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Twenty Eight Tunes – January 13, 2018

Twenty Eight Tunes – January 13, 2018

January 13, 2018 | By

Set One – 28 to 22 Lynne Hanson – Devil Said Do Old Man Luedecke – Early Days Mama’s Broke – Count The Wicked Margo Price – A Little Pain Alex Williams – Week Without A Drink Lynn Miles – Casino El Camino Harrow Fair – Told A Lie To My Heart Set Two – 21 to 15 Kaia Kater – Little Pink […]

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Top Ten Most Played Songs – Week of January 8, 2018

Top Ten Most Played Songs – Week of January 8, 2018

January 12, 2018 | By

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Top Ten Most Played Tunes – Week of January 1, 2018

Top Ten Most Played Tunes – Week of January 1, 2018

January 5, 2018 | By

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Top Ten Most Played Songs – Week of December 25, 2017

Top Ten Most Played Songs – Week of December 25, 2017

December 29, 2017 | By

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Best Roots Music Albums of 2017

Best Roots Music Albums of 2017

December 27, 2017 | By

Our pick, at #FolkNRoots Radio, for Roots Music Album of the Year is: The Nashville Sound – Jason Isbell and The 400 Unit This is one of those all too rare records that hits the listener hard from the first listen to the first track, and doesn’t let up until the final song has faded. White Man’s […]

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Top Ten for the Week of December 18, 2017

Top Ten for the Week of December 18, 2017

December 22, 2017 | By

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A Dozen Great Songs from 2017

A Dozen Great Songs from 2017

December 21, 2017 | By

As much as I love albums, songs are the true bottom line in roots music. Here is our list of twelve outstanding roots music songs, released in 2017. The songs are listed in alphabetical order, by artist name, and yes, we have included two songs from Jason Isbell.   Bless My Heart – Angaleena Presley Angaleena’s […]

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Favourite Performance Video – 2017 – Kasey Chambers – Ain’t No Little Girl

Favourite Performance Video – 2017 – Kasey Chambers – Ain’t No Little Girl

December 21, 2017 | By

This is our second year with this little year end nugget. Videos have become a big deal, obviously, and can be a great promotional tool for both artists and venues. This year #FolkNRoots Radio is choosing Kasey Chambers, performing her song “Ain’t No Little Girl”, at City Winery, New York. In truth, it could have […]

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Seven Excellent Americana Albums from 2017

Seven Excellent Americana Albums from 2017

December 20, 2017 | By

One more list before we get to the big one. This time it’s Americana Music that’s in the year end spotlight. Artists are listed alphabetically. Check out these clips, and if you like the tunes, buy the records.   Rodney Crowell (Official) – Close Ties Gill Landry – Love Rides A Dark Horse Jason Isbell & The 400 […]

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Five Canadian Roots Music Albums from 2017 You Need To Hear

Five Canadian Roots Music Albums from 2017 You Need To Hear

December 18, 2017 | By

There’s a lot of great music happening in Canada, and the Canadian Roots Music scene is no exception. Here are five of our favourite Canadian releases from the past year, that we at #FolkNRoots Radio think every roots music lover needs to hear. Here’s a video sample of live performances of tracks from each of […]

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