American Routes

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American Routes is a weekly two-hour public radio program produced in New Orleans, presenting a broad range of American music - blues and jazz, gospel and soul, old-time country and rockabilly, Cajun and zydeco, Tejano and Latin, roots rock and pop, avant-garde and classical. 

The program also presents documentary features and artist interviews. Our conversations include Willie Nelson, Tom Waits, B.B. King, Dr. John, Dave Brubeck, Abbey Lincoln, Elvis Costello, Ray Charles, Randy Newman, McCoy Tyner, Lucinda Williams, Rufus Thomas, Jerry Lee Lewis and many others. Join us as we ride legendary trains, or visit street parades, instrument-makers, roadside attractions and juke joints, and meet tap dancers, fishermen, fortunetellers and more.

Learn more at prx.org/americanroutes.

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American Routes is a weekly two-hour public radio program produced in New Orleans, presenting a broad range of American music — blues and jazz, gospel and soul, old-time country and rockabilly, Cajun and zydeco, Tejano and Latin, roots rock and pop, avant-garde and classical. The show explores the shared musical and cultural threads in these American styles and genres of music and how they are distinguished.

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Custom Promos voiced by host Nick Spitzer

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American Routes Fundraising Programs for all PRX stations

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30-second generic evergreen promos for American Routes.

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Holiday specials

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This is a series for American Routes to post special programs.


Pieces

Caption: Capitol Records
Brian Wilson, Randy Newman, Big Jay McNeely, Glen Glenn and more

  • Added: Oct 31, 2013
  • Length: 01:58:57

  • Added: Oct 24, 2013
  • Length: 01:58:56

  • Added: Oct 17, 2013
  • Length: 01:58:56
Caption: Lost Bayou Ramblers
Lost Bayou Ramblers and Iris DeMent

  • Added: Oct 10, 2013
  • Length: 01:58:57
Caption: Trombone Shorty
Drive-By Truckers and Trombone Shorty

  • Added: Oct 03, 2013
  • Length: 01:58:56
Caption: Chuck Leavell
two piano professors, Chuck Leavell and Jon Cleary

  • Added: Sep 26, 2013
  • Length: 01:58:55
Caption: Aaron Neville
Aaron Neville and Kenny Vance

  • Added: Sep 19, 2013
  • Length: 01:58:57
Caption: Ernie Vincent
featuring Ernie Vincent, Bruce Raeburn, Barry Ancelet

  • Added: Sep 12, 2013
  • Length: 01:58:57

  • Added: Sep 05, 2013
  • Length: 01:58:57
Caption: Sarah Lee Guthrie & Johnny Irion
Sarah Lee Guthrie & Johnny Irion, Leroy Jones & Katja Toivola

  • Added: Aug 29, 2013
  • Length: 01:58:57