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SHOW ARCHIVES

APRIL 2024

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SHOW #693 - 04/01/2024

WORLD PREMIERE LISTENING PARTY

CHRIS BARNES – COUCH KID NEW MUSIC

Chris is releasing his Gulf Coast Records debut, BadNews Travels Fast, on April 26th, but he and I sat and played every song on the album and talked about each one. He opened up on some subjects and made it clear what his direction is for the future.

As always, THANK YOU GULF COAST RECORDS!

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JP SOARS – COUCH KID NEW MUSIC

JP is releasing Brick By Brick in June, but the music is out there and he and I spent time talking about his world, the new music and what is to come.  Another special album from JP.

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HUGHES TAYLOR

Hughes grew up in Macon, GA and has been playing guitar since he as 13.  He recorded his first album at 18…well, listen to the interview and find out more about this talented musician and hear some of the music from Roasted Pt 1 – Dark Roast

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SHOW #694 - 04/08/2024

 

TED DROZDOWSKI / COYOTE MOTEL - COUCH KID NEW MUSIC

“The River, A songwriters Stories Of The South”, it’s a movie and a soundtrack. A visual explosion of music and art. Ted and I talked about the project and the music.

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AL LERMAN – COUCH KID NEW MUSIC

Al returned to The Couch after too long an absence.  We caught up on his world and talked about and listened to Country-Fried Blues.

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TEXAS HILL

My local recording device glitched caused this portion of the show to not be recorded.  We will arrange another visit when the album is released.

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MITCH RYDER

We got to talk with Mitch about his incredible career, the albums he has released in Europe, hoping to gain the American audience back and the new album, The Roof Is On Fire on Ruf Records.

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SHOW #695 - 04/15/2024

KATIE HENRY – COUCH KID NEW MUSIC

Katie returns to The Couch for her third visit with a new album, Get Goin’.  What a wonderful human.  Katie is so talented, but more so humble.

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PETE SEARS / NICK GRAVENITES

There is a new album entitled “Rogue Blues” by the legendary Nick Gravenites.  It is comprised of songs Nick loved to perform live.  Pete Sears, who produced the album and performs on it joined me and what a pleasure.  Pete has played with everyone over the years and did a spectacular job recording Nick for this album.

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JOHN PRIMER & BOB CORRITORE – COUCH KID NEW MUSIC

John & Bob returned for their second visit together.  They have joined together for the fourth time to release Crawlin’ Kingsnake.  We got to hear some stories and find out about all the great things on the horizon for these two Chicago-Blues masters.

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CHARLES WRIGHT

Charles Wright, who led the Watts 103rd St. Rhythm Band joined me to talk about his remarkable musical journey and the upcoming album.  Fun conversation.

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SHOW #696 - 04/22/2024

MARKEY BLUE / RIC LATINA – COUCH KID NEW MUSIC

Markey & Ric are releasing Blue Eyed Soul, on Friday the 26th. What a talented duo these two are.  We spoke about the music and creating this new project.  Always a delight!

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FRANKIE BOY AND THE BLUES EXPRESS

Out of New England, the band represented The Granite State Blues Society at the IBC in 2020 and 2023.  The new album is Young Man’s Blues, and what a great time speaking with Frankie, Harrison and Mickey.  These guys are continuing the tradition of Chicago Blues, but adding some spices.

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LITTLE BOBBY – COUCH KID NEW MUSIC

Little Bobby returns with his new album, Dealing From The Bottom Of The Deck.  Always an interesting conversation with Bobby and he continues to spread the Blues.

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JOHNNY BURGIN – COUCH KID NEW MUSIC

I sure did miss speaking with Johnny.  His new album is Ramblin’ From Coast To Coast.   We had a good time catching up and digging into his dreams for the music.

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SHOW #697 - 04/29/2024

SUE FOLEY – COUCH KID NEW MUSIC

Sue returned to The Couch with One Woman Guitar.  The album honors the female originators.  Sue and I spoke about the inspiration for the album and what is coming up the rest of this year.

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GARY CAIN

Gary has released his third album, Outside The Lines, recorded and mixed in Austin. It was a pleasure to speak with Gary (and I only called him Chris once!).  Excellent album.

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CANNED HEAT

59 years after their first album, and 15 years since their last, Canned Heat releases Finyl Vinyl on Ruf Records.  What a blast meeting and chatting with Jimmy Vivino.  And we planned his visit for the World Premiere of his album later this year.

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DEB RYDER – COUCH KID NEW MUSIC

Deb made her 7th visit to The Couch to talk about the last few years and the new album, Live And Havin’ Fun, recorded at The Mint in LA. What a blast catching up and playing the new music.

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