Freight Train Boogie Show #508

FTB podcast #508 features 2 new albums, Ghost Stories by The Whitmore Sisters and Young Man by Jamestown Revival. Here’s the iTunes link to subscribe to the FTB podcasts.  Here is the direct link to listen now!

Show #508

Whitmore Sisters – Learn To Fly Ghost Stories 
Jamestown Revival – These Days Young Man
Robbie Fulks – Chores A Sweet Relief Tribute To Joey Spampinato
Eliza Gilkyson –  At the Foot of the Mountain Songs from the River Wind
(mic break)
Jason Boland & The Stragglers – Restless Spirits The Light Saw Me
Rod Gator –  Mermentau Bridge For Louisiana
Gasoline Lollipops – All The Misery Money Can Buy All The Misery Money Can Buy
Whitmore Sisters – Big Heart Sick Mind Ghost Stories
Jamestown Revival – Young Man Young Man
(mic break)
Malcolm MacWatt – Letter From San Francisco Settler
Michael Hurley – Are You Here For The Festival The Time of the Foxgloves
McKain Lakey – Cicadas in the Trees Somewhere
Paul Benoit – Cactus Met The Sky Beautiful Lies
Eric Brace & Last Train Home – If I Had A Nickel Everything Will Be 
(mic break)
Jamestown Revival – Slow It Down Young Man  
Whitmore Sisters  – Hurtin’ For A Letdown Ghost Stories



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(Jan. 14th, 2022)
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Freight Train Boogie Show #507 (Best of 2021)

FTB Show #507 is my annual Best album releases of 2021 show. Full Americana Boogie Best of 2021 list. Here’s the iTunes link to subscribe to the FTB podcasts.  This is the direct link to listen now!

Show #507  (Best of 2021)

Billy Strings – Heartbeat Of America  Renewal (inst bed)
Sierra Ferrell – Far Away Across The Sea Long Time Coming
John R. Miller – Motor’s Fried Depreciated
The Flatlanders – Moanin’ of the Midnight Train Treasure of Love
Jackson Browne – Until Justice Is Real Downhill From Everywhere
(mic break)
Watchhouse – New Star Watchhouse
Allison Russell – Persephone Outside Child
Bill and the Belles – Happy Again (I’ll Never Be) Happy Again
Mike And The Moonpies – The Vein One To Grow On
Malcolm Holcombe – Shaky Ground Tricks of the Trade
(mic break)
Melissa Carper – Back When Daddy’s Country Gold
Tim O’Brien – When You Pray (Move Your Feet)  He Walked On
John Hiatt with the Jerry Douglas Band – Long Black Electric Cadillac Leftover Feelings
James McMurtry – Decent Man The Horses and the Hounds
(mic break)
J.D. Crowe & The New South – Some Old Day


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Freight Train Boogie Show #506 (2021 Christmas Show)

FTB Show #506 is the 13th annual Christmas show with new tunes from The Boxmasters, Lucinda Williams, We Banjo 3, Amanda Shires 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….20192020

Show #506

Les Paul and Mary Ford – White Christmas  
The Kentucky Headhunters – Let’s All Get Together and Fight That’s A Fact Jack
Pistol Annies – Hell of a Holiday  Hell of a Holiday
Dennis J. Leise – Good Old Santa Claus Drank a Bit Too Much Last Night
Boo Ray – Christmas Card  (single)
(mic break)
We Banjo 3 – Christmas in Prison   A Winter Wonderful 
The Christmas Jug Band – Christmas On The Moon  (single)
Billy Briggs With String Band – North Pole Boogie  A Rootin’ Tootin’ Santa
Laura Cantrell & Michael Shelley – Mr. And Mrs. Santa Claus  (single)
Lainey Wilson – Christmas Cookies  (single)
(mic break)
Norah Jones – You’re Not Alone   I Dream Of Christmas  
Swamp Dogg – Old Fashion Country Christmas  An Awful Christmas and a Lousy New Year
Amanda Shires – Gone For Christmas For Christmas
The Boxmasters – Christmas In California  Christmas In California
Lucinda Williams – Run Rudolph Run Have Yourself A Rockin’ Little Christmas
(mic break)
The Monkees – Snowfall   Christmas Party
Mike Farris – Havana Santa  (single)

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Freight Train Boogie Show #505

FTB podcast #505 features 2 great new non-profit benefit albums, Songs From Quarantine Vol. 2 and Highway Butterfly: The Songs of Neal Casal.Here’s the iTunes link to subscribe to the FTB podcasts.  Here is the direct link to listen now!

Show #505

Rodney Crowell – Heavenly Day  Songs From Quarantine Vol. 2
Jaime Wyatt – Need Shelter  Highway Butterfly: The Songs of Neal Casal
Leftover Salmon –  We’ll Get By Brand New Good Old Days
The Steel Wheels – Time Is All I Need Everyone A Song: Volume Two
(mic break)
Gurf Morlix – Blood On The Page The Tightening of the Screws
Dar Williams – Today and Every Day I’ll Meet You Here 
Travis Linville – Blue Sky Bound I’m Still Here  
William Bell – Check Out My Karma Songs From Quarantine Vol. 2
Marcus King – No One Above You  Highway Butterfly: The Songs of Neal Casal
(mic break)
Kiely Connell – The Blues That Really Burn Calumet Queen
Hank Erwin – Daddy Laughed The Copper Album
Will Rainier And The Pines – Tethered to the World  Tethered to the World
Stash – Queen Of The Highway  Walk The Walk
(mic break)
Steve Earle – Highway Butterfly Highway Butterfly: The Songs of Neal Casal
Shelby Lynne – Is There Any Love Left? Songs From Quarantine Vol. 2



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Freight Train Boogie Show #504

FTB podcast #504 features 2 new albums, How the Mighty Fall by Charles Wesley Godwin and Pohorylle by Margo Cilker. Here’s the iTunes link to subscribe to the FTB podcasts.  Here is the direct link to listen now!

Show #504

Margo Cilker –  That River Pohorylle
Charles Wesley Godwin – Temporary Town 
How the Mighty Fall
Desert Hollow – Take Me Back To Nowhere
Thirsty
Mike Younger – Ragtime Angel
Burning The Bigtop Down
(mic break)
Billy Bragg – Should Have Seen It Coming
Million Things That Never Happened
Asleep at the Wheel – There You Go Again
Half A Hundred Years 
Oliver Wood – Kindness
Always Smilin’
Margo Cilker
– Brother, Taxman, Preacher Pohorylle
Charles Wesley Godwin
– Lyin’ Low How the Mighty Fall
(mic break)
JP Harris’ Dreadful Wind and Rain – Wild Bill Jones
Don’t You Marry No Railroad Man 
Th’ Legendary Shack Shakers – Punk Rock Retirement Plan
CockadoodleDeux
Hayes Carll – Nice Things
You Get It All
Carolyn Wonderland – Honey Bee
Tempting Fate 
Jeremy Pinnell – Doing My Best
Goodbye L.A.
(mic break)
Charles Wesley Godwin – Over Yonder How the Mighty Fall
Margo Cilker – Tehachapi Pohorylle

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(Nov. 6th, 2021)
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Freight Train Boogie Show #503

FTB podcast #503 features 2 new albums, the self-titled album by Kieran Ridge and the Moonrakers and American Siren by Emily Scott Robinson. Here’s the iTunes link to subscribe to the FTB podcasts.  Here is the direct link to listen now!

Show #503

Emily Scott Robinson – Old Gods American Siren
Kieran Ridge and the Moonrakers – Straight to the Heart of Love Kieran Ridge and the Moonrakers
The Pink Stones – Blueberry Dream Introducing…The Pink Stones
Gregory Dwane – Do You Really Want Me Gregory Dwane
(mic break)
The Barefoot Movement – Someday Pressing Onward
Waylon Payne – 7:28  Blue Eyes, The Harlot, The Queer, The Pusher & Me: The Lost Act
Brigitte DeMeyer – Cat Man Do  Seeker
Kieran Ridge and the Moonrakers – Killing Time Kieran Ridge and the Moonrakers
Emily Scott Robinson – Cheap Seats American Siren
(mic break)
Buffalo Nichols – How To Love Buffalo Nichols
TK & The Holy Know-Nothings –  Serenity Prayer  Incredible Heat Machine
The Shootouts – Hurt Heartbroke Bullseye
Connie Smith – Look Out Heart The Cry of the Heart
(mic break)
Emily Scott Robinson – Things You Learn the Hard Way American Siren
Kieran Ridge and the Moonrakers –  Somewhere On The Edge of Town
Kieran Ridge and the Moonrakers


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(Oct. 29th, 2021)
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Freight Train Boogie Show #502

FTB podcast #502 features new songs from some great artists like Joe Troop, Colin Linden, Sara Trunzo, Charley Crockett and more. Here’s the iTunes link to subscribe to the FTB podcasts.  Here is the direct link to listen now!

Show #502

Sean Devine – I’m Free Here For It All
Megan & Shane – Alone Daughter of Country
Trae Sheehan – Unread Letters Hello From The End Of The World
Joshua Ray Walker – Three Strikes See You Next Time 
(mic break)
Jenner Fox – Buffalo  Planet I’m From
Ben Stalets – Maybe Love’s Not All We Need Everybody’s Laughing
Maggie Rose – What Are We Fighting For Have A Seat
Colin Linden – Until the Heat Leaves Town  bLOW
Grayson Jenkins – Low Down Lady Turning Tides
(mic break)
Taylor McCall – So Damn Lucky Black Powder Soul 
Sara Trunzo – Nashville Time Cabin Fever Dream
Joe Troop – The Rise of Dreama Caldwell Borrowed Time 
Charley Crockett – Round This World Music City USA
(mic break)
Gordie Tentrees – Train Is Gone Mean Old World 

 

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(Oct. 9th, 2021)
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Freight Train Boogie Show #501

FTB podcast #501 features 2 new albums, Riddy Arman‘s self-titled debut and Back Down Home by Tony Kamel. Here’s the iTunes link to subscribe to the FTB podcasts.  Here is the direct link to listen now!

Show #501

Riddy Arman – Too Late To Write A Love Song Riddy Arman 
Tony Kamel – Amen Back Down Home
Rachel Brooke –  The Loneliness In Me The Loneliness in Me
Mark Germino – Lightning Don’t Always Strike The Tallest Tree Midnight Carnival
(mic break)
Tré Burt – I Cannot Care You, Yeah, You
AJ Lee and Blue Summit – Lemons and Tangerines  I’ll Come Back
Maynard and The Musties – (I Guess You Still Hate) I’m Still In Love With You Today Grown-up Things
Riddy Arman – Half A Heart Keychain Riddy Arman
Tony Kamel – Heat Back Down Home
(mic break)
Eric Bibb Whole Lotta Lovin’ (Featuring Ron Carter)  Dear America 
Walt Wilkins – Time To Move On Pedernales
Kelsey Waldon – Mississippi Goddam They’ll Never Keep Us Down
Paul Thorn – Here We Go Never Too Late to Call
(mic break)
Courtney Granger – Warm Red Wine Beneath Still Waters
Riddy Arman – Barbed Wire Riddy Arman
Tony Kamel – Let It Slide Back Down Home

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(Sept. 22nd, 2021)
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Freight Train Boogie Show #500

FTB podcast #500 features new songs from some great artists like Sturgill Simpson, Dori Freeman, Malcolm Holcombe, Shinyribs and more. Here’s the iTunes link to subscribe to the FTB podcasts.  Here is the direct link to listen now!

Show #500

Summer Dean – Blue Jean Country Queen Bad Romantic
Tim Easton – You Don’t Really Know Me You Don’t Really Know Me
Tom T. Hall – A Week In A Country Jail
James McMurtry – Canola Fields The Horses and the Hounds
(mic break)
Dori Freeman – Almost Home Ten Thousand Roses
The Furious Seasons – Is This Happening Home All Day, Home All Night
Nanci Griffith – Banks of the Pontchartrain The Last of the True Believers
Craig Cardiff – All This Time Running All This Time Running
Sierra Ferrell – In Dreams Long Time Coming
(mic break)
The Everly Brothers – Somebody Nobody Knows  Pass The Chicken & Listen
Sturgill Simpson – One In the Saddle, One On the Ground  The Ballad of Dood and Juanita
Watchhouse – Upside Down Watchhouse
Shinyribs – Working Woman Late Night TV Gold
Malcolm Holcombe – Money Train  Tricks of the Trade
(mic break)
Teddy Thompson and Jenni Muldaur – It’s So Sweet Teddy & Jenni do George & Tammy
Bobby Bare – That’s How I Got to Memphis 


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(Aug. 28th, 2021)
Bill Frater

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Freight Train Boogie Show #499

FTB podcast #499 is the return of the “one-shot” show with single songs from new albums byTim O’Brien, Robert Finley, Cas Haley, Ava Earl, Jim Lauderdale and more. Here’s the iTunes link to subscribe to the FTB podcasts.  Here is the direct link to listen now!

Show #499

(intro bed) Tommy Emmanuel – Flatt Did It  Accomplice Series, Vol. 1
Jonathan Edwards – Right Where I Am Right Where I Am
Grace Pettis – I Ain’t Your Mama Working Woman
Red Shahan – Mrs. Buy Me Something  Javelina
Jackson Browne – Downhill From Everywhere Downhill From Everywhere 
(mic break)
Laney Lou and the Bird Dog – Up For Air Through the Smoke
Korby Lenker – Now I Once Thought That I Was Strong Man in the Maroon 
Cas Haley – All The Right People All The Right People
Robert Finley – Country Child Sharecropper’s Son 
Jim Lauderdale – Here’s to Hoping Hope
(mic break)
Shay Martin Lovette – Upstate Scatter & Gather
Ava Earl – Springtime The Roses   The Roses
Jon Allen – Cruel World ...meanwhile  
Leah Blevins –  First Time Feeling  First Time Feeling
John R. Miller – Lookin’ Over My Shoulder  Depreciated 
(mic break)
Tim O’Brien – Pushing On Buttons (Staring At Screens)  He Walked On

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(Aug. 13th, 2021)
Bill Frater

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