Freight Train Boogie Show #289

FTB Show #289 features the new album from Anne McCue called Blue Sky Thinkin’ Also new music from 6 String Drag, Gurf Morlix, and Drew Holcomb & The Neighbors. Here’s the iTunes link to subscribe to the FTB podcasts.  Direct link to listen now!

 Show #289

Anne McCue - Devil In The Middle  Blue Sky Thinkin’
Josh Buckley –  April Fool  Blind Side of the Heart
W.B. Givens – The Desert  Locomotion
Drew Holcomb & The Neighbors – Here We Go  Medicine
(mic break)
Gurf Morlix – Blue Smoke  Eatin’ At Me
Owl Country – Sacred Ground Owl Country
The Last Hombres – Dreams Odd Fellows Rest
Anne McCue - Little White Cat  Blue Sky Thinkin’
(mic break)
The Zuni Mountain Boys – Radio  The Zuni Mountain Boys
Scott Hrabko & The Rabbits – Died & Gone To Heaven  Biscuits & Gravity
The Loose Canyons – If We Don’t Know  Striver’s Row
6 String Drag –  Drive Around Town  Roots Rock ‘N’ Roll
(mic break)
Anne McCue – Save A Life  Blue Sky Thinkin’

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(Feb. 27th, 2015)
Bill Frater

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Freight Train Boogie Show #288

FTB Show #288 features the new album from Barnstar! called Sit Down! Get Up! Get Out!  Also new music from  Justin Townes Earle, The Bros. Landreth and Rob Ickes and Trey Hensley. Here’s the iTunes link to subscribe to the FTB podcasts.  Direct link to listen now!

 Show #288

Barnstar! - Flaming Red Sit Down! Get Up! Get Out!
40 Watt Dreams – Kansas  After the Show
Jim Lauderdale – We Will Rock Again  I’m A Song
The Bros. Landreth – Going To The Country Let It Lie
(mic break)
Craig Market & Thomm Jutz – More Than The Miles Nowhere To Hide
Rob Ickes and Trey Hensley – My Way Is The Highway Before the Sun Goes Down
Madison King – You & Me  Onward and Upward
Cisco & Dewey –  Movin’ On Down  Cisco & Dewey
Barnstar! – Barnstable County Sit Down! Get Up! Get Out!
(mic break)
J. Tex & the Volunteers – This Old Banjo Old Ways vs. New Ways
Flatland Tourists – No Work, No Pay Flatland Tourists
Kenny Butterill – Old Man and the Kid  Troubadour Tales
Great Spirit – Pow-Wow Front Porch To Frontier
Justin Townes Earle – Farther from Me  Absent Fathers
(mic break)
Barnstar! - Six Foot Pine Box  Sit Down! Get Up! Get Out!

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(Feb. 15th, 2015)
Bill Frater

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Freight Train Boogie Show #287

FTB Show #287 features the unique new album from Jim White vs. The Packway Handle Band called Take It Like A Man.  Also new music from Frazey Ford, The Westies and Flagship Romance. Here’s the iTunes link to subscribe to the FTB podcasts.  Direct link to listen now!

 Show #287

Jim White vs. The Packway Handle Band – Smack Dab in a Big Tornado  Take It Like A Man
Kelley Swindall – California  (Pronounced K e Le Swin ‘dl)
Mark Jones & Twenty Paces – Mountains  Breaking Even
James Carothers – New Country Singers Honky Tonk Land
(mic break)
Jake Xerxes Fussell – All In Down and Out  Jake Xerxes Fussell
The Westies –  Devil  West Side Stories
The Hello Strangers – What You Don’t Know  The Hello Strangers
Jim White vs. The Packway Handle Band – Not a Song  Take It Like A Man
(mic break)
Flagship Romance – A Strange Thing  Fee Fie Foh Fun
Jay Semko – Clean  Flora Vista
The J. Miller Band - Horns to Halos  One More High One More Low
Carolina Story – Crash And Burn  Chapter Two
Frazey Ford – September Fields  Indian Ocean
(mic break)
Jim White vs. The Packway Handle Band - Sorrows Shine  Take It Like A Man

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(Feb. 6th, 2015)
Bill Frater

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Freight Train Boogie Show #286

FTB Show #286 features the new album from Ryan Bingham called Fear And Saturday Night.  Also new music from Garrett JamesJack Kerowax and The Sweet Lowdown. Here’s the iTunes link to subscribe to the FTB podcasts.  Direct link to listen now!

 Show #286

Ryan Bingham – Nobody Knows My Trouble  Fear & Saturday Night
Jerry Hannan – Everything’s Gonna Be Alright The Light Gets Brighter
Amy McCarley – Hands Tied  Jet Engines
Jack Kerowax –  Moonshine Barber  Kerowax
(mic break)
Low Country Hill – At Least For Today Low Country Hill
The Better Halves – I Wish We Could Go Out Tonight  All Over the Map
Van Darien – Cannonball  Silent Sparrow
Ryan Bingham  – Radio  Fear & Saturday Night
(mic break)
The Sweet Lowdown – You Can Find The North  Chasing The Sun
Garrett James –  Your Ghost  The Bison EP
The Loudermilks – Quite Honestly  The Loudermilks
Joseph Eid – Something Real  Human
(mic break)
Ryan Bingham – Fear And Saturday Night  Fear & Saturday Night

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(Jan. 31st, 2015)
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Freight Train Boogie Show #285

FTB Show #285 features the new album from Camper Van Beethoven member Victor Krummenacher called Hard To See Trouble Coming.  Also new music from Todd Adelman, Anna Tival and Whiskey Shivers. Here’s the iTunes link to subscribe to the FTB podcasts.  Direct link to listen now!

 Show #285


Victor Krummenacher - Hard To See Trouble Coming   Hard To See Trouble Coming
Anna Tival – Grace and Gasoline  Before Machines
Shoebox Letters –  Take A Deep Breath  Honest Truth
Lyal Strickland – Every Time It Starts to Rain  Balanced on Barbed Wire  
(mic break)
The Hiders – Loaded As A Gun  Totem
Twang Dragons –  Lost Soul  3 Chords and a Lie
Seth Walker – Grab Ahold  Sky Still Blue
Victor Krummenacher – If I Could Only Close My Eyes  Hard To See Trouble Coming
(mic break)
Whiskey Shivers – Friends  Whiskey Shivers
Ted Murray Jones – Monteagle  The Road Home
Miss Laurie Ann & The Saddletones - Better Get It Ease My Mind
Todd Adelman – Red Headed Woman With A Gibson Guitar  Highways & Lowways
(mic break)
Victor Krummenacher - Tennessee & Pancho  Hard To See Trouble Coming

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(Jan. 23rd, 2015)
Bill Frater

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Freight Train Boogie Show #284

FTB Show #284 features the new album from Leftover Salmon called High Country.  Also new music from Scott MacLeodGiulia Millanta and Annie Lou. Here’s the iTunes link to subscribe to the FTB podcasts.  Direct link to listen now!

 Show #284

Leftover Salmon – High Country High Country  
Annie Lou – In the Country  Tried and True
The Felice Brothers – Bird on Broken Wing  Favorite Waitress
Scott MacLeod –  2 Run Lead  Flicker and Fade
(mic break)
Nell Robinson w/John Doe – Happy To Go  Nell Robinson & Rose of No-Man’s Land
Small Town Lights – Small Town Lights Small Town Lights
Mark Jungers –  Everybody Knows But Me  I’ll See You Again
Leftover Salmon – Home Cookin’  High Country
(mic break)
Sarah Lou Richards – Don’t Break My Heart  The Woman Behind The Curtain
The Loudermilks – Come Along With Me  The Loudermilks
Stephen Chadwick – Let’s Do This Thing  Let’s Do This Thing
Giulia Millanta – Lost In Space The Funambulist
Danny Medakovic – Big Yellow Moon   Jolley Cut
Kacey Jones – One Click Away  Amen For Old Friends
Cary Morin – Tiny Town Tiny Town
Leftover Salmon – Better Day High Country

 

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(Jan. 17th, 2015)
Bill Frater

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Freight Train Boogie Show #283

FTB Show #283 features the new double album by Cracker called Berkeley To Bakersfield.  Also new music from Ronnie Fauss, Emma Hill, and the David Nelson Band. Here’s the iTunes link to subscribe to the FTB podcasts.  Direct link to listen now!

Show #283

CrackerCalifornia Country Boy  Berkeley to Bakersfield
Katie Garibaldi – Lock the Door, Lose the Key Follow Your Heart
Blue Mother Tupelo – Penny Roll Only Sunshine
David Nelson Band – I Don’t Need It Anymore  Once in a Blue Moon
(mic break)
Emma Hill – Hard Love Denali
Seven Handle Circus – Not So Lucky Shadows on the Wall
David G Smith – One House One House
Cracker – Get On Down the Road  Berkeley to Bakersfield
(mic break)
Richie Jenkin – Holy Smoke  Four Songs
Hannah Aldridge – Howlin’ Bones  Razor Wire
Ronnie Fauss - A Natural End   Built To Break
Brad Boyer - Big Rig Driver  Montagu Hotel
Memphis Dawls –The Law Rooted in the Bone
(mic break)
Cracker – Waited My Whole Life  Berkeley to Bakersfield

 

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(Jan. 9th, 2015)
Bill Frater

 

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Freight Train Boogie Christmas Show, 2014 Edition

americana-xmas-2014 (200x200)By my count, this is my 7th annual FTB Christmas song extravaganza. Don’t expect much in the way of traditional Yuletide songs, just lots of fun stuff!  Quite a few new releases this year too by artists like Blue Rodeo, The Xmas-Men, Max Gomez, 6 String Drag and more. Here’s the iTunes link to subscribe to the FTB podcasts.  Direct link to listen now!  Have a great holiday season!

Show #282 (2014 Christmas Show)

THE DEPUE BROTHERS BAND – Linus and Lucy  When It’s Christmas Time
(intro bed)
BUCK OWENS –  Christmas Time’s A-Coming  Hillbilly Holiday
THE WHISKEYBELLES – Mama Never Liked Christmas  Nothin’ Says Christmas Like Whiskey
THE OLD 97’S - Here It Is Christmas Time An Americana Christmas
bluerodeo-merrieTHE RESENTMENTS – I Hate Christmas  The Resentments
(mic break)
BLUE RODEO – Home To You This Christmas  A Merrie Christmas To You
JOHN REISCHMAN & THE JAYBIRDS – I Heard From Heaven Today   On A Winter’s Night
RIDERS IN THE SKY – Let It Snow/The Last Christmas Medley You’ll Ever Need To Hear  Christmas the Cowboy Way
NIKKI LANE – FalalalaLove Ya  An Americana Christmas 
(mic break)
MAX GOMEZ – Season of My Memory  An Americana Christmas
OWL COUNTRY – Long Gentle Rain  Long Gentle Rain
xmas-menDALE WATSON – Honky Tonk Christmas Christmas in Texas
(mic break)
PAUL THORN – That’s Not Why We’re Here
(mic break)
6 STRING DRAG – Hey Santa Claus
ROD PICOTT – Dad’s Drunk Again On Christmas Decembersongs: An East Nashville Christmas
COLD BEER AND BROADS – Get Me Home By Christmas Eve
THE XMAS-MEN – The Little Drummer Boy/Linus & Lucy  Santa Is Real  (outro bed)

 

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(Dec. 19th, 2014)
Bill Frater

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Freight Train Boogie Show #281

cash-r-riverFTB Show #281 is my annual Best Music of The Year show with songs from most of my 10-15 favorite albums of 2014. Here’s the iTunes link to subscribe to the FTB podcasts.  Direct link to listen now!

Show #281 (Best of 2014)

STEELISM – Cat’s Eye Ring  615 to Fame  (intro bed)
ROSANNE CASH – The Sunken Lands   The River & The Thread
OTIS GIBBS – Back In My Day Blues  Souvenirs Of A Misspent Youth
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CAHALEN MORRISON & COUNTRY HAMMER – Over And Over And Over Again  The Flower of Muscle Shoals
HURRAY FOR THE RIFF RAFF - Blue Ridge Mountain  Small Town Heroes
(mic break)
PARKER MILLSAP – Quite Contrary  Parker Millsap
LUCINDA WILLIAMS  –  When I Look at the World Down Where the Spirit Meets the Bone
MARTY STUART – Jailhouse Saturday Night/Sunday Morning
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JP HARRIS AND THE TOUGH CHOICES - Young Women and Old Guitars  Home Is Where The Hurt Is
(mic break)
NIKKI LANE – Love’s on Fire  All Or Nothin’
HISS GOLDEN MESSENGERMahogany Dread  Lateness of Dancers
ZOE MUTH – Too Shiny  World of Strangers
CORY BRANAN – The Only You  The No-Hit Wonder
(mic break)
JESSE WINCHESTER – Just So Much  Reasonable Amount of Trouble
simpson-sturgill metaSTURGILL SIMPSON –  It Ain’t All Light   Metamodern Sounds in Country Music

FTB Best of 2014 list on No Depression

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(Dec. 12th, 2014)
Bill Frater

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Freight Train Boogie Show #280

long-burke-silverFTB Show #280 features a variety of “one-shot”songs from artists like Pegi Young, HowellDevine, Elliott BROOD, Bela Fleck & Abigail Washburn and others. Here’s the iTunes link to subscribe to the FTB podcasts.  Direct link to listen now!

Show #280

DANNY ROBERTS – New Gil Ramble Nighthawk  (intro music bed) 
THE BOOTLEG HONEYSEvery Song We Know EP
VIC RUGGIERO – New Jersey Story  This
BURKE LONG – About Love Silver Queen
ELIZA LYNN – Everything Sped Up Goodbye Nashville
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COLE WASHBURN – Anastasia  Traveler’s Moon
CHUCK CANNON – Something’s Wrong with the World God Shaped Hole
SHELLY KING – The Ones You Don’t See Coming  Building A Fire
MICHAEL WAID – Wrong Way Down a One Way Road The Door Is Wide Open
(mic break)
brown-pieta-outlaw (200x199)BELA FLECK & ABIGAIL WASHBURN – Railroad  Bela Fleck & Abigail Washburn
THE OLY MOUNTAIN BOYS – It Rained For 40 Days White Horse
PIETA BROWN – Flowers Of Love Paradise Outlaw
ELLIOT BROOD – Little Ones Work and Love
(mic break)
PEGI YOUNG & THE SURVIVORS – I Be Weary Lonely In A Crowded Room
TIM HARWELL & THE LEGENDS – Dance Floor  Dance Floor
howelldevine-1 (200x200)HOWELLDEVINE – Let You Go  Modern Sounds of Ancient Juju
(mic break)
MAGGIE BJORKLUND – Missing At Sea Shake (outro music bed)

 

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(Dec. 4th, 2014)
Bill Frater

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