May 2011 Freewheelin' Archives

Willie Gray & The Gossamer Sisters were our guests for the entire show. They played numerous cool songs and joked around with us, all live in the studio. The band consists of Nate Westgor of Willie’s American Guitars, Mary Rancone, and Deb Brown. As usual, the talented and lovely Angie Pykonen sat in with me on the show.

If you’d like to hear the show, click “MORE” below to link to the playlist and archives. Music starts around 03:45 into the archive, just after the news.

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Martin Devaney and Jake Hyer stopped by the studio today. They performed some song live in-studio, plus we played a few tracks from Martin’s newest release “West End”. Thanks to the guys for coming in, they sounded great.

New releases today included music by Robbie Robertson, Ray Bonneville, Steve Earle, and Martin Devaney.

If you’d like to see the playlist, click “more” below. The archive of the show will be available for a couple of weeks. Music starts around 4 minutes into the archive, following the newscast.

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RAMSAY MIDWOOD, ERIK KOSKINEN + BIG SANDY: Ramsay Midwood and Erik Koskinen were our in-studio guests today. They performed a few songs live, plus we played some tracks from Ramsay’s upcoming CD “Larry Buys A Lighter”.

Thanks to Big Sandy (of Big Sandy & His Fly-Rite Boys) for calling in from the road. They were coming to town for a gig at Lee’s Liquor Lounge. Appropriately enough, we had “Tequilla Calling” playing when Sandy called.

New music, in addition to the advance tracks by Ramsay Midwood, included The Michael Lewis Band (with Sonny Burgess, Billy Lee Riley & Travis Wammack), The 44’s, and Steve Earle’s most recent.

If you want to check out the playlist for the show, hit the blue “more” link below. It’ll also allow you to listen to the archive of the show. Music starts around 3minutes and 40 seconds into the archive.

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Bob Dylan celebrated his 70th birthday yesterday. So, among the usual mix of new and old releases, we played some by the master himself plus some favorite covers of his songs.

Click “More” to review the playlist of the songs we played plus link to the archive of the show. The music starts around 2 min. 45 sec. into the archive.

New music included Playing 4 Change, Nick Lowe from a Buddy Holly tribute album, American Graveyard, Rod Picott, and the Detroit Cobras from the above mentioned Buddy Holly tribute.

Next week: The Fuck Knights will be live in the studio. Plus, we’ll have an interview with Joe Ely.

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