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 #166 with Matt Harlan, Paul Thorn, The Gathering, Two Men Gentleman Band & Glossary

FTB podcast #166 features the new album MATT HARLAN & THE SENTIMENTALS called Bow and Be Simple.  Also new music from PAUL THORN, THE TWO MAN GENTLEMEN BAND and THE WANDERING.  Here's the iTunes link to subscribe to the FTB podcasts.

Show #166

(intro bed) DOC AND MERLE WATSON - Bonaparte's Retreat  (Then and Now)

MATT HARLAN & THE SENTIMENTALS - Darker Shade Of Grey (Bow and Be Simple)

SARAH & THE TALL BOYS - Put On That Record (A Lifetime Worth of Sin)

LEEROY STAGGER AND HIS BAND - Enough Love To Go Around  (Radiant Land)

GOOD LOVELIES - Free  (Let the Rain Fall)

THE TWO MAN GENTLEMEN BAND - Pork Chops  (Two At a Time)

(mic break)

THE WANDERING - The Outlaw  (Go On Now, You Can't Stay Here)

BROWN BIRD - Ragged Old Town (The Sound Of Ghosts)

GLOSSARY - Cheap Wooden Cross  (Long Live All of Us)

MATT HARLAN - Too Much Going On  (Bow and Be Simple)

(mic break)

THE LONESOME HEROES -  Wrinkles  (Daydream Western)

LERA LYNN - Good Hearted Man (Have You Met Lera Lynn?)

PHIL HAMILTON - Willie's Bus (Renegade Rock 'n' Roll)

TOM GILLAM -  Crazy Southern Women  (Rustic Beauty)

PAUL THORN - What The Hell Is Goin On?  (What the Hell Is Goin On?)

(mic break)

MATT HARLAN - Bow and Be Simple  (Bow and Be Simple)

(May 31st, 2012)

Bill Frater

Freight Train Boogie

Direct download: ftb-166.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 10:50am PDT

FTB Show #165 with Marty Stuart, Grant Peeples, Rani Arbo & Daisy Mayhem and a track from Mercyland

FTB podcast #165 the new album MARTY STUART & HIS FABULOUS SUPERLATIVES  called Nashville 1: Tear the Woodpile Down.  Also new music from GRANT PEEPLES, RANI ARBO & DAISY MAYHEM and a track form Mercyland.  Here's the iTunes link to subscribe to the FTB podcasts.  Here's the direct link to listen now!  Here is the RSS feed:
Freight Train Boogie podcasts also air weekly on RootHog Radio on Thursday nights at 7:00 pm CST and again Friday mornings at 10:00 am CST and on Rob Ellen's Medicine Show.
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Show #165

MARTY STUART - Tear the Woodpile Down (Nashville 1: Tear the Woodpile Down)

TURNPIKE TROUBADOURS - Before The Devil Knows We're Dead  (Goodbye Normal Street)

THE REFUGEES – Chain Stores, Malls and Restaurants (Three)

MAYNARD AND THE MUSTIES - Cheap Cigar  (Cheap Cigar)

(mic break)

GRANT PEEPLES -  Patriot Act (for Dave Hickey)  (Prior Convictions)

RANI ARBO & DAISY MAYHEM - Miami Moon   (Some Bright Morning)

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

WOODY PINES - Ham & Eggs  (You Gotta Roll)

MARTY STUART  - Sundown in Nashville (Nashville 1: Tear the Woodpile Down)

(mic break)

THE McEUEN SESSIONS - For All The Good  It Did  (For All The Good)

BRONWYNNE BRENT - Thankfully (Deep Black Water)

COUNTRYCIDE  - She Kills Me  (The Rise and The Fal)

JEAN SYNODINOS - The Perfect Crime (Girls, Good & Otherwise)

PHIL MADEIRA featuring THE CIVIL WARS - From This Valley  (Mercyland - Hymns For The Rest Of Us)

(mic break)

MARTY STUART - A Matter of Time  (Nashville 1: Tear the Woodpile Down)

(May 19th, 2012)

Bill Frater

Freight Train Boogie

Direct download: ftb-165.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 9:02pm PDT

FTB Show #164 features The Mastersons, Tim Carroll, Infamous Stringbusters & Waco Brothers & Paul Burch

FTB podcast #164 is a "One-Shot" show featuring new music from THE INFAMOUS STRINGBUSTERSTIM CARROLL, THE MASTERSONS and  THE WACO BROTHERS & PAUL BURCH.  There is one huge error, I said that THE GHOST HOTEL was the name of the album, rather rather then the band's name, their album title is Maiden Hill.

Show #164

EVIE LADIN BAND - Weathering  (Evie Ladin Band)

HONEY BLUE - Bedfellow (Nashville 48)

THE MASTERSONS - One Word More (Birds Fly South)

TRAVIS LINVILLE - Lefty (Sun Or Moon)

(mic break)

NATHAN JAMES & THE RHYTHM SCRATCHERS -  Pretty Baby Don't Be Late (What You Make Of It)

SWEET WEDNESDAY -  Days Grow Long  (Escaping from the Pale Moonlight)

THE WILD RUMPUS - Logan County Line (304)


ENTER THE HAGGIS - Devil's Son (Whitelake)

(mic break)

THE CORNELL HURD BAND - Her Crazy, Brave Love (Drop In On My Dream)

CAROLINE DOCTOROW - Down the Road (I Carry All My Own: The Songs of Mary McCaslin)

THE GHOST HOTEL - Juliette (Maiden Hill)

TIM CARROLL - One More Step  (Look Out!)

THE WACO BROTHERS & PAUL BURCH - Great Chicago Fire  (Great Chicago Fire)

(mic break)

TOYKO  ROSENTHAL - What Did I Used To Be

(May 11th, 2012)

Bill Frater

Freight Train Boogie

Freight Train Boogie

Direct download: ftb-164.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:03pm PDT

FTB Show #163 with Nanci Griffith, Lukas Nelson, Marvin Entzioni, Wrinkle Neck Mules

FTB podcast #163 features the new album by NANCI GRIFFITH called Intersection.  Also new music from LUKAS NELSON and MARVIN ENTZIONI, WRINKLE NECK MULES.  Here's the iTunes link to subscribe to the FTB podcasts.  Here's the direct link to listen now

Show #163

NANCI GRIFFITH - Hell No (I’m Not Alright) (Intersection)

JP HARRIS AND THE TOUGH CHOICES - I'll Keep Calling  (I'll Keep Calling)

JERRY LINDQVIST - Dancing With April  (Rivertown)

SIX MILE GROVE - Sunshine in the Pouring Rain (Secret Life in a Quiet Town)

(mic break)

JOE PUG - Hymn #76  (Great Despiser)

ROSANNE CASH Better Days (This One's For Him: A Tribute To Guy Clark

THE WIYOS - Penny Arcade (Twist)

NANCI GRIFFITH - Just Another Morning Here (Intersection)

(mic break)

MARVIN ETZIONI - Lay It On The Table (Marvin Country!)


MOLLY MAHER - Chicken-No Bone  (Merry Come Up

RICH McCULLEY -  A Little Bit Broken

WRINKLE NECK MULES - Leaving Chattanooga  (Apprentice To Ghosts)

LEVON HELM - Anna Lee (Dirt Farmer

(mic break)

NANCI GRIFFITH -  Intersection (Intersection)

(May 4th, 2012)

Bill Frater

Freight Train Boogie

Direct download: ftb-163.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:38pm PDT