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Two files from a show that was done on KALW in early 2009 to showcase music from San Francisco Bay Area Americana bands.

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01)  The Royal Dueces – “Till I Get My Fill” – A cover of another Bay Area band’s (Heywoods) song.
02)  Texas Steve & the Git Gone Trio – “Paralyzed” – TX Steve & Co.’s cover of El-l-lvis, baby.
03)  The RevTones – “From a Buick 6” – A little rockabilly tribute to Bob Dylan.
04)  Careless Hearts – “Draw the Line” – Another fine original from this rockin’ San Jose outfit.
05)  The B Stars – “It’s All Your Fault” – A country classic.
06)  Mighty Lynch Pins – “Ballad of Jim Jizm” – Is nothing sacred?
07)  Rancho Deluxe – “Ghost Town” – Get out that Telecaster and play!
08)  Misner & Smith – “Greyhound Days” – An absolute beauty of a song
09)  Gayle Lynn & the Hired Hands – “Rodeo Queen” – Looking back with regret, ah, yes.
10)  Rustler’s Moon – “Bye, Bye Love” – Everly Brothers done bluegrass.
11)  Country Casanovas – “I Believe” – Ricky Nelson done country.

KALW 2009 2 of 2 (click here to play)

12)  Belle Monroe & her Brewglass Boys – “Fire On The Mountain” – Cover of a 77 El Deora original.
13)  The Good Luck Thrift Store Outfit – “No, No, No, Yeah” – From Oakdale California’s finest.
14)  King Cab – “Evel” – Evel Knevel, there will never be another like him.
15)  The Waybacks – “Conjugal Visit” – Country with Grateful Dead influences and proud of them.
16)  Misisipi Mike Wolf – “Calling the Shots” – The force behind several bands going solo.
17)  The Fancy Dan Band – “Poor Rich Man” – Country music and tonsorial splender.
18)  The Pine Box Boys – “Pardon Me, Ginger” – Murder ballads are their business.
19)  Devine’s Jug Band – “Rufus Rastus Johnson Brown” – This calassic pre-dates WW2
20)  The Polka Cowboys – “Two Glasses Joe” – Find them once a month in El Sobrante
21)  The Sweet ’n’ Lo’s – “It Gets Better” – This band retooled into Li’l Ann &t Tune Wranglers
22)  Claudia Russell – “Oh, California” – wouldn’t it be cool if this was California’s state song?
23)  Homespun Rowdy – “Bluegrass Widow” – Find them once a month at Amnesia in SF