HOME (and how to listen)


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12/26/20: Sirsy wins Artist of the Year title for 2020. Updates are on the Chart page. 


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Artist Of The Year: Sirsy
Album Of The Year: “Good Good Man” – Vance Gilbert 
EP Of The Year: “Birds” – Fred Gillen Jr. 
Best New Artist:  Nobody’s Girl 
Best Tribute Album: Gretchen Peters “The Night You Wrote That Song – A Tribute To Mickey Newbury” 
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Radio Crystal Blue 9/20/21 part 1 Radio Crystal Blue

As part of the opening, I reflected on the deaths of two comedic legends: Norm Macdonald, and Philly legend Big Daddy Graham. Juliana Hatfield "Universal Heart-Beat" – Only Everything Bush "Little Things" – Sixteen Stone Live "Lightning Crashes" – Throwing Copper Matthew Sweet "Sick Of Myself" – 100% Fun Elastica "Connection" – s/t Better Than Ezra "Good" – Deluxe ****************** Tall Tall Trees "The Riverbend" – Freedays http://www.talltalltrees.com @talltalltrees Deni Bonet "A Perfect Storm" – Bright Shiny Objects  www.denibonet.com @denibonet Diane Durrett  & Soul Suga "Good News" – Put A Lid On It  www.dianedurrett.com  @dianedurrett Elly Wininger "Range In My Kitchen" – The Blues Never End http://www.ellywininger.com @ellywininger Veronica Lewis "Clarksdale Sun" – You Ain't Unlucky  www.veronicalewis.com  @imveronicalewis Newton Faulkner "Four Leaf Clover" – Interference (Of Light)  www.newtonfaulkner.com @newtonfaulkner Mark Erelli "Rose-Colored Rearview" – Blindsided  www.markerelli.com  @markerelli Monica Rizzio "Nothin' " – Sunshine Is Free   www.monicarizzio.com  @monicarizzio ****************** These are some of the artists performing at this year's Americanafest, Nashville, 9/22-25 http://www.americanamusic.org @americanafest : Sarah Shook & The Disarmers "Over You" – Years http://www.disarmers.com  @sarahshook Jason Ringenberg "My Highway Songs" – Rhinestoned  www.jasonringenberg.com  @jasonringenberg Kevin Daniel "Don't See The Light" – Been Here Before  www.thekevindaniel.com  @thekevindaniel Grace Pettis "Any Kind Of Girl" – Working Woman  www.gracepettis.com @gracepettis Julian Taylor "Learn To Love" – Avalanche    www.juliantaylormusic.ca  @jtaylorband Mare Wakefield & Nomad "No Remedy" – No Remedy   www.marewakefield.com @marewakefield — Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/radiocblue/message
  1. Radio Crystal Blue 9/20/21 part 1
  2. Radio Crystal Blue 9/20/21 part 2
  3. Radio Crystal Blue Novus Ordo 9/20/21
  4. Radio Crystal Blue 9/10/21 part 1
  5. Radio Crystal Blue 9/10/21 part 2

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