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EP 113 | Corb Lund – Agricultural Tragic


“The songs on Agricultural Tragic sparkle with a kind of authenticity that only someone who lives that life can project.”  –  American Songwriter

“Canada’s finest outlaw songsmith returns to the clever humor that made him a star… one of 2020’s most well rounded and re-playable releases.”  –  Exclaim Magazine

“Do yourself a favor and get your freshly sanitized hands on a copy of the new (album)… Pre-empting any hype or hyperbole, Agricultural Tragic is a record with instantly detectable depth and energy.”  –  Edmonton Journal


“Eloquent and plainspoken, the excellent Agricultural Tragic finds the affable country rocker exploring his roots as a rancher and rodeo rider while striving to adapt this traditional identity to the challenging modern world… Corb Lund radiates authenticity from first note to last.”  –  No Depression

The reviews are just starting to come in.

Album released Friday, June 26..and our conversation aired on Mulligan Stew CKUA Radio Saturday, June 27th.

Here’s the complete interview.

You hear me ask Corb about tour dates and he can’t really answer because they haven’t all been confirmed but we can give you these just released by Warner Music

Plus one BIG date

Corb Lund will make his long-awaited debut at the legendary Grand Ole’ Opry in Nashville, TN on August 29 th, 2020.


Tour dates

November 8, 2020 – Cranbrook, BC – Key City Theatre

November 10, 2020 – Duncan, BC – Cowichan Performing Arts Centre

November 13, 2020 – Victoria, BC – Alix Goolden Performance Hall

November 16, 2020 – Penticton, BC – Cleland Community Theatre

November 17, 2020 – Williams Lake, BC – Cariboo Memorial Centre

November 18, 2020 – Quesnel, BC – Quesnel and District Seniors Center

November 19, 2020 – Prince George, BC – Vanier Hall

November 20, 2020 – Vernon, BC – Vernon & District Performing Arts Centre

November 21, 2020 – Trail, BC – Charles Bailey Theatre

November 22, 2020 – Vancouver, BC – Commodore Ballroom

November 24, 2020 – Edmonton, AB – Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium

November 25, 2020 – Lloydminster, AB – Vic Juba Community Theatre

November 26, 2020 – Regina, SK – Casino Regina

November 27, 2020 – Saskatoon, SK – Coors Event Centre

November 28, 2020 – Cadillac, SK – Cadillac Community Hall

November 30, 2020 – Calgary, AB – Jack Singer Concert Hall

December 1, 2020 – Winnipeg, MB – Burton Cummings Theatre

December 4, 2020 – Sudbury, ON – The Townehouse

December 5, 2020 – St. Catherine’s, ON – Warehouse Concert Hall

December 6, 2020 – London, ON – London Music Hall

December 7, 2020 – Toronto, ON – The Great Hall

December 8, 2020 – Peterborough, ON – Market Hall Performing Arts Centre

December 9, 2020 – Ottawa, ON – National Arts Centre

December 10, 2020 – Montreal, QC – Le Belmont


Mulligan Stew June 27th-Corb Lund Interview


Hello all…as Canada Day approaches I need to know one thing – Did You Wash Your Hands??

What a bizarre and wondrous time we’re surviving in.

That begs a second question – Does Music have the power to HEAL?

 If you talk to the artists making the music the answer is absolutely.  If you talk to the audience ..many of them will tell you – it does heal. Lifts the soul and the spirit.

I’ve seen it in hospitals and recovery rooms. I’ve read the email to CKUA.

So Mulligan Stew and CKUA Radio have the ability to become a part of the healing process.

Let’s get healed.

The guest tonight on Mulligan Stew is – Corb Lund.


Corbie and his amazing band have crafted Agricultural Tragic, his newest music in years.

That’s  Corb’s description of what they write and play. It’s a throwaway line in interviews and from the stage that’s actually become “something”.

Corb has 6 generations of ranching family,  so you know he ‘s lived what he writes.

Tracks like

Old Men

I think you oughta try whiskey

Raining Horses

Dance with your spurs on

Louis L’Amour

Never not had horses

Ranchin’ Ridin’ Romance – (Two outta three ain’t bad)

Tattoos Blues

This music was meant for hot and sweaty clubs and stages.

We may never see that again so here’s the next best thing is – MULLIGAN STEW

(did I oversell it?

There’s an honesty and truth in Corb’s music.  He plays like he says it. If you let the music into your heart it will move in and heal.

The complete Corb Lund/TDM interview can be heard on MulliganStew Podcast  (

It’s a giggle!

Great playlist tonight.

We start and finish the Stew with Bob Dylan.

Right off the top, it’s  Goodbye Jimmy Reed from Rough and Rowdy Ways. His 39th and perhaps best album.

That’s’ saying something.

We finish with Murder Most Foul,   a 17 minute closer to the album that,  if it’s his last music ever, would be a huge closing statement about our life and times.

I get to read a wonderful email from a listener who heard the track 2 weeks ago as she was picking up Ian Tyson for a dinner. Ian asked to play the song on the way home and they sat in his driveway and listened to the last 5 minutes …Ian kept saying “wow.”

NEXT WEEK – Eric Burton – co-leader/ singer/writer of the Black Pumas.

Eric’s street busking lead him from LA to Austin and his discovery. After a police bust for no permit!

Eric and I talked about how different that bust would have been today.

One of the songs he played 100’s of times on the streets was Colours.  When it was nominated for a Grammy he knew his life would be much changed.

Thanks for listening. Playlist below



Mulligan Stew June 27 2020
Host TDMulligan our guest – Corb Lund and new album
goodbye jimmy reed bob dylan rough and rowdy ways
shame shame shame jimm reed the very best
Long as I can see the light john fogerty fogerty factory
a change is going to come aretha franklin I nver loved a man Special Guest Corb Lund
so you want to be a rock andf roll star (live) tom petty and the heartbreakers Live at the Wiltern LA
aint that a shame fats domino fats domino swings
The Stew with TDMulligan
Tilt a whirl jimmy vaughn best of Corb Lund interview in 30 minutes
layla derek and the dominos 40th anniversary . Layla and other assorted love songs
roadhouse blues (live) The Doors Live at the Felt Forum NYC
King of July The Radio Grand Town and Country
This is Mulligan Stew with tdm Coming UP – Corb Lund and his new album
Perfume and Gasoline Mike Plume Lonesome Stretch of Highway
colours Black Pumas Black Pumas
TDMulligan NEXT – Corb Lund Interview
Complete Corb Lund Interview on … MulliganStew Podcast
Corb Lund Interview Complete Interview on MulliganStew Podcast
90 seconds of your time Corb Lund Agricultural Tragic
Corb Lund Interview Complete Interview on MulliganStew Podcast
Dance with your spurs on Corb Lund Agricultural Tragic
Corb Lund Interview Complete Interview on MulliganStew Podcast
I think you ought to try whisky Corb Lund (with Jaida Dreyer) Agricultural Tragic
Corb Lund Interview
Never not had horses Corb Lund Agricultural Tragic
Corb Lund Interview Complete Interview on MulliganStew Podcast
Old men Corb Lund Agricultural Tragic Coming UP – Bob Dylan Murder Most Foul
where the blues begin Buddy Guy and Carlos Santana Living Proof
40 light years Colin James Miles to go NEXT 17 minutes of Dylan
Murder Most Foul Bob Dylan Rough and Rowdy Ways


Mulligan Stew Nov 18th 2017- BNL, Corb Lund


This Saturday’s Stew has some very familiar ingredients.

We start with 30 minutes of LIVE  tracks. Beach Boys/Police/Clapton/the Mavericks/Tedeschi-Trucks.
Then we celebrate the launch of FAKE NUDES. BareNaked Ladies 15th Album with a sit down interview.
Back to the music.
The second guest is Corby Lund.
We met at a Texas BBQ truck on the old isjabd Highway Outside Parksville Vancouver Island.
Between bites we talked about his current life. Music. Country radio and where he fits plus who exactly is his fan base.
And music. We ALWAYS talk music.


mulligan stew nov 18 2017
Mulligan Stew Year 22 with Terry David Mulligan
God Only Knows (live) Beach Boys Live
driven to tears (live) The Police Message in a Box
Knocking on heavens door (live) Eric Clapton Crossroads 2 Mulligan Stew – Coming UP Fake Nudes with BareNaked Ladies
harvest moon (live) The Mavricks all night live
I pity the fool (live) Tedeschi – Trucks Live from The Fox Oakland
mulligan stew year 22 NEXT – Barenaked Ladies Fake Nudes
BareNaked Ladies interview Fake Nudes LP
don’t shuffle me back Barenaked ladies and The Persuasions BareNaked Ladies and The Persuasions
BareNaked Ladies interview Fake Nudes LP
Old Apartment Barenaked ladies and The Persuasions BareNaked Ladies and The Persuasions
BareNaked Ladies interview Fake Nudes LP
Canada dry Barenaked Ladies Fake Nudes
BareNaked Ladies interview Fake Nudes LP
Nobody better barenaked ladies Fake Nudes
BareNaked Ladies interview Fake Nudes LP
Mulligan Stew NEXT – Al Green. Janis.Spirit of the West. Barney
intro to Tired of being alone Al Green Anthology
Tired of being alone Al Green Anthology
cry baby (rehearsal) Janis Joplin Janis Box set Mulligan Stew – Coming UP Corb Lund Interview
5 free minutes spirit of the west hit parade
The Ocean and You (song for John Mann) Barney Bentall The Drifter and The Preacher
TD Mulligan Here comes CoCo
The River CoCo Love Alcorn Wonderland
Mulligan Stew Year 22 NEXT Corby
Corb Lund Interview at Texas BBW truck outside Parksville
run this town Corb Lund Things that can’t be undone
Corb Lund Interview at Texas BBW truck outside Parksville
Copenhagen Corb Lund Hair in my eyes
Corb Lund Interview at Texas BBW truck outside Parksville
sunbeam Corb Lund Things that can’t be undone
TDM The Stew
miss you Alabama shakes visions of the blue/Oxford American
mulligan stew
just like a woman (live) Bob Dylan Live 75

Mulligan Stew February 6th 2016- Jenn Grant & Corb Lund Interviews


OK  Guests first..
Jenn Grant is the pride of PEI – even though she lives and works in Halifax.
She’s just been nominated for 6 East Coast Music Awards..and is about to set off on a Western Canada swing through these parts..
Friday Feb 12th at a SOLD OUT Ironwood Grill in Calgary
Saturday Feb 13 – at The Almanac (former 96..) In Edmonton.
And then on to Vancouver island and Vancouver.
We talk about her life and times..her new music she’s writing and her audiences comprised of incredibly beautiful women.
Corby Lund. Singer, songwriter, born and lives in Taber, Alta.
Corb Lund grew up on a ranch in rural southern Alberta, living his family’s heritage of 6th  generations of cowboys and ranchers. Music was an important part of his early life; he left the ranch to pursue a musical education at Grant MacEwan College, Edmonton.
Lund spent 10 years touring Canada, the US, Australia and Europe as founding member, bassist and co-songwriter with the indie rock band the Smalls. In 1995, he founded the Corb Lund Band, for which he was vocalist and lead guitarist, along with former Blue Locutus string bass player Kurt Ciesla and Nickelback drummer Ryan Vikedal. That year the Corb Lund Band released its first full-length recording, Modern Pain, which became an indie alt-country classic. Unforgiving Mistress followed in 1999. When the Smalls dissolved in 2001, Lund turned to his own band full-time.
. The Corb Lund Band became Corb Lund and the Hurtin’ Albertans in 2005, with Kurt Ciesla (string bass, born Lethbridge, Alta), Brady Valgardson (drums, born Lethbridge, Alta), and Grant Siemens (lead guitar, banjo, steel guitar, mandolin, dobro, born Calgary).
Corb Lund and the Hurtin’ Albertans’ alt-country style blends roots forms in an engaging style that is both innovative and traditionally country. Lund, who writes the band’s songs, has described his music as scruffy, dissident, subversive and non-toxic country, or “western music with some hair on it.” Lund’s versatile voice lends itself as easily to country twang and yodeling as to ballads or the blues. The band’s inaugural year saw its first release, Hair in My Eyes like a Highland Steer, which won a 2006 Juno award for roots and traditional album of the year.
In 2007, the band released Horse Soldier! Horse Soldier!,
In September 2009, Lund and the Albertans released their first US album, Losin’ Lately Gambler, for New West Records. The album reflects Lund’s experience as a rodeo rider and son of a veterinarian, taking a witty and humorous look at ranch life with such tracks as “Horse Doctor, Come Quick” and “Talkin’ Veterinarian Blues.” The album garnered Lund’s fourth Juno nomination.
Lund’s seventh release, Cabin Fever, was released by New West Records in August 2012 and became the top album in Canada that month. The album demonstrates his maturing skill as a song writer, blending traditional cowboy music with a glimmer of his punk background in a collection that incorporates a range of subjects (cowboy life, grave-digging, German motorcycles and Goth girls) and musical genres (blues, country-rock, Western swing and rockabilly).
Now comes the breakthrough album Things that can’t be undone.
Corb and the boys have taken to the road..first Canada.  Then the USA and on to Europe.
It’s getting crazy this year. What’s going on and what nerve have these guys touched.
Let’s have at it..Corb Lund and the Hurtin Albertans visited me on Live from Railtown at Roundhouse Radio in Vancouver.
He talked – they played.
We get to listen in..Enjoy!!
Also new music from Steve Dawson – with horns and background’s a really cool new LP.
Springsteen live in Dublin
BB King and Glen Frey
Del McClinton
Jimmy and Stevie Ray
Quincy Jones – with Bono.Stevie Wonder. Ray Charles
Got some Beck. Avett bros live
Kirsten  Nash
And two songs from Glen Hansard..
Have a great super bowl Sunday.


welcome to Mulligan Stew Year 20 Playlist Feb 6 2016
Loose ends Steve Dawson Solid States and Loose Ends
Shame (live) The Avett brothers Li ve Vol Four
Drivers Wheel Steve Dawson Solid States and Loose Ends Two Guests today Jenn Grant (next) and Corb Lund playlist
Jenn Grant Interview 12th Calgary 13th Edmonton
Spanish Moon Jenn Grant Compostela
Welcome to Mulligan Stew Year 20 playlist Corb Lund visits and plays in Hour two today
Blinded by the Light (live) Bruce Springsteen and the /Sessions band Live in Dublin
Driving Wheel BB King & Glen Frey BB amd friends
I live the life I love Delbert McClinton Los super 7
Mulligan Stew with tdmulligan Corb Lund visits and plays in Hour two today
Stand by me (live) Tracey Chapman Live on Letterman Corb Lund coming UP
Come with me Kirstan Nash The viedw from here
Everglow ColdPlay A head Full of Dreams
this is Mulligan Stew @ckuaradio Next – Corb Lund and the Hurtin Abertans
Corb Lund Interview Courtesy of Roundhouse Radio – Vancouver
Run this town Live from Railtowm @roundhouseradio
Corb Lund Interview www.mulliganstew.CA
Getting down on the Moutaiiin Live from railtown on Roundhouse radio
Corb Lund Interview Courtesy of Roundhouse Radio – Vancouver
S Lazy H Live from railtown on Roundhouse radio
Corb Lund Interview
Welcome to Mulligan Stew Year 20
six strings down Jimmy Vaughn Strange Pleasure
Things that I used to do (live) Stevie Ray Vaughn Live at Carnegie Hall
Let the good times roll Quincy Jnes.Bono>Steve Wonder.Ray Charles Q’sJook Joint
Loser Beck Loser EP
this is Mulligan Stew @ckuaradio TD Mulligan
Wedding Ring Glen Hansard Single (to Bowie)
Pressing On Glen Hansard Bob Dylan in the 80’s Vol 1

Mulligan Stew Aug 30th- Chef Ned Bell Interview


OK..what the hell happened to Summer..
I just dug out the sweaters.
Aug 30th Stew is ready made for a long  end-of-summer weekend.
Have a walk through the playlist and join in.
corblundYou like Bruce Springsteen?  Got two great tracks
How about Corb Lund?  2 outstanding tracks
Boz Scaggs?  Also two tracks.
Norah Jones
Blackie and the Rodeo Kings
Live tracks from
The Band
Ben Harper and the Blind Boys of Alabama – Live at The Apollo
The Rolling Stones – Sympathy for the Devil – Live
Chef-Ned-BellAnd an interview with Chef Ned Bell who’s been cycling across this nation since Canada Day. All to bring awareness to our Lakes, streams and Oceans. 
He’s in Edmonton Saturday and Sunday..
Then through Red Deer and into Calgary.
Full schedule below or find it on his web site (the numbers are his mileage for the day)

Friday, August 29 Lloydminster 147 7112 Vegreville
Saturday, August 30 Vegreville 105 7217 Edmonton
Sunday, August 31 * Edmonton 0 7217 Edmonton
Monday, September 1 Edmonton 155 7416 Red Deer
Tuesday, September 2 Red Deer 150 7617 Calgary
Wednesday, September 3 Calgary 0 7617 Calgary
Thursday, September 4 Calgary 130 7757 Banff
Friday, September 5 Banff 140 7897 Golden
Saturday, September 6 Golden 150 8047 Revelstoke
Sunday, September 7 Revelstoke 200 8247 Kelowna
Monday, September 8 * Kelowna 0 8351 Kelowna
Tuesday, September 9 Kelowna 130 8392 Merritt
Wednesday, September 10 Merritt 150 8592 Hope
Thursday, September 11 * Hope 150 8627 Langley
Friday, September 12 Langley 8627 8766 Vancouver



Gimme Some Lovin Traffic Last Great Traffic Jam
Repo Man Ray Lamontagne God Willin & The Creek Don’t Rise
Take my Hand Ben harper & Blind Boys of Alabama Live at Apollo
Youngblood Ricky Lee Jones Naked Songs
Running through the rain Monkey Junk To Behold
Who’s foolin Who? Robert Palmer Drive
Break Mulligan Stew – Long weekend edition
Host TDM
If I can’t have you Blackie&Rodeo Kings (Lucinda Williams) Kings and Queens
Little Broken Hearts Norah Jones Little Broken hearts
No Woman No Cry Bob Marley & The Wailers Live
Host Long Weekend Mully
Slow, Hot and Sweaty JJ Grey and Mofro Georgia Warhorse
Lousiana Bayou Dave Mathews Band Stand Up
Hot Fun in the Summertime Sly and the Family Stone Greatest Hits
Born in the USA Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band Bridge School Concert
Dig Gravedigger Dig Corb Lund Cabin Fever
Chef Ned Bell Interview Biking across Canada
The Weight The Band Live at NY Academy of Music 71
All the things I wasn’t Grapes of Wrath Singles
Getting down on the Mountain Corb Lund Cabin Fever
Just one kiss Devin Cuddy band Kitchen Knife
Break Have a great Long Weekend
Running Blue Boz Scaggs Boz Scaggs and Band
Lowdown Boz Scaggs Unplugged
Sympathy for the Devil (live) The Rolling Stones Flashpoint
Barton Hollow Civil Wars Barton Hollow
JungleLand Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band Born to Run

Mulligan Stew August 18th


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Traffic Gimme some lovin Last great traffic jam
Ray Lamontagne Repo man Single
Ben Harper& BB of Alabama Take my hand Live at Apollo
Rickie Lee Jones Youngblood Naked Songs
Monkey Junk Running thru the Rain To Behold
Robert Palmer Who’s Foolin Who Drive
Blackie/Rodeo Kings & Lucinda Williams If I cant have you Kings and Queens
Norah Jones Little Broken hearts Little Broken hearts
Bob Marley No Woman No Cry Live
JJ Grey and Mofro Slow, hot and Sweaty Georgia Warhorse
Dave Mathews band Louisiana Bayou Stand Up
Bruce Springsteen Born in the USA Bridge School Concert
Corb Lund Dig Gravedigger Dig Cabin Fever
Corb Lund Interview Gettin down on the Mtn Cabin Fever
Corb Lund Gothest girl i Can Cabin Fever
Boz Scaggs Running blue Boz Scaggs and band
Boz Scaggs Lowdown Unplugged
Stones Sympathy-devil (live) Flashpoint
Civil Wars Barton Hollow Barton Hollow
Bruce Springsteen Jungle land Born to Run