Torch & Twang 12/2/14

Alex Ruff

December has struck, and at last we’re breaking out some famed holiday tunes! There’s a new Americana collaboration album we’ll play throughout the night, and a re-release from SF band Branches. Tune for tidings of great joy…and folk.


Bob Dylan- Must be Santa

Howlin’ Brothers- Delta Queen

Noam Pikelny- Road to Columbus

Mississippi Sheiks- The New Stop and Listen


Hello Strangers- What You Don’t Know

Caroline Rose- Time Spent, Money Grow!

Trampled By Turtles- Are You Behind the Shining Star?


The Show Ponies- Gone

The Show Ponies- We’re Not Lost

Joshua James- Beware!

Joshua James- Cheyenne, WY


John Hiatt- Terms of my Surrender

Over the Rhine- Blood Oranges in the Snow


Run River North- Monsters Calling Home

Thompson- I Long For Lonely



Gary Clark Jr.- Ain’t Messin ‘Round

Gary Clark Jr.- Catfish Blues


Jack White- I Think I Found The Culprit


Hooray For The Riff Raff- Blue Ridge Mountain

Hooray For The Riff Raff- End Of The Line


Jackson Browne- Leaving Winslow

Jackson Browne- You Know The Night


Sturgill Simpson- Turtles All The Way Down

Sturgill Simpson- Life Of Sin


Bruce Sprinstein- High Hopes


Tumbling Bones- Red, Red Rose

Tumbling Bones- Shady Green Pastures


Luther Dickinson- Hark! The Herald Angels Sing

Robert Ellis- Pretty Paper

Emmylou Harris- The First Noel

Johnny Cash- The Gifts They Gave


Nickel Creek- 21st of May

Nickel Creek- Destination


Parker Millsap- Land of the Red Man

R.L. Burnside- Bird Without A Feather

R.L. Burnside- Hard Time Killing Floor

Lightnin’ Hopkins- Mojo Hand


Judah & the Lion- Hold On

Judah & the Lion- Rich Kids


Goat Rodeo Sessions- Quarter Chicken Dark

Josh Garrels- Never Have I Found

Josh Garrels- Words Remain


Blind Boys of Alabama- Christ was born on Christmas Morn

Blind Boys of Alabama- Silent Night

The Living Sisters- Hanukkah


Branches- Little Drummer Boy

Branches- Away In A Manger

Branches- O Holy Night


Sufjan Stevens- O Come O Come Emmanuel

Sufjan Stevens- Come Thou Fount of Every Blessing

Valerie June- Winter Wonderland