Blue Moon Americana

Blue Moon Americana
Blue Moon Americana

This show, broadcast Thursday mornings from 9 to 11 Pacific on KOWS 92.5 FM, features two hours of the newest Americana music out there and it’s also where you can relive some of the classics, and hear from some of our local Americana artists.  We are broadcasting live from the KOWS studios in the Cherry Street Historic District of Santa Rosa, California, in the heart of Sonoma County. Stream us live Thursday mornings or download the KOWS mobile app at

Coming up on Episode 464 Thursday, June 27, 2024
The rich tapestry of Americana streams every morning on KOWS at 5 Pacific. Thursday mornings, however, Dave Stroud personally curates the music you hear the rest of the week including brand new releases woven together with gems from the past. He’ll be at it again as June winds down with a fresh blend of toe-tapping rhythms, heartfelt lyrics, and soul-stirring melodies. This week’s throwback sounds include some John Prine, Sister Rosetta Tharpe, Bill Kirchen, Vince Gill and a few others. New tracks this week include Markus James’ latest effort with Halo Rider, Eels, Nick Lowe, Ruthie Foster and about a dozen others. Sonoma County radio is broadcast to the world 24/7 on Sixteen years of community sounds from Occidental, California.

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Last week’s (Episode 463) show and playlist:
Quarter Moon in a Ten Cent Town…just one of the albums featured on this week’s episode of Blue Moon Americana on Sonoma County Community Radio. Other throwback sounds will include the brothers Everly and Statler, Billy Joe Royal, Gene Pitney and Townes Van Zandt as we celebrate today’s summer solstice. There’s some pretty sweet new sounds rolling in as we approach the high seasons including new tracks from Pokey LaFarge, Bonny Light Horseman, Los Lonely Boys, Stephen Clair and a almost a dozen others with our Americana rundown always complementing the KOWS Americana Hours heard each morning in the 5 to 7am slot. Host Dave Stroud will also be throwing in a couple fun tracks from the past, one from Moose and The Pelicans and he’ll be warming up for Friday morning’s Deeper Roots Swamp Pop Fest. Tune in. to West Sonoma County’s favorite little community station, KOWS 92.5 FM Occidental.

200:00 Ray LaMontagne Step Into Your Power Amazon
307:39 Townes Van Zandt Tecumseh Valley Amazon
411:52 Willie Nelson Many A Long And Lonesome Highway Amazon
515:53 Cris Jacobs Work Song (I Can Still Sing) (feat. Lindsay Lou) Amazon
619:13 T Bone Burnett ft. Lucius Waiting For You Amazon
722:04 Stephen Clair Blue and Red Lines Amazon
831:34 Los Lonely Boys Wish You Would Amazon
935:02 The Texas Tornados Another Shot of Ambition Amazon
1037:14 Texas Tornados Wasted Days and Wasted Nights Amazon
1140:03 The Mavericks The Years Will Not Be Kind Amazon
1249:46 Pokey LaFarge Run Run Run Amazon
1353:16 Billy Joe Royal Down in the Boondocks Amazon
1455:47 Gene Pitney (The Man Who Shot) Liberty Valance Amazon
1559:01 Caryl Mack Jealous Wind Amazon
161:07:37 Bonny Light Horseman Tumblin Down Amazon
171:11:00 Kaitlin Butts Roadrunner Amazon
181:14:34 The Everly Brothers Long Time Gone Amazon
191:21:06 The Statler Brothers Hello Mary Lou Amazon
201:23:18 Emmylou Harris Leaving Louisiana In The Broad Daylight (Remastered LP Version) Amazon
211:27:34 Ruthie Foster Rainbow Amazon
221:33:13 Moose And The Pelicans He's A Rebel Amazon
231:35:34 Ry Cooder Speedo Amazon
241:38:48 The Avett Brothers Orion's Belt Amazon
251:41:49 The Fabulous Thunderbirds (Ft. Billy F. Gibbons) Payback Time Amazon
261:45:18 Matchbox Buzz Buzz a Diddle It Amazon
271:48:00 Sam the Sham & the Pharaohs Wooly Bully Amazon
281:53:33 Halo Rider Devil and Angel Amazon

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