SHOW #670 - 10/02/2023
First two guests did not connect.
MISTY BLUES – COUCH KID NEW MUSIC
Gina Coleman joined me to talk about the new music on Tell Me Who You Are: A Live Tribute To Odetta. We also discussed the upcoming album, her joining TGRN Blues, their cool cruise and more.
Nicholson has released Gin House, his 7th solo album. He and I had a wonderful discussion about his career and music and his hopes for the future. The man almost has a web site, so be on the look out for it.
SHOW #671 - 10/09/2023
HALO RIDER – COUCH KID NEW MUSIC
Anne Harris and Markus James have both appeared on The Couch. This evening they came on together to talk about their new project, Halo Rider. This is something special and so was our conversation.
COCO MONTOYA – COUCH KID NEW MUSIC
Coco and I talked about his growing up, the path he took from drums to guitar, the mentors along the way and the music on the new album, Writing On The Wall…a collection that is very special.
Known as “The Duchess”, Juressa has released My Time To Shine and she and I sat and spoke about her journey from Southern Soul to The Blues.
BLUESLAND HORN BAND
The band has released Six. I sat with Terry Medd and spoke about his musical path, the starting of the band, it’s resurrection and where they are going next.
SHOW #672 - 10/16/2023
SHAKURA S’AIDA - COUCH KID NEW MUSIC
Shakura returned to The Couch. Always a pleasure to speak with this talented woman. She shared tales of her world and we listened to tunes from her new album, Hold On To Love, the first in ten years.
AL BASILE - COUCH KID NEW MUSIC
Al has visited every year since 2015 with new music. He returned for 2023 with B’s Time, a salute to his 25 years with his 20th release. We went back and listened to tunes from before we met and the different styles he was exploring.
EG KIGHT – COUCH KID NEW MUSIC
EG made her third visit to The Couch. What a delight to spend some time with EG and tlak about her renewed love of the road and sharing music from Sticks & Strings.
Rex Piece is one of the three men who formulated The Groove Krewe. Rex and I spoke about how it all happened to come together, their first recording and now with Jonathon “Boogie” Long they released Blues From The Bayou. Fun chat.
SHOW #673 - 10/23/2023
TOMMY LEE COOK
Tommy and I explored his journey to owning an iconic Blues venue, leading a band, releasing albums, raising mules – wait, we never got to the mules – but it was a fun chat, and we heard some tunes from Tommy Lee's Jonesin’.
FOG BLUES & BRASS BAND – COUCH KID NEW MUSIC
Hills Walt and I had a good chat about the last few years since he was here. We spoke about the new music on Twelve Bar Prescription and the band’s bright future. I enjoy speaking with Hills and would love to see this band live.
THE DIG 3 – COUCH KID NEW MUSIC
The gents have released Damn The Rent and Ronnie Shellist joined Gerry Hundt and myself this time. We found out more about Ronnie, and then about the music the band has been creating. Including the new DIG 3 BIG lineup. Fun conversations. Great music
LITTLE G WEEVIL – COUCH KID NEW MUSIC
Making his 6th visit to The Couch, G woke at 5:30 AM in Hungary to join me, but all is good, he was going fishing when we finished! We spoke about his move back home, the starting a new band and the success he has found doing what he wants. We also listened to the new gem, if I may…
SHOW #674 - 10/30/2023
CHAD RUPP & THE SUGAR ROOTS - COUCH KID NEW MUSIC
The band has released their sophomore album The Devil Won’t Get You, and Chad and I were joined by Timmer Blakley. Fun conversation and we heard some news about their record label.
BOB MARGOLIN – COUCH KID NEW MUSIC
Bob Margolin returned to The Couch with his new album, Thanks. Always a pleasure to speak with Bob and he gave us insight into the songs we played.
JACK’S WATERFALL – COUCH KID NEW MUSIC
The new album is entitled Call Dr. John, a tribute to the late legend and has guest appearances by Couch Kid Maria Muldaur and Amy Correia. Jack Licitra and I spoke about the album, the changes in his world and more.
Out of eastern Washington State comes this band featuring vocalist Tiphony Dames and founder and guitarist Robin Barrett. We had a real good talk, learning about each of their journeys and where the Coyote Kings are headed, while listening to tunes from Hot Mess.