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!

  • 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]