Americana Podcast
Americana Podcast
Robert Earl Keen, American Songwriter
Americana Podcast: The 51st State is a platform dedicated to sharing and expanding on the Americana genre's roots, reach, and definition. Each episode is told from the point of view of the musicians that have dedicated their lives to it. Robert Earl Keen, Americana pioneer and host, interviews musicians, exploring their unique histories, creative processes, successes, failures, and everything in between.
Waylon Payne | All the Trouble
Waylon Payne's road to country music stardom seemed to be paved with gold. Son of songwriting legend Sammi Smith, guitar player Jodi Payne, and godson to Waylon Jennings.. The pedigree was there and it didn't take long to see that Waylon Payne's way with words and musical ability were also flourishing.. But sometimes life takes us on different paths and we find that our story becomes one fo redemption.
Nov 2
54 min
Josh Morningstar | Pullin' Weeds
Robert Earl Keen speaks with songwriter, Josh Morningstar, about his craft, methods and as a first- Morningstar plays two songs live exclusively for Americana Podcast
Oct 3
48 min
Lori McKenna | Always Be Humble and Kind
Renowned songwriter, Lori McKenna, discusses her career, songwriting processes and the homey aspects of Americana music.
Sep 1
57 min
Milk Carton Kids | Songs, Soundtracks, and Stages
Join us on Americana Podcast as host, Robert Earl Keen, speaks with Kenneth Pattengale and Joey Ryan (Milk Carton Kids) on their professional conjunction, songwriting evolution, and the expansion of Americana music moving forward.
Jun 29
1 hr 38 min
One Year of Americana Podcast | Jamestown Revival + Robert Keen
On this one-year anniversary episode, Zach Chance and Jonathon Clay of Jamestown Revival are back...but on their recommendation, with a twist. Zach and John turn the tables and interview host and moderator of Americana Podcast, Robert Earl Keen.
Apr 30
1 hr 20 min
Mandolin Orange | Spread Like Wildfire (Live At Railbird)
Robert Earl Keen speaks live from Railbird Music Festival with Andrew Marlin and Emily Frantz of Mandolin Orange about developing a setlist from a large catalog, building a community, and the future of Americana music.
Mar 27
49 min
Drew Holcomb | A Special Kind of Souvenir (Live at Railbird)
Drew Holcomb, originally from Memphis and currently residing in Nashville, TN, formed his band Drew Holcomb and the Neighbors in 2006 and was an early adopter of the term "Americana".  This episode of Americana Podcast was recorded live at Railbird Festival in Lexington, Kentucky.
Feb 19
41 min
Chris Shiflett | A West Coast Take (Live at Americanafest)
Recorded life at AMERICANAFEST in Nashville, TN, host Robert Earl Keen speaks with Chris Shiflett. Some of you may recognize him as the guitarist of the famed rock-band the Foo Fighters while others (or both) might know him from his podcast Walking the Floor with Chris Shiflett.
Jan 20
50 min
I'm With Her | Live at Railbird Music Festival
On today's episode of Americana Podcast, recorded LIVE at Railbird, host Robert Earl Keen speaks with Sarah Jarosz, Sara Watkins, and Aoife O'Donovan. Collectively, since 2014, known as the band I'm With Her. They discuss their beginnings on the road before recording and releasing their 2018 record "See You Around".
Dec 18, 2019
37 min
Shinyribs | Soul, Surrealism and Santa Claus
On today's episode of Americana podcast: the 51st State - Kevin Russell (also known as Shinyribs). Shinyribs is also joining our host Robert Earl Keen, not only on the podcast but on Keen's annual Christmas tour this year!
Nov 27, 2019
1 hr 11 min
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