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The Ledge #487: Charlie Watts RIP

The Ledge #487: Charlie Watts RIP

The death of Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts earlier this week created an obvious opportunity for The Ledge to celebrate his almost 60 years of playing behind fellow Stones members Mick Jagger and Keith Richards. But, of course, I didn’t go the obvious route. You don’t get two hours of the band’s greatest hits. You don’t even get the most well known covers of the band. No, instead this tribute consists primarily of bands that fit the true spirit of the “Greatest Rock and Roll Band in the World”. The tracks consist of a ton of live encores of Americana artists, garage rock versions recorded for various tribute albums, and a handful of B-sides and other bonus material. Oh yes, and a drunken cover or three found on Replacements’ bootlegs. Rest in peace, Charlie. You will be missed. I would love it if every listener bought at least one record I played on either of these shows. These great artists deserve to be compensated for their hard work, and every purchase surely helps not only pay their bills but fund their next set of wonderful songs. And if you buy these records directly from the artist or label, please let […]

Live Ledge #354: New Releases

Live Ledge #354: New Releases

It’s a supersized episode of brand new releases.

Live Ledge #203: Jason Isbell

Live Ledge #203: Jason Isbell

Scott’s interview with Jason Isbell is aired tonight, along with some great new releases.

Live Ledge #163: Jason Isbell

Live Ledge #163: Jason Isbell

Tonight’s show includes an interview with Jason Isbell, along with some great Americana tracks!

Live Ledge #121: New Finds

Live Ledge #121: New Finds

July may have been a slow month, but August is looking great as we preview some great new releases!

Rural Ledge-ucation #59: Weddings Stink!

It’s wedding season, so here’s 90 minutes of songs that should give you silly people second thoughts about making this awful decision!