State of Amorica: A Black Crowes Podcast

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State of Amorica is a podcast hosted by dedicated Black Crowes fans David Hudson and Ian Rice. Why the Black Crowes you say? Because they are one of the greatest rock bands of all time. We hope you will become apart of the State of Amorica and share us with other like minded music fans. Follow us on twitter @stateofamorica Facebook: State of Amorica Podcast Instagram: State of Amorica Podcast

Episode Date
Episode 27: O Cover, Where Art Thou?
01:07:06
How do you follow a monster episode like Episode 26? You take things back to nerd territory! This week, David & Ian are joined by London area correspondent Liam Whiting for a recap of the first 2020 Brothers of a Feather show, followed by a great discussion about the first four album covers and their partnership with the music itself! We hope you have as much fun listening to it as we did recording it!
Feb 25, 2020
Episode 26: Charity Coe
01:16:09
This week is a very special week at State of Amorica! David & Ian are extremely excited to welcome Charity Coe to the program! A singer for both The Black Crowes and The Magpie Salute, Charity shares some very interesting tales about her time with both bands as well as what she's presently up to. This one is a real treat for fans...you won't want to miss it!
Feb 10, 2020
Episode 25: Hagar (Special Guest: Steve Hagar)
01:16:56
Welcome all again...this week, for our silver episode, David & Ian are pleased to welcome a very special guest that they've been planning since day one. The man needs little introduction to the Black Crowes community other than his name...so without a ton of pomp and circumstance, ladies and gentlemen...all the way from the darkest depths of Fairbanks, AK...Mr. Steve Hagar.
Feb 03, 2020
Episode 24: Under Review - By Your Side (Special Guest: Jason Johantges)
01:36:31
It's time for another all-new episode of State of Amorica! This week, David & Ian are joined by fellow Amorican Jason Johantges to discuss what is arguably the most divisive release in the Black Crowes catalog: By Your Side. We go very deep into the history of this album and discuss each track as well as the many b-sides. You won't want to miss this one!
Jan 22, 2020
Episode 23: The Albums. Ranked.
01:00:02
Happy New Year! David & Ian are back from a short break for the holidays to give their individual rankings of all ten Black Crowes studio releases! Will you agree with their choices? Tune in to find out! Don't like the guys' lists? Be sure to post your own on the show's Twitter or Facebook page!
Jan 03, 2020
Episode 22: Steven Hyden
01:20:34
Welcome once again for a tremendous episode of State of Amorica! This week, David & Ian are extremely pleased to welcome author/journalist/podcaster Steven Hyden to the program for a great discussion about his involvement as co-writer for Steve Gorman's memoir "Hard To Handle," his past works including the Celebration Rock podcast and his upcoming endeavors. It was a great conversation that you won't want to miss! Also this week, David & Ian announced the 1st Annual State of Amorica Auction! There are tons of great Black Crowes-related items, with the proceeds benefitting the Nuci's Space charity. Details in the episode or visit www.ebay.com/usr/stateofamoricapodcast to start bidding! Happy Holidays!
Dec 16, 2019
Episode 21: The Shake Your Moneymaker Special
01:40:22
Welcome back for another edition of State of Amorica! After an extended holiday break, we're back in full force with our Shake Your Moneymaker Special, in which we discuss the current happenings with the reunion, check in with our Bowery and Troubadour correspondents and do our in-depth review of the band's 1990 debut record. You won't want to miss this one!
Dec 05, 2019
Episode 20: The Amoricans (Black Crowes Tribute Band)
01:39:17
This week, David & Ian sit down for a lengthy chat with Seth and Steve of Black Crowes tribute band The Amoricans! The guys discuss the band and then formulate their own custom greatest hits album, justifying their picks along the way. It's a die-hard fan's delight you won't want to miss!
Nov 18, 2019
Episode 19: Steve Gorman
01:15:00
Well, the day is finally here. This week, David & Ian welcome none other than Steve Gorman to the show! The guys spend just shy of an hour discussing all things Black Crowes, Trigger Hippy and much more! You definitely won't want to miss this one... David & Ian would like to issue a special thanks to all the fans that helped make this very special event become a reality. You're the best!
Nov 11, 2019
Episode 18: Under Review - High Water II
01:07:41
Welcome back for another episode! This week, David & Ian dig into the latest release from The Magpie Salute, High Water II! The guys go track-by-track though the album as well as discuss the current state of the band. You won't want to miss this one! Details on how to win a High Water II LP/CD bundle included in the episode audio!
Oct 29, 2019
Episode 17: The Book, Part II
01:30:43
Let's play two! This week is the second installment in State of Amorica's in-depth discussion of Steve Gorman's recently-released book, "Hard To Handle!" David and Ian briefly discuss the current state of The Black Crowes and new releases from Trigger Hippy and North Mississippi Allstars before diving back in to the second half of Mr. Gorman's fantastic book. You won't want to miss this one!
Oct 17, 2019
Episode 16: The Book, Part I
01:46:05
The time has finally come...this week is the first installment in State of Amorica's in-depth discussion of Steve Gorman's recently-released book, "Hard To Handle!" David and Ian discuss a bit about the current state of The Black Crowes and its related rumor mill before diving in to the many facets of Mr. Gorman's fantastic book. You won't want to miss this one!
Oct 07, 2019
Episode 15: B-Side Ourselves (Volume I)
00:56:33
We're back with Episode 15! This week, David & Ian turn in the first installment in the b-sides series, B-Side Ourselves, in which the guys discuss some of their favorite Black Crowes tracks that didn't make the full-length albums over the years. Their picks might surprise you!
Sep 30, 2019
Episode 14: Q&A Session (Volume I)
00:57:49
Welcome back for another edition of State of Amorica! This week, David and Ian discuss a few things Magpie and Gorman related before getting to the first installment of the Q&A Session! The guys answer questions submitted by fans on a whole array of topics, often with some surprising results. Thanks for listening and stay tall!
Sep 18, 2019
Episode 13 - Neal Casal: 1968 - 2019
00:49:13
This week David & Ian pay tribute to Neal Casal, founding member of The Chris Robinson Brotherhood, who passed away unexpectedly on August 26, 2019. By all accounts Neal was a tremendous musician and a truly kind soul and State of Amorica pays tribute to his life and career in their own small way. Rest in peace, Neal.
Sep 09, 2019
Episode 12: Matt Slocum
00:35:09
Welcome back for Episode 12! This week is a very exciting week for State of Amorica as we welcome keyboardist Matt Slocum for our first interview segment! Matt is well known in the Black Crowes universe as the man behind the keys for Rich's solo band and The Magpie Salute, but his resume includes a host of other artists as well. We chatted with him about the many aspects of his career and got a little insight into Magpie's forthcoming album, High Water II! You won't want to miss this one!
Aug 26, 2019
Episode 11: Under Review - The Ceaseless Sight
00:53:10
Welcome back for Episode 11! This week, David and Ian continue their "Under Review" series with an in-depth discussion on Rich Robinson's 2014 album, "The Ceaseless Sight." The guys go track-by-track through this one and we also find out who considers this his favorite album of all-time!
Aug 20, 2019
Episode 10: Tall Tales, Volume II (Special Guest: Joe Boylan)
01:19:40
Welcome Back for Episode 10! This week, David and Ian welcome guest Joe Boylan for a healthy discussion about one of the most important parts of the band, the bass player! The guys discuss the difference in style of the band's two key players, Sven Pipien and Johnny Colt, as well as give an overview of all that have held The Black Crowes' bottom end. Joe was a fantastic guest that you won't want to miss! Stay Tall!
Jul 29, 2019
Episode 09: Stoned Crowes (Special Guest: Bill Whalen)
01:18:27
After a short hiatus, State of Amorica is back with an all-new, very special episode! This week, we talk all about The Black Crowes' affinity for covering Rolling Stones songs over the years and we're joined by special guest Bill Whelan! David, Ian and Bill discuss their personal favorite Stones covers from the setlists as well as chat about other aspects of the band. You won't want to miss it! Ian would also like to take a moment to note that this episode is being presented as a 70th birthday gift to his father, Bob, one of the most dedicated fans of The Rolling Stones!
Jul 19, 2019
Episode 08: Under Review - New Earth Mud
01:22:39
Welcome back for Episode 08! This week, David & Ian discuss Chris Robinson's first solo project, the 2002 release "New Earth Mud." As is the style with the Under Review series, the guys go track by track and really get into the embryonic era of CR's career outside of The Black Crowes. They've got a great giveaway this week too, so check it out!
Jul 03, 2019
Episode 07: Crowesbase Delight
01:08:11
Welcome back for Episode 07! This week's episode finds David and Ian partaking in a pastime all Amoricans have enjoyed over the years: crafting their ultimate setlist! The guys compare notes and justify their picks to answer the age-old question: what would the setlist be for the best Black Crowes show?
Jun 21, 2019
Episode 06: Tall Tales, Volume I (Special Guest: Dave Chamberlin)
01:20:50
This week, David & Ian are joined by the show's first official guest, Mr. Dave Chamberlain, for the first installment of Tall Tales, in which fans, friends and members discuss their personal TBC related experiences! Dave dedicates his time to Nuci's Space (www.nuci.org), a non-profit organization that maintains a health and resource center for musicians affected by mental and other brain-based illnesses. Thanks for listening!
Jun 12, 2019
Episode 05: Cover Me With a Good Dream (Volume I)
01:06:16
Welcome back for Episode 05! This week, David & Ian start the "Cover Me With a Good Dream" series, in which the band's vast canon of cover song selections is discussed and some of their favorites are chosen! Think we left something out? E-mail your picks to: stateofamorica@gmail.com
Jun 05, 2019
Episode 04: Under Review: Lions
01:34:45
Welcome back for Episode 4! This week, David and Ian discuss the relatively quiet state of affairs in the Black Crowes universe, then dive into the first in a series of in-depth album discussions. The first album up is perhaps the most divisive release in the Black Crowes catalog, 2001's Lions. It's a risky start to the series, but will hopefully bring light to an album that stands above its reputation. Thanks for tuning in! Email us at: stateofamorica@gmail.com For show-related playlists, check us out on Spotify! Twitter: @stateofamorica Facebook: State of Amorica Podcast Instagram: stateofamorica
May 26, 2019
Episode 03: Riff Raff, Volume I
01:10:19
Welcome back for Episode 3! Rich Robinson and Marc Ford are one of the most underrated guitar duos of our generation. Rich's riffs and Marc's solos played a huge role in the success of The Black Crowes. David and Ian discuss some of their favorite contributions from these guys. Also discussed is a recent Steve Gorman interview that is circulating. It doesn't sound like Steve would be up for a reunion... Email us at: stateofamorica@gmail.com For show-related playlists, check us out on Spotify! Twitter: @stateofamorica Facebook: State of Amorica Podcast Instagram: stateofamorica
May 19, 2019
Episode 02: Ladies & Gentlemen...
01:10:03
Things are going full steam ahead as David and Ian address the current rumor mill surrounding the band before venturing into the topic at hand: the best in-concert intro songs from TBC and its surrounding family! Email us at: stateofamorica@gmail.com For show-related playlists, check us out on Spotify! Twitter: @stateofamorica Facebook: State of Amorica Podcast Instagram: stateofamorica
May 10, 2019
Episode 01: Why The Black Crowes?
00:41:08
Welcome to the debut episode of State of Amorica! Your hosts David Hudson and Ian Rice introduce themselves to you this week and tell you what to expect from them in the future. We hope you will come along the ride. Twitter @stateofamorica Instagram State of Amorica Podcast Facebook The State of Amorica Podcast
May 03, 2019