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Friday, May 26, 2006

Americana Highway #75 - May 28, 2006

New Music Discoveries! This week Jack Ryan is on a well-deserved vacation, but the show must go Andy from the WIVK Morning Crew will be sitting in the driver's seat for the show and acting as the tour guide on a safari to discover new musical gems! Jack left behind a whole stack of brand spanking new cd's...and you'll hear a whole bunch of fresh tunes. We've got new stuff from Sam Bush, Rhonda Vincent (featuring Dolly Parton), Mountain Heart, The Little Willies, Susan Haynes, Honeybrown, Hooverville, Jay Clark, Lost & Found, April Verch, J.E. Borgen, The Gibson Brothers, Robinella, Mike Dekle & Morgan Hayes, The Wreckers, Brad Colerick, Lisa Hayes and more. can always send in a request for any show by shooting an email to

  • Ridin' The Bluegrass Train by Sam Bush
  • My Oh My by The Wreckers
  • When It's Springtime In Alaska by Johnny Cash
  • Heartbreaker's Alibi by Rhonda Vincent (with Dolly Parton)
  • Who Cares by Mike Dekle & Morgan Hayes
  • Southern Girl by Joey Martin
  • I Gotta Get Drunk by The Little Willies (featuring Nora Jones)
  • Dance The Night Away by Mountain Heart
  • Oh So Sexy by Robinella
  • Bring You Back by J.E. Borgen
  • Red Letter Day by The Gibson Brothers
  • Not That Bad by Susan Haynes
  • Country Boy by Lost & Found
  • Every Single Day by Brad Colerick
  • Don't Want Forever by The Greencards
  • Are You Still Mine by Lisa Hayes
  • Constant Reminder by Jay Clark (with Robinella)
  • Linger by Jonatha Brooke
  • Bride Of Jesus by April Verch
  • Carrying This Heartache by Hooverville
  • Too Good Too Be True by Alecia Nugent
  • Take Me Home Country Roads by Honeybrowne
  • Sound Of Loneliness by Patty Loveless
  • Charlie's Shoes by Billy Walker

Friday, May 19, 2006

Americana Highway - May 21, 2006

This week The Americana Highway temporarily becomes The Americana Jack Ryan will be playing your favorite songs about trains. You'll hear some great tracks about the tracks from bluegrass, Americana and country artists like: Alecia Nugent, Mountain Heart, Jessie Lee Miller, Deana Carter, The Wilders, Jeffrey Foucault, Vince Gill, Claire Lynch, Marty Stuart, Randy Travis, Larry Rice, Dolly Parton and more! And, as always, if there's a song about a train that you'd like to hear on the show, just send your request via email to
Also, don't forget that you still have time to get your name entered into the drawing to win the "A Taste Of Americana" gift basket...custom-designed for The Americana Highway by Gifty Chicks of Knoxville, TN...which includes some great music cd's including Dolly Parton, Nickel Creek, The Duhks, The Gibson Brothers and more - all courtesy of Sugar Hill Records. To enter, just send your name, address and phone number to jack@americana Entry deadline is May 30, 2006. Good luck!

  • I'm Just Here To Ride The Train by Mountain Heart
  • Blame It On The Train by Alecia Nugent
  • Westbound Trains by Melanie Cannon
  • That Train Don't Run by Pinmonkey
  • Pennies On The Railroad Tracks by Jessie Lee Miller
  • Train Of Thought by Jeannie Kendall
  • Train To Jackson by Jeffrey Foucault
  • Goodbye Train by Deana Carter
  • Jenny On The Railroad by The Wilders
  • Midnight Train by Vince Gill
  • Long Black Train by Bobby Osbourne & Rocky Top X-Press
  • Train Long Gone by Claire Lynch
  • Train 45 by Marty Stuart
  • Trains by Bonnie Bishop
  • Train Travelin' by Dierks Bentley with The Del McCoury Band
  • Freight Train by Larry Rice
  • Plane Train by Robin Dean Salmon
  • This Train by Randy Travis
  • Railroad Track by Marshall Chapman
  • Train, Train by Dolly Parton

Monday, May 15, 2006

Win "A Taste Of Americana" Gift Basket!

Hey Highway Heads! Thank you for listening to WIVK's Americana Highway with Jack Ryan...and making it the fastest-growing Americana and Bluegrass radio show in the world! To show our appreciation, we want to give away this FREE "A Taste Of Americana" gift basket! Designed exclusively for The Americana Highway by Gifty Chicks of Knoxville, TN...this very special gift basket includes a hand-crafted cd crate stuffed full of goodies to eat! All made right here in the good ol' U.S.A.! Munch on Cheese & Sausage! A Giant Hershey's Chocolate Bar! RC Cola & A Moonpie! Old Fashioned Stick Candy & A Jumbo Lollipop! A Goo-Goo Cluster just like they have at The Grand Ole Opry! Tennessee's own Jack Daniels Honey Mustard! Vermont Maple Syrup and delicious California Almonds! Plus, there are a few goodies for your ears as well...courtesy of Sugar Hill Records! Sample some tasty tunes from Dolly Parton, The Duhks, Nickel Creek, The Gibson Brothers, Scott Miller and more! Oh, yeah - there's also an exclusive Americana Highway with Jack Ryan coffee mug and car window sticker!
To register simply send your name, address and telephone number to Entry deadline is May 30, 2006. The winner will be announced on the Americana Highway by Jack Ryan on WIVK-FM.

Enter today!
A Taste Of Americana designed exclusively by
Gifty Chicks of Knoxville, TN
Music on compact discs provided by
Sugar Hill Records of Durham, NC

Friday, May 12, 2006

Americana Highway - May 14, 2006

Mother's Day 2006! This week on WIVK's Americana Highway with Jack Ryan the entire show is dedicated to Moms everywhere! You'll hear Bluegrass, Americana and Country favorites that were written about, are dedicated to, or have been requested for Mothers throughout the world. As always, if there's a special song you'd like to request, just send an email to

  • Mama's Songs by Larry Sparks
  • Good Mother by Teri Clark
  • Mother by Kasey Chambers
  • When Mama Prayed by Randy Travis
  • Mama Cried by Alison Krauss + Union Station
  • Mama Knows by Shenandoah
  • Good Rockin' Mama by Joy Lynn White
  • Memories Of Mothers by Ricky Skaggs & Keith Whitley
  • The Mama Song by Spur 503
  • Mama's Night Out by Sara Evans
  • Mother's Prayer by Del McCoury Band
  • Your Mama Don't Care by Jan Smith
  • Mama I'm Alright by Miranda Lambert
  • Mama Don't Forget To Pray For Me by Larry Cordell & Carl Jackson
  • Between A Mother & Child by Chely Wright
  • Mama's Hands by Lynn Morris
  • Mama Don't by John Doe (with Dave Alvin & Veronica Jane)
  • Sweet Mama by Van Zant
  • Mom & Dad's Waltz by Iris Dement
  • Mama's Angel by Rhonda Vincent

This special Mother's Day program is dedicated to the memory of Dorothy Bohlen (1928-2005) a life-long fan of Bluegrass and Country music.

Friday, May 05, 2006

Americana Highway - May 7, 2006

Mountain Music. It's a term that's often used to refer to Roots Music, Appalachian Music or even Bluegrass. But this week on WIVK's Americana Highway with Jack Ryan the term Mountain Music refers to the song you'll hear nothing but your favorite Bluegrass, Americana and Country artists singing songs about mountains. As always you're invited to participate in the song selection by submitting your requests via email and sending them to
  • Mountain Song by The Del McCoury Band
  • Down The Mountain by Robinella
  • The Mountain by Ronnie Bowman
  • High On A Mountain Top by Marty Stuart
  • This Mountain by Kasey Chambers
  • Foggy Mountain Special by Mountain Soul
  • Foggy Mountain Rock by Haley & The Boys
  • Mountain Song by Pinmonkey
  • I Am The Mountain by The Fritts Family
  • You Were A Mountain by Julie Reeves
  • Mountain Dew by Ralph Stanley II
  • I'm A Mountain by Sarah Harmer
  • King Of The Mountain by George Strait
  • The Old Mountaineer by Michael Cleveland
  • Smoky Mountain Memories by Dolly Parton
  • High On A Mountain by Loretta Lynn
  • Virginia Mountain Home by Roddy Branch
  • I'm Gonna Take That Mountain by Reba McEntire
  • Clinch Mountain Backstep by Blueground Undergrass
  • That's No Mountain by The Crabb Family

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