Freight Train Boogie Show #516

FTB podcast #516 features 2 new albums, Brennen Leigh‘s Obsessed with the West and Single Wide Dreamer by Aaron Raitiere. Here’s the iTunes link to subscribe to the FTB podcasts.  Here is the direct link to listen now!

Show #516

Aaron Raitiere – Single Wide Dreamer  Single Wide Dreamer
Brennen Leigh – If Tommy Duncan’s Voice Was Booze Obsessed with the West
Joshua Ray Walker – Dallas Lights See You Next Time
The Coffis Brothers – One That Got Away  Turn My Radio Up
(mic break)
Mama’s Broke – Just Pick One Narrow Line
Jefferson Ross – Alabama Is A Winding Road Southern Currency
Jeremy Pinnell – Never Thought of No One Goodbye L.A.
Brennen Leigh – Tell Him I’m Dead (feat. Katie Shore) Obsessed with the West
Aaron Raitiere – For the Birds Single Wide Dreamer
(mic break)
Abbie Gardner – Three Quarter Time DobroSinger
Luke Winslow-King – If These Walls Could Talk If These Walls Could Talk
Billy Bragg – Mid-Century Modern Million Things That Never Happened   (504)
John Craigie – Count Me Down Mermaid Salt
Joshua Hedley – Broke Again Neon Blue
(mic break)
Aaron Raitiere – Worst I Ever Had Single Wide Dreamer
Brennen Leigh – Same Dream Obsessed with the West


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(May 15th, 2022)
Bill Frater


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Freight Train Boogie Show #515

FTB podcast #515 features 2 new albums, A Walk Around the Sun by Erika Lewis and Gwil Owen‘s The Road to the Sky. Here’s the iTunes link to subscribe to the FTB podcasts.  Here is the direct link to listen now!

Show #515

Erika Lewis –  If You Were Mine A Walk Around the Sun  
Gwil Owen – Change  The Road to the Sky
Ben Stalets – EGBA  Everybody’s Laughing
The Waymores – Heart of Stone  The Stone Sessions 
(mic break)
The Honey Dewdrops – Weep   Light Behind Light
Jon Chi – River of Marigolds River of Marigolds 
Zach Schmidt – Burn Out Easy Raise A Banner  
Erika Lewis – Loser A Walk Around the Sun
Gwil Owen –  When The Songwriter’s Gone The Road to the Sky
(mic break)
Abby Bryant & The Echoes – Tried Not Your Little Girl
Railroad Earth – It’s So Good All For the Song
Hayes Carll – The Way I Love You You Get It All
Charley Crockett – Where Have All the Honest People Gone Lil G.L. Presents: Jukebox Charley
Trout Fishing in America – Don’t Be Callin’ Safe House
(mic break)
Erika Lewis – A Thousand Miles A Walk Around the Sun
Gwil Owen – Where The West Wind Blows The Road to the Sky


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(May 1st, 2022)
Bill Frater

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Freight Train Boogie Show #514

FTB podcast #514 features 2 fine new albums, Country Fresh by David Quinn and What Else Can She Do by Kaitlin Butts. Here’s the iTunes link to subscribe to the FTB podcasts.  Here is the direct link to listen now!

Show #514

Kaitlin Butts – It Won’t Always Be This Way What Else Can She Do
David Quinn – Country Fresh Country Fresh
Craig Cardiff – Emm & May  All This Time Running  
The Pine Hearts – Wouldn’t You Know Lost Love Songs 
(mic break)
Roxi Copland – I Come From Crazy I Come From Crazy
Paul Cauthen – High Heels Country Coming Down
Paul Thorn – Holy Hottie Toddy Never Too Late to Call
Kaitlin Butts – Bored If I Don’t What Else Can She Do
David Quinn – Boy from Illinois Country Fresh
(mic break)
Darden Smith – Running Out of Time Western Skies 
Lilli Lewis – The Great Divide Americana
Gordie Tentrees – Mean Old World Mean Old World   
Greensky Bluegrass – Grow Together Stress Dreams 
Surrender Hill  – If This Ain’t My Rodeo  Just Another Honky Tonk In A Quiet Western Town
(mic break)
David Quinn – I Came Back to You (To Say Goodbye) Country Fresh
Kaitlin Butts – Blood  What Else Can She Do


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(April 15th, 2022)
Bill Frater


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Freight Train Boogie Show #513

FTB podcast #513 features 2 fine new albums, Janus from the Paula Boggs Band and Gone, Long Gone by Steve Dawson. Here’s the iTunes link to subscribe to the FTB podcasts.  Here is the direct link to listen now!

Show #513

Steve Dawson – I Just Get Lost Gone, Long Gone
Paula Boggs Band – King Brewster Janus
Dallas Burrow – American Dream Dallas Burrow
The Weight Band – Out Of The Wilderness Shines Like Gold 
(mic break)
Molly Tuttle and Golden Highway – Dooley’s Farm Crooked Tree
Ian Noe – River Fool River Fools and Mountain Saints
Jim Lauderdale – Sister Horizon  Hope
Paula Boggs Band – Don’t Let The Clowns (Break You Down) Janus
Steve Dawson – Dimes  Gone, Long Gone
(mic break)
Freakons – Canaries Freakons
Sarah Shook & the Disarmers –  It Doesn’t Change Anything Nightroamer
Western Centuries – Heart Broke Syndrome Call The Captain
Ray Wylie Hubbard – Fancy Boys  Co-Starring Too
(mic break)
Paula Boggs Band – Shadow Of Old Glory Janus
Steve Dawson – Gone, Long Gone Gone, Long Gone



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(April 1st, 2022)
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Freight Train Boogie Show #512

FTB podcast #512 features 4 new albums by The HawtThorns, The Twangtown Paramours, Opal Canyon and The Lied To’s, all of them male-female duos. Here’s the iTunes link to subscribe to the FTB podcasts.  Here is the direct link to listen now!

Show #512

The Twangtown Paramours – Talk About Peace Double Down on a Bad Thing
The Lied To’s – It’s Not Who You Love The Worst Kind Of New
Jim Keller –  Don’t Get Me Started By No Means
The HawtThorns – All The Right Reasons Tarot Cards & Shooting Stars
(mic break)
Opal Canyon – Worried Bird  Tomorrow to the Sea
The Infamous Stringdusters – How Do You Know? Towards The Fray 
Leah Blevins –  Mountain First Time Feeling
Jonathan Byrd – Fog On The Mountain  Song Miner
Phil Lee – When’s The Lovin’ Comin’ Back Phil Lee and Other Old Time Favorites
(mic break)
Allison Moorer – Thank You  Wish For You
Kelly Pardekooper – Forever Broken Hearted  Autumn
Tim Easton – Peace of Mind You Don’t Really Know Me
The Lied To’s – Missing You The Worst Kind Of New
Opal Canyon – Moon Song Swing Tomorrow to the Sea
(mic break)
The HawtThorns – One Human At A Time Tarot Cards & Shooting Stars
The Twangtown Paramours – Anyone But You Double Down on a Bad Thing


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(Mar. 11th, 2022)
Bill Frater

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Freight Train Boogie Show #511

FTB podcast #511 features 2 fine new albums, Terry Klein‘s Good Luck, Take Care and Delusions of Grandeur by Sophie & The Broken Things. Here’s the iTunes link to subscribe to the FTB podcasts.  Here is the direct link to listen now!

Show #511

Sophie & The Broken Things – Dashboard  Delusions of Grandeur
Terry Klein – 60 In A 75  Good Luck, Take Care
West Of Texas – 12 Steps To Drinkin’  Heartache, Hangovers & Honky Tonks
Dana Cooper – Upside Down Day I Can Face The Truth
(mic break)
Erin Rae – Can’t See Stars  (feat. Kevin Morby)  Lighten Up
Harley Kimbro Lewis – Cowboys in Hawaii Harley Kimbro Lewis
Rodney Crowell – One Little Bird Triage
Sophie & The Broken Things – Churches & Bars Delusions of Grandeur
Terry Klein – Salinas Good Luck, Take Care
(mic break)
The Wooks – What The Rocks Don’t Know  Flyin’ High
The Del McCoury Band – Once Again Almost Proud
The Brother Brothers – Seein’ Double Calla Lily
Amanda Anne Platt and The Honeycutters – Girls Like You The Devil and the Deep Blue Sea 
Steve Poltz – Conveyor Belt  Stardust And Satellites 
(mic break)
Sophie & The Broken Things – Trouble Delusions of Grandeur
Terry Klein – Does The Fish Feel The Knife Good Luck, Take Care


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(Feb. 24th, 2022)
Bill Frater

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Freight Train Boogie Show #510

FTB podcast #510 features 4 new albums! 2 songs each from The Delines, Keller Williams, The Rave-Ups and The Cactus Blossoms. Here’s the iTunes link to subscribe to the FTB podcasts.  Here is the direct link to listen now!

Show #510

The Cactus Blossoms – One Day One Day
The Delines – Past The Shadows The Sea Drift
Lyman Ellerman – People Ain’t Happy  This Just In
Keller Williams – Worst That Ever Was  Grit
The Rave-Ups  –  Coming After Me Tomorrow
(mic break)
Kieran Kane & Rayna Gellert – Lonely Are the Brave The Flowers That Bloom in Spring
Greg Bucking – Atlantic Ocean  Greg Bucking
Tylor & the Train Robbers – Equation of Life Non-Typical Find  
The Miners – Without You  Megunticook
Annie Keating – Twenty 22  (single)
(mic break)
Sierra Ferrell – Hey Me, Hey Mama   (single)
Jonathan Byrd – Fog On the Mountain  Song Miner
Keller Williams – Ocular Invalid Grit
The Rave-Ups – Brigitte Bardot Tomorrow
(mic break)
The Delines – Kid Codeine The Sea Drift
The Cactus Blossoms – Runaway One Day


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(Feb. 12th, 2022)
Bill Frater

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Freight Train Boogie Show #509

FTB podcast #509 features 2 new albums, Threadbare by Honey Don’t and Way Up In the Hills by Sad Daddy. Here’s the iTunes link to subscribe to the FTB podcasts.  Here is the direct link to listen now!

Show #509

Sad Daddy – Arkansas Bound  Way Up In the Hills
Honey Don’t – Threadbare Threadbare 
Wild Earp & the Free For Alls – I’m Purple Dyin’ For Easy Livin’
Ryan Culwell – All I Got Run Like A Bull 
(mic break)
Jake Xerxes Fussell – Love Farewell  Good and Green Again
Maya De Vitry – Never On The Map  Violet Light
Aaron Burdett – Loser’s Bracket Dream Rich, Dirt Poor
Honey Don’t – Big Water Ahead Threadbare
Sad Daddy – Make It Roll Way Up In the Hills
(mic break)
Rainbow Girls – Doesn’t Make Any Sense  Rolling Dumpster Fire
The Freeway Jubilee – Humble Song On The Horizon Vol. 1 
Eric Hisaw – Waiting  (single)
Will Kimbrough – I Don’t Want to Start a War  (single)
(mic break)
Sad Daddy – Up In The Hills Way Up In the Hills
Honey Don’t – Ain’t No Dam Up On The Yampa Threadbare



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(Jan. 29th, 2022)
Bill Frater

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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)
Bill Frater




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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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