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Americana Music Show Podcast

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The Americana Music Show is a podsafe music show that features hand-picked, road-tested american music and interviews with your next favorite bands.

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The Americana Music Show is a podsafe music show that features hand-picked, road-tested american music and interviews with your next favorite bands.

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Keep it up Calvin!

By @CampManitowa - Dec 02 2019
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Love that this shows up in my feed again. Keeps my moving and shakin while I’m sitin and workin!

Thank you!

By lyle in nyc - Nov 25 2019
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So glad you’re back! Never leave us again, Calvin.

iTunes Ratings

172 Ratings
Average Ratings
160
5
3
1
3

Keep it up Calvin!

By @CampManitowa - Dec 02 2019
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Love that this shows up in my feed again. Keeps my moving and shakin while I’m sitin and workin!

Thank you!

By lyle in nyc - Nov 25 2019
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So glad you’re back! Never leave us again, Calvin.
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Americana Music Show Podcast

Latest release on Jan 20, 2020

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

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Rank #1: Gram Parsons Tribute Show

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Highlights from the Gram Parsons Tribute show produced by Jeff Hart and The Cat's Cradle in Carrboro, NC, September 20, 2013, featuring Gram Parsons covers from Ashley Carter, George Huntley, Kenny Roby, Tom Meltzer, Jill Kuhn Sexton, Lynn Blakey, Michael Rank, Jeffro, Rebecca Newton, Tonya Lamm, Jeffrey Dean Foster, John Howie Jr, Tress Chicas, and Jeff Hart.

"Gram Parsons Tribute Show" originated from Americana Music Show.

Oct 28 2013

1hr

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Rank #2: Ep398 Brandi Carlile

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Calvin plays a double shot of the new album from Brandi Carlile. Calvin also features Bettye LaVette’s new Bob Dylan cover album. Plus you’ll hear the new country rock album from Sam Morrow, the new Kacey Musgraves album, and the new blue-eyed soul album from Anderson East. There’s also some classic gospel from Marie Knight and the new country rock album from Sarah Shook and the Disarmers.

"Ep398 Brandi Carlile" originated from Americana Music Show.

Apr 03 2018

1hr 20mins

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Rank #3: Best of 2015, #20-#1 (Ep279)

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This week I complete the Best of 2015 countdown, featuring albums #20 through #1 on the list.

"Best of 2015, #20-#1 (Ep279)" originated from Americana Music Show.

Dec 29 2015

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Rank #4: Donna The Buffalo

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Jeb Puryear & Tara Nevins from Donna The Buffalo talk about making feel-good music, building a tribe like “The Herd” and recording in analog; and they play four tracks from Tonight, Tomorrow, and Yesterday.

Plus swamp funk from JJ Grey and Mofro, Ollabelle with americana cover of a Paul McCartney song, new country rock from Leo Rondeau, rock and roll from Too Slim and the Taildraggers, country rock from Tracy Walton, new music from Slaid Cleaves, and some old school blues from Ursala George

"Donna The Buffalo" originated from Americana Music Show.

Jul 08 2013

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Rank #5: Ep252 Mandolin Orange dodge their wrecking ball

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Andrew Marlin and Emily Frantz of Mandolin Orange play tracks from Such Jubilee and talk about the themes in the new album and supporting other musicians.

"Ep252 Mandolin Orange dodge their wrecking ball" originated from Americana Music Show.

Jun 23 2015

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Rank #6: Hannah Thomas

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Hannah Thomas talks about Georgia being a “musical mashup,” admiring Steve Earle, and listening to the highway men growing up.

"Hannah Thomas" originated from Americana Music Show.

Apr 29 2013

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Rank #7: Tom Hiddleston channels Hank Williams (Ep292)

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Interviews and music about the upcoming Hank Williams biopic, starring TOm Hiddleston as Hank Williams.

"Tom Hiddleston channels Hank Williams (Ep292)" originated from Americana Music Show.

Mar 25 2016

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Rank #8: Tim Easton

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Tim Easton talks about moving to East Nashville, how his daughter changed his music, getting into the man chords, and his 'Otis Redding jam. He also plays three tracks from Not Cool.
Plus, southern rock from Mike Stinson, newgrass from The O's, rock & roll from South Rail, gospel from Mavis Staples, country rock from the Massy Ferguson Band, rock & roll from Ned Van Go, soul from Charlie Faye, string band music from Underhill Rose, and old school R&B from Fats Domino.

"Tim Easton" originated from Americana Music Show.

Aug 19 2013

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Rank #9: Randall Bramblett brings southern music into modern times (Ep267)

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Randall Bramblett plays tracks from Devil Music & talks about the bottom end loops, ambient noises, & strange sounds he uses in his modern music. On this week’s episode I’ve got the new country rock album from the Turnpike Troubadours. I’ve also got the new Don Henley Americana album. Plus we’ve got album from two rootsy North Carolina bands I think you’re gonna like, not to mention cowpunk from Nocona, bluegrass from the Welfare Liners, and rock from Blitzen Trapper.

"Randall Bramblett brings southern music into modern times (Ep267)" originated from Americana Music Show.

Oct 06 2015

2hr

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Rank #10: Whitney Rose learns to be a “musician to the bone” (Ep265)

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Whitney Rose plays tracks from Heartbreaker Of The Year and talks about her gypsy spirit, listening to her grandparents music, and working with Raul Malo.

Also on this episode, I’ve got the new album from Kevin Gordon and it’s fantastic. I’ve also got some amazing twangy and beautiful rock & roll from Michael Rank and Heather McEntire. I’ve also got new music from The Pollies, Randall Bramblett, Jason Boland, Shemekia Copeland, the Bottle Rockets, and the Legendary Shack Shakers on this two hour episode of the show.

"Whitney Rose learns to be a “musician to the bone” (Ep265)" originated from Americana Music Show.

Sep 22 2015

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Rank #11: Ep363 Tyler Childers

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Listen to a double shot of Tyler Childers new album, Purgatory. Plus new music from Jade Jackson, Kacy & Clayton, Chuck Berry, and much more....

"Ep363 Tyler Childers" originated from Americana Music Show.

Aug 01 2017

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Rank #12: Best of 2015, #50-#21 (Ep278)

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Hear the first part of the Americana Music Show's Best of 2015 list, featuring albums #50 through #21 on this week's episode.

"Best of 2015, #50-#21 (Ep278)" originated from Americana Music Show.

Dec 22 2015

2hr

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Rank #13: Ep#200 Local Music Tribute Show

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The Americana Music Show pays tribute to the local music scene in the Carrboro, Chapel Hill, Durham, and Raleigh NC area.

"Ep#200 Local Music Tribute Show" originated from Americana Music Show.

Jul 28 2014

2hr 25mins

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Rank #14: Best of Americana Music Show, part 2 (Ep333)

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On this episode I feature albums #27- #1. I’m gonna count them down on this episode so you can hear the best of this year’s americana.

"Best of Americana Music Show, part 2 (Ep333)" originated from Americana Music Show.

Dec 27 2016

2hr 7mins

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Rank #15: The Who Is Lydia Loveless? documentary shines a light on the rising stars of rock (Ep299)

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Calvin talks to Lydia Loveless & Gorman Bechard about the Who Is Lydia Loveless? Documentary and plays three touchstone tracks from Lydia’s career.

Also on this episode, I’ve got the new retro rock album from Beth Lee & The Breakups! Plus I’ve got the new blues album from the Mike Eldred Trio, the new rock & roll album from The Wild Ponies, and the new albums from Robert Ellis, Yarn, & Hot Buttered Rum. I’ve also got more new music from Hayes Carll, Moreland & Arbuckle, Alice Wallace, Town Mountain, Margo Price, Stone Cupid, & Keegan McInroe.

"The Who Is Lydia Loveless? documentary shines a light on the rising stars of rock (Ep299)" originated from Americana Music Show.

May 10 2016

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Rank #16: Episode 186: The Dirty Guv’nahs

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James Trimble plays 3 tracks from The Dirty Guv'nahs' Hearts On Fire and talks about the band's backstory and singing from the top of the mountain. Also on this episode, New Orleans blues from Bobby Rush with Blinddog Smokin' and help from Dr. John, southern rock from Jimbo Mathus, retro soul from St. Paul & The Broken Bones, indie rock from Jonny Two Bags, country rock from Moot Davis, classic alt-country from Uncle Tupelo, folk rock from the Twin Forks, classic country from Johnny Cash and Waylon Jennings, and americana from The Henry Girls.

"Episode 186: The Dirty Guv’nahs" originated from Americana Music Show.

Apr 07 2014

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Rank #17: Wood Brothers

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Chris Wood talks about starting the Wood Brothers with his brother, their father's folkie influence, and writing great songs that don't make perfect sense. Chris also sets up and plays three tracks from The Muse.

"Wood Brothers" originated from Americana Music Show.

Oct 14 2013

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Rank #18: Dale Watson supports his trucking habit by playing music (Ep256)

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Dale Watson plays tracks from Call Me Insane and drives down I-35 while talking about Lloyd Maines, covering Tony Joe White, and his Jimmy Kimmel gig. I’ve also got the new album from Jason Isbell and it’s fantastic. I’m also real excited to share with you the Bow Thayer jam band album and the new cajun honky-tonk album from Kevin Sekhani. I’ve also got more tracks from Amy Black, Shiny Ribs, and Eilen Jewell. And finally I’ve got a very old recording of Lead Belly queued up just for you on this two hour episode of the show.

"Dale Watson supports his trucking habit by playing music (Ep256)" originated from Americana Music Show.

Jul 21 2015

1hr 59mins

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Rank #19: Webb Wilder goes full circle on Mississippi Moderne (Ep272)

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Webb Wilder plays tracks from Mississippi Moderne, and talks about working with R.S. Field, his personal credo, and covering bands with whacked out songs.

I’ve also got the new southern rock album from Dash Rip Rock, country rock from Corb Lund, blues from Marc Stone. I’ve got another great track from that new Wood Brothers album and god help me, I’ve got a track from Ryan Adams’ Taylor Swift cover album.

"Webb Wilder goes full circle on Mississippi Moderne (Ep272)" originated from Americana Music Show.

Nov 10 2015

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Rank #20: Ep246 John Moreland writes for the church kids outside the punk rock show

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John Moreland plays 3 tracks from High On Tulsa Heat and talks about being a self-produced artist, and the tells the story about his "gateway drug."

"Ep246 John Moreland writes for the church kids outside the punk rock show" originated from Americana Music Show.

May 12 2015

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