On the eve of the Americana Music Festival, singer-songwriter and Double J disk jockey Emma Swift drops into the podbooth to chat with host Jeremy Dylan about one of the seminal Americana albums of the 90s - Car Wheels on a Gravel Road by Lucinda Williams.
Along the way they break down classic songs Right On Time, Can’t Let Go, 2 Kool 2 Be 4-Gotten, Joy and Metal Firecracker and talk about the album’s tumultuous production process, the intimacy of Lucinda’s lyrics, why Jim Lauderdale is a genius harmony singer and Emma closes the episode with a beautiful acoustic rendition of one of the album’s best songs - Greenville.
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My Favorite Album is a podcast on the impact great music has on our lives. Each episode features a guest on their favorite album of all time - why they love it, their history with the album and how it's influenced them.
Jeremy Dylan is a filmmaker, journalist, concert promoter and photographer. He directed the the feature music documentary Jim Lauderdale: The King of Broken Hearts (out now!) and the film Benjamin Sniddlegrass and the Cauldron of Penguins.
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