SWRFA Jam 1 – James Lee Stanley and John Batdorf – All Wood And Stones

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This is the first of a series of shorter, music-intensive shows featuring live performances from last year’s Southwest Regional Folk Alliance in Austin, TX. In this episode, James Lee Stanley and John Batdorfshowcase their acoustic versions of Rolling Stones classics. Their 2005 CD is called All Wood and Stones.

This year’s SWRFA is just around the corner, September 27-30. To learn more or get tickets, go to swrfa.com.

Episode 9: A First Time For Everything

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This episode, we sit in on the First-Timers showcases at the Southwest Regional Folk Alliance (SWRFA) and talk with Charlie Stewart of Handshake Management. Includes live recorded tunes from the following artists:

Charlie Stewart’s Handshake Management has offered to answer any management questions listeners might have. Email Charlie at  Handshakemgt@aol.com and mention That’s Soundacious in the subject line.


Episode 8: Let’s All Go To The Lobby

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For this episode, John Voorhees sets up his microphone in the lobby of the Austin Midtown Holiday Inn during registration for the Southwest Regional Folk Alliance music conference (SWRFA). Among the passing players are Tom CorbettRob LytleJim JonesJohn Scholten and 2 Bit Palomino. We also talk with organizer Dalis Allen about the difference between SWRFA and Kerrville Folk Festival (which she also coordinates).

Fun-Size 1: Butch Morgan – Mr. Blue

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This is the first of several shorter, more frequent episodes of the podcast through the course of September … and possibly October. Expect Fun-Size shows every Monday and Thursday.

The first “Fun-Size” features Claude “Butch” Morgan singing Mr. Blue at a house concert in McHenry, MS. He is backed up on guitar and harmony vocals by Ken Gaines.

Here are the websites of this episode’s featured artists:


Episode 6: I’m With Stupid

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John Voorhees talks with Ken Gaines about the origins of Camp Stupid at the Kerrville Folk Festival and how to know folk music when you hear it. Plus, tunes from Gary Sapone, Hans York, Val D’Alessio and Dave Tinder.

Here are the websites of this episode’s featured artists:

The only incidental music in this episode is Asking For Trouble from the album Asking For Trouble by John Voorhees.