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Radio Crystal Blue 11/26/16


 

Radio Crystal Blue, in its 17th year online, is a weekly podcast that
features top
songwriters and bands, indie, underground, and touring, in a freeform
format.
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Opening music: Lara Herscovitch “Tequila Over Turkey” – There CD
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James McMurtry “Remembrance ” http://www.jamesmcmurtry.com @jamesmcmurtry
Slaid Cleaves “Still Fighting The War” – Still Fighting The War CD
Rob McHale “Laura Foster” – Tom Dooley & Friends EP http://www.robmchale.com @RobMcHale1
Mare Wakefield & Nomad “Clementine” – Poet On The Moon CD
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Matt Harlan & Rachel Jones “Warm November” – In The Dark CD
http://www.mattharlan.com @mattharlanmusic
Fred Gillen Jr. “Election Day” – Wage Love CD http://www.fredgillenjr.com @fredgillenjr
Michele D’Amour  & The Love Dealers “Say What You Mean” – Ante Up CD
Miss Marcy & Her Texas Sugardaddys “Deep Ellum” – Deep Ellum Blues CD
Shawn Amos “Hollywood Blues” – The Reverend Shawn Amos Loves You CD
The Argues “The Buoy” – Something New EP http://www.theargues.ca @theargues
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CD FOCUS: Kristin Hersh “Wyatt At The Coyote Palace”  http://www.kristinhersh.com @kristinhersh
From her new CD/book set I read the passages and songs titled “Bright” “In Stitches” and “Bubble Net”
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Jon Pattie “Home” – 3,2,1, EP http://www.jonpattiemusic.com @JonJPattie
Hadley Kennary “24 Hours” – Momentum EP http://www.hadleykennary.com @hadleykennary
Rachel Efron “Terrible Thing To Dream” – Angel No More EP
Sarah McQuaid “The Tide” – Walking Into White CD http://www.sarahmcquaid.com @sarahmcquaid
Kris Delmhorst “The Waking” – The Waking EP http://www.krisdelmhorst.com @krisdelmhorst
Vance Gilbert “I’ll Buy You A Star” – Nearness Of You CD
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Closing music: DJ Flowerdove “Densum Chronos” –
@flowerdove2168
Running time: 226 minutes
Recorded in stereo to 128 kbps bitrate, 44.1 Hz in mp3 format, using
Audacity, converted to 96 kbps.
Atmosphere: Cold rain
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Radio Crystal Blue/RCB Novus Ordo week of 5/8/16


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This show was published 5/10/16
Mark Erelli “Look Up” – For A Song CD http://www.markerelli.com
Nate Currin “Birmingham” – The Madman and the Poet CD http://www.natecurrin.com
Veil Unknown “Forever And A Day” – Life Starts Right Now CD
RB Stone “35 Miles To Mobile” -Some Call It Freedom (Some Call It The Blues)
Terri Binion “Orphan Boy” – The Day After The Night Before CD
Bett Padgett “House Carpenter” – All The Tears In The World CD
Running time: 54 minutes
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Here’s RCB proper:
Radio Crystal Blue, in its 16th year, is a weekly podcast that features top
songwriters and bands, indie, underground, and touring, in a freeform
format.
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*****
Opening music:
The Orb with Lee “Scratch” Perry “Golden Clouds” – The Orbserver In The Star
House CD
The Orb “Little Fluffy Clouds” – Adventures In The Ultraworld
Ennio Morricone “The Man With The Harmonica” – Once Upon A Time In The West
soundtrack
The Morning Birds “Bloom” – Bloom EP http://www.themorningbirds.com
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Lynn Hollyfield “Spring” – In The Balance CD http://www.lynnhollyfield.com
Gathering Time “Westerly” – Keepsake CD http://www.gathering-time.com
Molasses Creek “Weeping Willow Blues” – Waterbound CD http://www.molassescreek.com
Screen Door Porch “Chasin’ Homsteader Blues” – Modern Settler CD
Karen Collins & The Backroads Band “On The Beltway” – No Yodeling On The
Britt Connors “Chasing The Sun” – Warmer Season CD http://www.brittconnors.com
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These artists are part of this year’s Muses In The Vineyard event in
No Fuss And Feathers “Dream” – Traveling Circus CD http://www.nofussandfeathers.com
Annalise Emerick “The Simple Life” – Field Notes CD http://www.annaliseemerick.com
Loretta Hagen “Where Do I Go” – Mud and Stone CD
Marci Geller “Strong” – Square Peg CD http://www.marcigeller.com
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Big Jon Atkinson & Bob Corritore “I’m A King Bee” – House Party At Big Jon’s
Delta Moon “Mayfly” – Low Down CD http://www.deltamoon.com
Switchback “Banshee Gumbo” – American Roots & Celtic Soul: Live, Volume 1 CD
Edith Crash “Quand Le Jour Viendra” – Partir CD http://www.edithcrash.com
Love X Stereo “Crossing Rivers” – Glow EP http://www.lovexstereo.com
The Golden Novak Band “Stand” – Rodeo CD http://www.jessrocknovak.com
Sirsy “Tourist” – Sketches & Ghosts EP http://www.sirsy.com
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Elaine Romanelli “25” – The Hour Before CD http://www.elaineromanelli.com
The Chapin Sisters “Sleep In” – Today’s Not Yesterday CD
Jeff Campbell “The Movies” – The Kitchen Sink CD http://www.jeffcampbellmusic.com
James McMurtry “Copper Canteen” – Complicated Game CD http://www.jamesmcmurtry.com
Sassparilla “You Took It All” – Magpie CD http://www.sassparilla.info
The Muddy Crows “All I Need” – s/t CD http://www.themuddycrows.com
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Ben Bedford “The Voyage Of John and Emma” – The Pilot & The Flying Machine
Tim Grimm “Family History” – The Turning Point CD http://www.timgrimm.com
Heather Kropf “Old House Show “- Chrysalis CD http://www.heatherkropf.com
Justin Roth “The Last Time” – Now  You Know CD http://www.justinroth.com
The Levins “Dream Unspoken” – Trust CD http://www.thelevins.com
Aztec Two Step “Ban Vinai” – Cause & Effect CD http://www.aztectwostep.com
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Closing music: DJ Flowerdove “Sol Aurora”
Running time: 196 minutos
Atmosphere: young sunny inroad
Recorded in stereo to 128 kbps bitrate, 44.1 Hz in mp3 format, using
Audacity, converted to 96 kbps.
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All content is free to listen and share via Creative Commons License version
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EMAIL: dan@radiocrystalblue.net
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Twitter: @radiocblue

Radio Crystal Blue/RCB Novus Ordo, week of 11/29/15


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This show was published 12/9/15:

Georgie Bonds “Come Back Baby” – Hit It Hard CD http://www.georgiebonds.com
Frank Migliorelli & The Dirt Nappers “Tryin’ Such A Long Long Time” – City Eastern Serenade CD http://www.frankmigliorelli.com
The Ann Wilson Thing “Fool No More” – #1 EP
Chris Yakopcic “Sounds Of The Highway” – The Next Place I Leave CD http://www.chrisyakopcicmusic.com
Blue Largo “Sing Your Own Song” – Sing Your Own Song CD http://www.bluelargoblues.com
The Knollwood Boys “Comin’ Home” – Beyond The Peonies CD http://www.theknollwoodboys.com
Miss Brown To You “The Lookout Tree” – Roll Away CD http://www.missbrowntoyou.com

Running time: 58 minutes
Recorded in stereo to 96kbps bitrate, 44.1 Hz in mp3 format using Audacity
software.

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4.0, non-derivative, non-commercial, full attribution. More info:
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Twitter: @radiocblue
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Here’s RCB proper:

Radio Crystal Blue, in its 16th year, is a weekly podcast that features top
songwriters and bands, indie, underground, and touring, in a freeform
format.

HOW TO LISTEN
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This show was published 12/9/15

Opening music:
Michael Troy “Jesus On The Radio”, “I Am American” (live), & “Love Song” – I Am American CD http://www.folkmichaeltroy.com
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Amy Speace “One Man’s Love” – That Kind Of Girl CD http://www.amyspeace.com
Owen Danoff “What You Mean To Me” – Twelve Stories CD http://www.owendanoff.com
Jordy Searcy “Seasons” – Seasons EP
Madi Anne Davis “Say Something” – s/t EP http://www.madiannedavis.com
Amanda Pearcy “Teach Me To Be” – An Offering EP http://www.amandapearcy.com

Danielle Miraglia “Coffee-Stained Thank You Cards” – Glory Junkies CD http://www.daniellem.com
James McMurtry “Forgotten Coast” – Complicated Game CD http://www.jamesmcmurtry.com
Schwervon! “Muscle In Your Heart” – Broken Teeth CD http://www.schwervon.com
Sirsy “Everybody Knows” – Sketches & Ghosts EP http://www.sirsy.com
Prima Donna “Lifeblood” – Restored CD http://www.primadonnamusic.com

RCB FLASHBACK: Year-long feature where I spin whole segments of music I
haven’t aired in years:
The Bamboo Kids “Nothing To Do” – s/t CD http://www.thebambookids.com
Los Hermanos Rodriguez “Odd Boy” – American Beauty EP
Bourbon Princess “Another Day” – Black Feather Wings CD http://www.bourbonprincess.com
Sprinkle Genies “Chesters” http://www.sprinklegenies.com
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CD FOCUS: A continuing series spotlighting top indie/emerging artists in
great concept or compilation albums.
GET TOGETHER: Banana Recalls Youngbloods Classics http://www.lowelllevinger.com
Lowell Levinger from The Youngbloods brings fresh takes to the 60’s
folk-rock band’s best-known songs.
In this final first airing of music from this special collector’s edition disc I spun “Stagger Lee” “Get Together” &
“Sugar Babe”

DARRYL HOLTER: Radio Songs: Woody Guthrie in Los Angeles 1937-39.
http://www.darrylholter.com
Sowing musical seeds before he was known as an activist as much as a poet,
Woody made many recordings for his own radio show on KFVD Los Angeles. These
songs are interpreted musically by Daryl and several notable songwriters as
guests.
From this CD I spun “My Flowers Grow Green” (featuring Julia Holter) & Los Angeles New Years Flood”
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Fred Gillen Jr. “Cost Of War” – Wage Love CD http://www.fredgillenjr.com
Matt Turk “Battle Song” – Cold Revival CD http://www.turktunes.com
Aztec Two Step “War” – Cause & Effect CD http://www.aztectwostep.com
Mystery Loves Company “Across The Emptiness” – Rock Symphony Billion CD http://www.mysteryloves.com
Libby Koch “Strength” – Tennessee Colony CD http://www.libbykoch.com
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Jessi Robertson “Tin Man” – I Came From The War CD http://www.jessirobertson.com
Mic The Prophet “Wind and Water” – s/t CD http://www.mictheprophet.com
Jeff Prezch “Fade Away” – Sounds Like Fresh CD http://www.jeffprezch.com
Craig Sonnenfeld “Gautama” – Return To Shore CD http://www.craigsonnenfeld.com
Glen Roethel “Something Good” – Unfolding CD http://www.glenroethel.com
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Closing music: DJ Flowerdove “Shimmer”

Running time: 200 minutes
Atmosphere: new rainy venture
Recorded in stereo to 128kbps bitrate, reencoded to 96kbps, 44.1 Hz in mp3 format using Audacity software.

All content is free to listen and share via Creative Commons License version
4.0, non-derivative, non-commercial, full attribution. More info:
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Radio Crystal Blue/RCB Novus Ordo week of 9/6/15


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This show was published 9/14/15
D’Mar & Gill “Souvenir Of The Blues” – Take It Like That CD http://www.dmarandgill.com
Danielle Antonio “Freedom & Philosophy” – http://www.danielleantonio.com
Mindset X “War & Crime” – Oceans CD http://www.mindsetxband.com
Grand Old Grizzly “The Numbered Streets” – Cosmo Nada CD http://www.grandoldgrizzly.com
Dan McCormick “Modern Age” – Edge Of America Bound CD http://www.danmccormickmusic.com
Scott Krokoff “Walter Mitty” – Realizations & Declarations CD http://www.scottkrokoff.com
Running time:  minutes
Recorded in stereo to 128kbps bitrate, 44.1 Hz in mp3 format using Audacity
software.
Here’s RCB proper:
Radio Crystal Blue, in its 15th year, is a weekly podcast that features top
songwriters and bands, indie, underground, and touring, in a freeform
format.
HOW TO LISTEN
Podomatic:
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This show was published 9/14/15
Opening music:
The Doors “Bird Of Prey” – An American Prayer
Fatboy Slim “Sunset (Bird Of Prey)” – Halfway Between The Gutter And The Stars
Dick Dale “Caravan” – Tribal Thunder
Jimi Hendrix “Third Stone From The Sun” – Are You Experienced?
Miles Davis Quintet “Autumn Leaves”
Mazzy Star “Fade Into You” – So Tonight That I May See
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Chase Gassaway “The Ship” – Certain Circles CD http://www.chasegassaway.com
Clint Alphin “The Flood” – Postmodernman CD http://www.clintalphin.com
Hardin Burns “Gentle Rain” – Down The Deep Well CD http://www.hardinburns.com
Julia Massey & The Five-Finger Discount “Nuclear Disarmament” – ALITE CD http://www.juliamasseymusic.com
Kye Alfred Hillig “I’m Alive Because Of Nuclear Bombs” – The Buddhist CD
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These artists are taking part in the upcoming Americana Music Association Festival in Nashville:
Miss Tess & The Talkbacks “The Love I Have For You” – The Love I Have For You CD http://www.misstessmusic.com
Eilen Jewell “Pages” – Sundown Over Ghost Town CD http://www.eilenjewell.com
James McMurtry “Forgotten Coast” – Complicated Game CD http://www.jamesmcmurtry.com
Amy Speace “Trouble Looks Good On You” – That Kind Of Girl CD http://www.amyspeace.com
Mary Gauthier “Trouble And Love” – Trouble And Love CD http://www.marygauthier.com
Calico “Never Really Gone” – Rancho California CD http://www.calicotheband.com
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Phil Yates & The Affiliates “Burn It Down, Bernadette” – No Need To Beg CD http://www.philyates.com
Andy Hawk “I Never Thought To Ask” – American Vertigo CD http://www.andyhawk.com
Shawn Amos “Put Together” – The Reverend Shawn Amos Loves You CD http://www.shawnamos.com
Deni Bonet “Loud” – It’s All Good CD http://www.denibonet.com
Revel 9 “Another Mistake” – The Razorblade Diaries EP http://www.revel9.com
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CD FOCUS: A continuing series spotlighting top indie/emerging artists in
great concept or compilation albums.
ROCK BACK FOR NEPAL, by Patetico Records in Philadelphia is a multi-volume
compilation that is raising money for The Nepal Disaster Relief Fund.
From Volume 2 I aired the following:
Psiconautus “Otro Amanecer”
Tape Runs Out “My Childhood Hands”
Last Remaining Pinnacle “Forces”
The Narentines “When Water Leaves Stains”
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The Keller Sisters “Hillbilly Blond” – Shine EP http://www.thekellersisters.com
Achilles Wheel “Village Foliage” – Stones To Sand CD http://www.achilleswheel.com
Danielle Miraglia “Coffee Stained Thank You Cards” – Glory Junkies CD http://www.daniellem.com
Davey O “Ask Yourself The Question” – No Passengers CD http://www.daveyo.com
Danny Schmidt “All The More To Wonder” – Owls CD http://www.dannyschmidt.com
Carrie Elkin & Danny Schmidt “Girl In The Woods” – For Keeps CD http://www.carrieelkin.com
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Carolann Solebello “Golden Boy” – Steel and Salt CD http://www.carolannsolebello.com
Brooks Williams “Prosperity” – New Everything CD http://www.brookswilliams.cm
Caroline Cotter “A Midnight Escape” – Dreaming As I Do CD http://www.carolinecotter.com
Concetta Abbate “Leaves” – Falling In Time: Pocket-Sized Songs CD http://www.concettaabbate.com
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Closing music: DJ Flowerdove “Shimmer”
Running time: 220  minutes
Atmosphere: sunset salute
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