Monthly Archives: July 2012

Road Songs

Tonight on Roadsongs we’ll start things off by remembering Bill Morrissey who passed away just over a year ago with a short (thanks digital millennium copyright act), but sweet set of music. We’ll also play new music by Zoe Muth … Continue reading

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A Little Bit of Whiskey in a Little Cup of Tea

A few days ago we marked the one year anniversary of Bill Morrissey’s passing. He died on a Saturday and I heard about it that Sunday morning. I was on air playing old country records when someone called to ask … Continue reading

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The Ichiro Pause

Baseball passes the time and time passes through baseball. The game lasts nine innings and a lifetime. We age, the players age, the game does not. I’ve grown up in the era of free agency and while I agree with … Continue reading

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Liam Fitzgerald and the Rainieros: The Interview, Part One

Here is part one of theĀ  Walkin’ the Floor interview with talented honky tonker Liam Fitzgerald of The Rainieros. We sat down at Seattle’s legendary home of country music, the Little Red Hen, and talked about his new album Last … Continue reading

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Liam Fitzgerald and the Rainieros: The Interview, Part One

  UPDATE: The interview is posted here. Tune in Sunday morning (7/15/12) at 8 am on Walkin’ the Floor to hear part one of our interview with talented honky tonker Liam Fitzgerald of The Rainieros, live at Seattle’s legendary home … Continue reading

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Unraveling Mystery Train

Elvis Presley recorded his last master session today at Sun Records in Memphis back in 1955. He recorded three songs with Bill Black, Scotty Moore and Johnny Bernero: I Forgot to Remember to Forget, Trying to Get to You, and … Continue reading

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If You Want to Sing Out, Sing Out

So there I was, disheveled, a day past unshaven and holding on to the bear. My head hurt. My brain hurt. My damn left shoulder hurt. In my younger days all that would have been the tells of a fine … Continue reading

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