This is the eighth of a 10-part musical trek across the United States down U.S. Highway 70, the former "Broadway of America" that once ran from Los Angeles to the Atlantic coast in North Carolina but now ends in Globe, Ariz., a bit east of Phoenix. The series started with Episode 70 and has continued in each regular Wednesday episode since then.
Here's what you'll hear today (direct download here):
Freightrain Jones (Statesville, NC), "I'm Down"
Run on Deez (Statesville), "Predator Prey"
Fisher Street (Salisbury, NC), "Kiss"
Mr. Sixty Six (Lexington, NC), "Imagine"
The Subverts (Lexington), "Shattered Windows"
Epic of Athens (Lexington), "Rise Against"
Old Southern Moonshine Revival (High Point, NC), "New Pair of Boots"
Lisa Dames (Greensboro, NC), "Kinda Fun Getting Over You"
3 Feet Up (Greensboro), "Buddha Camp"
Imani Reggae Band (Greensboro), "Coconut Juice"
Kid Icarus (Greensboro), "My Plans for Tomorrow"
The Malamondos (Greensboro), "Candy and Condoms"
Rose Fur Coat (Greensboro), "Standing and Hoping"
Tracks 1, 8-9 and 12 came from the Podsafe Music Network. The remainder of the songs were found at Garageband.com. Come back Sunday for a special edition as we drive this musical road trip to its conclusion.