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Flashlite #632

Sara Petite

Today we inspect what’s new on the country rock scene. We introduce new names for us, Sara Petite from San Diego CA, Beth Lee from Austin TX, Esther Rose from New Orleans LA, Victoria Bailey from California and Cassandra Jenkins from New York City. John Hiatt joined forces with the Ohio folker Jerry Douglas on a new album, Shannon McNally joined forces with Rodney Crowell on his old standard I Ain’t Living Long Like This and Allysen Callery digs into the Byrds cannon with her version of Goffin/King standard Wasn’t Born To Follow.

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Dream Syndicate – I Ain’t Living Long Like This;
Sara Petite – Runnin’;
Beth Lee – Waiting On You Tonight;
Suzy Boggus – Outbound Plane;
Aubrie Sellers – My Love Will Not Change;
Desert Rose Band – She Don’t Love Nobody;
John Hiatt with The Jerry Douglas Band – All The Lilacs In Ohio;
Esther Rose – Keeps Me Running;
Nanci Griffith – Morning Train;
Mary Chapin Carpenter – Passionate Kisses;
Victoria Bailey – The Beginning;
Shannon McNally – I Ain’t Living Long Like This;
Waylon Jennings – I Ain’t Living Long Like This;
Turf War – Ain’t Living Long Like This;
Sylvia Rose Novak – South Of Boulder;
Cassandra Jenkins – Michelangelo;
Allysen Callery – Wasn’t Born to Follow;
Byrds – Wasn’t Born To Follow.

Flashlite #553

Katie Von Schleicher

Today we have a roots oriented episodes mostly based around several new releases. Amy LaVere has a new album and so does Rodney Crowell. He is backed by a slew of friends with big names on the music scene. We also introduce music by Katie Von Schleicher from Brooklyn and Karen Jones from Fredericksburg Virginia. We also have some high quality zydeco by Dwayne Dopsie and Tom Heyman is in our Live in CLE segment. Today’s show is dedicated to Neal Casal and Donnie Fritts who we lost recently.

Buddy & Julie Miller – Underneath the Sky;
Dwayne Dopsie & the Zydeco Hellraisers – Louisiana Morning;
Tom Heyman – Handshake Deal;
Tom Heyman (Live in CLE);
Tony Molina – Don’t See Me Now;
Amy LaVere – I Don’t Wanna Know;
Katie Von Schleicher – Party Dawn;
Carla Olson and Todd Wolfe – If You Want Me;
The Long Ryders – What The Eagle Sees;
The Byrds – Chimes Of Freedom;
Johnny Wrom – The Ringing of Revolution;
Hazy Malaze – Dirty Summer;
Neal Casal – I Will Weep No More;
Donnie Fritts – Prone To Lean;
Dusty Springfield – Breakfast In Bed;
Eamon McGrath – In Like a Lion;
Karen Jones – It Takes a Lot to Laugh It Takes a Train To Cry;
Rodney Crowell – I’ll Show Me;
Kris Kristofferson – Epitaph (Black and Blue).

Flashlite #438

Shannon McNallyToday we start with the new project for the Black Crowes guitarist Rich Robinson called The Magpie Salute. Then we check out the new solo single from the hard working New Zealander Dion Lunadon. Elder come from Boston and The Black Watch is a one man band John Andrew Frederick, novelist painter and a professor of English from Richmond VA. Ian Svenonius, from The Make-Up has a new band called Chain And The Gang. Cheap Trick have a new record and so does Shannon McNally. The latter one is produced by Rodney Crowell. We also introduce The John from Macedonia and a new band called Arcadea crated by the Mastodon drummer Brann Dailor.

Daniel Romano – I Tried To Hold The World (In My Mouth);
The Magpie Salute – Omission;
Dion Lunadon – 1976;
OBN IIIs – Let The Music;
Century Palm – To the Ether;
Elder – Staving Off the Truth;
The Black Watch – Oscillating Redux;
Cairo Gang – Real Enough to Believe;
Evan Dando – The Same Thing You Thought Hard About Is the Same Part I Can Live Without;
The Move – Blackberry Way;
Cheap Trick – Blackberry Way;
The John – Ми се деси пекол;
Amy LaVere and Shannon McNally- Good Old Time;
Shannon McNally – I Ain’t Gonna Stand for It;
Chain and the Gang – Free Will;
Faces – Whole Lotta Woman;
Todd Rundgren – Sleep;
Arcadea – Neptune Moons.

Flashlite #425

Samantha FishToday we start off with the recently reunited Australian 80s band Ratcat. Then we check out Sweet Apple covering April Wine, just as they are preparing the new album Sing The Night in Sorrow, which is due this Summer (but you know how those things always get delayed…). NE-HI are a new band from Chicago and Samantha Fish is hailing from Kansas City with her cigar box guitar. Arbouretum are back with the new record and so is Rodney Crowell. Emmett Kelly of The Cairo Gang is back with the new record, as a result of collaboration with Ty Segall. Jaye Jayle is a new name for us from Louisville, KY!

The Strungs – Blue Horizon;
Ratcat – Hell On Hot Bread;
Sweet Apple – Just Between You And Me;
BT’s – Animals In Motion;
NE-HI – Don’t Wanna Know You;
Samantha Fish – He Did It;
Detroit Cobras – He Did It;
The Ronettes – He Did It;
Leyla McCalla Trio – Blue Runner (Live in CLE);
Arbouretum – Renouncer;
Arbouretum – Dirt Trails;
Jaye Jayle – The Beast Keeps Cool;
Dinosaur JR – Good To Know;
Fatal Flyin Guillotines – Stallions;
Ty Segall – Break a guitar;
The Cairo Gang – Be What You Are;
The Cairo Gang – In the Heart of Her Heart;
Rodney Crowell – Storm Warning.

Flashlite #327

Robert PollardRobert Pollard is as active as ever. We introduced his new band Ricked Wicky just recently, and now he also has a new solo record. We also introduce Home Blitz from Princeton NJ, which reminds me on Game Theory. Faux Ferocious come from Nashville and we check out their studio and live recordings from their show in Cleveland. Thee Oh Sees are back with the new LP called Mutilator Defeated At Last. Rodney Crowell and Emmylou Harris have a new album together. They first worked together 40 round years ago, so it’s a nice anniversary. Fauntleroys is a supergroup consisting of Alejandro Escovedo, Ivan Julian (ex Voidods) and Linda Pitmon (ex Zsu Zsu’s Petals and Miracle 3). We finish with a tribute to Bobby Irwin, drummer in Nick Lowe’s band who passed away recently.

John Mayall – Don’t Kick Me;
Platinum Boys – Platinum Boys;
Ricked Wicky – Well Suited;
Robert Pollard – Cafe of Elimination;
Chook Race – (Just Can’t) Relax;
Home Blitz – Downtown;
Game Theory – Metal and Glass Exact;
Let’s Active – Make Up With Me;
Haustor – Duhovi;
Faux Ferocious – Beaumont;
Thee Oh Sees – Palace Doctor;
Faux Ferosious – Live in CLE;
Tav Falco – Bangkok;
Alex Chilton – Bangkok;
Muddy Waters – I’m Ready (Blues Alphabet);
Lucinda Williams – I Just Wanted To See You So Bad;
Rodney Crowell and Emmylou Harris – I Just Wanted to See You So Bad;
The Fauntleroys – I’m In Love With Everything;
Nick Lowe – Raging Eyes.

Flashlite #26

Orstralia Today’s episode concentrates on (more or less) new Australian rock’n’roll scene. We introduce a new band called Empty State and we wonder if Empty State and Mona Lisa Overdrive are stems for a brand new, exciting rock scene in the land of kangaroos?! We also check out new albums for the well established Aussies The Drones and You Am I plus a new recording off of Paul Kelly’s A-Z project. Then we crash land into the good old US of A and we check out the new Rodney Crowell’s album Sex and Gasoline.

Mission of Burma – Falling;
David Bowie – Andy Warhol;
David Bromberg – Holdup;
The Beatles – Savoy Truffle;
The Stems – Just Ain’t Engouh;
Mona Lisa Overdrive – No Way Out;
Empty State – Sunday;
Paul Kelly – I Wasted Time;
You Am I – Rosedale;
You Am I – Givin’ Up And Getting Fat;
The Drones – Nail It Down;
Todd Rundgren – Determination;
Little Feat – Easy To Slip;
The Figures – Easy To Slip;
T Bone Burnett – Talk Talk Talk;
Rodney Crowell – Truth Decay;
Jeff Beck Group – I Can’t Give Back the Love I Feel for You.