Margo Price

Margo Price & Anthony Bourdain

This week, Jim and Greg are joined by country singer-songwriter Margo Price. Price is signed to Jack White's Third Man Records, and her sound is a blend of outlaw country and roots music. A natural born storyteller, Price joined the hosts for an interview and performance. Plus, Jim and Greg revisit their interview with world traveler and chef Anthony Bourdain, who we lost recently. He was 61.

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Anthony Bourdain

Anthony Bourdain

On June 8, 2018, chef, author, television host and more, Anthony Bourdain died at age 61. This week, Jim and Greg revisit their 2008 interview with Bourdain about his love for food and rock and roll.

Anthony, or Tony as he liked to be called, explained to Jim and Greg that there are a lot of connections between members of the food world and the music world, the first of which is simply the hours. Both subcultures are nocturnal pleasure-seekers who often frequent the same greasy spoons and the same dive bars. But on a more cerebral level, music geeks and foodies are both obsessed, both opinionated, and both hate Billy Joel. Tony explained that when he served up grub to guests he preferred the tunes of Edith Piaf, Serge Gainsbourg, and even Connie Francis.

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Margo Price

Margo Price is part of a new generation on the Nashville scene that infuse authentic country roots with strong songwriting chops. Her first album, Midwest Farmer's Daughter was recorded at the famous Sun Studios in Memphis, and released by Jack White's Third Man Records in 2016. Her latest, 2017's All American Made, encompasses a variety of American roots genres, including outlaw country and soul, but she's quick to distance herself from ther current trend towards Americana music, noting that“There's a lot of people in the mainstream that are being turned on their heads right now, and really grasping for authenticity. I think it's only a matter of time before the Americana/Outlaw bubble bursts.”Price joined Jim and Greg for an interview and performance at the Goose Island Barrelhouse in Chicago.

Featured Songs

  1. Margo Price, This Town Gets Around, Midwest Farmer's Daughter, Third Man, 2016
  2. Richard Hell and the Voidoids, Walking on the Water, Blank Generation, Sire, 1977
  3. The Heartbreakers, Chinese Rocks, L.A.M.F., Track, 1977
  4. The Ramones, Beat on the Brat, The Ramones, Sire, 1976
  5. Roy Budd, Main Theme (Carter Takes a Train), Get Carter, Pye, 1971
  6. Serge Gainsbourg and Brigitte Bardot, Bonnie and Clyde, Bonnie and Clyde, Fontana, 1968
  7. Brian Eno, 43132, Ambient 1: Music for Airports, Polydor, 1978
  8. Edith Piaf, Padam Padam…, Padam Padam…, Columbia, 1954
  9. Billy Joel, The Entertainer, Streetlife Serenade, Columbia, 1974
  10. The Stooges, Down on the Street, Funhouse, Elektra, 1970
  11. Margo Price, Wild Women, All American Made, Third Man, 2017
  12. Margo Price, Heart of America (live on Sound Opinions), Midwest Farmer's Daughter, Third Man, 2016
  13. Margo Price, Cocaine Cowboys, All American Made, Third Man, 2017
  14. Margo Price, Pay Gap, All American Made, Third Man, 2017
  15. Margo Price, Hurtin' (On the Bottle), Midwest Farmer's Daughter, Third Man, 2016
  16. Robbie Fulks, F* This Town, South Mouth, Bloodshot, 1997
  17. Margo Price, A Little Pain, All American Made, Third Man, 2017
  18. Margo Price, Nowhere Fast, All American Made, Third Man, 2017
  19. Margo Price, Desperate and Depressed (live on Sound Opinions), Midwest Farmer's Daughter, Third Man, 2016
  20. Margo Price, Learning to Lose (feat. Willie Nelson), All American Made, Third Man, 2017
  21. Gene Watson, I Don‘t Know How to Tell Her (She Don’t Love Me Anymore), Reflections, Capitol, 1978
  22. Margo Price, All American Made (live on Sound Opinions), All American Made, Third Man, 2017
  23. Margo Price, Do Right By Me, All American Made, Third Man, 2017
  24. Bob Dylan & The Band, Long Distance Operator, The Basement Tapes, Columbia, 1975
  25. Joni Mitchell, California, Blue, Reprise, 1971
  26. Joni Mitchell, A Case of You, Blue, Reprise, 1971
  27. Joni Mitchell, You Turn Me On I'm a Radio, For the Roses, Asylum, 1972