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Billy & Beau by Brennen Leigh

Backstory Song

Billy & Beau by Brennen LeighSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/back-story-song/exclusive-contentAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy


23 May 2021

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From 2016: Hayes Carll, Darrell Scott, Parker Millsap, Brennen Leigh and Carrie Rodriguez

NPR's Mountain Stage

This 2016 episode features a set from Hayes Carll, plus sets from Darrell Scott, Parker Millsap, Brennen Leigh and Carrie Rodriguez. Support provided by Digital Relativity. https://digitalrelativity.com/

10 Nov 2020

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Randall Bramblett plus Brennen Leigh

The String

Episode 149: Randall Bramblett is a powerhouse journeyman and veteran of southern roots and soul music, with a dense and deep resume working for others, from the Allman Brothers to Widespread Panic. But between his stints as a sax player, keyboardist, singer and songwriter he's released more than ten albums as an artist, and his fans know them to be a blend of sharp writing, a sensuous voice and spicy beats and ambience. The newest is Pine Needle Fire on New West Records, Bramblett's loyal home since 2001. Also in the hour, a visit with Nashville's Brennen Leigh about her nostalgic thematic album Prairie Love Letter. 


9 Nov 2020

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Episode 139: Brennen Leigh discusses The Byrds “Sweetheart of the Rodeo”

Records Revisited

The guys welcome musician Brennen Leigh to talk about The Byrds foray into country music with their record “Sweetheart of the Radio” from 1968. Plenty of other discussion including Brennen’s new record “Prairie Love Letter” and John Deere H tractors, Robbie Fulks, Gram Parsons, Louvin Brothers, Dylan (how can you not with a Byrds record), Lloyd Green on the steel, and making the Opry audience upset.Check out Brennen Leigh at: https://www.brennenleigh.net/Check out Roger McGuinn of the Byrds at: http://www.ibiblio.org/jimmy/mcguinn/index.htmlCheck out other episodes at RecordsRevisitedPodcast.com, Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Castbox, iHeartMedia, Google Podcasts and Spotify. Additional content is found at: Facebook.com/recordsrevisitedpodcast or twitter @podcastrecords or IG at instagram.com/recordsrevisitedpodcast/

1hr 27mins

23 Oct 2020

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Artist Feature - Brennen Leigh

CiTR -- Pacific Pickin'

In honour of her brand new CD, Prairie Love Letter, we feature Brennen Leigh in our artist feature segment. We also have a sad memorial feature in the pre-show to the late WS "Fluke" Holland. We have lots of birthdays to celebrate and some great new music. Stay safe!


29 Sep 2020

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120: Brennen Leigh

New Slang

In this episode of New Slang, I’m joined by singer-songwriter Brennen Leigh. At the end of this week (Friday, September 18), Leigh released Prairie Love Letter, a worthy ode to her roots and childhood home, the rural open plains of Western Minnesota and Eastern North Dakota. Part Will Cather and part Bruce Springsteen's Nebraska, Prairie Love Letter has an earnest pioneering spirit--a balanced blend of tough and tender. Songs like "I Love the Lonesome Prairie," "The John Deere H," and "There's a Yellow Cedar Waxwing on the Juneberry Bush" are soaked with family tradition and lore. They're for dinner tables in your grandmother's kitchen or while huddling around wood-burning stoves. You get a sense of time and place in songs like these. Other songs like "Prairie Funeral" and "Billy and Beau," while most certainly given the same warm touch from Leigh and most certainly are a valuable piece of Prairie Love Letter, they transcend time and place. They're beautiful, and somewhat bittersweet, love stories that feel no boundaries. Still, Leigh doesn't just capture the nostalgic glow of home on Prairie Love Letter. "You Ain't Laying No Pipeline" and "You've Never Been To North Dakota" are necessary examinations and filled with hard truths. There's struggle and strife--and again, that enduring pioneer spirit. During this interview, Leigh and I talk about the specific traditions, roots, and inspirations nestled within Prairie Love Letter, anecdotes from home, the stories behind some of the album's most poignant songs, her songwriting routines, and stories about Guy Clark.This episode's presenting partner is Desert Door Texas Sotol and The Blue Light Live.New Slang PatreonNew Slang TwitterNew Slang InstagramNew Slang FacebookNew Slang Merch StoreThe Neon Eon PodcastThe Neon Eon Merch StoreDesert Door Desert Door is a craft distiller of a premium and unique Texas spirit known as Texas sotol.The Blue Light Live The Blue Light Live is the premier live music venue of Lubbock, Texas. Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/thomasdmooney)

1hr 10mins

14 Sep 2020

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871 - Hayes Carll, Darrell Scott, Parker Millsap, Brennen Leigh and Carrie Rodriguez

NPR's Mountain Stage

Hayes Carll, Darrell Scott, Parker Millsap, Brennen Leigh and Carrie Rodriguez on Mountain Stage. Episode 871 recorded live in Charleston, West Virginia.

29 Jun 2016

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Freight Train Boogie Podcasts

FTB podcast #112 features the new album by BRENNEN LEIGH called The Box.  Also new music from BRUCE COCKBURN, EXENE CERVENKA and THE SMALL PONDS.  The full playlist is posted below.  Check the artist's websites and order their CD's or downloads and tell 'em you heard the songs on the FTB podcast.  Please email me with any questions or suggestions for the podcasts.  Here's the iTunes linkto subscribe to the FTB podcasts.  Here's the direct link to listen now!  And this is the RSS feed for non-iTunes listeners: http://ftbpodcasts.libsyn.com/rss. And there is now an Android App available to Android phone users! Just search for Freight Train Boogie in your App Store on your phone. Here's the App Market link. Show #112 BRENNEN LEIGH - Rolling Green Hills (The Box) ELEVEN HUNDRED SPRINGS -  Hardcore Honkytonk (Eight The Hard Way) BEN GILMER & THE SIDEARMS - Hey Jayne(Heart That Burns) EXENE CERVENKA - Already In Love (The Excitement of Maybe) (mic break) BRUCE COCKBURN - Call Me Rose (Small Source of Comfort) THE SMALL PONDS - Gypsy Cards (Caitlin Cary & Matt Douglas are The Small Ponds) TINY TELEVISION - Rose Colored Sunsets (Mission Statement) BRENNEN LEIGH - Backsliding Blues (The Box) (mic break) GREEN RIVER ORDINANCE - Where the West Wind Blows(The Morning Passengers) SHANNON WURST -  I'm Wiley Post(What's More Honest Than a Song) JIM ARMSTRONG - Worn Out Shoes(Junction Road) ARMAND MARGJEKA - What Feeling(Margo, Margo) (mic break) BRENNEN LEIGH - The Box(The Box) (March 25th, 2011) Bill Frater Freight Train Boogie Americana Boogie


26 Mar 2011