Freight Train Boogie Podcasts
A weekly Americana music show featuring mostly new releases from the best indie roots artists. Permission has been granted for all of the tracks played on the Freight Train Boogie podcasts.

Show #285

Victor Krummenacher - Hard To See Trouble Coming   (Hard To See Trouble Coming)

Anna Tival - Grace and Gasoline  (Before Machines)

Shoebox Letters -  Take A Deep Breath  (Honest Truth)

Lyal Strickland - Every Time It Starts to Rain  (Balanced on Barbed Wire)

(mic break)

The Hiders - Loaded As A Gun  (Totem)

Twang Dragons -  Lost Soul  (3 Chords and a Lie)

Seth Walker - Grab Ahold  (Sky Still Blue)

Victor Krummenacher - If I Could Only Close My Eyes  (Hard To See Trouble Coming)

(mic break)

Whiskey Shivers - Friends  (Whiskey Shivers)

Ted Murray Jones - Monteagle  (The Road Home)

Miss Laurie Ann & The Saddletones - Better Get It (Ease My Mind)

Todd Adelman - Red Headed Woman With A Gibson Guitar  (Highways & Lowways)

(mic break)

Victor Krummenacher - Tennessee & Pancho  (Hard To See Trouble Coming)


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(Jan. 23rd, 2015)

Bill Frater

Direct download: ftb-285.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:02 AM

 Show #284


Leftover Salmon - High Country (High Country)

Annie Lou - In the Country  (Tried and True)

The Felice Brothers - Bird on Broken Wing  (Favorite Waitress)

Scott MacLeod -  2 Run Lead  (Flicker and Fade )

(mic break)

Nell Robinson – Happy To Go  (Nell Robinson & Rose of No-Man’s Land)

Small Town Lights - Small Town Lights  (Small Town Lights)

Mark Jungers -  Everybody Knows But Me  (I'll See You Again)

Leftover Salmon - Home Cookin'  (High Country)

(mic break)

Sarah Lou Richards - Don't Break My Heart  (The Woman Behind The Curtain)

The Loudermilks - Come Along With Me  (The Loudermilks)

Stephen Chadwick - Let's Do This Thing  (Let's Do This Thing)

Giulia Millanta - Lost In Space (The Funambulist)

Danny Medakovic - Big Yellow Moon   (Jolley Cut)

Kacey Jones - One Click Away  (Amen For Old Friends)

Cary Morin - Tiny Town (Tiny Town)

Leftover Salmon - Better Day (High Country)


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(Jan. 17th, 2015)

Bill Frater

Direct download: ftb-284.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:21 PM

Show #283


Cracker - California Country Boy  (Berkeley to Bakersfield)

Katie Garibaldi - Lock the Door, Lose the Key  (Follow Your Heart)

Blue Mother Tupelo - Penny Roll  (Only Sunshine)

David Nelson Band - I Don't Need It Anymore  (Once in a Blue Moon)

(mic break)

Emma Hill - Hard Love (Denali)

Seven Handle Circus - Not So Lucky  (Shadows on the Wall)

David G Smith - One House (One House)

Cracker - Get On Down the Road  (Berkeley to Bakersfield)

(mic break)

Richie Jenkin - Holy Smoke  (Four Songs)

Hannah Aldridge - Howlin' Bones  (Razor Wire)

Ronnie Fauss - A Natural End   (Built To Break)

Brad Boyer - Big Rig Driver  (Montagu Hotel)

Memphis Dawls –The Law (Rooted in the Bone)

(mic break)

Cracker - Waited My Whole Life  (Berkeley to Bakersfield)



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(Jan. 9th, 2015)

Bill Frater

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:37 PM

Show #282 (2014 Christmas Show)


THE DEPUE BROTHERS BAND - Linus and Lucy  (When It's Christmas Time)

(intro bed)

BUCK OWENS -  Christmas Time's A-Coming  (Hillbilly Holiday)

THE WHISKEYBELLES - Mama Never Liked Christmas  (Nothin’ Says Christmas Like Whiskey)

THE OLD 97’S - Here It Is Christmas Time  (An Americana Christmas)

THE RESENTMENTS - I Hate Christmas  (The Resentments)

(mic break)

BLUE RODEO - Home To You This Christmas  (A Merrie Christmas To You)

JOHN REISCHMAN & THE JAYBIRDS - I Heard From Heaven Today   (On A Winter’s Night)

RIDERS IN THE SKY - Let It Snow/The Last Christmas Medley You'll Ever Need To Hear  (Christmas the Cowboy Way)

NIKKI LANE - FalalalaLove Ya  (An Americana Christmas)

(mic break)


MAX GOMEZ - Season of My Memory  (An Americana Christmas)

OWL COUNTRY - Long Gentle Rain  (Long Gentle Rain)

DALE WATSON - Honky Tonk Christmas  (Christmas in Texas)

(mic break)

PAUL THORN - That’s Not Why We’re Here

(mic break)

6 STRING DRAG - Hey Santa Claus

ROD PICOTT - Dad’s Drunk Again On Christmas  (Decembersongs: An East Nashville Christmas)

COLD BEER AND BROADS - Get Me Home By Christmas Eve

THE X-MEN - The Little Drummer Boy/Linus & Lucy  (Santa Is Real)




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(Dec. 19th, 2014)

Bill Frater

Direct download: ftb-282.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:39 PM

Show #281 (Best of 2014)


STEELISM - Cat's Eye Ring  (615 to Fame)

ROSANNE CASH - The Sunken Lands   (The River & The Thread)

OTIS GIBBS - Back In My Day Blues  (Souvenirs Of A Misspent Youth)

CAHALEN MORRISON & COUNTRY HAMMER - Over And Over And Over Again  (The Flower of Muscle Shoals)

HURRAY FOR THE RIFF RAFF - Blue Ridge Mountain  (Small Town Heroes)

(mic break)

PARKER MILLSAP - Quite Contrary  (Parker Millsap)

LUCINDA WILLIAMS  -  When I Look at the World  (Down Where the Spirit Meets the Bone)

MARTY STUART - Jailhouse  (Saturday Night/Sunday Morning)

JP HARRIS AND THE TOUGH CHOICES - Young Women and Old Guitars  (Home Is Where The Hurt Is)

(mic break)

NIKKI LANE - Love's on Fire  (All Or Nothin')

HISS GOLDEN MESSENGER - Mahogany Dread  (Lateness of Dancers)

ZOE MUTH - Too Shiny  (World of Strangers)

CORY BRANAN - The Only You  (The No-Hit Wonder)

(mic break)

JESSE WINCHESTER - Just So Much  (Reasonable Amount of Trouble)

STURGILL SIMPSON -  It Ain't All Light   (Metamodern Sounds in Country Music)



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(Dec. 12th, 2014)

Bill Frater

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:50 PM

Show #280


DANNY ROBERTS - New Gil Ramble (Nighthawk)  (intro music bed) 

THE BOOTLEG HONEYS - Every Song We Know (EP)

VIC RUGGIERO - New Jersey Story  (This)

BURKE LONG - About Love (Silver Queen)

ELIZA LYNN - Everything Sped Up (Goodbye Nashville)

(mic break)

COLE WASHBURN - Anastasia  (Traveler’s Moon)

CHUCK CANNON - Something's Wrong with the World (God Shaped Hole)

SHELLY KING - The Ones You Don't See Coming  (Building A Fire)

MICHAEL WAID - Wrong Way Down a One Way Road  (The Door Is Wide Open)

(mic break)

BELA FLECK & ABIGAIL WASHBURN - Railroad  (Bela Fleck & Abigail Washburn)

THE OLY MOUNTAIN BOYS - It Rained For 40 Days (White Horse)

PIETA BROWN - Flowers Of Love (Paradise Outlaw)

ELLIOT BROOD - Little Ones (Work and Love)

(mic break)

PEGI YOUNG & THE SURVIVORS - I Be Weary (Lonely In A Crowded Room)

TIM HARWELL & THE LEGENDS - Dance Floor  (Dance Floor)

HOWELLDEVINE - Let You Go   (Modern Sounds of Ancient Juju)

(mic break)

MAGGIE BJORKLUND - Missing At Sea (Shake) (outro music bed)


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(Dec. 4th, 2014)

Bill Frater

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:06 AM

Show #279


WAYNE HAUGHT - Where Bluebirds Sing  (Fingers)

LEE ANN WOMACK -  Sleeping with the Devil (The Way I’m Livin’)

JOSEPH LEMAY - Molly my Girl  (Seventeen Acres)

CRAIG MOREAU -  It Ain't Nuthin'  (The Daredevil Kid)

(mic break)

HARDIN BURNS - Down the Deep Well  (Down the Deep Well)

JAMES HILL - The Brightest Lights   (The Old Silo)

RED MOLLY - My Baby Loves Me (The Red Album)

ELIOT BRONSON -  Comin' For ya North Georgia Blues (Eliot Bronson)  

WAYNE HAUGHT - Political Song For Waylon Jennings To Sing  (Fingers)

(mic break)

JACOB ROBERT STEPHENS - The Sun Beyond The Storm  (The Sun Beyond The Storm)

THE SHOW PONIES - Run For Your Life   (Run For Your Life)

THE OLD 97’s - The Disconnect  (Most Messed Up)

LAURA BENITEZ  AND THE HEARTACHE - Good Love  (Heartless Woman)

DAVE ALVIN - Link of Chain   (Link of Chain: A Songwriters Tribute To Chris Smither)

(mic break)

WAYNE HAUGHT - Guitar Prayer  (Fingers)


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(Nov. 14th, 2014)

Bill Frater


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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:52 PM

Show #278


THE STRAY BIRDS - Best Medicine (Best Medicine)

REED FOEHL - Caroline (Lost in The West)

BRUCE ROBISON & KELLY WILLIS  - Motor City Man  (Our Year)

CHRISTIAN LOPEZ BAND  - Will I See You Again  (Pilot)

(mic break)

LOUISE MOSRIE – I’ll Take You In  (Lay It Down)

KELLY PARDEKOOPER - I Still Cry (Milk in Sunshine)

FLOYD DOMINO & MARYANN PRICE - Everybody's Talking About The Same Thing  (Upfront)

THE DIRTY RIVER BOYS – Didn't Make The Cut  (The Dirty River Boys)

THE STRAY BIRDS - The Bells  (Best Medicine)

(mic break)

LYRA LYNN - Out To Sea  (The Avenues)

STURGILL SIMPSON -  Turtles All the Way Down   (Metamodern Sounds in Country Music)

BIG JOHN MILLS - Till Death Do Us Part (Give Me a Gun)  (Honkytonkology)

ELI BARSI - He'll Be Back Again  (Portrait Of A Cowgirl)

NQ ARBUCKLE - Red Wine   (The Future Happens Anyway)

(mic break)

THE STRAY BIRDS - Simple Man   (Best Medicine)


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(Nov. 7th, 2014)

Bill Frater

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:59 PM

Show #277


SHAKEY GRAVES - Dearly Departed  (And The War Came)

LIZ COOPER & THE STAMPEDE -  Thieves  (Monsters)

RADNEY FOSTER - Whose Heart You Wreck (Ode to the Muse)  (Everything I Should Have Said)

NEW AMERICAN FARMERS – Down At the Pharmacy  (The Farmacology Sessions)

(mic break)

JOAN SHELLY - River Low  (Electric Ursa)

HOT RIZE – Blue Is Falling  (When I’m Free)

TREVOR ALGUIRE - Rusty Old Strings  (Miles Away)

LUKE WINSLOW-KING  - Everlasting Arms  (Everlasting Arms)

SHAKEY GRAVES - Big Time Nashville Star  (And The War Came)

(mic break)

KEVIN LEE FLORENCE - Alone & Everything  (Given)

BRIGITTE DeMEYER - Honey Hush  (Savannah Road)

ANDREW DELANEY - Not In My House  (Stricken, Smitten & Afflicted)

ANGALEENA PRESLEY - American Middle Class  (American Middle Class)

(mic break)

SHAKEY GRAVES - Only Son  (And The War Came)



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(Oct. 31st, 2014)

Bill Frater

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:50 PM

Show #276


HAL KETCHUM - I'm The Troubadour  (I'm the Troubadour)

EILEEN ROSE - Just Ain't So (Be Many Gone)

JAY BOY ADAMS - Judgement Day  (Let It Go)

MARTY STUART - Rough Around the Edges (Saturday Night/Sunday Morning


(mic break)

KEELEY VALENTINO - Little Things  (Keeley Valentino)


AARON NEWMAN - Winter Blues (Aaron Newman & the OK Caravan)

GRANT FARM -Waitin’  (Plowin' Time)

HAL KETCHUM - Midnight Works for Me  (I'm the Troubadour)

(mic break)

CANEBREAKERS - Promised Land  (Frame and Floor)

PIETA BROWN - Flowers of Love  (Paradise Outlaw)

JOSEPH HUBER - Same River Twice  (The Hanging Road)

JONATHAN BYRD – A Big Truck Brought It  (You Can’t Outrun the Radio)

(mic break)

DEREK THOMAS & SKYLINE DRIVE Roll On  (Beyond The Trestles)

T SISTERS - Seduction of Spring  (Kindred Lines)

JESSE WINCHESTER - All That We Have Is Now (Reasonable Amount of Trouble)

(mic break)

HAL KETCHUM - Days Like This  (I'm the Troubadour)



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(Oct. 24th, 2014)

Bill Frater

Direct download: ftb-276.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 4:51 AM