In this week's Americana Music Radio Show with Charles Christian, we take a break from our usual format to play back-to-back cover versions. Some are new, some are old, all are great. Here's the <Player> + the Playlist (including the originals) + Featured Videos
01. Devon Allman & Samantha Fish - Stop Dragging My Heart Around (Stevie Nicks & Tom Petty 1981)
02. Tom Petty - Feel A Whole Lot Better (The Byrds 1965)
03. The Be Good Tanyas - When Doves Cry (Prince 1984) + VIDEO
04. Emma Swift - Queen Jane Approximately (Bob Dylan 1965)
05. Karen O & Willie Nelson - Under Pressure (Queen & David Bowie 1981)
06. Johnny Cash - Hurt (Nine Inch Nails 1995)
07. Sass Jordan - Still Got the Blues (Gary Moore 1990)
08. Pi Jacobs - Babe I'm Gonna Leave You (Led Zeppelin 1969 - first recorded by Joan Baez 1962) + VIDEO
09. Molly Tuttle - She's a Rainbow (Rolling Stones 1967)
10. Lake Street Dive - Don't Let Me Down (The Beatles 1969) + VIDEO
11. Becky Buller - Woodstock (Joni Mitchell 1970)
12. Larkin Poe - In the Air Tonight (Phil Collins 1981)
13. Sheryl Crow - The First Cut Is The Deepest (Cat Stevens - first recorded by P.P. Arnold 1967)
14. Mavis Staples & The Memphis Horns - Fa-Fa-Fa-Fa-Fa Sad Song (Otis Redding 1966)
15. Vintage Trouble - War (Edwin Starr 1970)
Pinched from Salena Godden on Instagram – of course if you are not familiar with the 1983 Eddy Grant hit single, the pun may be lost on you.
In episode #138 of the Weird Tales Radio Show it's vampires, Count Dracula & wooden stakes all the way as we talk to A.P. Sylvia, the author of ‘Vampires of Lore: Traits & Modern Misconceptions’ about the contrast between vampires in traditional folklore and popular fiction. For example: how did the story about them not being able to see their own reflections begin?
My latest Americana Music Radio Show is out now – and yes we do feature a song called Armageddon's Back in Town. Here's the Mixcloud <Player> link + the Playlist + this week's Featured Videos...
01. The Mono LPs - Hell, Save My Soul + VIDEO
02. Karen O & Willie Nelson - Under Pressure
03. Harrow Fair - Sins We Made + VIDEO
04. Sturgill Simpson - Breakers Roar
05. Glass Cabin - Pray For You
06. The Mastersons - Sensitive Souls + VIDEO
07. Sean Harrison - Gravel & Dirt
08. Strung Like a Horse - Till the Wheels Fall Off
09. Becky Buller - Woodstock (ft. Jerry Douglas)
10. John Stewart - Gold
11. Drive-By Truckers - Armageddon's Back in Town
12. Eilen Jewell - Working Hard for Your Love
13. Elles Bailey - Hell or High Water
14. Eric Church - Stick That in Your Country Song
15. The Lone Bellow - Good Times
16. Jeremiah Johnson - Unemployed Highly Annoyed + VIDEO
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