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Music On The Couch

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Live, Uncut & Uncensored Conversations With "Musicians You Should Know"Each Monday I spend time with musicians from the Blues-Roots-Americana Genres and let them tell their story in their words.Many guests return over and over with new music and I have been honored with over 36 World Premiers over the years.

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Live, Uncut & Uncensored Conversations With "Musicians You Should Know"Each Monday I spend time with musicians from the Blues-Roots-Americana Genres and let them tell their story in their words.Many guests return over and over with new music and I have been honored with over 36 World Premiers over the years.

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Music On The Couch

Latest release on Jan 12, 2021

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Rank #1: Roger Wilson, Kathy & The Kilowatts, Kid Ramos, WORLD PREMIER Barbara Blue

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ROGER "HURRICANE" WILSON

Roger has been obsessed with the music around him since before he saw the Beatles on TV in 1963.  He has released Live At Madlife and it is this album that introduced me to Roger.  We talked about his journey and listened to the tunes.
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Kathy Murray is the leader of this rockin’ band out of Austin, TX. They earned their way to Memphis for the 34th IBC this past January and have now released Premonition Of Love.  Kathy and I, along with Bill Murray, talked about their journey.
KID RAMOS

Never heard from Kid…
BARBARA BLUE – COUCH KID NEW MUSIC – WORLD PREMIER

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The Queen Of Beale Street has new music coming out in August, but she is allowing us to share some of the new songs FIRST! Well, she has played a couple on her own radio show…but otherwise…this should be a huge winner for Barbara…

May 01 2018

2hr 21mins

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Rank #2: CKN Eliza Neals, CKNM Sugar Brown, Kat Riggins, Travis Bowlin, CKNM Steve Krase

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ELIZA NEALS – COUCH KID NEWS

Eliza comes by to talk about her new single, Love Dr. Love. We’ll also talk about what is going on in her world.
SUGAR BROWN – COUCH KID NEW MUSIC

Sugar has a new album, It’s A Blues World and he and I will talk about the new music, his reaching the finals at the IBC in 2017 and where he is heading from here.
KAT RIGGINS

The “Baby Doll Of The Blues” has a new album entitled In The Boys Club.  Her music encompasses Blues, Hip-Hop, Pop, Gospel, Rock ad Country.  We’ll find out a lot more about this woman on the rise.
TRAVIS BOWLIN

Travis has released his sophomore album, Secundus, and we will get to meet this young talent.  He wrote or co-wrote 11 of the 12 songs on the album which flows from Soul to rock to blues.
STEVE KRASE – COUCH KID NEW MUSIC

Steve returns with his new album, Just Waitin’, released last month.  We’ll catch up with Steve and talk about the new album and music.

Jul 31 2018

2hr 32mins

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Rank #3: Shirley Waring, Vanessa Collier, JP Soars, The Bennett Brothers, Big Harp George

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SHIRLEY WARING – COUCH KID NEWS

Shirley is President of The Vicksburg Blues Society and she comes by to talk about the society and also L.D.’s a new venue opening in Vicksburg…

VANESSA COLLIER – COUCH KID NEW MUSIC

Vanessa has a new album, Honey Up, and a whirlwind touring schedule and we will talk about both and catch up with Vanessa.

JP SOARS – COUCH KID NEW MUSIC

JP returns to The Couch to talk about Southbound I-95, the new album. The thirteen originals and two unique covers contained on the album show the abundance of influences JP has absorbed over the years.  Will be fun to chat with him again.

THE BENNETT BROTHERS

From Brooklyn, NY come Jimmy and Peter Bennett, brothers who spent the last few years performing with the Alexis P Suter Band and so much more.  We’ll find out more about the brothers and listen to music from their debut album, Not Made For Hire.

BIG HARP GEORGE – COUCH KID NEW MUSIC

George returns to The Couch with Uptown Cool, his latest release. A dozen originals touching on topics to which we can all relate. We’ll find out what else is going on in his world.

Aug 14 2018

2hr 47mins

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Rank #4: CKN Lauren Mitchell, CKNM: Billy Price, Al Basile, Steve Hill

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LAUREN MITCHELL – COUCH KID NEWS

Lauren comes by to talk some details on her summer tour, coming to a town near you…
CLARA BELLINO – COUCH KID NEW MUSIC

Clara is one of the original Couch Kids…comes by with a sampling of her new album
BILLY PRICE – COUCH KID NEW MUSIC

Billy has a new album entitled Reckoning and he returns to The Couch to talk about the music and all that is happening in his world.
AL BASILE – COUCH KID NEW MUSIC

Al has combined his talents as a song-writer and poet to create “me & the originator”, his album which tells the story of a musician and his story and its twists and turns.
STEVE HILL – COUCH KID NEW MUSIC

Steve returns to The Couch to talk about his new creation, “One Man Blues Rock Band”, a live album recorded in Quebec City.

Jul 24 2018

2hr 18mins

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Rank #5: CKNM Anthony Geraci, Taylor Made Blues Band, Whitney Shay, CKNM Regina Bonelli

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ANTHONY GERACI – COUCH KID NEW MUSIC

Anthony’s new album, Why Did You Have To Go, just dropped on September 21st, and it is already sitting at #5 on The Roots Music Report Blues Album Chart. Meanwhile, Anthony’s summer has been a whirlwind of festivals from coast-to-coast both as himself and also backing others.  We’ll talk to Anthony about all that is happening while we listen to the tuneage.
MICK KOLASSA TAYLOR MADE BLUES BAND – COUCH KID NEW MUSIC

The newest Mick Kolassa project is The Taylor Made Blues Band, and the first album under this name is 149 Delta. Mick has written 9 new songs and uncovered three others.  He has a new team around him and we’ll talk about the album, the songs and what is next.
WHITNEY SHAY

We’ve been waiting to speak with Whitney, whose album, A Woman Rules The World was released in August and is currently sitting at #47 on the RMR Blues Album Chart. We’ll find out more about this powerful vocalist from San Diego, while checking out the songs.
REGINA BONELLI – COUCH KID NEW MUSIC

Regina released the single Put Your Hands On Me/A Little Rain Must Fall and both songs have received airplay including on Rack Of Blues.  She comes by to talk about those songs…and IF WE ARE LUCKY…she will have sent us a few others which we can World Premier for y’all…fingers crossed!

Sep 11 2018

2hr 42mins

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Rank #6: ALL CKNM- Sean Chambers, Stacy Mitchhart, Geoff Achison, Anthony Gomes

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SEAN CHAMBERS – COUCH KID NEW MUSIC
Sean makes his 4th visit to The Couch.  The last being in 2017 when Trouble & Whiskey was released.  He returns to talk about the music on the new album, Welcome To My Blues, which drops the Friday before the show.  Always a fun time with Sean.
STACY MITCHHART – COUCH KID NEW MUSIC
Was in Nashville last month and saw Stacy perform in one of the clubs.  We got to speak and we realized that he had not returned when his self-titled album dropped in late 2016.  So here he comes.  What has he been up to, is new music on the horizon?  We’ll find out.
GEOFF ACHISON – COUCH KID NEW MUSIC
We met Geoff last year when he released Another Mile. Another Minute.  He is touring the US at the moment and has just released Sovereign Town, so we’ll have a chance to catch up and talk about the new music and beyond.
ANTHONY GOMES – COUCH KID NEW MUSIC
Anthony was here back in 2015 when he released Electric Field Holler.  He returns with Peace, Love & Loud Guitars.  We’ll find out what has been going on in Anthony’s world while we listen to the new tuneage.

Oct 23 2018

2hr 58mins

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Rank #7: ALL CKNM: Dudley Taft, Tweed Feat. Gervis Myles, Dawn Tyler Watson, Jason Ricci

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DUDLEY TAFT – COUCH KID NEW MUSIC

Dudley returns to The Couch with Simple Life. Dudley’s 7th album is softer than the past endeavors. I look forward to catching up with Dudley and sharing the new music

TWEED FEATURING GERVIS MYLES

COUCH KID NEW MUSIC

Love Strong is the new album and Gervis and Eric Mudunic retrun to The Couch to talk about everything the band has been up to and we’ll talk about the new tunes.

DAWN TYLER WATSON – COUCH KID NEW MUSIC

Dawn has released Mad Love, a dozen great songs from the 2017 IBC winner.  We’ll talk to Dawn about all that has been going on in her world and listen to the album

JASON RICCI – COUCH KID NEW MUSIC

Jason has release My Chops Are Rolling with his band, The Bad Kind, and I am excited to have him join me once again.

Oct 15 2019

3hr 3mins

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Rank #8: CKNM Janiva Magness, Ben Racie, Laurie Jane & The 45's, CKNM Bob Margolin

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JANIVA MAGNESS – COUCH KID NEW MUSIC
We had to reschedule Janiva from a few weeks back.  Her new album is a collection of songs from the John Fogerty collection.  Can’t wait to find out all about this project and more.
BEN RACINE
Ben finally takes his seat on The Couch and we will talk about his incredible career and the new album Live À Montréal.
LAURIE JANE & THE 45’S
I am looking forward to speaking with Laurie Jane and Cort.  Together they lead this band of talented musicians.  We’ll listen to music from their self-titled album.
MIKE OSBORN – COUCH KID NEW MUSIC
Mike comes by to talk about the new album, Unbroken.

Oct 22 2019

2hr 58mins

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Rank #9: 2020 IBC - LIVE From fuBAR At Rum Boogie Cafe - Show#5

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Jan 30 2020

3hr 1min

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Rank #10: Michelle Malone, CKNM Bridget Kelly Band, CKNM Kara Grainger

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MICHELLE MALONE

Out of Georgia, Michelle is a singer, songwriter, guitarist and producer with a new album, Slings & Arrows.  I will sit with Michelle and we will talk about her career and music.

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BRIDGET KELLY BAND – COUCH KID NEW MUSIC

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Bridget and Tim return to talk about their new album, Blues Warrior, the newest addition to the Bridget Kelly Band discography.  This one touches on some dark subjects, written with sensitive lyrics and stunning music.

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KARA GRAINGER – COUCH KID NEW MUSIC

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Kara returns to talk about the new album, Living With Your Ghost and to talk about all she has been up to since her last visit. This one is a collection of 12 originals and Kara and I will discuss them.

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Jun 05 2018

2hr 3mins

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Rank #11: WORLD PREMIER Tas Cru, Ally Venable, Dana Fuchs, CKNM Samantha Martin

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TAS CRU – COUCH KID NEW MUSIC

WORLD PREMIER

Tas joins me to premier his new album, Memphis Song.  Coming off his BMA nomination, this album goes deep into the Blues. Hear it here first!
ALLY VENABLE

Ally has released Puppet Show, her second release on Connor Ray Music.  The album is a collection of 10 originals with Ally showing off her songwriting and guitar creds.  We’ll talk about her journey and what she is looking forward to in the future.
DANA FUCHS

Dana recorded her 7th album in Memphis and it is 13-songs strong, entitled Love Lives On. I look forward to speaking with this amazing artist about her music, her acting and the album which she says is about ‘hope and redemption’.
SAMANTHA MARTIN – COUCH KID NEW MUSIC

Samantha and Delta Sugar have released Run To Me, a collection of 10 new songs from the band whose debut album garnered them 5 Maple Blues Awards.  Lots to talk about with Samantha while we listen to the tuneage.

May 15 2018

2hr 20mins

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Rank #12: Bob Margolin, Brad Vickers & His Vestapolitans, Brody Buster & Sparky Parker

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BOB MARGOLIN – COUCH KID NEW MUSIC

Bob returns to talk about his world today and the new music on This Guitar And Tonight, his first all-acoustic album. Should be fun to catch up.
BRAD VICKERS & HIS VESTAPOLITANS - COUCH KID NEW MUSIC

Brad and Margey return to The Couch to talk about their musical world and the new album, Twice As Nice.
BRODY BUSTER – COUCH KID NEW MUSIC

Brody returns to The Couch with Damn! I spilt The Blues, his latest collection of 10 originals.  What has Brody been up to since we last chatted? We’ll find out while we listen to the tunes.
SPARKY PARKER

Coming out of Houston, TX, Sparky has developed an incredible sound of his own after touring long mikes with both Diunna Greenleaf and Vanessa Collier.  We’ll dig into Sparky’s past and listen to tunes from In The Dark.

Oct 29 2019

2hr 47mins

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Rank #13: Heather Newman, CKNM Mud Morganfield,CKNM Teresa James,CKNM Katy Guillen

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HEATHER NEWMAN

I finally got to finish my conversation with Heather Newman that was interrupted last month.  We spoke about her journey, her time with Nick Schnebelen and more while we listtened to Burn Me Alive

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MUD MORGANFIELD – COUCH KID NEW MUSIC Segment Begins At 49:00

Mud has a new album, They Call Me Mud, and he and I talked about all he has been up to since we last spoke.  Mud also talked about spreading the music far and wide and his love for doing so.

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TERESA JAMES – COUCH KID NEW MUSIC - Segment Begins At 1:33:00

Teresa returned to The Couch to talk about the new album Here In Babylon.   We spoke about her last year, the recording of this album and the opportunity for her and the band to stat touring far and wide once again.

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KATY GUILLEN & THE GIRLS – COUCH KID NEW MUSIC

The band was offered a new performance last night.  We are rescheduling.

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Apr 03 2018

2hr 11mins

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Rank #14: CKNM Billy Thompson, Tim Woods, Peter V Blues

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BILLY THOMPSON – COUCH KID NEW MUSIC

Billy returns to The Couch with his new album, entitled BT.  Looking forward to catching up with Billy and hearing the new tunes

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TIM WOODS

Tim has released Human Race his second solo album.  Tim is a founding member of the Mountain Jam Band and now leads the Woods Family Band.  His history is marked with meetings with some historic Blues figures and we’ll talk about it all.

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PETER V BLUES

Peter is a native New Yorker who began playing professionally at 15 and then walked away from the business at age 21.  Peter and I will talk about that decision and everything that has brought him back while we listen to songs from Running Out Of Time.

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May 08 2018

2hr 4mins

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Rank #15: 2020 IBC - LIVE From fuBAR At Rum Boogie Cafe - Show#4

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Jan 30 2020

3hr 9mins

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Rank #16: SPECIAL-Blues & Bolognese, A conversation with Victor Wainwright Part 2

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Part 2 of my talk with Victor Wainwright, which took place on February 26, 2018 as we spent the day at his home, cooking my gravy and then sitting and talking about his life, his career and the music on the new album Victor Wainwright & The Train.

Part 2 covers the album and the band, Dave Gross, recording the album, the new sound, touring, with Terrance Grayson & Patrick Harrington joining us to add their perspective to the conversation...then we ended the talk and ate some pasta!

Mar 28 2018

2hr 19mins

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Rank #17: Reverend Raven, Big Shoes, CKNM Peter Karp, CKNM Angel Forrest

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03/12/18 -SHOW #414?

MIKE OSBORN – COUCH KID NEWS

Mike stopped by to talk about a special performance he has coming up on St. Patrick’s Day
REVEREND RAVEN – Segment Begins At The XX:XX Mark

The hard-working mid-west based band celebrates their 20th anniversary with the release of My Life.  Raven and I talked about his journey...the history of the band, and the future.
BIG SHOES – Segment Begins At The XX:XX Mark

The seven-piece outfit from Nashville and Muscle Shoals, release their national debut album, Step On It.  Andy Peake and I sat down and talked about his road to the band and where they are heading with this new release.
PETER KARP – COUCH KID NEW MUSIC

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Peter returns with his new album, Blue Flame. This is his 9th release and Peter brings 13 original songs, infused with his humor and candor.  Peter and I talked about the new music, his touring and what has been happening in his life.

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ANGEL FORREST HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED TO APRIL 09

Mar 13 2018

2hr 10mins

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Rank #18: SPECIAL-Blues & Bolognese, A conversation with Victor Wainwright Part 1

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Part 1 of my talk with Victor Wainwright, which took place on February 26, 2018 as we spent the day at his home, cooking my gravy and then sitting and talking about his life, his career and the music on the new album Victor Wainwright & The Train.

Part 1 covers his youth, time in Daytona, moving to Memphis, the beginnings on Beale Street, his bands, the younger players he has brought on board, ballads, Jerry Lee Lewis, Ruf Records, the team and more...

Mar 27 2018

2hr 6mins

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Rank #19: Peggy Brown, E-Flat Porch Band, Shari Puorto, Billy Hector, Dustin Arbuckle

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PEGGY BROWN – COUCH KID NEWS

Peggy manages promotion and publicity for the Central Mississippi Blues Society…and is a huge part of the Blues Family.  Peggy stops by to fill us in on all that is happening within the society.
E-FLAT PORCH BAND

I met Rudy & Duane at Tall City this past July and knew I had to bring them onto The Couch to let them tell their story.  We’ll find out all about these two gents and hear music from their latest, which celebrates their 20 years of performing together.
SHARI PUORTO – COUCH KID NEW MUSIC

Shari returns to talk about her newest release, Live At Bogies. Eight originals and four well done remakes, this album shows Shari the way she is meant to be heard…Live!  We’ll talk to Shari about all that has been going on in her life since her last visit while we listen to some of the tuneage on the album.
BILLY HECTOR

Billy comes from the Jersey shore and if you have not heard his name before, you might not be blamed…but you have heard his guitar before.  Billy has toured with Hubert Sumlin and Joe Louis Walker.  He has performed at The Kennedy Center too! Looking forward to digging into Billy’s story and sharing music rom Someday Baby.
DUSTIN ARBUCKLE – COUCH KID NEW MUSIC

Dustin returns to talk about his new projects, The Haymakers and also Dustin Arbuckle And The Damnations.  Dustin is one of the original Couch Kids, having appeared on show #19!  It has been 8 years, but once a Couch Kid…always a Couch Kid!

Sep 25 2018

2hr 59mins

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Rank #20: Cliff Stevens, Debra Power, CKNM Altered Five Blues Band, CKNM Kate Lush

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CLIFF STEVENS

Cliff has been playing guitar professionally over 35 years and Nobody But You is his fourth solo effort.  Looking forward to speaking with Cliff and learning about his journey while we listen to the new tunes.
DEBRA POWERS

Debra has been in Memphis for the IBC twice, has been a finalist in the International Songwriting Contest and has just released That’s How I Roll, a dozen new original tunes.  We’ll learn all about Debra and hear the music.
ALTERED FIVE BLUES BAND – COUCH KID NEW MUSIC

The guys have put out a new album entitled Ten Thousand Watts and I am excited to speak with them again and find out about all going on in their world.
KATE LUSH – COUCH KID NEW MUSIC

Kate is returning with new music.  The album, entitled Headline is eleven songs written by Kate and some partners.  Curious what she has been up to since her last visit…

Oct 08 2019

2hr 49mins

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