Click On Image To Listen To Show
08/03/2020 - SHOW #527
CAROLYN FE – COUCH KID NEWS
Carolyn has released the original version of her song “Jerusalem’s Thorns” entitled “Civilian Remix”. We discussed her desire to share this original version of the song with the world.
CARY MORIN – COUCH KID NEW MUSIC
Segment Begins At The 18:55 Mark
Cary has released Dockside Saints. Always a joy to speak with Cary and share his music. The new album is another step forward for this talented musician.
JON STRAHL - Segment begins At The 57:25 Mark
Jon and his band have released Heartache And Toil and he and I sat to talk about his musical journey. A fun guy, it was a pleasure meeting and learning more about Jon.
MICK HAYES – Segment Begins At The 1:35:55 Mark
Mick has released the album My Claim To Fame, recorded at FAME Studios. He has a long career that has taken him across the country and back again and this new album is a new beginning for this talented musician. We talked all about it
GRAVEL & GRACE – Segment Begins At The 2:18:40 Mark
Gravel & Grace are Big Earl Matthews, a 20-year Blues Veteran and Ava Grave, a 17-year old with family ties to Mississippi. They are both in Central California now and have come together with a group of veteran musicians and are making a big sound.
08/10/2020 - SHOW #528
R.D. OLSON – COUCH KID NEWS
R.D. stopped by to talk about his new single release, “I Got A Message”, with his message for our times. We also discussed his pandemic tales.
SAVOY BROWN WITH KIM SIMMONDS – COUCH KID NEW MUSIC
Segment Begins At The 15:40 Mark
Kim returned to The Couch to talk about, Ain’t Done Yet, the new Savoy Brown album. We spoke about the album of course, but Kim also talked about the pandemic and live music and his thoughts on what we may have to expect going forward. Fascinating.
LAURA GREEN – Segment Begins At The 55:15 Mark
Laura has released her new album, Green Eyed Blues, and we she joined me for her first Monday visit. We spoke about her late arrival to the music scene, the new album, what she is looking forward to in the future and more.
CROOKED EYE TOMMY – COUCH KID NEW MUSIC
Segment begins At The 1:33:45 Mark
Tommy returned to The Couch to talk about the new album, Hot Coffee & Pain, and as always it was a fun time. We spoke about the IBC experience, his upcoming move and so much more.
CD WOODBURY – Segment Begins At The 2:18:15 Mark
CD joined me FOR THE FIRST TIME! After a slight delay, we got to talk about the new album, World’s Gone Crazy, his world today and more.
08/17/2020 - SHOW #529
BRUCE MS JOHNSON – COUCH KID NEWS
Bruce and I were not able to connect, but we sent text messages the whole time! I did get to play the song, “Mr. Policeman”
Hoping to figure out how to get him back in the future.
JW JONES – COUCH KID NEW MUSIC
Segment Begins At The 12:00 Mark
JW returned to The Couch with his new album, Sonic Departures. We spoke about bringing together so many musicians for a larger sound. How he has dealt with the pandemic and his hopes for the future.
AL BASILE – COUCH KID NEW MUSIC
Segment Begins At The 49:25 Mark
Al returned with Last Hand, his new album. The entire album tells the tale of a May-December romance and we discussed how it came to be and the 2.0 version which Al will be releasing shortly.
LADY A & JOHN COLLIER III
Segment Begins At The 1:30:25 Mark
The REAL Lady A. took a seat on The Couch and we spoke about their journey, her music, the new album, Live In New Orleans, and the abduction of her persona by a band with no soul.
RED’S BLUES BAND – Segment Begins At The 2:23:40 Mark
Beth and RW joined me to talk about the new album, Broke Down In The Fast Lane, their journey together over the years and the current state of the world. Lots of laughs.
08/24/2020 - SHOW #530
ALL COUCH KID NEW MUSIC
BOBBY RUSH – COUCH KID NEW MUSIC
Bobby is still recovering from his bout with Covid-19, but he spent a few minutes talking about the new album, Rawer Than Raw. We spoke about his health and his thoughts on how the entertainment industry is going to survive.
KAT RIGGINS – COUCH KID NEW MUSIC
Segment Begins At The 16:48 Mark
We spoke with Kat back in June and got to preview the title cut. The album, Cry Out, is now out and Kat and I sat and talked about the music, the experience in the studio, and her thoughts on the current state of the world.
JD TAYLOR – COUCH KID NEW MUSIC
Segment Begins At The 50:15 Mark
JD has released The Coldwater Sessions, his first solo album and he and I spoke about the music, totally unlike anything he has done with Little Boys Blue, the recording, and how it is as a musician during the pandemic and his thoughts on the future.
PETER KARP – COUCH KID NEW MUSIC
Segment Begins At The 1:32:56 Mark
Peter returns to The Couch with Magnificent Heat, a collection of new music with a talented group of folks working with him. We’ll listen and talk about his world.
LUCKY LOSERS – COUCH KID NEW MUSIC
Segment Begins At The 2:20:12 Mark
Godless Land is the fourth release from the band. Cathy and Phil will join me to talk about the new music and the lack of live music in our world.
08/31/2020 - SHOW #531
MICHAEL FREEMAN - COUCH KID NEWS
Michael joined me to discuss the cancellation of the 2021 IBC, plans moving forward and the Covid-19 Fund set up by the Blues Foundation .
TERRIE OBABI - COUCH KID NEWS
Segment Begins AT The 13:25 Mark
Terrie just released "Love Trumps Hate" and we talked about the song and how it came to be plus her take on entertainment going forward and more.
SMOKE WAGON BLUES BAND – COUCH KID NEW MUSIC
Segment Begins At The 29:38 Mark
Corey Lueck returns to The Couch to discuss the new album, The Ballad Of Albert Johnson, and all that is going on in his world.
DAVE FIELDS – COUCH KID NEW MUSIC
Segment Begins At The 58:45
Dave has released Force Of Will and I look forward to bringing this wonderful musician back to The Couch.
SAM JOYNER – Segment Begins At The 1:38:10 Mark
Sam has released When You Need A Friend, a collection of 10 new songs recorded with a group of wonderful musicians. We’ll talk about his journey, his IBC adventure and more.
KAZ HAWKINS – Segment Begins At The 2:18:30 Mark
Met Kaz a couple of years back during IBC. I have been anxiously waiting for her to release this new album, and now we get to speak with this amazing vocalist