Listen To Roadhouse Radio NOW: 4/22/15: Easy Listening

Listen to this 3-hour KEXP radio show! This one is nice when you just lay out and relax in front of your hi-fi. Lots of vintage sounds and new releases from good people, like Alabama Shakes, Courtney Barnett, Barna Howard, Houndmouth, Banditos, Cedell Davis, Delta Routine,  Sean Rowe, Pops Staples, Leon Bridges, Charlie Parr, Jake Xerxes Fussell, Tom Brosseau, and Rhiannon Giddens to name a few.

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*Note: Once inside the KEXP Player, choose this program by either show name (Roadhouse 4/22), host (Greg Vandy 4/22), or date & time (Wed 4/22, 6pm). It’s also available on the KEXP App for smartphones!

Wednesday, April 22, 2015 (LISTEN TO THIS SHOW)

Time Artist Song Album Label
6:02 Brian Auger Green Onions Get Auger-nized! The Anthology. Disc 2 Castle Music
6:05 The Marvelows I Do The Mighty Marvelows ABC/Paramount
DJ Comments: A hit tune in 1965 on ABC/Paramount ; Chicago group, formed in the late ’50s and broke up in 1969, with a short-lived reunion in 1974
6:07 Jackie Wilson (Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) Higher and Higher Higher and Higher Kent
DJ Comments: 1967 single on Brunswick before it was included on this album later that year ; live video, with excellent dance moves:
6:10 Clarence Fountain This Little Light of Mine 45 Jewel
DJ Comments: A founding member of Blind Boys of Alabama ; live video with Sam Butler doing “Do What The Lord Say Do” live:
6:13 Harvey Scales & The Seven Sounds Love-Itis 45 Magic Touch
DJ Comments: Harvey Scales co-wrote this song, which had later well-known covers recorded by The Sonics and the J. Geils Band, among others (the Sonics’ version wasn’t released until 1996, when Jerden Records included it on a compilation, “Fire and Ice II: The ‘Lost’ Tapes”) ; ; (they’re still performing to this day!)
6:13 The Jones Family Singers You Woke Me Up This Morning The Spirit Speaks Arts+Labor
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6:18 The Jones Family Singers You Woke Me Up This Morning The Spirit Speaks Arts+Labor
DJ Comments: Tues 4/28 – Wed 4/29 @ Dimitriou’s Jazz Alley ; Stay tuned to win tickets! AND hear their in-studio on next week’s Roadhouse show! ;
6:21 Bobby Patterson Your Love Belongs Under a Rock I Got More Soul! Omnivore
DJ Comments: Recorded by this soul scene veteran when he was nearly 70 years old ; NPR interview about his new album:
6:24 Cedell Davis Rollin’ & Tumblin’ Last Man Standing /When Lightening Struck The Pine Sunyata
DJ Comments: Sun 6/15 @ Crocodile, with “Friends” feat. Mike McCready, Peter Buck, Van Conner, Scott McCaughey and more ; this blues legend was born in 1927 in Arkansas; learned guitar early, but had to re-learn using his left hand after polio left him unable to play with his right hand
6:28 Pops Staples No News is Good News Don’t Lose This Anti-
DJ Comments: Recorded in 1998, as the Staple Singers’ patriarch was nearing the end of his life. The recordings were recently rescued, cleaned up, and added to by Jeff Tweedy along with Mavis Staples (who was deeply involved with the project start to finish, and who sings with her father on this track and others) ;
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6:32 Van Morrison T.B. Sheets T.B. Sheets Bang Records
DJ Comments: Recorded in 1967 and also included on his debut album, “Blowin’ Your Mind!”, which was a compilation just like this one, assembled and released by the label without Morrison’s knowledge or approval ;
6:36 Van Morrison T.B. Sheets New York Sessions ’67 Bang
DJ Comments: Recorded in 1967 and also included on his debut album, “Blowin’ Your Mind!”, which was one of a couple compilations assembled and released by the label without Morrison’s knowledge or approval ;
6:45 Cotton Jones Blood Red Sentimental Blues Paranoid Cocoon Suicide Squeeze Records
DJ Comments: Hear their 2013 appearance right here in The Roadhouse: ;
6:49 Allah-Las Long Journey Allah-Las Innovative Leisure
DJ Comments: This song live on a Dutch station: ;
6:52 The Dutchess & the Duke Reservoir Park She’s the Dutchess, He’s the Duke Hardly Art
DJ Comments: They’re back! Performing again, and recorded an album at Third Man Records in Nashville ; ; live at KEXP in 2014:
6:56 Case Studies Driving East, and Through Her This Is Another Life Sacred Bones
DJ Comments: Jesse Lortz’s band after The Dutchess and the Duke broke up in 2010 (they’re back now!) ; live at KEXP in 2013: ;
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7:03 Banditos Long Gone, Anyway Banditos Bloodshot
DJ Comments: This song live at their house in Birmingham, AL, in 2013: ;
7:06 Delta Routine Gone Again You and Your Lion self-released
DJ Comments: Out of Milwaukee ; official video for the song “Switchblade”:;
7:09 These United States Honor Amongst Thieves Crimes United Interests
DJ Comments: This song live in 2009: ; audio of their 2009 KEXP in-studio: ;
7:13 Denver A Way Out Rowdy Love Mama Bird
DJ Comments: Hear their 2012 appearance here in The Roadhouse: ;
7:16 Houndmouth My Cousin Greg Little Neon Limelight Rough Trade
DJ Comments: Fri 6/19 @ Neumos ; their 2013 KEXP in-studio: ; ; this song live:
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7:22 Big Harp Everybody Pays White Hat Saddle Creek
DJ Comments: Husband-and-wife duo: Chris Senseney and Stefanie Drootin-Senseney (The Good Life, Bright Eyes, She & Him) ; Official video for this song: ;
7:25 Sean Rowe The Game Madman Anti-
DJ Comments: This song live: ;
7:28 Barna Howard Whistle Show Quite a Feelin’ Mama Bird
DJ Comments: New album, out next month! Barna grew up in Missouri, and now resides in Portland, OR ;
7:33 Roadside Graves Jail You Won’t Be Happy With Me EP Autumn Tone
DJ Comments: Band out of Metuchen, NJ ; 2011 Daytrotter Concert:!/concert/roadside-graves/20040439-3738029 ;
7:34 Vetiver Roll on Babe A Thing of the Past Gnomonsong
DJ Comments: Playing Pickathon this summer! Jul 31 – Aug 2 ; ; And just released a new album!
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7:41 William Tyler We Can’t Go Home Again Lost Colony Merge
DJ Comments: This song live: ;
7:48 Steve Gunn Wildwood Way Out Weather Paradise of Bachelors
DJ Comments: Hear his 2014 performance on KEXP from Pickathon: ; formerly with Kurt Vile’s band The Violators ;
7:54 Jake Xerxes Fussell Let Me Lose Jake Xerxes Fussell Paradise of Bachelors
DJ Comments: Debut album from the Durham, North Carolina artist ; ;
7:59 Charlie Parr Remember Me If I Forget Stumpjumper Red House
DJ Comments: New album out next week! ; video live in The Roadhouse:
8:02 Tom Brosseau Roll Along with Me Perfect Abandon Crossbill Records
DJ Comments: New album! Hear the most recent (2014) of his FIVE in-studios at KEXP: ; and his earliest (2005): ;
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8:09 Pete Molinari So Long Gone Theosophy Clarksville/INgrooves, 2014
DJ Comments: Video of Pete’s recent appearance right here in The Roadhouse: ;
8:12 Benjamin Booker Happy Homes Benjamin Booker ATO
DJ Comments: Fri 5/22 @ Sasquatch ; video live last year at KEXP: ;
8:17 The Abigails 29 Tundra Burger
DJ Comments: Out of Costa Mesa, CA ; this song live last year: ;
8:20 The Black Lips Drive By Buddy Underneath the Rainbow Vice
DJ Comments: Playing the Levitation Vancouver festival in Vancouver BC in June, also featuring Black Mountain, Dead Moon, Black Angels, King Tuff, and a ton more: ;
8:23 The Rolling Stones 19th Nervous Breakdown Hot Rocks 1964-1971 (disc 1) London Records
DJ Comments: The song was written in 1965 during the group’s fourth North American tour, and recorded after the tour, during the Aftermath album sessions, at RCA Recording Studios in Hollywood, California ; live vid: ;
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8:29 Alabama Shakes This Feeling Sound & Color ATO
DJ Comments: New album released yesterday! Live video at KEXP a couple years back: ;
8:34 Frazey Ford Runnin’ Indian Ocean Nettwerk
DJ Comments: Tue 5/26 @ Tractor (and before that, Sun 5/24 in Port Angeles at the Juan de Fuca Festival) ; live in The Roadhouse last year: ;
8:38 Jolie Holland Route 30 Wine Dark Sea Anti-
DJ Comments: Live at KEXP last summer: ;
8:43 Valerie June Trials, Troubles, Tribulations Pushin’ Against a Stone Concord
DJ Comments: Wonderful in-studio here in The Roadhouse last year: ; and this song live at Pickathon, also last year: ;
8:46 Courtney Barnett Depreston Sometimes I Sit and Think, and Sometimes I Just Sit Mom + Pop
DJ Comments: Mon 5/25 @ Sasquatch ; this Australian sensation stopped by KEXP last summer: ;
8:51 Rhiannon Giddens Shake Sugaree Tomorrow Is My Turn Nonesuch
DJ Comments: Wed 5/20 @ Meany Theater at University of Washington ; a founding member of Carolina Chocolate Drops ;
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8:58 Leon Bridges Coming Home Coming Home Columbia
DJ Comments: @ Pickathon in Happy Valley OR 7/31 – 8/2 ; his first album and first tour all happening this year, after the success of an earlier release of this song ; ;