Torch & Twang 1/13/15

Alex Ruff

Torch and Twang is here once again, and tonight we’ll be bidding farewell to host Alex Ruff! Along with new music at 10pm, Alex will be playing his top ten Americana tunes at 9pm. And as always, we are taking your requests for your favorites in Americana at (517)884-8989. All that, and more great music from 8pm to Midnight, only on the Progressive Torch and Twang!

Carolina Chocolate Drops- Riro’s House

Carolina Chocolate Drops- Ruby, Are You Mad at Your Man?

Bob Dylan and The Band- Odds and Ends


Noam Pikelny- Jim Thompson’s Horse

Pokey LaFarge- Central Time

Ivan & Alyosha- Be Your Man


The New Basement Tapes- Duncan and Jimmy

Old Crow Medicine Show- Mean Enough World

The Infamous Stringdusters- I’ll Get Away

Mustard Courage- Behind the Bullet


JD Wilkes & the Dirt Daubers- Apples and Oranges

Sturgill Simpson- Life of Sin

Whiskey Shivers- There is a Time

Trampled by Turtles- Wild Animals


John Hiatt- Long Time Comin’


Alex Ruff’s Top Ten!

10. Gary Clark Jr. – Catfish Blues


9. Lake Street Dive- Just Ask

8. Nickel Creek- Destination


Request: Bob Dylan- Pledging My Time


7. Shovels and Rope- Birmingham

6. Andrew Bird- Three White Horses


5. Parker Milsap- Land of the Red Man


4. Goat Radio Sessions- Attaboy


3. Grey Reverend- Everlasting


2. Shakey Graves- Only Sun


1. St. Paul and The Broken Bones- Call Me


Avett Brothers- Laundry Room

Jackson Browne- Leaving Winslow


Anne McCue- Things You Left Out in the Rain

Anne McCue- Little White Cat

Anne McCue- Cowgirl Blues


Gwyneth Moreland- Little Black Flies

Gretchen Peters- When All You Got is a Hammer


Punch Brothers- I Blew it Off


Punch Brothers- Julep

The Stray Birds- Best Medicine

The Hello Strangers- Conococheague


The Paper Kites- Gates

Curtis McMurty- Eleanor’s House

Doug Mains and the City Folk- Come on Brothers


Nathaniel Rateliff- Don’t Get too Close

Noah Gundersen- Ledges

Tumbling Bones- Red, Red Rose


Billy Strings and Don Julin- Walk on Boy

Shovels and Rope- O’ Be Joyful

Billy Strings and Don Julin- Open Up Them Pearly Gates

Hurry for the Riff Raff- Blue Ridge Mountain


Lone Bellow- Green Eyes and a Heart of Gold

Josh Garrels- Never Have I Found

Spirits of the Red City- Halfway Poem


Wood Brothers- Shoefly Pie

Andrew Bird- Pulaski at Night


John Mark McMillan- Carbon Ribs

Wake Owl- Candy