X-Roads schenkt wöchentlich eine Stunde lang den missverstandenen Poeten, den einsamen Cowboys, den gescheiterten Baumwollpflückern, den heiseren Protestsängern und den betrunkenen Alleinunterhaltern Gehör.

X-Roads: Jeden Sonntag von sechs bis sieben auf Radio X.

Sonntag, 14. Februar 2021

Sendung vom 14. Februar 2021 - Mixed

  • The Fox - Nickel Creek (Nickel Creek)
  • Ah Spring - Chris Thile (Stealing Second)
  • New York City - Punch Brothers (Who's Feeling Young Now?)
  • The Old Leather Bag - David Davis and the Warrior River Boys (David Davis and the Warrior River Boys)
  • (I Heard That) Lonesome Whistle - David Davis and the Warrior River Boys (Troubled Times)
  • The Train That Carried My Girl From Town - David Davis and the Warrior River Boys (Two Dimes & a Nickel)
  • He Rambled - David Davis and the Warrior River Boys (Dind't He Ramble: Songs of Charlie Poole)
  • Anywhere There's A Jukebox - Razzy Bailey (I Keep Coming Back)
  • She's Back In Town - Rodney Crowell (Songs From Quarantine)
  • Baby Started Wearing Her Mask - Ry Cooder (Songs From Quarantine)
  • Oxford Town - Phil Carmen (My Way)
  • Born A Rider - Clover Leaf (My Way)
  • Sad - Phil Carmen (My Way)
  • I'm Gonna Be A Country Girl Again - Buffy Sainte-Marie (Soldier Blue)
  • Universal Soldier - Buffy Sainte-Marie (Universal Soldier)
  • Plains of Nebrasky-O - Eric Andersen with Phil Ochs (The Essential)
  • Close the Door Lightly - The Dillards (Copperfields)
  • Dusty Box Car Wall - Eric Andersen (Violets of Dawn)

Sendung vom 7. Februar 2021 - Women Voices

  • Don't Come Home A-Drinkin' (With Lovin' On Your Mind) - Loretta Lynn  (Gold) 
  • Silver Threads And Golden Needles - Linda Ronstadt  (Don't Cry Now) 
  • Lie To Him - Amber Digby  (Another Way To Live) 
  • Walkin', Talkin', Cryin', Barely Beatin' Broken Heart - Highway 101  (Paint The Town) 
  • Mi Vida Loca - Pam Tillis  (Sweetheart's Dance) 
  • Blackie's Gunman - Carlene Carter (duet with Elizabeth Cook)  (Carter Girl) 
  • If The Jukebox Took Teardrops - Danni Leigh  (29 Nights) 
  • Big City - Iris DeMent  (Tulare Dust - A Songwriters' Tribute To Merle Haggard) 
  • Never Been Loved Before - Rita Chiarelli  (Breakfast At Midnight) 
  • Big Red Sun Blues - Lucinda Williams  (Lucinda Williams) 
  • Crescent City - Emmylou Harris  (Cowgirl's Prayer) 
  • I Heard The Bluebirds Sing - Amy Gallatin & Stillwaters  (Everything I Wanted Love To Be) 
  • Life Is Not A Guarantee - Valerie Smith & Becky Buller  (Here's A Little Song ...) 
  • Get On The Main Highway - The Price Sisters  (A Heart Never Knows) 
  • Le Moulin A Pépere - Sylvia Tyson  (You Were On My Mind) 
  • There's A Guy Works Down The Chip Shop Swears He's Elvis - Kirsty MacColl  (Desperate Character) 
  • That Was The Day (Nashville) - Marianne Faithfull  (Faithless) 
  • Now To Stop Singing - Betty Legler  (Betty Legler) 

Sendung vom 31. Januar 2021 - Mixed

  • Take Me In Your Lifeboat - The Seldom Scene  (15th Anniversary Celebration) 
  • The Bluebirds Are Singing - Country Gentlemen  (The Early Rebel Recordings) 
  • The Sweetest Gift - The Seldom Scene  (Act Two) 
  • Paradise Valley - The Seldom Scene  (The New Seldom Scene Album) 
  • Silence Or Tears - The Country Pickers  (CP Special) 
  • He Rode All The Way To Texas - John Starling  (Long Time Gone) 
  • Silver Dew On The Bluegrass Tonight - Bill Clifton  (Around The World To Poor Valley) 
  • The Light Gets In The Way - The Long Ryders  (Two Fisted Tales) 
  • Dancin' Cowboys - Bellamy Brothers  (You Can Get Crazy) 
  • Catahoula - Bellamy Brothers  (Over The Line) 
  • Skip A Rope - Henson Cargill  (A Very Well Travelled Man) 
  • The Most Uncomplicated Goodbye I've Ever Heard - Henson Cargill  (A Very Well Travelled Man) 
  • Shame About That - Sara Evans  (Three Chords And The Truth) 
  • Walk Out Backwards - Sara Evans  (Three Chords And The Truth) 
  • Chicago Barn Dance - Special Consensus  (Chicago Barn Dance) 
  • Jacob Spence - Valerie Smith & Liberty Pike  (No Summer Storm) 
  • Getting Ready For Sunday - Valerie Smith & Liberty Pike  (Wash Away Your Troubles) 
  • Thank You - Becky Buller  ('tween Earth And Sky) 
  • Wild Dandelion Rose - Bonnie Prince Billy  (Hello Joy)

Donnerstag, 28. Januar 2021

Sendung vom 24. Januar 2021 - Mixed

  • Fingerprints - Leonard Cohen  (Death Of A Ladies' Man) 
  • Misty - Ray Stevens  (The Best Of Ray Stevens) 
  • Theme From Rawhide - The Blues Brothers  (The Blues Brothers: Original Soundtrack Recording) 
  • Blue Highway - Neil Diamond (featuring Chet Atkins)  (Tennessee Moon) 
  • Butterfly - Barry Gibb (feat. Gillian Welch & David Rawlings)  (Greenfields: The Gibb Brothers' Songbook, Vol. 1) 
  • Dirty Life And Times - Warren Zevon  (The Wind) 
  • Monkey Wash, Donkey Rinse - David Lindley and Ry Cooder  (Enjoy Every Sandwich - The Songs Of Warren Zevon) 
  • Knockin' On Heaven's Door - Warren Zevon  (The Wind) 
  • Carmelita - Warren Zevon  (Warren Zevon) 
  • Yellow Moon - The Neville Brothers  (Yellow Moon) 
  • Meet De Boys On The Battlefront - The Wild Tchoupitoulas  (The Neville Brothers - Gold) 
  • Louisiana Man - Rusty & Doug Kershaw  (Dim Lights, Thick Smoke And Hillbilly Music: Country & Western Hitparade 1961) 
  • Midnight Waltz - Doug Kershaw & Steve Riley  (Face To Face) 
  • Diggy Liggy Lo - Rusty & Doug Kershaw  (Dim Lights, Thick Smoke And Hillbilly Music: Country & Western Hitparade 1961) 
  • It Takes All Night To Get Over Day - Doug Kershaw  (The Crazy Cajun Recordings) 
  • Down South In New Orleans - Doug Kershaw  (The Crazy Cajun Recordings) 
  • Jolie Blonde - Doug Kershaw & Steve Riley  (Face To Face)

Sendung vom 17. Januar 2021 - Dolly & Steve

  • False Eyelashes - Dolly Parton  (Just Because I'm A Woman) 
  • I Don't Believe You've Met My Baby - Dolly Parton  (Little Sparrow) 
  • Both Sides Now - Dolly Parton  (Those Were The Days) 
  • Waltz Across Texas Tonight - Dolly Parton / Emmylou Harris / Linda Ronstadt  (The Complete Trio Collection) 
  • Silver Threads And Golden Needles - Loretta Lynn / Dolly Parton / Tammy Wynette  (Honky Tonk Angels) 
  • The Last Thing On My Mind - Dolly Parton & Porter Wagoner  (Just Between You And Me) 
  • My Blue Tears - Dolly Parton  (Coat Of Many Colors) 
  • Steve's Last Ramble - Steve Earle & The Dukes  (Transcendental Blues) 
  • The Galway Girl - Steve Earle & The Dukes  (Transcendental Blues) 
  • Dublin Blues - Steve Earle  (Guy) 
  • Ft. Worth Blues - Steve Earle  (El Corazon) 
  • Billy And Bonnie - Steve Earle  (I Feel Alright) 
  • Poison Love - Buddy Miller (vocal: Steve Earle)  (Poison Love) 
  • John Henry Was A Steel Drivin' Man - Steve Earle  (Ghosts Of West Virginia) 
  • Waitin' On The Sky - Steve Earle  (I'll Never Get Out Of This World Alive) 
  • Connemara Breakdown - Steve Earle and The Del McCoury Band  (The Mountain) 
  • Guitar Town - Steve Earle  (Guitar Town) 

Sendung vom 10. Januar 2021 - Mixed

  • Organisera Mera - De Offentliga Chaufförerna  (Ak En Bit Med Oss) 
  • Born In The White - Ueli Gasser  (Dreamflowers) 
  • Rock Hearts - The Bluegrass Album Band  (Volume V, Sweet Sunny South) 
  • Old Home Place - J.D. Crowe and The New South  (J.D. Crowe And The New South) 
  • John Henry - Mark Johnson with the Rice Brothers & Friends  (Clawgrass) 
  • Why You Been Gone So Long - Tony Rice  (Native American) 
  • We Can't Be Darlings Anymore - J.D. Crowe / Tony Rice / Doyle Lawson / Bobby Hicks / Todd Phillips  (The Bluegrass Album) 
  • Last Leaf - Joan Baez  (Whistle Down The Wind) 
  • Wrong Road Again - Crystal Gayle  (The Best Of Crystal Gayle) 
  • Silver Tongue And Goldplated Lies - K.T. Oslin  (My Roots Are Showing) 
  • Second Tuesday In December - Jack Blanchard & Misty Morgan  (Life And Death) 
  • Tennessee Bird Walk - Jack Blanchard & Misty Morgan  (Life And Death) 
  • Don't It Make You Wanta Go Home - Jack Blanchard & Misty Morgan  (Life And Death) 
  • Little Alibis - Jeff Turner  (Tourist In Paradise) 
  • Gonna Walk That Line - The O'Kanes  (The O'Kanes) 
  • When I Die Just Let Me Go To Texas - Ed Bruce  (The Tennessean) 
  • Mammas Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up To Be Cowboys - Ed Bruce  (Girls, Women & Ladies: The Universal Recordings)

Sendung vom 3. Januar 2021 - Best of 2020, Part 2

  • Times Are Tough - Phil Leadbetter and The All Stars of Bluegrass (Swing For the Fences)
  • Just Load the Wagon - Junior Sisk (Load the Wagon)
  • Chicago Barn Dance - Special Consensus (Chicago Barn Dance)
  • Apalachicola - Gillian Welch (Boots No. 2: The Lost Sessions)
  • Rocky Mountain Rangers - Colter Wall (Western Swing & Waltzes and Other Punchy Songs)
  • On the Way Downtown - Dave Alvin (From An Old Guitar)
  • Drink Till I See Double - Ray Wiylie Hubbard (Co-Starring)
  • Do You Think I Really Care - The Rolling Stones (Country)
  • I Contain Multitudes - Bob Dylan (Rough And Rowdy Ways)
  • Yellow Cedar Waxwing - Brennen Leigh (Prairie Love Letter)
  • Bill Monroe's Ol' Mandolin - Lorraine Jordan and Carolina Road (Bill Monroe's Ol' Mandolin)
  • When you Cross Over - Ryan Adams (Wednesdays)
  • Kansas - Neil Young (Homegrown)
  • Just Look What You've Done - Richard Koechli (The Real Chill)
  • Heaven's On the Way - Zephaniah Ohora (Listening to the Music)


Sendung vom 27. Dezember 2020 - Best of 2020, Part 1

  • Union, God and Country - Steve Earle & the Dukes (Ghosts of West Virginia)
  • It Takes One to Wonder - Jim Lauderdale (When Carolina Comes Home Again)
  • All the Pretty Colors - Sturgill Simpson (Cuttin' Grass)
  • Quarantined - Old Crow Medicine Show (Quarantined)
  • I Think You Oughta Try Whiskey - Corb Lund with Jaida Dreyer (Agricultural Tragic)
  • Homegrown Roots - Victoria Bailey (Jesus, Red Wine & Patsy Cline)
  • Champion - Jesse Daniel (Rollin' On)
  • When You'r Tired of Breaking Other Hearts - Darell Scott (Sings the Blues of Hank Williams)
  • The Fartherest Tip of the Moon - Pink Pedrazzi (The Island)
  • Sacramento - Paul Mac Bonvin (America)
  • La Soupe A Ma Grand-Mère - Hugues Aufray (Autoportrait)
  • I Remember Everything - John Prine (I Remember Everything)
  • Speed of the Sound of Loneliness - Kurt Vile (Speed, Sound, Lonely KV)
  • The Man That Time Forgot - Charley Crockett (Welcome to Hard Times)
  • Houdini Didn't Like The Spiritualists - Terry Allen and the Panhandle Mystery Band (Just Like Moby Dick)
  • I'm the Only Hell My Mama Ever Raised - Willie Nelson (First Rose of Spring)

Sendung vom 20. Dezember 2020 - Christmas

  • Everything Is Cool - John Prine  (A John Prine Christmas) 
  • Santa And The Kids - Charley Pride  (Christmas In My Home Town) 
  • Santa Claus Is Comin' (In A Boogie Woogie Choo Choo Train) - The Tractors  (Have Yourself A Tractors Christmas) 
  • Christmas The Mountain Way - Dale Ann Bradley & Steve Gulley  (Christmas: The Mountain Way) 
  • Bluegrass, White Snow - Patty Loveless  (Bluegrass & White Snow) 
  • Christmas Time Back Home - The Country Pickers  (CP Special) 
  • Christmas Time's A Comin' - Doc Watson, Del McCoury and Mac Wiseman  (Christmas On The Mountain) 
  • Colorado Christmas - Nitty Gritty Dirt Band  (Anthology) 
  • No Place Like Home At Christmas - Little Jimmie Dickens  (Country Boy) 
  • Downhill Sleigh Ride - Jorma Kaukonen  (Christmas) 
  • Christmas In Washington - Steve Earle  (El Corazon) 
  • It's Christmastime In Louisiana - Johnnie Allen  (Alligator Stomp, Vol.4: Cajun Christmas) 
  • Silver Bells - Dwight Yoakam  (Come On Christmas) 
  • Must Be Santa - Bob Dylan  (Christmas In The Heart) 
  • A Willie Nice Christmas - Kacey Musgraves (feat. Willie Nelson)  (A Very Kacey Christmas) 
  • Frosty The Snowman - Leon Redbone (feat. Dr. John)  (Christmas Island) 
  • Christmas For The Blues - Rodney Crowell  (Christmas Everywhere) 
  • Blue Christmas Lights - Chris Hillman & Herb Pederson  (Tinsel Tunes)

Sendung vom 13. Dezember 2020 - Mixed

  • All By My Lonesome - Charley Pride  (Music In My Heart) 
  • Wonder Could I Live There Anymore - Charley Pride  (From Me To You) 
  • Is Anybody Going' To San Antone - Charley Pride  (Charley Pride's 10th Album) 
  • The Way It Was In '51 - Charley Pride  (Music In My Heart) 
  • Kaw-Liga - Charley Pride  (The Best Of Charley Pride) 
  • You Lied To Me - Charley Pride  (Music In My Heart) 
  • Rollin' On - Jesse Daniel  (Rollin' On) 
  • May The Bird Of Paradise Fly Up Your Nose - Little Jimmy Dickens  (Out Behind The Barn) 
  • Hillbilly Fever - Little Jimmy Dickens  (Country Boy) 
  • Some Of Shelley's Blues - Nitty Gritty Dirt Band  (Uncle Charlie & His Dog Teddy) 
  • Reason To Believe - The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band  (Rare Junk) 
  • Some Dark Holler - Nitty Gritty Dirt Band (featuring Dwight Yoakam)  (Will The Circle Be Unbroken, Volume III) 
  • Down In Louisiana - The Whites  (Whole New World) 
  • Carry On - Richard Koechli  (The Real Chill: Remembering J.J. Cale) 
  • Precious Memories - J.J. Cale  (Okie) 
  • Just Look What You've Done - Richard Koechli  (The Real Chill: Remembering J.J. Cale) 
  • I'll Be There - J.J. Cale  (Okie)