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 


Support the podcast!
Become a Patron!
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!

(Aug. 28th, 2021)
Bill Frater

Posted in Americana Music, Americana Music podcast, roots music | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

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

Support the podcast!
Become a Patron!
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!

(Aug. 13th, 2021)
Bill Frater

Posted in Americana Music podcast, Music, podcast, roots music | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Freight Train Boogie Show #498

FTB podcast #498 features 2 new albums, Cristina Vane‘s Nowhere Sounds Lovely and Beyond These Walls by Jesse Daniel. Here’s the iTunes link to subscribe to the FTB podcasts.  Here is the direct link to listen now!

Show #498

Jesse Daniel – Simple Things Beyond These Walls
Cristina Vane – What Remains Nowhere Sounds Lovely
Southern Culture On The Skids – Where Is The Moon At Home With…
Rodney Crowell – Something Has to Change Triage
(mic break)
Robin & Linda Williams – A Better Day A-Coming  A Better Day A-Coming
Dallas Burrow – Country Girl  Dallas Burrow
Sensational Country Blues Wonders –  When Your Heart Is Blue World Will Break Your Heart
Cristina Vane – Blueberry Hill Nowhere Sounds Lovely
Jesse Daniel – Living in the Great Divide Beyond These Walls
(mic break)
Steve Dawson – Forgiveness Is Nothing Like I Thought It Would Be  At The Bottom Of A Canyon In The Branches Of A Tree
Shannon McNally – Out Among the Stars The Waylon Sessions
Kyle Lalone – Not Gonna Drink Over You Somewhere in Between
The Flatlanders – Mama Does the Kangaroo Treasure of Love
Wild Earp & the Free For Alls – Livin’ The Life Dyin’ For Easy Livin’ 
(mic break)
Cristina Vane – Prayer For The Blind Nowhere Sounds Lovely
Jesse Daniel – Texas Summer Night Beyond These Walls

Support the podcast!Become a Patron!
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!

(Aug. 1st, 2021)
Bill Frater

Posted in Americana Music, Americana Music podcast, roots music | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Freight Train Boogie Show #497

FTB podcast #497 features 2 new albums, Boy Golden‘s Church of Better Daze and Eden & Her Boyfriends by Anya Hinkle. Here’s the iTunes link to subscribe to the FTB podcasts.  Here is the direct link to listen now!

Show #497

Anya Hinkle – Why Women Need Wine Eden & Her Boyfriends
Boy Golden – Church of Better Daze Church of Better Daze
Pony Bradshaw – Foxfire Calico Jim
Tylor & the Train Robbers – This Town  Non-Typical Find
(mic break)
Jon Byrd –  I’ll Be Her Only One Me and Paul 
Sara Milonovich & Daisycutter –  Lawrence, KS Northeast
Jason Ringenberg – Nashville Without Rhinestones Rhinestoned
Anya Hinkle – I Belong To The Band Eden & Her Boyfriends
Boy Golden – KD and Lunch Meat Church of Better Daze
(mic break)
Will Rainier And The Pines – Great Big Trucky Truck  Tethered to the World
Aaron Burdett – Dirt Poor Dream Rich, Dirt Poor
Vivian Leva and Riley Calcagno – Will You Vivian Leva and Riley Calcagno
Country Westerns – Coming Down EP
(mic break)
Anya Hinkle – What’s It Gonna Take Eden & Her Boyfriends
Boy Golden – To Be You, Tonight Church of Better Daze

Support the podcast! Become a Patron!
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!

Freight Train Boogie Americana Android App
FTB Podcasts can also be heard on Stitcher!

(July 18th, 2021)
Bill Frater

Posted in Americana Music, Americana Music podcast, roots music | Tagged , , , , , , , | 13 Comments

Freight Train Boogie Show #496

FTB podcast #496 features 2 new albums, Vincent Neil Emerson‘s self-titled album and Queen of the In Between by K.C. Jones. Here’s the iTunes link to subscribe to the FTB podcasts.  Here is the direct link to listen now!

Show #496

Vincent Neil Emerson – Texas Moon Vincent Neil Emerson
K.C. Jones – Heat Rises Queen of the In Between  
Andrew Grimm – Uh Huh   A Little Heat  
Hannah Juanita – Call Yourself My Man  Hardliner
(mic break)
Diana Jones – We Believe You Song To A Refugee
Tim O’Brien – I Breathe In He Walked On 
Possessed By Paul James –  I Didn’t Know You When  As We Go Wandering
Vincent Neil Emerson – High On The Mountain Vincent Neil Emerson
K.C. Jones – Beginnings And Ends Queen of the In Between
(mic break)
Hayde Bluegrass Orchestra – My Heart and Soul (on Love)  Migrants
Cole Quest and The City Pickers – The Bitcoin Gambler  Self [En]Titled 
Jeffrey Foucault – Money Blues Deadstock: Uncollected Recordings
Travis Linville – I’m Still Here I’m Still Here
Buddy Miller & Jim Lauderdale – How Will I Know  A Sweet Relief Tribute To Joey Spampinato
(mic break)
K.C. Jones – Queen Of The In Between Queen of the In Between
Vincent Neil Emerson – Durango Vincent Neil Emerson

Support the podcast! Become a Patron!

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!

Freight Train Boogie Americana Android App
FTB Podcasts can also be heard on Stitcher!
Flipboard: Americana Boogie Music

(July 3rd, 2021)
Bill Frater


Posted in Americana Music podcast, country music, roots music | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Support the podcast! Become a Patron!

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!

Freight Train Boogie Americana Android App
FTB Podcasts can also be heard on Stitcher!
Flipboard: Americana Boogie Music

(June 20th, 2021)
Bill Frater

Posted in Americana Music, Americana Music podcast, podcast, roots music | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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




Support the podcast! Become a Patron!

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!

Freight Train Boogie Americana Android App
FTB Podcasts can also be heard on Stitcher!
Flipboard: Americana Boogie Music

(June 5th, 2021)
Bill Frater



Posted in Americana Music, Americana Music podcast, Music, podcast | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Support the podcast! Become a Patron!

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!

Freight Train Boogie Americana Android App
FTB Podcasts can also be heard on Stitcher!
Flipboard: Americana Boogie Music

(May 22nd, 2021)
Bill Frater


Posted in Americana Music, Americana Music podcast, roots music | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Support the podcast! Become a Patron!

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!

Freight Train Boogie Americana Android App
FTB Podcasts can also be heard on Stitcher!
Flipboard: Americana Boogie Music

(May 8th, 2021)
Bill Frater


Posted in Americana Music, Americana Music podcast, country music, roots music | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Support the podcast! Become a Patron!

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!

Freight Train Boogie Americana Android App
FTB Podcasts can also be heard on Stitcher!
Flipboard: Americana Boogie Music

(April 24th, 2021)
Bill Frater


Posted in Americana Music, Americana Music podcast, roots music | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment