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You guys know that Sunday is Easter, right? That means you have the RFA Gospel for Sinners program to look forward to.

www.youtube.com/watch?v=0hDagZ2B0V8Provided to YouTube by Warner Music Group Down In My Heart · NRBQ High Noon: Highlights & Rarities From 50 Years ℗ 2016 Red Rooster Records / Big Notes, unde...
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Jesus rides beside me. He never buys any smokes. (P. Westerberg) - best line ever? ... See MoreSee Less

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James Vanfossen

either that or "ashtray floors, dirty clothes and filthy jokes".

It's a cold bowl of chili when love lets you down But it's the neighbor's wife I'm after.

MEDIUM COOL. Everybody knows that the blues is happy music. Slow-to-mid-tempo melancholic rock ‘n roll is no different. There’s something about commiserating through song (especially one with a deep groove) that feels good, and makes one realize that shit’s not really as bad as it seems. For example, a few hours ago, I blew out the right front tire in my car. But I was literally 150 yards from the tire shop. I kid you not. Off and running in no time flat (terrible pun). And then there’s this: I got to listen to Luther Russell's “Medium Cool” (my fave album this year) in the car all the way through twice, including my fave track, “Talking To Myself”, no less than 6 times. Let’s see, what was I talking about? Oh, yeah: the subject of melancholy music. Here’s Exhibit A. If you’re coming out the other side of a rough patch in your life (and you will) or, regardless, you just wanna rock out to some passionate rock ‘n roll with a wall of jangly guitars, crank this one up. In your car. This one's for you, baby. (Lyrics available on Luther’s bandcamp page, but don’t read while driving.) Maybe it’s not so melancholic after all. Maybe it’s anthemic. Whatever, it makes me feel good.

lutherrussell.bandcamp.com/track/talking-to-myself

Talking to Myself, by Luther Russell
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I was just doing my weekly check-in to see where DTB ranked.

This week's newly published RFA Airplay Chart (RadioFreeAmericana.com/airplay-chart/) includes 267 new recordings & 29 adds, along with links to sample and purchase. Support the artists on our broadcast! Here's some of the top spinners for the week.Orville PeckPeThe BanglesglThe Dream SyndicatecaEli Paperboy ReedReYolaYoSteve EarlearThe Juliana Hatfield ThreehrSon VoltVoThe Cactus BlossomssoLuther DickinsonnsThe Felice BrothersheThe Long RydersdeEytan Mirskyrsky, Our Native Daughters (featuring Rhiannon GiddenLuther Russellsell ... See MoreSee Less

This weeks newly published RFA Airplay Chart (https://RadioFreeAmericana.com/airplay-chart/) includes 267 new recordings & 29 adds, along with links to sample and purchase.  Support the artists on our broadcast!  Heres some of the top spinners for the week...

Orville Peck, The Bangles, The Dream Syndicate, Eli Paperboy Reed, Yola, Steve Earle, The Juliana Hatfield Three, Son Volt, The Cactus Blossoms, Luther Dickinson, The Felice Brothers, The Long Ryders, Eytan Mirsky, Our Native Daughters (featuring Rhiannon Giddens), Luther Russell

Ok babies, the RFA Airplay Chart through March 28th has been published at RadioFreeAmericana.com/airplay-chart/, which means it's time to shop for any (or, hell, all) of the 286 new recordings listed. Below are a few of the top spinners. 24 chart adds this week. Thanks for supporting independent free-form radio and the artists presented.

Eytan Mirsky, Eli Paperboy Reed, Yola, Steve Earle, Jenny Lewis, The Long Ryders, Luther Russell, Son Volt, Luther Dickinson, The Felice Brothers, The Juliana Hatfield Three, The Bangles, The Dream Syndicate, The Cactus Blossoms
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Ok babies, the RFA Airplay Chart through March 28th has been published at https://RadioFreeAmericana.com/airplay-chart/, which means its time to shop for any (or, hell, all) of the 286 new recordings listed.  Below are a few of the top spinners.  24 chart adds this week.  Thanks for supporting independent free-form radio and the artists presented.

Eytan Mirsky, Eli Paperboy Reed, Yola, Steve Earle, Jenny Lewis, The Long Ryders, Luther Russell, Son Volt, Luther Dickinson, The Felice Brothers, The Juliana Hatfield Three, The Bangles, The Dream Syndicate, The Cactus Blossoms

Put your hoops brackets aside and check out the newly published RFA Airplay Chart at RadioFreeAmericana.com/airplay-chart/. Here's a few of the 270 new recordings on this week's chart:

Son Volt, The Felice Brothers, Yola, Luther Dickinson, Steve Earle, WILL KIMBROUGH, Eli Paperboy Reed, Luther Russell, The Long Ryders, The Bangles, The Dream Syndicate, The Boys With The Perpetual Nervousness, The Cactus Blossoms, Gary Clark Jr

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Put your hoops brackets aside and check out the newly published RFA Airplay Chart at https://RadioFreeAmericana.com/airplay-chart/.  Heres a few of the 270 new recordings on this weeks chart:

Son Volt, The Felice Brothers, Yola, Luther Dickinson, Steve Earle, WILL KIMBROUGH, Eli Paperboy Reed, Luther Russell, The Long Ryders, The Bangles, The Dream Syndicate, The Boys With The Perpetual Nervousness, The Cactus Blossoms, Gary Clark Jr

Go Hoos!  Go Hokies!

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It is nice to be #1!

I really enjoy the app, and haven't heard so much new stuff in a long time. Keep doing what you're doing!

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