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Country Pocket playlist for 08/04/2016

Country Pocket turns Concert Billboard with previews of shows by Whitney Rose (Hill Country BBQ, Brooklyn, Aug 5), Parker Millsap (Lincoln Center Out of Doors, Manhattan, Aug 6) Jeff Scroggins & Colorado (Long Island Museum, Stony Brook, Aug 12), and quite a few acts from the Long Island Bluegrass Festival (Tanner Park, Babylon, Aug 20)

Country Pocket playlist for 07/21/2016

Lots of Michael Daves tunes in anticipation of his show at the Long Island Museum tomorrow. Also a few bluegrass albums I've had on repeat lately and a few political tracks.

Country Pocket playlist for 07/14/2016

Tim Carbone of Railroad Earth promotes the Great South Bay Music Festival ahead of his Sunday performance. Also, sample from the three new albums of the I'm With Her tour.

Country Pocket playlist for 07/07/2016

I'm playing 2 songs a piece from 14 performers from Red Wing Roots music festival in Virginia. I'll be there this weekend perhaps picking up a few interviews along the way. For now, enjoy The Steel Wheels and a few of their friends.

Country Pocket playlist for 07/04/2016

Our 4th of July special celebrates everything beautiful, disappointing and even fantastically bizarre about America. 2hr fill for Velvet Room.

Country Pocket playlist for 06/23/2016

Beth Lee of Beth Lee & the Breakups discusses her new album Keep Your Mouth Shut, Lucinda Williams and Johnny Cash flipping the bird. Then, a replay of Sam Outlaw's appearance from last summer to celebrate his show in Manhattan on Monday.

Country Pocket playlist for 06/16/2016

Bonehart Flannigan performs live, introduces a couple of his tracks and does some guest DJ work because why not make him do almost everything? Preview of his upcoming show with Austin Lucas and Matt Woods and a few of his other favorites.

Country Pocket playlist for 06/09/2016

Promo show for the Summer 2016 SHS/BCLI concert featuring Three Tall Pines and The Meadows Brothers on Saturday June 11, 6:30 PM.
Joe Lurgio of TTP joined me by phone.
Also we're officially at 2 hours for the summer!

Country Pocket playlist for 06/02/2016

Today I did some of my favorite songs from the first 5 months of the year as I prepared for guests the next three weeks. Beth Lee, Bonheart Flannigan, and, next week, Three Tall Pines and/or the Meadows Brothers in preparation for their Smithtown show on Saturday June 11 hosted by yours truly.

Composer and time played listed below as per BMI Logging Time
Three Tall Pines 1:02
The Brothers Comatose 1:06
Charles Bradley 1:10
Monica Rizzio 1:14
Parker Millsap 1:18
Steamboats 1:21
Ian Meadows 1:30
Sean Watkins 1:34
Applewood Road 1:37
Goodbye Blue 1:40
Dori Freeman 1:45
Sierra Hull 1:49
Laney Jones 1:52
Mavis Staples 1:56

Country Pocket playlist for 05/26/2016

This two hour summer edition features the best of May and a re-run of the Red Moon Road show.

Country Pocket playlist for 05/19/2016

This week, we looked back on the extraordinary life of Guy Charles Clark, who passed away on Tuesday at the age of 74.

Country Pocket playlist for 05/12/2016

Goodbye Blue stopped by the studio last week and this show is the result of some recordings we made of both music and talk. Also included are tracks from "Worth the Wait," the couple's first album in 9 years and their first under the banner of Goodbye Blue.

Country Pocket playlist for 05/05/2016

The Brothers Comatose are playing NYC this Saturday, so show up there to see me and a former program director of this station dancing like a couple of idiots. Or just enjoy their new album "City Painted Gold"

Country Pocket playlist for 04/14/2016

Monica Rizzio called in to discuss her new album "Washashore Cowgirl." A listener called in and compared her songwriting to Emmy Lou's so I think it was a good day.

Country Pocket playlist for 04/07/2016

The saddest episode yet. Goodbye, Merle.

Country Pocket playlist for 03/31/2016

Sean Watkins came on the show and my head is still trying to comprehend this. We played all of his new album "What to Fear" and talked about suspicious flashlights and thought provoking song writing.

Country Pocket playlist for 03/24/2016

Our Best of March features Gene Watson, Loretta Lynn, Sturgill Simpson and more. Upcoming favorites include Applewood Road and Monica Rizzio. Sean Watkins is the only one to make the list twice with a heady folkgrass album that could easily have covered half the hour if I weren't careful. Plus, a farewell.

Country Pocket playlist for 03/17/2016

Cory Morrow! St. Patricks Day! Men's BBall at the dance! Radiothon! AND DID I MENTION CORY MORROW?! Basically today was very exciting for me. Come join Cory and me at Hill Country BBQ this Saturday and pledge pledge pledge!

Country Pocket playlist for 03/10/2016

Laney Jones called in to talk about her new album and her free spirit. Also, we wonder where Ophelia went.