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SongoftheDay: DALLAS by THE FLATLANDERS

In any other circumstance, that title would be hyperbole, but in the case of The Flatlanders, it’s the simple truth. Although their only commercial release during their nearly four-year existence was an eight track on the tacky Plantation label, bandleaders Jimmie Dale Gilmore, Joe Ely, and Butch Hancock went on to become pioneers in alternative country, directly influencing bands ranging from Uncle Tupelo to Ely disciples the Clash. 190 more words

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PODCAST RECAP: ep. III - MR. TOM STEWART

“Oh my God… he can smell it to.”

Alright. Alright. Alright.  We’ve been heading down a very heavy road the last couple of weeks, and we’ve decided to turn the car around hard, and head for some Americana.   133 more words

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GREAT FUCKING SHOW ALERT

This two-night affair is simply the best time for all you fucking whoseits and somebody’s to get off your lazy asses and get out to spread some fucking cheer.   37 more words

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AMERICANA IN THE HEART OF CANADA: THE SADIES

1000 CITIES FALLING by THE SADIES

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Since their formation in 1994, Toronto’s Sadies have developed, even perfected, a style of music that is uniquely their own. 1,314 more words

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SongoftheDay: COCAINE BLUES by JOHNNY CASH

“Cocaine Blues” is a Western Swing song written by T. J. “Red” Arnall, a reworking of the traditional song “Little Sadie”. This song was originally recorded by W. 259 more words

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REMEMBERING 1968: JOHNNY CASH at FOLSOM PRISON

(If any one musician bridged the gap between rock and roll and country and western, it was Johnny Cash.  His pure outlaw irreverence and disregard for “the man” was sweet music to the ears of most rock music fans, and to see him up there howling like an outlaw angel standing up for every little guy ever to be slapped by the cruelty of this world, was more than enough to crown him King of country music.   1,393 more words

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SongoftheDay: BREAKING THE LAW by SLO' TOM AND THE HANDSOME DEVILS

Most folks know this guy from his seriously popular 90s act Furnaceface, but when Tom Stewart isn’t tinkering with amps and such at his shop Spaceman Music, he’s playing some great fucking tunes with his Country and Western outfit… 33 more words

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