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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(March 26th, 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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and the 24/7 internet station, Americana Boogie Radio!

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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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Freight Train Boogie Show #485

FTB Show #485 features the 2nd album by Hardened and Tempered called Hold The Line. Here’s the iTunes link to subscribe to the FTB podcasts.  This is the direct link to listen now!

Show #485

Hardened and Tempered – Hold The Line  Hold the Line  
Cej – Creature’s Blues  Friend Of The Sky
Reckless Kelly – Lonesome On My Own American Jackpot/American Girls
William Elliot Whitmore – My Mind Can Be Cruel to Me I’m  With You
(mic break)
Lowstar Rodeo – Fish Don’t Bite Home Sweet Nowhere
Willis Pickem – Daniel in the Lion’s Den  Pickin’ and Grinnin’ with Willis Pickem
Twisted Pine – Well, You Can Do It Without Me Right Now  
Keith Greeninger – She Moves Me Human Citizen
Hardened and Tempered – Beer Bottles And Broken Hearts Hold the Line
(mic break)
Juliet McConkey – The Deep End  Disappearing Girl
Waylon Payne – All The Trouble  Blue Eyes, The Harlot, The Queer, The Pusher & Me
Logan Ledger – (I’m Gonna Get Over This) Some Day  Logan Ledger
Jeff Tweedy – Opaline   Love is the King 
(mic break)
Hardened and Tempered – Crossroads Hold the Line



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(Jan. 28th, 2021)
Bill Frater


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Freight Train Boogie Show #484

FTB Show #484 features newer songs that are mostly political in nature. With the siege of the US Capitol and new administration coming in, I thought it was time to vent a little. Here’s the iTunes link to subscribe to the FTB podcasts.  Here is the direct link to listen now!

Show #484

Robert Sarazin Blake – A Margin of Millions (You’re Fired!)  (single)
Kelsey Waldon – The Law Is For Protection Of The People  They’ll Never Keep Us Down
The Band of Heathens – Truth Is Stranger
Justin Wells – Walls Fall Down The United State
(mic break)
John Fogerty – Weeping In The Promised Land  (single)
Eliza Gilkyson – Promises To Keep  2020  
Silas J. Dirge – Wolf in Sheep’s Clothes  The Poor Devil 
Drive-By Truckers – Tough To Let Go  The New OK
Hiss Golden Messenger – Sanctuary  (single)  
(mic break)
Caitlin Canty – Where is the Heart of My Country  (single)
Tyler Childers – Long Violent History  Long Violent History
Old Crow Medicine Show – Pray For America  (single)  
Jeremy Garrett – The World Keeps Turning Around  Circles
(mic break)
The Avett Brothers – This Land Is Your Land  (single)




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(Jan. 15th, 2021)
Bill Frater





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Freight Train Boogie Show #483 (Best of 2020 Show)

FTB Show #483 features songs my picks from the best music releases from 2020. The full list is posted on my Americana Boogie Best of 2020 page. Here’s the iTunes link to subscribe to the FTB podcasts.  This is the direct link to listen now!

Show #483  (Best of 2020)

Brent Cobb – Keep ‘Em On They Toes  Keep ‘Em on They Toes
John Craigie – Hustlin’ Asterisk the Universe
Rosanne Cash – Crawl Into The Promised Land (single)
Charley Crockett – Tennessee Special   Welcome to The Hard Times
(mic break)
Arlo McKinley – We Were Alright Die Midwestern
Shemekia Copeland – Give God The Blues Uncivil War
Cordovas – High Feeling Destiny Hotel
Jeff Tweedy – Opaline  Love Is The King
Jim White – Wonders Never Cease   Misfit’s Jubilee 
(mic break)
Sarah Jarosz – Eve  World On The Ground
Sturgill Simpson – I Don’t Mind  Cuttin’ Grass – Vol. 1 (Butcher Shoppe Sessions)
Stephen Kellogg – I’ve Had Enough  (single)
Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit – What’ve I Done To Help  Reunions
(mic break)
Cody Canada – Wonder If The World Can Wait That Long  The Next Waltz – Volume 3



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(Dec. 31st, 2020)
Bill Frater


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Freight Train Boogie Show #482 (2020 Christmas Show)

FTB Show #482 is the 12th annual Christmas show with new tunes from Mark Erelli, Nicki Bluhm, The Shootouts and more. Here’s the iTunes link to subscribe to the FTB podcasts.  This is the direct link to listen now!

Have a great holiday season! Also, here’s the links to some past FTB Christmas shows… 2012201420162017… 2018….2019

Show #482

(intro bed) Buck Owens and the Buckaroos – Jingle Bells  A Merry “Hee Haw” Christmas
Calexico – Christmas All Over Again  Seasonal Shift 
Kelly’s Lot – Christmas Is Calling Another Sky
Jerry Lee Lewis –  I Can’t Have A Merry Christmas Mary (Without You) 
Nick Lowe & Los Straitjackets – Winter Wonderland
(mic break)
The Teskey Brothers – Dreaming Of A Christmas With You  
Wild & Blue – Holiday Lights
Old 97’s – Christmas Is Coming   Love The Holidays
Buck Owens – Toy’s For Tots (commercial)
Mark Erelli –  Not Quite Christmas
The Barefoot Movement – I Just Wish It Would Snow
Buford Pope – What Christmas Ain’t
(mic break)
Grant- Lee Phillips – Winterglow  Yuletide
Nicki Bluhm – Buon Natale  Buon Natale
Ridge Runner – Santa Claus Boogie  Christmas Time’s A-Comin’ (A Hillbilly Christmas)
Maggie Rose – Happier New Year (Christmas Is Cancelled)
Christone ‘Kingfish’ Ingram – Ghost From Christmas Past
The Shootouts – Look Out The Window (The Winter Song)
(mic break)
(outro bed) Scott Miller – Joyful  Joyful Christmas Gift



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(Dec. 12th, 2020)
Bill Frater


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Freight Train Boogie Show #481

FTB Show #481 features two new albums, The Sick Season by Becky Warren and By the Light of the Radio by Ned Hill. Here’s the iTunes link to subscribe to the FTB podcasts.  This is the direct link to listen now!

Show #481

Becky Warren – Me and These Jeans The Sick Season
Ned Hill – Lonely Heart Of Mine By the Light of the Radio
Western Centuries – No Cure Call The Captain
Michael Doucet – Covid 19 (Don’t Want It)  Covid 19 (Don’t Want It)
(mic break)
LaFavorites – Back Home Again  Back Home Again 
Stephanie Lambring – Fine Autonomy 
Paul Burch – Boogie Back Light Sensitive
Ned Hill – I Refrain By the Light of the Radio
Becky Warren – Good Luck (You’re Gonna Need It) The Sick Season
(mic break)
Chandler Holt & Lauren Stovall – Winter’s Night Waltz  Winter’s Night Waltz
This Frontier Needs Heroes – Go With The Flow Go With The Flow
John Moreland – Let Me Be Understood  LP5
Stephie James – Where The Sage Grows These Days 
Sam Morrow – Round ‘N Round Gettin’ By on Gettin’ Down
(mic break)
Becky Warren – Appointment with the Blues The Sick Season
Ned Hill – Thunder In December By the Light of the Radio



Catch Bill on… Freight Train Boogie on Bluegrass Country, WAMU,  88.5 FM HD2 in Washington, DC, Tues. 12-3 PM, Thurs. 7-10 PM, eastern
Billy’s Boogie, KMUZ, Salem, OR, Fri. 2-4 pm, pacific
and the 24/7 internet station, Americana Boogie Radio!

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(Nov. 21st, 2020)
Bill Frater


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