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Sunday, April 22, 2007

Americana Highway #118 - April 22, 2007

This week on The Americana Highway with Jack Ryan we showcase some of the artists that will be appearing at the 2007 MerleFest Americana Music Celebration which will take place April 26th-April 29th on the campus of Wilkes Community College in Wilkesboro, North Carolina.


You also have a chance to win FREE tickets to this year's MerleFest simply by sending your name, address and daytime phone number to:! Winners will be drawn immediately following the show and contacted on Monday, April 23rd.


To find out a complete schedule of artists performing at the 2007 MerleFest celebration or for more information regarding this year's festival, simply follow the link to the MerleFest website at

  • He Goes To Church by Cherryholmes
  • Riding That Bluegrass Train by Sam Bush
  • Mighty Lonesome by Jim Lauderdale
  • Oh So Sexy by Robinella
  • The Last Goodbye by Uncle Earl
  • Road To Knoxville by Steep Canyon Rangers
  • Carla's Got A New Tattoo by John Cowan Band
  • You're Just A Country Boy by Alison Krauss
  • Marbletown by Blue Highway
  • Let's Call It A Life by Darrell Scott
  • My Love Will Not Change by Del McCoury Band
  • Band In The Window by Pam Tillis
  • Perfection by Peter Rowan & Tony Rice
  • Orphan Girl by Crooked Still
  • Dream You Back by The Infamous Stringdusters
  • Back In Love by Jerry Douglas (featuring Alison Krauss)
  • Ol' Cook Pot by The Duhks
  • Just A Promise by The Lovell Sisters
  • You Gotta Dig A Little Deeper by Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver
  • Where Are You Darlin' by Donna Hughes

Friday, March 02, 2007

The Greencards - Viridian

The brand new cd "Viridian" from The Greencards will be in stores this Tuesday, March 6th. But thanks to Dualtone Records you can "Win It Before You Can Buy It" right here on

To get registered for the random drawing, just send your name, address and daytime telephone number to:


Winners will be notified on Monday, March 5th.


Good luck!

Americana Highway #114 - March 4, 2007

This week on WIVK's Americana Highway we've got a very special Album Preview of the new cd "Viridian" by The Greencards...which goes on sale this Tuesday, March 6th. Jack Ryan will be playing the entire new cd in its entirety...along with a few of your favorite songs by The Greencards from their first two cd releases.
Also, you've got a special chance to "Win It Before You Can Buy It" by sending your name, address and daytime telephone number to:
  • Love's A Word I Never Throw Around
  • Waiting On The Night
  • Here You Are
  • River Of Sand
  • Life's A Freeway
  • Time
  • Who Knows
  • All The Way From Italy
  • Su Probhat
  • Like A Melody
  • Movin' On
  • Shinin' In The Dark
  • When I Was In Love With You
  • I Don't Want To Lose You
  • Six White Horses
  • Almost Home
  • Lonesome Side Of Town
  • Travel On
  • Mucky The Duck
  • Marty's Kitchen

Friday, February 23, 2007

Americana Highway #113 - February 25, 2007

It's Ladies Night on The Americana Highway and this week Jack Ryan will be featuring some of your favorite female singer/songwriters in Americana, Bluegrass and Country music.
As always, if there's a song you'd like to hear on the show - this week or any week - just let us know by sending your request via email to
  • I Turn To Country by Tresa Jordan
  • What I Did Last Night by Catherine Britt
  • Are You Alright by Lucinda Williams
  • Leave The Pieces by Shannon Mock
  • A Little Bit by Madeleine Peyroux
  • Don't Act by Rhonda Vincent
  • Out Loud by Mindy Smith
  • Seven Miles To Wichita by Carrie Hassler & Hard Rain
  • Down The Line by Elana James
  • Where His Wheels Left The Road by Alecia Nugent
  • Sad Old Train by Donna Hughes
  • Share Them With You by Reagan Boggs
  • That's Alright With Me by Jypsi
  • Tennessee by The Wreckers
  • Country Music by Elisabeth Ames & The Countrypolitans
  • Jealous Jane by Darcy Lynne Ward
  • Lady Madonna by Laura Vecchione
  • Pretty Girl by Diana Jones
  • Nothing At All by Kasey Chambers
  • Tennessee Valentine by Amy LaVere
  • Road Work Ahead by Corinne West
  • Next Big Nothing by Sunny Sweeney
  • Honeysuckle Rose by Esther Haynes
  • Step Out Of The Shade by Amy Speace

Friday, February 16, 2007

Americana Highway #112 - February 18, 2007

Lots of great music this week so we thought it was time to break out another round of the almost world-famous "No-Talk Triple Plays!" On the show you'll hear three songs in a row, back-to-back-to-back, and without interruption. The featured artists this week are: Steep Canyon Rangers, Elana James, Catherine Britt, Donna Hughes, Not Quite Nashville, Elisabeth Ames & The Countrypolitans, Carrie Hassler & Hard Rain and Special Consensus.
  • One Dime At A Time by Steep Canyon Rangers
  • The Ghost Of Norma Jean by Steep Canyon Rangers
  • Slow Burn by Steep Canyon Rangers
  • One More Night by Elana James
  • 24 Hours A Day by Elana James
  • I Got It Bad (And That Ain't Good) by Elana James
  • What I Did Last Night by Catherine Britt
  • The Upside Of Being Down by Catherine Britt
  • Swingin' Door by Catherine Britt
  • What I'm Looking For by Donna Hughes
  • Sad Old Train by Donna Hughes
  • Bottom Of A Glass by Donna Hughes
  • Louisiana Girl by Not Quite Nashville
  • A Hit Song by Not Quite Nashville
  • No Coming Home by Not Quite Nashville
  • Bound by Elisabeth Ames & The Countrypolitans
  • Lucky In Your Tears by Elisabeth Ames & The Countrypolitans
  • Country Music by Elisabeth Ames & The Countrypolitans
  • Seven Miles From Wichita by Carrie Hassler & Hard Rain
  • Going On The Next Train by Carrie Hassler & Hard Rain
  • Restless State Of Mind by Carrie Hassler & Hard Rain
  • I'm Gonna Love You One More Time by Special Consensus
  • Ten Mile, Tennessee by Special Consensus
  • Lift Your Voice In Prayer by Special Consensus

Saturday, February 10, 2007

Americana Highway #111 - Valentine's Love Songs

Love is in the air on The Americana Highway with Jack Ryan! With Valentine's Day just a couple days away, Jack will be playing some of your favorite Bluegrass, Americana, and Country "Love" songs. So snuggle up with that special someone and get ready for the "Love"...on this week's Americana Highway. And if there is something you want to hear...this week or any week on the show...just email your request to
Back In Love Again by Jerry Douglas with Alison Krauss
A Little More Love by Vince Gill
I Fall In Love As Much As I Can by Robinella
Spread A Little Love Around by Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder
You're Gonna Love Me One Day by Heather Myles
Love Me Tender by Nora Jones
Find Love by Shawn Mullins
Love Your Memory by Miranda Lambert
Don't Fall In Love by Cherryholmes
Never Ending Song Of Love by Patty Loveless
I'd Rather Be In Love With You by Susan Haynes
Got No Bread, No Milk... by James Talley
Dearly Beloved by Faith Hill
Fight For Love by Darden Smith
Love's A Word I Never Throw Around by The Greencards
Today I Started Loving You Again by George Jones
Where Love Went Wrong by The Kenny & Amanda Smith Band
Counting On Love by Fanny Grace
Victim Of Love by Joy Lynn White
I Will Always Love You (Live Version) by Dolly Parton

Friday, February 02, 2007

Americana Highway #110 - February 4, 2007

The 2007 Grammy Awards will be handed out in Los Angeles, California next Sunday night, February 11th. And to get you ready for the big night, Jack Ryan will be showcasing some of this year's Grammy nominees on WIVK's Americana Highway.


As always, if there's a song you'd like to hear on the show (and if it's a Grammy nominee) just send an email with your request to

  • The 11th Reel by Chris Thile
  • The Reason Why by Vince Gill
  • Jackson by Joaquin Phoenix & Reese Witherspoon
  • This Train by Randy Travis
  • Jerusalem Ridge by Casey Driessen
  • Heaven's My Home by The Duhks
  • Put Your Records On by Corrine Bailey Rae
  • Kerosene by Miranda Lambert
  • Sit Down With Jesus by The Del McCoury Band
  • Spam Jelly by Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder
  • Keep On The Firing Line by Dr. Ralph Stanley
  • Being Me by The Grascals (featuring Dierks Bentley)
  • Jesus Take The Wheel by Carrie Underwood
  • All American Bluegrass Girl by Rhonda Vincent
  • You Don't Know Me by Willie Nelson
  • Would You Go With Me by Josh Turner
  • Mighty Lonesome by Jim Lauderdale
  • I Still Miss Someone by Martina McBride (with Dolly Parton)
  • Black Horse & The Cherry Tree by K.T. Tunstall
  • I Don't Feel Like Loving You Today by Gretchen Wilson
  • Walk Away Renee by Linda Ronstadt & Ann Savoy
  • Leave The Pieces by The Wreckers
  • Nature Of The Beast by Jim Van Cleve
  • Travelin' Thru by Dolly Parton

Sunday, January 28, 2007

Americana Highway #109 - January 28, 2007

Last week on the Americana Highway we told you an exciting new concert series at the Historic Capitol Theatre in Greeneville, Tennessee. Every first Saturday of the month...throughout the year...the Capitol Theatre Live Music Series will bring some of the nation's best Bluegrass and Americana artists to the stage for what very well might be the best live concerts you'll witness in 2007!
  • February 3rd - Robinella & Jay Clark
  • March 3rd - ETSU Pride Band
  • April 7th - Steep Canyon Rangers & Lost Mountain String Band
  • May 5th - Blue Moon Rising
  • June 2nd - Chatham County Line & Lost Mountain String Band
  • July 7th - The Biscuit Burners
  • August 4th - Cadillac Sky
  • September 1 - Wildfire
  • October 6 - Blue Highway
  • November 3 - Mountain Heart
  • December 1 - The Grascals

This week on the show...we're going to showcase all of the bands that you'll be able to see during the live music series...with a couple songs from each of the artists on this year's concert line-up! Plus...we'll give you all the details on how you can WIN free tickets to each concert...along with that artist's cd...just by sending your name, address and daytime telephone number to:
Also...everyone who registers will automatically be eligible to win the grand prize: 2 tickets to EVERY concert PLUS music from ALL of the artists appearing! The grand prize winner will be announced on March be sure and register today by sending your name, address and daytime telephone number to:
For more information about the 2007 Capitol Theatre Live Music Series...visit The Capitol Theatre website or call (423) 638-7712.


  • Man Over by Robinella
  • Oh So Sexy by Robinella
  • Constant Reminder by Jay Clark (with Robinella)
  • Coal Minin' Man by Jay Clark
  • One Dime At A Time by Steep Canyon Rangers
  • The Ghost Of Norma Jean by Steep Canyon Rangers
  • Papaw Taught Me by Blue Moon Rising
  • This Old Martin Box by Blue Moon Rising
  • Company Blues by Chatham County Line
  • Rock Pile by Chatham County Line
  • A Mountain Apart by The Biscuit Burners
  • Bakerstown by The Biscuit Burners
  • Born Lonesome by Cadillac Sky
  • Wish I Could Say I Was Drinking by Cadillac Sky
  • Can't Have One Without The Other by Wildfire
  • The Lord Knows I'm Drinking by Wildfire
  • It Wasn't You by Blue Highway
  • Wondrous Love by Blue Highway
  • I'm Just Here To Ride The Train by Mountain Heart
  • Wide Open by Mountain Heart
  • Long List Of Heartaches by The Grascals
  • Being Me by The Grascals (with Dierks Bentley)
  • White Lightning by Robinella
  • When I Get To Drinkin' by Jay Clark

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