Woody Radio DJ Mike Show #101, 4/4/2020

Pepe Espada of Banjo Bones
This week, Pepe Espada of Sacramento band Banjo Bones returns to the show. Well, not this show–it’s his first time visiting me on Woody Radio. From afar, during this time of social distancing, of course. He’s visited me several times in the past in my Twirl Radio studios. So Pepe was the victim, er, I mean subject, of my first musician interview live on Woody Radio.

We had a really fun, lively phone chat. He’s got a new album out called “Faceless Man”, and it is really good. In fact, great. It’s a career highlight for the man whose tagline is “The Dark Side of Americana”. This album rocks quite a bit harder than before, and contains the most personal lyrics Pepe’s written to date. We’ll hear a few tracks from it, and learn about what went into it. www.banjobones.com

This is also my longest Woody Radio show to date. I was all set to shut down after my allotted four hours, but I was having way too much fun, and apparently, so were the folks in the chat room, and it was DEMANDED that I go into overtime. Who am I to stop playing music, so I kept going for another half hour. So this is a big show, but worth your while to listen. Lots and lots of good music here. Enjoy, and remember to support the artists in every way possible.

Artist | Title | Album
Identical Suns | Common Ground | Identical Suns
Blake Jones & The Trike Shop | Sun Up | The Underground Garden
Migrant Pickers | Rossetti | Beat This Town
Orbis Max w Lisa Mychols | Be With You | Single release
Two Dollar Pistols | Gettin’ Gone | You Ruined Everything
Felsen | Vultures On Your Bones | Blood Orange Moon
R Stevie Moore | The Winner | Afterlife
Lindy LaFontaine (with KYRO) | Alizee | Single release
Natalie Cortez & the Ultra Violets | She’s Better | Stupid Fresh Or Stupid Bad
The Clash | Overpowered By Funk | Combat Rock
Bad Examples | One Perfect Moment | Bad Is Beautiful
Wade Johnson | When Will It End | When Will It End
Bill Mumy | You’re My Inspiration | Lockford
The Armoires | (How Did You Make) A Mistake Like Me? | Zibaldone
Led Zeppelin | Hots On For Nowhere | Presence
Pepe Espada of Banjo Bones interview | |
Banjo Bones | I Know How it Ends | Faceless Man
Banjo Bones | Flirting with the Edge of Time | Faceless Man
Banjo Bones | So it Goes | Faceless Man
The Corner Laughers | For The Sake Of The Cat | Ultraviolet Garden
Forrest | Ghost Like You (Acoustic) | Temper
Lou Reed | Sick Of You | New York
Dolph Chaney | If I Write It Down | Rebuilding Permit
In Deed | Heart Attack (Edit) | Everest (Extended CD Version)
Al Green | I’m Still in Love With You | I’m Still in Love With You
Drunken Prayer | It Happens All The Time | Cordelia Elsewhere
Sean O’Brien and His Dirty Hands | Mistakes | Mistakes
Piramid Scheme | Funtime Friend | Seen This Before
Lannie Flowers | TV Off | Home
Adam Marsland | Talking about Myself | Go West [Disc 1]
Lost Leaders | All That I Want | Promises Promises
Heiskell | Hurtin’ On You | Emotional Terrorism
Anton Barbeau | Land Of Economy | Kenny Vs. Thrust
Glen Campbell | Wichita Lineman | The Very Best Of Glen Campbell
Poplord | Miss Universe | Poplord vs The Universe
The Handcuffs | Baby I Love You | Waiting For The Robot
Sunshine Boys | Infinity Girl | Work and Love
Madonna | Ray Of Light | Ray Of Light
Trip Wire | Had Enough | Once & Always
Gail George | He’s an Exclamation! | Follow Your Bliss
Go National | Mess Girl, Best Girl | got my one good eye on You
Ming Tea | BBC | Austin Powers
John Hiatt | Uncommon Connection | Beneath This Gruff Exterior
The Bottle Kids | Let Me In On This Action | Let Me In On This Action
Uncle Tupelo | Outdone (1989 Demo) | 89/93: An Anthology
Nolan Voide and His Own Bad Self | Mid Life Crisis | Single release
Chris Church | No Letting Go | Backwards Compatible
The Bobbleheads | Joey | Myths And Fables
Ass Ponys | Death Car $25 | Little Bastard
Robyn Hitchcock & The Egyptians | Freeze (Shatter Mix) | Queen Elvis
The Vulgar Boatmen | Mary Jane | You and Your Sister (remastered)
Rachel Taylor Brown | Up You | Run Tiny Human
The Breeders | I Just Wanna Get Along | Last Splash
Chandler Travis Philharmonic | Air Running Backwards | Waving Kissyhead, Vol 2 & 1
Bellygunner | Medicine | Machine Gun Built For Two
Eric Peter Schwartz | A Hell Of A Thing | Winston
Elk City | 25 Lines | Everybody’s Insecure
Mimi Betinis | Pontiac | Music Sounds
Yung Wu | Shore Leave | Shore Leave
Molly Grue | O Dymphna! (Stepped Over) | The happy ending cannot come in the middle of the story
Don Hawkins | Acquisition | Stutter Step
Jayhawks | Real Light | Tomorrow The Green Grass

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