bill Frater

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Freight Train Boogie Show #494

FTB podcast #494 features the new album by Britton Patrick Morgan called I Wanna Start A Band. Here’s the iTunes link to subscribe to the FTB podcasts.  Here is the direct link to listen now!

Show #494

Britton Patrick Morgan – I Wanna Start A Band  I Wanna Start A Band
Margo Price – Long Live The King  (single)
Adam Wright – Rhymes With Bucket I Win
Steve Almaas – The Way I Treated You Everywhere You’ve Been 
(mic break)
Abigail Dowd – Beautiful Day Beautiful Day  
Jason Eady – Back to Normal  (single)
This Frontier Needs Heroes – Dumb It Down Go With The Flow  
Zach Schmidt – Go My Way Raise A Banner 
Britton Patrick Morgan – Bad Tom Smith I Wanna Start A Band
(mic break)
Tony Joe White – Smoke From The Chimney Smoke From The Chimney
Allison Russell – 4th Day Prayer Outside Child   
Waylon Payne – Sins of the Father Blue Eyes, The Harlot, The Queer, The Pusher & Me
Hank & Ella With The Fine Country Band – It’s Only Money  Good At Being Lonely
(mic break)
Britton Patrick Morgan – Time Just Goes Away (ft. Darrell Scott) I Wanna Start A Band




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(June 5th, 2021)
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Freight Train Boogie Show #493

FTB podcast #493 features 2 new albums, Charlie Marie‘s Ramble On and Singing River by Chad Elliott. Here’s the iTunes link to subscribe to the FTB podcasts.  Here is the direct link to listen now!

Show #493

Chad Elliott – Crimson Queen Singing River
Charlie Marie – 40 Miles From Memphis Ramble On
Justin Wells – Temporary Blue The United State
John Hiatt with the Jerry Douglas Band – Mississippi Phone Booth Leftover Feelings
(mic break)
Rod Picott – River Runs Wood, Steel, Dust & Dreams 
Desert Hollow – Thirsty Thirsty
Gasoline Lollipops – Bound For Glory All The Misery Money Can Buy
Chad Elliott – Wildman Singing River
Charlie Marie – Soul Train Ramble On
(mic break)
Andy Johnson – Wisteria Bloom  Help Yourself
Bill and the Belles – People Gonna Talk Happy Again  
Maria Muldaur with Tuba Skinny – Let’s Get Happy Together  Let’s Get Happy Together
Rev. Peyton’s Big Damn Band – Too Cool To Dance Dance Songs for Hard Times
(mic break)
Chad Elliott – Evergreen Singing River
Charlie Marie – Daddy Ramble On

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(May 22nd, 2021)
Bill Frater


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Freight Train Boogie Show #492

FTB podcast #492 features 2 new albums, Solitaire by Ted Russell Kamp and There Used to Be Horses Here by Amy Speace. Here’s the iTunes link to subscribe to the FTB podcasts.  Here is the direct link to listen now!

Show #492

Ted Russell Kamp – The Spark Solitaire
Amy Speace – Hallelujah Train There Used to Be Horses Here 
Danny Barnes – Awful Strange Man on Fire
Leftover Salmon –  Brand New Good Old Days Brand New Good Old Days
(mic break)
Todd Snider – Sail on, My Friend  First Agnostic Church of Hope and Wonder 
Carsie Blanton – Be Good Love and Rage
Sam Morrow – Wicked Woman Gettin’ By on Gettin’ Down  
Ted Russell Kamp – My Girl Now Solitaire
Amy Speace – Shotgun Hearts There Used to Be Horses Here
(mic break)
Sturgill Simpson – Hobo Cartoon  Cuttin’ Grass, Vol. 2 (The Cowboy Arms Sessions)
McKain Lakey – Crush on You  Somewhere
Justin Wells – It’ll All Work Out The United State
West Of Texas – Darlin’ How You’ve Changed Heartache, Hangovers & Honky Tonks  
The Shootouts –   I Don’t Think About You Anymore  Bullseye
(mic break)
Amy Speace – Give Me Love There Used to Be Horses Here
Ted Russell Kamp – Path Of Least Resistance Solitaire

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(May 8th, 2021)
Bill Frater


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Freight Train Boogie Show #491

FTB podcast #491 features a tribute album to the best singer/songwriter you’ve never heard of, April in Your Eyes – A Tribute to the Songs of John Lilly. Here’s the iTunes link to subscribe to the FTB podcasts.  Here is the direct link to listen now!

Show #491

Brennen Leigh and Noel McKay – They Tore the Cabin Down April in Your Eyes – A Tribute to the Songs of John Lilly 
The Brother Brothers – On The Road Again Calla Lily 
The Mastersons – In The Name Of God Red, White & I Love You Too
The Pink Stones – Let’s Sit Down Introducing…The Pink Stones 
(mic break)
Jamie Lin Wilson –  T Total Tommy  (single) 
Mando Saenz – Cautionary Tale All My Shame  
Rusty Young – Listen To Your Heart  Listen To Your Heart
Garrison Starr – The Train That’s Bound for Glory Girl I Used to Be
Bill Kirchen – Tore Up From The Floor Up April in Your Eyes – A Tribute to the Songs of John Lilly
(mic break)
Eli West – Tapered Point of Stone  Tapered Point of Stone 
Sunny War – A Love So True  Simple Syrup 
Chicago Farmer – Dirtiest Uniforms  Flyover Country
Jay Gonzalez – You Make It Hard (To Be Unhappy) Back to the Hive
Parker Millsap – The Real Thing Be Here Instead
(mic break)
John Lilly – These Songs April in Your Eyes – A Tribute to the Songs of John Lilly

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(April 24th, 2021)
Bill Frater


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Freight Train Boogie Show #490

FTB podcast #490 feature two new albums. The Forgiver and the Runaway by AJ Fullerton and Queen Esther’s Gild the Black Lily.
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Show #490 

Queen Esther – The Whiskey Wouldn’t Let Me Pray Gild the Black Lily
AJ Fullerton – Healing Takes Time The Forgiver and the Runaway  
David Myles – Home  Leave Tonight 
Dallas Moore – The Rain The Rain
(mic break)
Hope Dunbar – Woman Like Me Sweetheartland  
John Smith – Eye To Eye (feat. Sarah Jarosz) The Fray
Swamp Dogg – Please Let Me Go Round Again (with John Prine) Sorry You Couldn’t Make It
AJ Fullerton – Remind Me Who I Am Again The Forgiver and the Runaway
Queen Esther – The Black Cowgirl Song Gild the Black Lily
(mic break)
Joe Pug – Deep End The Diving Sun
Brigitte DeMeyer – Salt of the Earth   Seeker
The White Buffalo – Come On Shorty  On The Widow’s Walk
Maynard and The Musties – Mona Lisa Of Guitar Town Grown-up Things
Lyman Ellerman – That’s All I Know   This Just In
(mic break)
Queen Esther – Oleander Gild the Black Lily
AJ Fullerton – Hook’s in the Water The Forgiver and the Runaway

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(April 9th, 2021)
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(April 9th, 2021)
Bill Frater


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Freight Train Boogie Show #489

FTB podcast #489 feature two new albums. How Many Times by Esther Rose and Melissa Carper’s Daddy’s Country Gold.
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Show #489

Esther Rose – How Many Times How Many Times
Melissa Carper – Makin’ Memories Daddy’s Country Gold 
Kyle Lalone – Our Love Somewhere in Between
Geoffrey Miller – Couldn’t Think Outside The Jukebox  All Night Honky Tonk Man
(mic break)
Vivian Leva and Riley Calcagno – Biding All My Time Vivian Leva and Riley Calcagno 
Forest Sun – Stubborn Breathing Heart  Stubborn Breathing Heart
Caleb Caudle – Feelin’ Free  Better Hurry Up
Esther Rose – My Bad Mood How Many Times
Melissa Carper – Would You Like To Get Some Goats Daddy’s Country Gold
(mic break)
Son of the Velvet Rat – 11 & 9 Solitary Company 
Laura Cantrell – Radio For Heartache  (single)
Strung Like a Horse – Till The Wheels Fall Off Whoa!
Jimbo Mathus & Andrew Bird – Sweet Oblivion  These 13
Southern Culture On The Skids – Call Me At Home With Southern Culture On The Skids
(mic break)
Melissa Carper – I Almost Forgot About You Daddy’s Country Gold
Esther Rose – Songs Remain How Many Times

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(March 26th, 2021)
Bill Frater

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Freight Train Boogie Show #488

FTB Show #488 is another infamous “one-shot” show featuring single songs from many great recent releases. Here’s the iTunes link to subscribe to the FTB podcasts.  Here is the direct link to listen now!

Show #488

Domenic Cicala – I Want Out Come On Over
Sara Petite – Feeling Like An Angel Rare Bird  
Western Terrestrials – Space Cowboy’s Got The Blues Back in the Saddle of a Fever Dream
Anthony Presti – Fight the Good Fight  Different Places
(mic break)
Olivia Ellen Lloyd– Loose Cannon Loose Cannon 
Adeem the Artist – I Wish You Would’ve Been A Cowboy  Cast Iron Pansexual
Jackson Emmer –  I Don’t Want This (Job Interview Song)  Alpine Coda Elizabeth Cook – Stanley by God Terry  Aftermath
Jim Keller –  Easy Rider By No Means
(mic break)
David Huckfelt – Better To See The Face Room Enough, Time Enough  
Charley Crockett – Midnight Run 10 for Slim: Charley Crockett Sings James Hand 
Bottle Rockets – Knotty Pine Bit Logic
Rachel Brooke –  Great Mistake The Loneliness in Me 
Jason Ringenberg – Before Love and War Rhinestoned 
(mic break)
Gene Taylor Blues Band with Dave Alvin – Drunk Those Lonely, Lonely Nights

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(March 12th, 2021)
Bill Frater

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Freight Train Boogie Show #487

FTB Show #487 features two “new-to-me” artists, Bobby Dove and The Barlow. Here’s the iTunes link to subscribe to the FTB podcasts.  This is the direct link to listen now.

Show #487

Bobby Dove – Chance in Hell (feat. Jim Cuddy) Hopeless Romantic
The Barlow – Fixin’ to Run Horseshoe Lounge 
Randy Rogers & Wade Bowen – Am FM   Hold my Beer, vol. 2
John Paul Keith – Love Love Love The Rhythm of the City
(mic break)
Spencer Burton – Memories We Won’t Soon Forget  Coyote
Pony Bradshaw – Calico Jim  Calico Jim
Chelsea Williams – Fffun   Beautiful and Strange
The Barlow – Horseshoe Lounge Horseshoe Lounge
Bobby Dove – Hopeless Romantic Hopeless Romantic
(mic break)
David Olney and Anana Kay – My Favorite Goodbye  Whispers And Sighs
Jeffrey Foucault – There’s a Destruction on This Land  Deadstock: Uncollected Recordings 2005-2020 
Andrew Grimm – The Machine A Little Heat  
Olivia Ellen Lloyd – Excuse Yourself Loose Cannon  
Ross Cooper – Cowboy Picture Show Chasing Old Highs  
(mic break)
Bobby Dove – My World’s Getting Smaller Hopeless Romantic
The Barlow – Part of the Band (feat. Mike Harmeier) Horseshoe Lounge

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(Feb. 26th, 2021)
Bill Frater

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Freight Train Boogie Show #486

FTB Show #486 features a new compilation put together by Rodney Crowell to benefit Music Health Alliance called Songs From Quarantine. Here’s the iTunes link to subscribe to the FTB podcasts.  This is the direct link to listen now.

Show #486

Rodney Crowell – She’s Back In Town Songs From Quarantine
Leeann Athertron – Cheater’s Game  Fallen Angel
Eric Brace & Last Train Home – Sleepy Eyes   Daytime Highs and Overnight Lows
JP Harris – Take off Your Tin Foil Hat  (single)
(mic break)
Krista Shows – Prone To Wander Prone to Wander
Sensational Country Blues Wonders –  I’m Afraid Of Every Goddamn Thing World Will Break Your Heart  
Jesse Daniel – If You Ain’t Happy Now (You Never Will Be) Rollin’ On
Saugeye – One Leg At A Time  Saugeye
John Hiatt – Goin’ Back To Nashville Songs From Quarantine
(mic break)
Beth Lee – Four Letter Name Waiting on You Tonight 
Jeff Plankenhorn – Murder of Crows (single)
The Danberrys – The Mountain (feat. Darrell Scott)  Shine
Lucky 757 – Common Ground (single)
Mac Leaphart – That Train Music City Joke
(mic break)
Ry Cooder – Baby Started Wearing Her Mask Songs From Quarantine



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(Feb. 12th, 2021)
Bill Frater

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