This episode may be the best yet! On the cut, “Hero,” Willie Nelson shares the spotlight with Jamey Johnson and Billy Joe Shaver off his new release “Heroes.” Austin Lucas with Glossary sends me a rough mix of “Alone in Memphis” being backed by his current tour mates Glossary. Delta Rae proves the power of the voice in the fiery ” Bottom of the River” from their debut album “Carry The Fire.”things end out with a tribute to the great Levon Helm from his Grammy award winning “Dirt Farmer.”
I hope you all enjoy the great Americana and roots music featured in this and all the podcasts and hope you seek out the musicians and buy their music, merch and , most importantly, take all your friends and see them live. Remember you can leave requests or feedback below or email me at baron(at)twangnation(dot)com.
Now, kick back with your adult beverage of choice and let Twang Nation remind you what great music sounds like.
1. Jason Eady – song: “AM Country Heaven” album: “AM Country Heaven” (Underground Sound)
2. Marty Stuart – song: “Tear The Woodpile Down” – album: “Nashville, Volume 1: Tear The Woodpile Down” (Sugar Hill Records)
3. Delta Rae – song: “Bottom of the River” – album: “Carry The Fire” (Sire Records)
4. Shawn Mullins – song: “Give God The Blues” – album: “Mercyland – Hymns For The Rest Of Us” (Mercyland Records)
5. Giant Giant Sand – song: “Detained” – album: “Tucson” (Fire Records)
6. Paul Thorn – song: “What the Hell Is Goin’ On”- album: “What the Hell Is Goin’ On” (Perpetual Obscurity)
7. Willie Nelson - song: “Hero” – album: “Heroes” (Sony Music Entertainment)
8. Austin Lucas with Glossary - song: “Alone in Memphis” album: Demo
9. The Mavericks – song: “Born To Be Blue” – album: “Suited Up and Ready EP” (The Valory Music Co.)
10. Levon Helm – song: False hearted lover blues album: Dirt Farmer (Dirt Farmer Music)