We’re joined this week by Jason Ferguson, of From A Basement In Tulsa, for some hometown songs. Tracks include: Hang Me In The Tulsa County Stars by John Moreland, Sweet City Woman by The Stampeders, One Great City! by The Weakerthans, Waxahachie Woman by John Deer Company, Convoy by Paul Brandt, Fix The Sunshine by Gloom Balloon, Los Angeles by X, To Live & Die In L.A. by 2Pac, Not If You Were The Last Junkie On Earth by The Dandy Warhols, Town Fathers by ColonBlow, While Off Adventuring by I Am The Mountain, The Big Three Killed My Baby by The White Stripes, Ride Like Hell by Big Sugar, I Will Follow You Into The Dark by Death Cab For Cutie, 38 Years Old by The Tragically Hip, Calgary by Bon Iver, and History Of A Boring Town by Less Than Jake.
Also on this episode: we get to know Jason and the origins of his podcast, growing up in Tulsa, Jason’s musical influences, sense of community, trying out for American Idol, djembe and other percussion instruments, blowing harp, naming a band, White Stripes urban legends, divorce parties, The Red Lodge podcast, Spin The Black Circle, phones at concerts, Jason + Colbie, Jason wills horns into a song, and favorite ways to rock out.
Next week will be our monthly LPP Short, so everyone gets a week off from submitting songs.
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Below is this week’s Spotify playlist. As always, thanks for participating.