Freight Train Boogie Podcasts
A bi-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.
FTB Show #149 with The Great Unknowns, John Batdorf, Carolann Ames & Eric Dahl

FTB podcast #149 features the new album by THE GREAT UNKNOWNS called Homefront.  Also new music from JOHN BATDORF CAROLANN AMES and HUMMING HOUSE.  Here's the iTunes link to subscribe to the FTB podcasts.  Here's the direct link to listen now!  Here is the RSS feed:

Show #149

THE GREAT UNKNOWNS - Lexington (Homefront)

LINCOLN DURHAM - Last Red Dawn (The Shovel vs The Howling Bones)

THE DAMN QUAILS - Better Place to Stop (Down the Hatch)

WESTERN STARLANDERS - Can’t Take A Hint  (The Western Starlanders)

(mic break)

CAROLANN AMES - Back to Santa Rosa (Laurel Canyon Road)

ERIC DAHL - Live By Your Word  (Live By Your Word)

DOLLY VARDEN - Not Ashamed (Mouthful Of Lies)

THE GREAT UNKNOWNS - Wrong (Homefront)

(mic break)

HUMMING HOUSE -  Stop Me Still  (Humming House)

HOOTS AND HELLMOUTH - What Good Are Plowshares If We Use Them Like Swords   (The Holy Open Secret)

JOHN BATDORF - Dont Give Up On Dreams (One Last Wish)

AMY SPEACE - Battered Hatches  (Land Like A Bird)

THE LONGEST DAY OF THE YEAR - Eloise (Turn Into The Ground)

(mic break)

THE GREAT UNKNOWNS - By The Time I Get To Texas  (Homefront)


(Jan. 27th, 2012)

Bill Frater

Freight Train Boogie
Americana Boogie

Direct download: ftb-149.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:16am PDT

FTB Show #148 with The Far West, Jeff Black, Brock Zeman and Dawes

FTB podcast #148 features the debut album by THE FAR WEST.  Also new music from JEFF BLACK,  BROCK ZEMAN and THE JAMES LOW WESTERN FRONT.  Here is the RSS feed:

Show #148

THE FAR WEST - Nothing Like You (The Far West)

KIT AND THE BRANDED MEN - In A World Like This (Kit and the Branded Men)

DAWES - How Far I've Come  (Nothing Is Wrong)

BROCK ZEMAN - Until It Bleeds (Me Then You)

(mic break)

THE JAMES LOW WESTERN FRONT - Whiskey Farmer (Whiskey Farmer)

MELISSA RUTH & THE LIKELY STORIES - Ain't Found It Yet  (Ain't No Whiskey)

BOB REA - Someday's Gone  (Ragged Choir)

DEHLIA LOW - Goin' Down (Ravens & Crows)

THE FAR WEST - Not Far To Fall  (The Far West)

(mic break)

JEFF BLACK - Plow Through The Mystic  (Plow Through The Mystic)

BETTY SOO AND DOUG COX - Louis Riel  (Across The Borderline: Lie To Me)

HOMBRE JONES - Turned Away (Back In Exile)


(mic break)

THE FAR WEST - The Best Company Misery Ever Had  (The Far West

(Jan. 20th, 2012)

Bill Frater

Freight Train Boogie

Americana Boogie

Direct download: ftb-148.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:28pm PDT

FTB Show #147 with Kelly Pardekooper, David Jacobs-Strain, Joe Ely, Jean Synodinos

FTB podcast #147 features the new album by KELLY PARDEKOOPER called Yonder.  Also new music from DAVID JACOBS-STRAIN JEAN SYNODINOS and NEW AMERICAN FARMERS.  

Show #147

KELLY PARDEKOOPER - Forgotten (Yonder)

MOLLY MAHER - Some Where Down The Road  (Merry Come Up)

THE GOURDS - Ink and Grief  (Old Mad Joy)

NEW AMERICAN FARMERS -  Good And Sober (Rotation  Part 1)

(mic break)

JEAN SYNODINOS - Enough Is Enough (Girls, Good & Otherwise)

DAVID JACOBS-STRAIN - Pescadero Beach (Live From The Left Coast)

EDDIE & MARTHA ADCOCK - Many A Mile (Many A Mile)

AND RICHARDS - Not Finished Yet (And Richards)

KELLY PARDEKOOPER - Where I Come From  (Yonder)

(mic break)

HOMESPUN REMEDIES - Good To Hear Your Voice  (Great Depression)

RENEE WAHL - Roses Are Blue (Cumberland Moonshine)

JOE ELY -  I'm a Man Now  (Satisfied at Last)

CHRIS CASTLE - Lion in the Cage  (Last Bird Home)

(mic break)

KELLY PARDEKOOPER - Little Miss Cheetah (Yonder)

(Jan. 12th, 2012)

Bill Frater

Freight Train Boogie

Americana Boogie

Direct download: ftb-147.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:46pm PDT

FTB Show #146 with John Lilly, Joe West and a track from 'This One's For Him: A Tribute To Guy Clark'

FTB podcast #146 features the new album by JOHN LILLY called Cold Comfort.  Also new music from JOE WEST, THE AMERICANA LOVEBIRDS and a track from 'This One's For Him: A Tribute To Guy Clark'. 

Show #146

JOHN LILLY - Come and Go (Cold Comfort)

KATYA CHOROVER - Movin' On (Big Big Love)

THE GREENCARDS - Heart Fixer (The Brick Album)

DOOP AND THE INSIDE OUTLAWS - Not Too Late (What Am I Supposed to Do?)

(mic break)

THE WOODPICKERS - Yin & Yang  (Down The Line)

MARK ERELLI - Kick Drum Heart  (MP3 of the Month)

CONNIE SMITH - You and Me (Long Line of Heartaches)

JOHN LILLY - Done Done It (Cold Comfort)

(mic break)

THE TRISHAS - She Ain't Goin' Nowhere  (This One's For Him: A Tribute To Guy Clark)

AMERICANA LOVEBIRDS -  Country Love (Americana Lovebirds)

JOE WEST - Johnny’s Not Here (Aberdeen S.D.)

MICHAEL O'CONNOR - New Year’s Eve (Devil Stole The Moon)

REED TURNER - Let’s Roll (See How Far I Get)

(mic break)

JOHN LILLY - Anyone But You  (Cold Comfort)


(Jan. 6th, 2012)

Bill Frater

Freight Train Boogie
Americana Boogie

Direct download: ftb-146.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:18pm PDT