This podcast is the twenty-sixth installment broadcast by Royalton Community Radio in Vermont, a sort of companion soundtrack to Jim’s new memoir IN IT FOR THE LONG RUN, his third book about the history of this music.

January 1, 2015

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After “Other Voices, Other Rooms”

Nanci Griffith - Other Voices

Nanci Griffith – Other Voices


Western music

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Cowboy poet meets the TwangMaster

zarzyski_words_B000EUF7XGNanci’s friends Bill & Bonnie come up from Austin


photos from the session courtesy of John Egenes

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Playlist #26

26.01 In It For The Long Run Jim Rooney
26.02 Can’t Help But Wonder Nanci Griffith
26.03 Along The Verdigris Tom Paxton
26.04 Last Thing On My Mind Tom Paxton
26.05 Night Rider’s Lament Nanci Griffith
26.06 West Of Yesterday Don Edwards
26.07 Wanted To Die n the Desert Don Edwards
26.08 Eighteen Inches Of Rain Ian Tyson
26.09 Rodeo Road Ian Tyson
26.10 Monte Carlo Express Paul Zarzyski/Duane Eddy
26.11 Words Growing Wild Paul Zarzyski/Pat Alger
26.12 Going Back To Georgia Bill&Bonnie Hearne (w/Nanci G)
26.13 Walk Through The Bottomland Bill&Bonnie Hearne (w/Lyle Lovett)