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Sam Beam & Jesca Hoop – 6/6/16

    Sam Beam & Jesca Hoop join us in the studio for songs from their first album together called “Love Letter For Fire”. As Iron & Wine, Sam has always written alone, and the same goes for Jesca’s songwriting for the last decade, so this project was an experiment to see what would come of teaming

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    Jim Lauderdale – 5/16/16

      Americana MVP Jim Lauderdale joins us to talk about his latest album, a double CD called “Soul Searching.” Jim, a veteran songwriter and player who’s worked with everyone from Ralph Stanley to Elvis Costello to Lucinda Williams to Buddy Miller, went in search of soul in Tennessee’s two music capitals, Memphis and Nashville. Jim also

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      Robbie Fulks – 5/9/16

        This time we welcome back Robbie Fulks as our in-studio guest. We’ve been following Robbie closely since he made his debut in 1996 with the album “Country Love Songs,” right through his new album “Upland Stories.” Discussion of his music, past and present, plus performances of songs from “Upland Stories” make for another great visit

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        The Cactus Blossoms – 4/25/16

          The Cactus Blossoms join us in the studio this week for songs from their national debut called “You’re Dreaming.” Brothers Jack Torrey and Page Burkum started writing original songs in that old Everly Brothers style several years ago, and got to work with another new keeper of the old flame, J.D. McPherson on the new

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          Lake Street Dive – 4/18/16

            Lake Street Dive joins us for songs from their new album “Side Pony.” For “Side Pony,” the multi-instrumentalists, singers, and composers of Lake Street Dive went to Nashville to work with Dave Cobb in truly interesting ways. Hear Rachael Price, Bridgette Kearney, Mike Calabrese and Mike McDuck Olson tell the tale on this week’s show!

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            Graham Nash – 4/11/16

              Two-time Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame inductee Graham Nash joins us this week for songs from his first new album in 14 years, “This Path Tonight.” A founding member of The Hollies and Crosby, Stills & Nash, Graham has an interesting take on his life now, at age 74. CSN sideman Shane Fontayne joins Graham

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              Toadies – 4/4/16

                90s alt rockers Toadies are our in-studio guests this week, playing songs from their first acoustic record “Heretics.” With a history going back 25 years, Toadies started doing acoustic sets at their own Texas festival (Dia De Los Toadies) and club shows, resulting in interesting re-workings of their past catalog and some brand new songs.

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                Grant Lee Phillips & Steve Poltz – 2/29/16

                  It’s two in-studio guests this week as Grant Lee Phillips and Steve Poltz join us for songs from their respective new discs. Grant’s “The Narrows” is the lifelong Californian’s first since his move to Tennessee a couple years ago. Steve’s album “The Folksinger” is his new indie disc, filled with fun and poignant new songs.

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                  City & Colour – 2/15/16

                    This week we go back to The Leon Loft for a great live session with City & Colour’s Dallas Green, playing songs both old and new! 10 years since the Alexisonfire guitarist/vocalist started his City & Colour side project, the new album “If I Should Go Before You” marks a new high point for Dallas.

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                    Lissie – 2/8/16

                      Lissie drops by for some songs from her brand new album “My Wild West.” After a dozen years in Los Angeles, Lissie decided it was time to return home to the Midwest, and “My Wild West” is her farewell to the west coast. Now making a home in Iowa, Lissie has some interesting thoughts and

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