Roots

Karl plays some honky tonkin’ Cajun with some rockin’ Zydeco. Just tiny bit of Swamp Pop today. Early on we do a bunch of Steve Riley in the Mamou Playboys, Racines and High Performance to celebrate the boys coming to town last week.

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Inspired by the State Fair appearance of the hugely talented Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue, some sounds of New Orleans:
Rebirth Brass Band: Tornado Special (Take It to the Street; Rounder)
Mahogany Brass Band: St. James Infirmary (Best of the Brass Bands; Sound of New Orleans)
Original Pinstripe Brass Band: Last Chance to Dance (Your Last Chance to Dance; Orleans)

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-Dakota Dave Hull / New Shirt / New Shirt / Arabica
-Spike Jones / Cocktails For Two / Dinner Music for People Who aren’t Very Hungry / Rhino
-Sorry Muthas / Mobile Line / Greatest Hits Vol. 3 / Wampus Cat
-Sorry Muthas / Nothin” In Ramblin” / Greatest Hits Vol. 3 / Wampus Cat
-Beverly Smith and Carl Jones / Blue Eyed Boy / Moving Lightly Through This World / Dittyville
-Beverly Smith and Carl Jones / Going to the West / Moving Lightly Through This World / Dittyville
-The Weavers / Stewball / At Carnegie Hall Vol. 2 / Vanguard

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Tonight Dr. StrangeDub and DJ Baby Swiss parked themselves at the Dub Club Tiki Bar for the annual Echo Beach end of summer special. It was very different kind of Echo Chamber, as we ventured into some twangy, instrumental surf rock, cool old school RB, a variety of lounge sounds, world sounds, swanky tropical jazz, weird electronic music, and movie soundtracks. But don’t think for a minute that the dub doctors completely forgot our ska, dub and reggae foundation. Some deep Nyabinghi meditation followed the martinis and kali…as the waves came crashing down on the sands of Echo Beach.

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A big thanks to Molly Maher and Nate Westgore of Willie’s American Guitars for stopping by this morning. We chatted about the upcoming Joe Ely show at the Cabooze that we’re sponsoring.
The lineup includes:
JOE ELY
DAVID HIDALGO LOUIE PEREZ of LOS LOBOS
Paul Reed Smith
Joey Mulland (Badfinger)
Chris Osgood (Suicide Commandos)

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End of summer songs, train tunes and a preview of next week’s Women’s Work special!

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