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A Getaway, A Circle Unbroken And Dreams Of Hillbilly Heaven

Album Cover Art Courtesy Dustin Arbuckle & the Damnations

Wednesday, September 16

My Getaway is the new album from Dustin Arbuckle & the Damnations. We’ll hear selections from that release as well as songs from What Is There, the latest from Delta Spirit.

Credit Album Cover Art Courtesy Pretend Friend
'Pretend Friend & Friends' from Pretend Friend

Thursday, September 17

We’ll hear music from Pretend Friend & Friends, the new live recording from Pretend Friend as well selections from Oliver Wood of The Wood Brothers.

Credit Album Cover Art Courtesy Warner Bros Records
The Flaming Lips's 'American Head'

Friday, September 18

Listen for music from American Head, the latest by The Flaming Lips as well as selections from Robert Plant’s new compilation, Digging Deep: Subterranea.

Saturday, September 19

Released in 1972, Will The Circle Be Unbroken paired the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band with some of the most important figures in American bluegrass and country-western music, including Roy Acuff, Merle Travis and Doc Watson. We’ll hear from that release as well as selections from Old Crow Medicine Show’s Live At The Ryman.

Credit Album Cover Art Courtesy All Eyes Media
'Lamentations' from American Aquarium

Monday, September 21

We’ll hear music from Lamentations, the latest from American Aquarium as well as selections from Xoxo, the 2020 album from The Jayhawks.

Tuesday, September 22

We mark the first day of Autumn with selections from James Taylor, Drive-By Truckers, Peter Gabriel and more.

Credit Album Cover Art Courtesy Slim Dunlap
'Thank You, Dancers' from the Slim Dunlap Band

Wednesday, September 23

Thank You, Dancers is the new live release from the Slim Dunlap Band. Recorded live at The Turf Club in St. Paul, Minnesota in 2003, the record features selections from the former Replacements guitarists two solo albums as well as Steve Earle’s “Sometimes She Forgets” and “I Dreamed of a Hillbilly Heaven,” which was previously recorded by artists such as Tex Ritter and Eddie Dean with the Frontiersmen. We’ll hear selections from that as well as music from Loudon Wainwright III’s upcoming big band record, I’d Rather Lead A Band.

Jedd Beaudoin is host/producer of the nationally syndicated program Strange Currency. He has also served as an arts reporter, a producer of A Musical Life and a founding member of the KMUW Movie Club. As a music journalist, his work has appeared in Pop Matters, Vox, No Depression and Keyboard Magazine.