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Doug & Telisha Williams

Saturday, October 28, 2006

Americana Highway #97 - October 29, 2006

Happy Halloween! This week on The Americana Highway we're going to get you into the "spirit" of things with some great Americana, Bluegrass and Country songs about ghosts, witches, voodoo, graves, howling, the afterlife, shackles, and monsters!
As always if there's a song you'd like to hear on the show, please email your request to
Also on this week's show, Jack Ryan will showcase a couple more artists with the nearly world famous Americana Highway "No Talk Triple Plays" - three songs by the same artist back-to-back-to-back...with no talk! This week's "No Talk Triple Play" artists are: Sunny Sweeney and J.D. Crowe & The New South.
  • Ain't No Grave by Tresa Jordan
  • The Mists Of Down Below by The Duhks
  • My Night To Howl by The Grascals
  • Marie Laveux by Robinella
  • Ghosts You Can See by The Immigrants
  • Cold Gray Ground by Diana Jones
  • It's A Good Town To Die In by The Mark Newton Band
  • Cold Black Heart by Shawn Mullins
  • Little Devil by Mindy Smith
  • The Ghosts Of Who We Were by The Greencards
  • Dead Roses by Joan Osbourne
  • I Wouldn't Mind The Shackles by Wildfire
  • A Ghost In This House by Alison Krauss + Union Station
  • Long Black Veil by Doug & Telisha Williams
  • Bringing Mary Home by Blues Dog
  • Afterlife by Jay Clark
  • Hank Williams' Ghost by Darrell Scott
  • My Dying Day by Lou Reid & Carolina
  • Monster Mash by Bobby "Boris" Pickett & The Crypt Kickers
  • 16th Avenue by Sunny Sweeney
  • If I Could by Sunny Sweeney
  • Heartbreaker's Hall Of Fame by Sunny Sweeney
  • Just Lovin' You by J.D. Crowe & The New South
  • In My Next Life by J.D. Crowe & The New South
  • Lefty's Old Guitar by J.D. Crowe & The New South

Saturday, October 21, 2006

Americana Highway #96 - October 22, 2006

By Request! This week on WIVK's Americana Highway with Jack Ryan we're turning the song selection process over to you! We've stacked up some great Americana, Bluegrass and Country music that you've been requesting and tonight you'll hear them all. From Blue Moon Rising and Minday Smith to Sunny Sweeney and The's nothing but your requests!

As always...if there's a song you'd like to hear on the show, just let Jack know by sending an email with your request to:

  • She's No Lady by Lonesome River Band
  • Ol' Cook Pot by The Duhks
  • Being Me by The Grascals (featuring Dierks Bentley)
  • Prodigal Son's Prayer by Dierks Bentley (featuring The Grascals)
  • Nothing At All by Kasey Chambers
  • Papaw Taught Me by Blue Moon Rising
  • Out Loud by Mindy Smith
  • California Cotton Fields by Phil Leadbetter (featuring Marty Raybon)
  • Hey Mr. Morning by Lisa Hayes
  • Lavender Blue by Sunny Sweeney (with Jim Lauderdale)
  • Down Home Girl by Old Crow Medicine Show
  • When I Was With Her by Robbie Hecht & All-Day Radio
  • True Love's Hand by Liz Carlisle
  • Lock And Key by The McKay Brothers
  • Last Of A Dying Breed by Johnny Berry & The Outliers
  • No One Here By That Name by Donna Beasley
  • Logn Day by The Bittersweets
  • Give Me The Highway by Vince Gill (with The Del McCoury Band)
  • Tenncare Buzz by Todd Steed
  • My Oh My by The Wreckers
  • Tupelo County Jail by Lorraine Jordan & Carolina Road
  • I Don't Want To by Ashley Monroe (with Ronnie Dunn)
  • Jack Blue by Chris Knight
  • Alyssa Lies by Jason Michael Carroll

Saturday, October 14, 2006

Americana Highway #95 - October 15, 2006

This week on The Americana Highway we've got a sneak peak at the 2006 Americana Folk Festival which takes place on Saturday, October 21st at Montgomery Bell State Park in Dickson, Tennessee. Jack Ryan's special in-studio guest will be Robbie Hecht - originally from Knoxville - who will be performing at this year's Americana Folk Festival.
For tickets to this year's Americana Folk Festival, visit the festival's 2006 website at

Then we'll slip "Under The Covers" for some of your favorite Americana, Bluegrass and Country artists as they perform their cover versions of other artists' hits. You won't want to miss some great music from George Jones, Joan Osbourne, Wildfire, Sunny Sweeney, Willie Nelson, Dolly Parton & Solomon Burke and others.
Finally, Jack's got a couple more "No Talk Triple Plays" in store for you from Tresa Jordan and Jim Lauderdale.

  • Out Loud by Mindy Smith
  • Pretty Girl by Diana Jones
  • All Of My Friends by Katy Bowser
  • I Feel Like A Dog by Blue Mother Tupelo
  • Impossible Dream by Patty Griffin
  • When I Was With Her by Robby Hecht & All-Day Radio
  • I Think I'll Just Stay Here And Drink by George Jones
  • Ready For The Times To Get Better by Alecia Nugent
  • Songbird by Willie Nelson
  • Ballad Of Forty Dollars by Wildfire
  • Please Don't Tell Me How The Story Ends by Joan Osbourne
  • Fly Me To The Moon by Darcy Lynne Ward
  • Woverton Mountain by Johnny Edson
  • Please Be San Antone by Sunny Sweeney
  • I Heard That Lonesome Whistle by David Davis & The Warrior River Boys
  • Tomorrow Is Forever by Solomon Burke & Dolly Parton
  • Before The Next Teardrop Falls by Newfound Road
  • Danny's Song by Robbie Hecht & All-Day Radio
  • I Turn To Country by Tresa Jordan
  • Angels Cry by Tresa Jordan
  • Ain't No Grave by Tresa Jordan
  • She's Got Some Magic Going On by Jim Lauderdale
  • Mighty Lonesome by Jim Lauderdale
  • I Met Jesus In A Bar by Jim Lauderdale

Saturday, October 07, 2006

Americana Highway #94 - October 8, 2006

This week on The Americana Highway we'll preview the upcoming 2006 Foothills Fall Festival by playing music from some of the great artists you'll find in concert at this year's festival.
The City of Maryville pulls out all the stops for this incredible three-day event, October 13th - 15th, with fun for the entire family. Crafts and artisans, a children's play area, lots of great food, and of course three days and nights of fantastic music.
Friday night features Sister Hazel, Shawn Mullins and Rock 'n Roll Hall of Famer Buddy Guy. Saturday don't miss Jessica Harp and Michelle Branch - The Wreckers, plus Deana Carter, Andy Griggs, Rockie Lynn, and Clay Walker. Then make a return visit on Sunday for the festival finale including Wildfire, Carolina Rain, Little Big Town, and Randy Travis.
Tickets are still available and you get all three days of entertainment for one low, low ticket price. It's the best entertainment value in East Tennessee. To find out more click on the Foothills Fall Festival website.


  • Bring It On Home by Little Big Town
  • Blue As You by Shawn Mullins
  • Get Outta My Way by Carolina Rain
  • My Oh My by The Wreckers
  • 'Fore She Was Mama by Clay Walker
  • Lipstick by Rockie Lynn
  • Leave The Pieces by The Wreckers
  • Strawberry Wine by Deana Carter
  • Can't Have One Without The Other by Wildfire
  • If Heaven by Andy Griggs
  • All For You by Sister Hazel
  • Three Wooden Crosses by Randy Travis

This week we'll also present four great Americana artists in an expanded version that we call The Americana Highway "No-Talk Triple Play" - it's three great songs from each artist played back-to-back-to-back without any talk in between. This week's featured artists are: The Grascals, newcomer Sunny Sweeney, Bradley Walker and The Duhks.

  • Long List Of Heartaches by The Grascals
  • Being Me by The Grascals (with Dierks Bentley)
  • Did You Forget God Today by The Grascals (with The Jordanaires)
  • If I Could by Sunny Sweeney
  • Lavender Blue by Sunny Sweeney (with Jim Lauderdale)
  • Ten Years Past by Sunny Sweeney
  • Life Or Love by Bradley Walker
  • I Never Go Around Mirrors by Bradley Walker
  • Shoulda Took That Train by Bradley Walker
  • Ol' Cook Pot by The Duhks
  • Out Of The Rain by The Duhks
  • Turtle Dove by The Duhks

Sunday, October 01, 2006

Americana Highway #93 - October 1, 2006

Last week the Americana Music Association held it's annual conference in Nashville...and a lot of great new music was showcased to radio stations like WIVK...and tonight on The Americana Highway we're going to turn our spotlight on some of those new songs and new artists as we make some exciting "New Music Discoveries"...
As always...if there's something you'd like to hear us play on the show...type up your list in an email and send it

  • I've Forgotten You by Shannon Mock
  • Laps In Seven by Sam Bush
  • Cowboy Boots & Levis by Kelly Brock
  • Lavender Blue by Sunny Sweeney with Jim Lauderdale
  • Coming Home by Sara Petite
  • Poison by Grayson Capps
  • I Could Get Used To This by Treva Bloomquist
  • My Whole World (In His Hands) by Lou Reid & Carolina
  • Another Man In Black by Becky Hobbs
  • What About Bob by Kate Gaffney
  • Country As A City Girl Can Be by Lantana
  • Born Lonesome by Cadillac Sky
  • Bright Light Of Day by Anne McCune
  • Set It Down by Amy LaVere
  • If I Hadn't Reached For The Stars by Bradley Walker
  • Double-Wide Trailer by Amy Speace
  • Big Butch Bass Bull Fiddle by Corb Lund
  • Almost Home by HEM
  • Heartbroke For The Last Time by Van Preston
  • Dawg's Breath by Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder
  • I'm Free by The Lonesome Travelers
  • Nashville by Doug & Telisha Williams
  • Broken Luck by Tim Scott
  • A Thousand Tiny Pieces by The Be Good Tanyas

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