Ankeny Twang

Randy Black

Thursday 8AM-10AM

Ankeny Twang presents bluegrass, country, old time, hokum, western swing, cowboy songs and more, with emphasis on local artists, musicians of color, and women. We delight in turning our audience to obscure artists, educating about the roots of the music we love, and having fun!

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  • June 13, 2019

    Ankeny Twang 4 New Orleans

    • Sidney Bechet "Honeysuckle Rose" [Sidney Bechet]
    • Bunk Johnson "Down By The Riverside" [Essential New Orleans Jazz Masters]
    • Firehouse Five Plus Two "Tiger Rag" [Firehouse Five Plus Two Story]
    • Lizzie Miles "A Good Man Is Hard To Find (take 2)" [Lizzie Miles Vol. 2 (1923-1928)]
    • New Orleans Wanderers "Perdido Street Blues" [1920s: The Jazz Age In New Orleans]
    • Louis Armstrong "Hobo, You Can't Ride This Train - 1996 Remastered" [The Complete RCA Victor Recordings]
    • Louis Armstrong & His Savoy Ballroom Five "Beau Koo Jack" [The Best of The Hot 5 & Hot 7 Recordings]
    • Louis Armstrong "Hobo, You Can't Ride This Train - 1996 Remastered" [The Complete RCA Victor Recordings]
    • Louis Armstrong & His Savoy Ballroom Five "Beau Koo Jack" [The Complete Hot Five & Hot Seven Recordings]
    • Louis Armstrong & His Hot Five "Heebie Jeebies" [The Best of The Hot 5 & Hot 7 Recordings]
    • Louis Armstrong & His Hot Five "Ory's Creole Trombone" [The Best of The Hot 5 & Hot 7 Recordings]
    • Louis Armstrong & His Hot Five "Struttin' with Some Barbecue - 78 rpm Version" [The Best of The Hot 5 & Hot 7 Recordings]
    • Dr. John "Gris-Gris Gumbo Ya Ya" [Gris Gris]
    • Dr. John "Iko Iko" [Dr. John's Gumbo]
    • Dr. John "Same Old Same Old" [In The Right Place]
    • Dr. John "How Come My Dog Don't Bark (When You Come Around)" [Goin' Back To New Orleans]
    • Dr. John "Witchy Red" [Television]
    • Dr. John "I Walk on Guilded Splinters" [Gris Gris]
    • Kentucky Colonels "Shenandoah Breakdown" [Clarence White's House Jan. 12, 1971]
    • Kentucky Colonels "On and On" [Clarence White's House Jan. 12, 1971]
    • Kentucky Colonels "All The Good Times Are Past and Gone" [Clarence White's House Jan. 12, 1971]
    • Kentucky Colonels "Love Please Come Home/Wicked Path of Sin" [Clarence White's House Jan. 12, 1971]
    • Kentucky Colonels "The Home Above" [Clarence White's House Jan. 12, 1971]
    • Kentucky Colonels "Panhandle Country" [Clarence White's House Jan. 12, 1971]
    • Caleb Klauder "The Great Big Fais Do-Do" [Farewell, Alligator Man: a Tribute to the Music of Jimmy C. Newman]
    • T'Monde "Tiger Rag Blues" [Yesterday's Gone]
    • Jesse Lége "Tippy Toeing" [The Right Combination]
    • Pete Krebs "Caravan" [Early Sessions]
    • The Foghorn Trio "Le Sud de la Louisiane" [Sud de la Louisiane]
    • Mimi Roman "Wrap It Up and Save It" [Rockabilly Insanity]
    • Janis Martin "Cry Guitar" [The Female Elvis - Complete Recordings 1956-60]
    • Margie Singleton "One Step Closer To You" [Girls of Rockabilly]
    • Sunny Gale "Teardrops On My Pillow" [Sunny]
    • Charline Arthur "Hello Baby" [Girls of Rockabilly]
    • Carol Jarvis "The DJ With a Broken Heart" [Girls of Rockabilly]
    • Countrypolitans "Daybreak in Vegas" [Tired of Drowning]
  • May 30, 2019

    Ankeny Twang 3/May 30, 2019

    • W.C. Beck & The Valiant Swains "Turkey Red" [Kansawyer]
    • Dry Branch Fire Squad "Banjo Pickin' vs. Modern Country Nusic" [Live At Newberryport Firehouse]
    • Dry Branch Fire Squad "Roanoke" [Live At Newberryport Firehouse]
    • The Stanley Brothers "Big Tilda" [Complete Starday & King Instrumentals]
    • Bad Livers "Bad Livers Breakdown" [Hogs On The Highway]
    • Maybelle Carter "Sugar Hill" [Friends of Old Time]
    • Eugene Cox and Roni Stoneman "Lonesome Road Blues" [American Banjo - Tunes and Songs in Scruggs Style]
    • Lester Flatt "Pike County Breakdown" [Flatt & Scruggs - The Complete Mercury Recordings]
    • Riley Puckett "Ragged But Right (Recorded 1934)" [Early Country Songs, Vol. 8 (Legendary Country Artists) [Recorded 1926-1939]]
    • Charlie Poole "Milwaukee Blues (with The North Carolina Ramblers)" [You Ain't Talkin' To Me: Charlie Poole And The Roots Of Country Music]
    • Memphis Jug Band "Bully of the Town" [Memphis Jug Band Vol. 1]
    • Pinetop Perkins "Nobody Knows You When You're Down and Out" [The Roots of Rap]
    • Sara Martin "Death Sting Me Blues" [Sara Martin Vol. 4 (1925-1928)]
    • The Holy Modal Rounders "Hot Corn, Cold Corn" [1 & 2]
    • The Holy Modal Rounders "Happy Rolling Cowboy" [Too Much Fun!]
    • Peter Stampfel "New Polly Wolly Doodle" [Holiday for Strings]
    • The Du-Tels "Zoey's Song" [No Knowledge of Music Required]
    • Peter Stampfel "Telstar" [Holiday for Strings]
    • The Holy Modal Rounders "Euphoria" [Too Much Fun!]
    • Peter Stampfel "All Of My Friends" [Hoodoo Bash 2]
    • Gillian Welch "Emcee Intro" [1996.06.25 -- West Hollywood]
    • Gillian Welch "Tear My Stillhouse Down" [1996.06.25 West Hollywood, CA]
    • Gillian Welch "One More Dollar" [1996.06.25 West Hollywood, CA]
    • Gillian Welch "Snowin' On Raton" [1996.06.25 West Hollywood, CA]
    • Gillian Welch "Pass You By" [1996.06.25 West Hollywood, CA]
    • Gillian Welch "Barroom Girls" [1996.06.25 West Hollywood, CA]
    • Doc and Arthur Watson "I'm Troubled" [Friends of Old Time]
    • Jesse Fuller "Guitar Lesson" [Friends of Old Time]
    • Jesse Fuller "Cincinnati Blues" [Friends of Old Time]
    • Annie Bird "The Wandering Boy" [Friends of Old Time]
    • Arthur Smith "Hell Among the Yearlings" [Friends of Old Time]
    • Ed Young and Emma Ramsey "Chevrolet" [Friends of Old Time]
    • Emmylou Harris "Drivin' Wheel" [Emmylou Harris Anthology: The Warner/Reprise Years]
    • Rosanne Cash "My Baby Thinks He's A Train" [The Very Best Of Rosanne Cash]
    • Dolly Parton "Silver Dagger" [The Grass Is Blue]
    • Countrypolitans "Hurricane" [Face Of My Hometown]
    • The Flatirons "Wildfire" [Prayer Bones]
    • Countrypolitans "Daybreak in Vegas" [Tired of Drowning]
  • May 16, 2019

    Ankeny Twang Pledge Drive May 16, 2019

    • W.C. Beck & The Valiant Swains "Turkey Red" [Kansawyer]
    • The Kingsmen "Money (That's What I Want)" [The Best of The Kingsmen]
    • George Jones "No Money in This Deal - Remastered" [Heartbreak Hotel (Remastered)]
    • Dom Flemons "My Money Never Runs Out" [Prospect Hill]
    • Big Jack Johnson with Frank Frost and the Jelly Roll Kings "Shake Your Moneymaker" [The Mississippi River of Song: A Musical Journey Down the Mississippi]
    • Fernando Viciconte "I Don't Know" [I Don't Know]
    • TK & The Holy Know-Nothings "Emmanuel" [Emmanuel]
    • TK & The Holy Know-Nothings "Tunnel of a Dream" [Tunnel of a Dream]
    • Split Lip Rayfield "Hundred Dollar Bill" [Should Have Seen It Coming]
    • The Beatles "You Never Give Me Your Money - Remastered 2009" [Abbey Road (Remastered)]
    • Bruce Springsteen "Pay Me My Money Down" [We Shall Overcome: The Seeger Sessions (American Land Edition)]
    • Little Sue "Mainline" [Gold]
    • Little Sue "10-Foot Pole" [Gold]
    • Little Sue "From the Beginning" [Gold]
    • Pete Wiggins "I Don't Work For A Living" [American Yodeling]
    • The Lovin' Spoonful "Money" [The Greatest Hits]
    • Dan Hicks & His Hot Licks "Payday Blues" [Last Train To Hicksville . . . The Home Of Happy Feet]
    • Wilmoth Houdini "The Million Dollar Pair of Feet" [The Real Calypso Vol. 2]
    • The Tiger "The Gold In Africa" [The Real Calypso Vol. 2]
    • Atilla the Hun Accompanied by Gerald Clark and His Caribbean Serenaders "If I Won A Sweepstakes" [The Real Calypso Vol. 2]
    • Riley Puckett "When I Had But Fifty Cents" [Country Music Pioneer Vol. 2]
    • Binkley Brothers Dixie Clodhoppers "Give Me Back My Fifteen Cents" [Nashville-The Early String Bands Volume One]
    • R Crumb "I Had But Fifty Cents" [Cheap Suit Serenaders]
    • Barrett Strong "Money (That's What I Want) - Single Version / Mono" [Money (That's What I Want) - MotownSelect.com]
    • CountryPolitans "Daybreak in Vegas" [Tired of Drowning]
  • May 15, 2019

    • May 02, 2019

      Bob Spacely

      Substitute DJ: Bob Spacely

      • Devendra Banhart "Cripple Crow" [Cripple Crow]
      • Little Ann "What Should I Do" [What Should I Do/Who Are You Trying To Fool]
      • Scout Niblett "No Scrubs" [It's Up To Emma]
      • Johnny Paycheck "Fifteen Beers" [The Soul & The Edge: The Best Of Johnny Paycheck]
      • Kitty Wells "A Woman Half My Age" [Country Music Hall Of Fame Series: Kitty Wells]
      • Stephen Malkmus "Vanessa From Queens" [Pig Lib]
      • Funkadelic "Can You Get To That" [Maggot Brain]
      • Songs: Ohia "Just Be Simple" [Magnolia Electric Co. (10th Anniversary Deluxe Edition)]
      • Loretta Lynn "Spiders And Snakes" [Country Partners]
      • Waylon Jennings "Out Among the Stars" [What Goes Around Comes Around]
      • Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band "Electricity" [Safe As Milk]
      • Angel Olsen "The Sky Opened Up" [Half Way Home]
      • Nina Simone "To Love Somebody" [To Love Somebody (Expanded Edition)]
      • Buck Owens "Love's Gonna Live Here" [All-Time Greatest Hits]
      • Lee Moses "Got That Will" [Time and Place (Digitally Remastered)]
      • Lee Moses "What You Don't Want Me to Be" [Time and Place (Digitally Remastered)]
      • Palace Brothers "Riding" [There Is No One What Will Take Care of You]
      • Ramblin' Jack Elliott "Cigarettes, Whiskey and Wild Wild Women" [Roll on Buddy - From the Archives]
      • Deer Tick "These Old Shoes" [War Elephant]
      • Tammy Wynette "Your Good Girl's Gonna Go Bad" [Your Good Girl's Gonna Go Bad]
      • Neil Young "Sugar Mountain - 2017 Remaster" [Decade]
      • Joanna Newsom "The Sprout And The Bean" [The Milk-Eyed Mender]
      • Alexander 'Skip' Spence "Weighted Down (The Prison Song)" [Oar]
      • Ween "Help Me Scrape the Mucus off My Brain" [12 Golden Country Greats]
      • Creedence Clearwater Revival "Commotion" [Green River (40th Anniversary Edition)]
      • Meat Puppets "Lost" [II]
      • William Onyeabor "Jungle Gods" [Box Set]
      • Ty Segall "Imaginary Person" [Melted]
      • The Unicorns "Tuff Ghost" [Who Will Cut Our Hair When We're Gone? (Remastered)]
      • Blind Melon "Hell" [Nico]
      • Pixies "Crackity Jones" [Doolittle]
      • Pixies "La La Love You" [Doolittle]
      • Linda Ronstadt "You're No Good" [Heart Like A Wheel]
      • Grateful Dead "Black Peter (What A Long Strange Trip Version)" [What A Long Strange Trip It's Been - The Best Of The Grateful Dead]
    • April 09, 2019

      • The Wailers "Tall Cool One" [The Fabulous Wailers]
      • Elvis Costello & The Attractions "Accidents Will Happen - Live At Hollywood High/1978" [Live At Hollywood High]
      • Elvis Costello "Mystery Dance - Live At Hollywood High" [Live At Hollywood High]
      • Elvis Costello & The Attractions "Lip Service" [This Year's Model]
      • Elvis Costello & The Attractions "Goon Squad" [Armed Forces]
      • Elvis Costello "(The Angels Wanna Wear My) Red Shoes" [My Aim Is True]
      • Red Henderson "Automobile Ride Through" [The Roots Of Rap: Classic Recordings From The 1920s & 30s]
      • Memphis Jug Band "Whitewash Station" [The Roots Of Rap: Classic Recordings From The 1920s & 30s]
      • Blind Willie Johnson "If I Had My Way I'd Tear This Building Down" [The Roots Of Rap: Classic Recordings From The 1920s & 30s]
      • Luke Jordan "Cocaine Blues" [The Roots Of Rap: Classic Recordings From The 1920s & 30s]
      • T.C.I. Section Crew "Track Linin'" [The Roots Of Rap: Classic Recordings From The 1920s & 30s]
      • Memphis Minnie "Frankie Jean" [The Roots Of Rap: Classic Recordings From The 1920s & 30s]
      • Billy Rancher and the Unreal Gods "Boom Chuck Rock" [Boom Chuck Rock Now!]
      • Billy Rancher and the Unreal Gods "My Girlfriend's Drawers" [Boom Chuck Rock Now!]
      • Billy Rancher and the Unreal Gods "The Cyllicybin Doll Face Child" [Boom Chuck Rock Now!]
      • Billy Rancher and the Unreal Gods "Symmetry In My Play" [Boom Chuck Rock Now!]
      • Billy Rancher and the Unreal Gods "Upstroke Down" [Boom Chuck Rock Now!]
      • Billy Rancher and the Unreal Gods "Go Go Boots Are Comin' Back" [Boom Chuck Rock Now!]
      • Otis Redding "Shake" [The Very Best Of Otis Redding]
      • Otis Redding "Respect" [The Very Best Of Otis Redding]
      • Otis Redding "I've Been Loving You Too Long (To Stop Now)" [Iconic Performances from the Monterey International Pop Festival]
      • Otis Redding "(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction" [The King Of Soul]
      • Otis Redding "Try a Little Tenderness" [The King Of Soul]
      • Crackerbash "Walk Back" [X-Ray Visions]
      • Hitting Birth "Same 18" [X-Ray Visions]
      • Drunk at Abi's "Stranger Than Time" [X-Ray Visions]
      • The Tennesseans "Public Transportation" [X-Ray Visions]
      • The Tony Green Orchestra "Brian's Song" [X-Ray Visions]
      • The Frantics "Fog Cutter" [The Complete Dolton Recordings]
      • Louis Armstrong & His Hot Five "Heebie Jeebies" [The Essential Louis Armstrong]
      • Mamie Smith "Crazy Blues" [Mamie Smith Vol. 1 (1920-1921)]
      • James P. Johnson "Carolina Shout" [Classic Sessions Vol. 1]
      • Sara Martin "Longing For Daddy Blues" [Sara Martin Vol. 2 (1923-1924)]
      • Bascom Lamar Lunsford "I Wish I Was a Mole in the Ground" [Classic Mountain Songs from Smithsonian Folkways]
      • Louis Armstrong & His Hot Five "Gut Bucket Blues" [The Hot Fives, Volume I]
      • Ernest Phipps & His Holiness Quartet "Do Lord, Remember Me" [Kentucky Gospel 1927-28]
      • The Carter Family "The Storms Are on the Ocean" [The Essential Carter Family]
      • Jimmie Rodgers "The Soldier's Sweetheart" [RCA Country Legends: The Bristol Sessions, Vol. 1]
      • Memphis Jug Band "Stealin' Stealin'" [Memphis Blues, Vol. 3 (1927 - 1930)]
      • Cannon's Jug Stompers "Walk Right In" [Complete Works, 1927-1930]
      • G.B. Grayson and Henry Whitter "Tom Dooley" [The Recordings of Grayson & Whitter]
      • Eddie's Hot Shots "I'm Gonna Stomp Mr. Henry Lee" [The Songs of 1929]
      • King Oliver & His Orchestra "Everybody Does It In Hawaii" [Slidin' On The Frets: The Hawaiian Steel Guitar Phenomenon]
      • Memphis Minnie "Meningitis Blues" [Chauffuer Blues]
      • Jimmie Rodgers "Blue Yodel No. 9" [Louis Armstrong: Portrait Of The Artist As A Young Man 1923-1934]
      • Benny Moten "Toby" [A Passion for Jazz, Vol. 4]
      • Hoagy Carmichael "Lazybones" [Hoagy Carmichael 1927-1939]
      • Agustín Lara "Sólamente Una Vez" [The Originals - Agustin Lara Sings His Songs]
      • Connie Smith "I'll Come Running - Single Version" [RCA Sessions (1965-1972)]
      • Deadwood Revival "Ain't The Buyin' Kind" [This Old World]
      • The Crooked Jades "I Wish I Was A Single Girl Again" [Seven Sisters: A Kentucky Portrait]
      • Little Sue "Passing Train" [Chimneys & Fishes]
      • Mad Hattie "Hey Jingo" [Soul Fishin']
      • Gillian Welch "Scarlet Town" [The Harrow & The Harvest]
      • Rosanne Cash "Radio Operator" [Black Cadillac]
      • Carolina Chocolate Drops "Hit 'Em up Style" [Genuine Negro Jig]
      • Betse Ellis "When Sorrows Encompass Me 'Round" [High Moon Order]
      • Flat Mountain Girls "All My Love In Vain" [Idle Talk and Wicked Deeds]
      • Lynn Conover "Glory" [Strange Bird]
      • Jim and Jennie and the Pinetops "The Light of Day" [One More In The Cabin]
      • The Stairwell Sisters "The Longest Night" [Feet All Over The Floor]
      • Countrypolitans "Blue Water" [Anytime]
      • Reeltime Travellers "Little Bird of Heaven" [Livin' Reeltime, Thinkin' Old-Time]
      • The Bad Mitten Orchestre "Simple" [Garden of Eve]
      • Aarun Carter "More Cotton Pickin' Fun" [Deep End Sessions, Vol. 1]
    • April 04, 2019

      Ankeny Twang 1 4-4-2019

      • W.C. Beck "Turkey Red" [Kansawyer]
      • Robbie Fulks "Wild Wild Wild" [Wild! Wild! Wild!]
      • The Del McCoury Band "Hot Wired" [Del Mccoury Still Sings Bluegrass]
      • Petunia & the Vipers "Maybe Baby Amy" [Petunia & The Vipers]
      • Rhiannon Giddens "Up Above My Head" [Tomorrow Is My Turn]
      • The Resolectrics "Perky Bee" [High Water]
      • Little Sue "Built for Love" [Crow]
      • Highwoods String Band "Fire On The Mountain - Live" [Fire on the Mountain]
      • Highwoods String Band "Hopalong Peter" [Fire on the Mountain]
      • Highwoods String Band "Bully of the Town" [Fire on the Mountain]
      • Highwoods String Band "Who Broke The Lock - Live" [Fire on the Mountain]
      • Highwoods String Band "Liberty Off the Corn Licker Still" [Fire on the Mountain]
      • Lester Flatt "God Loves His Children" [The Complete Mercury Sessions: Lester Flatt & Earl Scruggs & The Foggy Mountain Boys]
      • Lester Flatt "We'll Meet Again Sweetheart" [The Complete Mercury Sessions: Lester Flatt & Earl Scruggs & The Foggy Mountain Boys]
      • Mac Wiseman and the Country Boys "From The Manger To The Cross" [Live Again! WCYB Bristol Farm and Fun Time]
      • Mac Wiseman and the Country Boys "A Broken Heart To Mend" [Live Again! WCYB Bristol Farm and Fun Time]
      • Mac Wiseman and the Country Boys "Grey Eagle" [Live Again! WCYB Bristol Farm and Fun Time]
      • Foghorn String Band "A Clean Intro" [Edgefield 6-29-2006]
      • Foghorn String Band "Danville Girl" [Edgefield 6-29-2006]
      • Foghorn String Band "Farewell Nellie" [Edgefield 6-29-2006]
      • Foghorn String Band "Jaybird Died of a Whooping Cough" [Edgefield 6-29-2006]
      • Foghorn String Band "Lonesome Pine Special" [Edgefield 6-29-2006]
      • Foghorn String Band "May I Sleep In Your Barn Mister" [Edgefield 6-29-2006]
      • Skal Klubb "Red-Headed Swede" [The Mississippi River of Song: A Musical Journey Down the Mississippi]
      • John Hartford "Miss Ferris" [The Mississippi River of Song: A Musical Journey Down the Mississippi]
      • Sainte Genevieve Guignolee Singers "La Guignolee" [The Mississippi River of Song: A Musical Journey Down the Mississippi]
      • Big Jack Johnson "Catfish" [The Mississippi River of Song: A Musical Journey Down the Mississippi]
      • Ann Peebles and the Memphis Horns "St. Louis Blues" [The Mississippi River of Song: A Musical Journey Down the Mississippi]
      • Geno Delafose "Bon Chien" [The Mississippi River of Song: A Musical Journey Down the Mississippi]
      • Dr. John "Take Me out to the Ballgame (Dr. John)" [Baseball A Film By Ken Burns - Original Soundtrack Recording]
      • Mabel Scott "Baseball Boogie" [Baseball A Film By Ken Burns - Original Soundtrack Recording]
      • Sister Wynona Carr "The Ball Game" [Dragnet For Jesus]
      • Steve Goodman "A Dying Cub Fan's Last Request - Live" [No Big Surprise: The Steve Goodman Anthology]
      • Steve Goodman "Take Me Out to the Ballgame" [No Big Surprise: The Steve Goodman Anthology]
      • Countrypolitans "Daybreak in Vegas" [Tired of Drowning]
    • April 04, 2019

      Ankeny Twang 1 April 4, 2019

      • W.C. Beck & the Portland Country Underground "Turkey Red" [Kansawyer]
      • Linda Gail Lewis & Robbie Fulks "Wild Wild Wild" [Wild Wild Wild]