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04/02/18 - SHOW #418
We finally get to finish our conversation with Heather Newman that was interrupted last month. What is she up to? What is new in music and we’ll listen to Burn Me Alive
MUD MORGANFIELD – COUCH KID NEW MUSIC
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Mud has a new album, They Call Me Mud, and he and I will talk about what his life has been like the last few years and where he is heading.
TERESA JAMES – COUCH KID NEW MUSIC
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Teresa returns to The Couch to talk about the new album Here In Babylon. We’ll also discuss what she has been up to since her last visit and more.
KATY GUILLEN & THE GIRLS – COUCH KID NEW MUSIC
Katy and The Girls had to reschedule due to a last minute performance - we will announce the new date as soon as confirmed
04/09/18 - SHOW #419
MICK KOLASSA – COUCH KID NEW MUSIC
After cancelling a show last month, Mick returned to talk about Double Standards, his latest release, which is a collection of songs sung with friends. Mick told stories about the recording of the album and of the songs and we heard a few of the treats.
LONG TALL DEB & COLIN JOHN – COUCH KID NEW MUSIC
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Deb and Colin return with the follow-up to their brilliant Streets Of Mumbai, entitled Dragonfly. An album grounded in roots and soul and incorporates the many influences the duo have learned through their travels. They spoke about the influences on the album and as always, there was laughter...
GRAND MARQUIS – COUCH KID NEW MUSIC
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The band has been going through alot the last few years, after the release of their album, Blues And Trouble, but are about to release Brighter Days. They also have a new lineup and Ben & Bryan spoke about all that has been happening in their world and we heard some tunes BEFORE the album drops!
ANGEL FORREST – COUCH KID NEW MUSIC
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Angel was scheduled a few weeks back but received an offer to go to England to perform, and of course she did! She returned tonight with her new album Electric Love. We talked about the album, her time at the IBC and making the finals stage and more.
04/16/18 - SHOW #420
EXIT 56 BLUES FEST
Sonia Outlaw-Clark came by to talk about the Exit56 Blues Fest which takes place in Brownsville, TN on May 26-27. The festival is a Music On The Couch Partner.
MARKEY BLUE/RIC LATINA PROJECT –
COUCH KID NEW MUSIC - WORLD PREMIER
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Markey Blue & Ric Latina finally returned to their seats on The Couch with the new album, Raised In Muddy Water…long time coming, but the album is ready and so are they and we talked about how it all got done, while we listened to some tunes and laughted!
PATRICK COMAN – Segment Begins At The 51:20 Mark
The question has been asked, “Why isn’t Patrick Coman famous?” and he has been described as the love-child between Jimbo Mathis and Lou Reed…Patrick and I had a great chat about his career while we listened to the tuneage from Tree Of Life.
MYLES GOODWYN – Segment Begins At The 1:34:30 Mark
Myles Goodwyn has released …And Friends Of The Blues and he took a seat on The Couch. We talked about his incredible career and what he is planning for the future.
REVEREND FREAKCHILD – COUCH KID NEW MUSIC
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Reverend Freakchild first sat on The Couch back on December 7, 2015 and on this night, he made his FOURTH appearance on The Couch. Of course there was laughter and some great stories…and the new music on Dial It In is special. And, just maybe, he and I came up with a song concept!
04/23/18 - SHOW #421
SMOKING IN STEELE BLUES FEST
John Hammer returned to talk about this year’s festival lineup. Music On The Couch is a proud media sponsor for this festival that supports The Special Olympics.
JEFF JENSEN – COUCH KID NEW MUSIC – WORLD PREMIER
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Jeff honored us with being the first media outlet to play the new album, Wisdom & Decay, which officially drops on Friday. As always, there were a lot of laughs and Jeff shared thoughts on the new music.
TED HEFKO – Segment Begins At The 57:55 Mark
Out of New Orleans, Ted and his band, the Thousandaires, have recorded their fourth album, Gas Station Guru. Had a nice chat with Ted about his musical journey, while we listened to tunes from the album.
J.J. VICARS – Segment Begins At The 1:41:00 Mark
J.J. has spent the last decade abroad and returned to release his sixth album, Irreverent Dissident. J.J. and I unraveled his history to tell his story while we checked out the tuneage.
JOYANN PARKER – COUCH KID NEW MUSIC
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Joyann has released Hard To Love and we got to sit and chat with her about the new music, her last year and a half and the journey ahead for this special musician.
04/30/18 - SHOW #422
ROGER "HURRICANE" WILSON
Roger has been obsessed with the music around him since before he saw the Beatles on TV in 1963. He has released Live At Madlife and it is this album that introduced me to Roger. We talked about his journey and listened to the tunes.
KATHY & THE KILOWATTS – Segment Begins At The 57:00 Mark
Kathy Murray is the leader of this rockin’ band out of Austin, TX. They earned their way to Memphis for the 34th IBC this past January and have now released Premonition Of Love. Kathy and I, along with Bill Murray, talked about their journey.
Never heard from Kid…
BARBARA BLUE – COUCH KID NEW MUSIC – SNEAK PEEK
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The Queen Of Beale Street has new music coming out in August, but she is allowing us to share some of the new songs FIRST! Well, she has played a couple on her own radio show…but otherwise…Fish In Dirty H2O should be a huge winner for Barbara…