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Ep 81 | Stephen Fearing PODCAST


Nov 16, 2019

On the eve of the release of his latest solo record The Unconquerable Past, Stephen Fearing walks Terry through a few songs on the new record. We’ll hear 3 tracks from the album: “Christine,” “Stay with Me,” and “Someone Else’s Shoes”.

The pair discuss Stephen’s collaboration with producer Scott Nolan, and co-writes with Andy White and Tom Wilson. Plus, Stephen gives us an update on the forthcoming Blackie and the Rodeo Kings record.


Mulligan Stew October 8th 2016- Stephen Fearing Interview-Kings and Kings


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Blackie and the Rodeo Kings Are releasing a new album this week.. Kings and Kings
The follow up to the highly successful Kings and Queens release.
image002Stephen Fearing and I met in a small street corner “park” in downtown Duncan BC, Vancouver Island.
Stephen takes us through how Kings came together..each artist required his own approach..some were pitched backstage, some in studios and many by email.
In many cases, vocals were done in separate studios.
Stephen  talks about the artists who chose his songs..
Live By The Song ft. Rodney Crowell
High Wire ft. Raul Malo  (The  Mavericks)
Secret of a Long Lasting Love ft. Nick Lowe
And   Blowhard Nation,  the first track from his next solo album.
New music from Blackie and the Rodeo Kings…
kings and kings


Allison (live) Elvis Costello (with Neil Young) Bridge School Collection Vol 2
Just Your Fool The Rolling Stones Blue and Lonesome
All for love (live) Serena Ryder iTunes Live from Montreal
Respect Yourself The Staple Singers memphis Soul Classics Next Week – Jim Cuddy. A new Blue Rodeo LP
Anything you want (live) Jason Mraz Beautiful Mess
Lively up Yourself (live) Bob Marley and the Wailers Easy Skankin’ Boston 78
TDM – Mulligan Stew Year 20 Coming UP – Two Johns and a Paul Fogerty and Hiatt and Butterfield
One way out (live) John Hiatt All my Friends..songs and voice of Greg Allman
Nobodys fault but mine (live) Paul Butterfields Better Days Live at Winterland Ballroom Year 20 Next Week – Jim Cuddy Guests with new Blue Rodeo music
Proud Mary John Fogerty (with Jennifer Hudson, Allan Tousaint) Wrote a song for everyone
Need your love so bad Fleedwood Mac (with Peter Green) The Pious bird of good omen and Shrine 69
What they mean Donovan Woods They are going away
Mulligan Stew @ckuaradio playlist Coming UP Stephen Fearing
Stephen Fearing Interview Kings and Kings
Live by the Song Blackie and the Rodeo Kings (with Rodney Crowell) Kings and Kings
Stephen Fearing Interview Kings and Kings
High Wire Blackie and the Rodeo Kings (with Raul Malo) Kings and Kings
Stephen Fearing Interview Kings and Kings
Secrets of a long lasting love Blackie and the Rodeo Kings (with Nick Lowe) Kings and Kings
Stephen Fearing Interview
Blowhard Nation Stephen Fearing Every soul a Sailor
This is The Stew – for You with TDM Coming UP – Bruce.Wilco.Who.Los Lobos.James Taylor.The Band ALL Live
Darkness on the edge of town (libve) Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band In Concert
Cruel to be Kind (live) Wilco with Nick Lowe iTunes Session
Summertime Blues (live) The Who Live at Leeds
I walk alone (live) Los Lobos Live Recordings Vol 2
Steamroller Blues (live) James Taylor Best Live
I shall be released (live) The Band with dylan.Van.Joni.Neil.The Hawk.Clapton.Muddy The Last Waltz
The Last Waltz Suite The Band with dylan.Van.Joni.Neil.The Hawk.Clapton.Muddy The Last Waltz


Mulligan Stew Sept 17th 2016- Guests Stephen Fearing & Royal Wood


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TWO special guests in the first hour of this week’s Stew..
Stephen Fearing is one busy guy.kings and kings
He’s currently in the Maritimes touring with Blackie and the Rodeo Kings..who are about to release  their much awaited Kings and Kings.
However Stephen has his own agenda.
Yes he has a new album coming early in the New year but he’s about to release on Monday his  first single called Blowhard Nation.
It’s a protest song about the current political race in the USA but really focuses on Donald Trump.
Neither of us have seen a lot of artist push back from his fear mongering but Stephen is more than ready to have a go.
He says he’ll get a lot of social messages..we’ll keep an eye on that.
Mulligan Stew is honoured to be the first  show anywhere to play the song …

“I love the word blowhard – I imagine a man with a red face and neck rolling over the knot of his conservative tie. The last thing I saw before heading into the bush to write this batch of songs was the cover of a magazine featuring Donald Trump in full sneer. At that point it seemed inconceivable that such a loud-mouthed bully / con-artist could become the Republican nominee,” Fearing explains.
By releasing the song early, Fearing hopes to contribute to the conversation about the potentially catastrophic global impact of a Trump presidency and use the song to try and help some of the people Trump is vilifying in his campaign. With this in mind, Fearing is donating his proceeds from the single to War Child, a charity which helps children in waraffected areas through education, opportunity, and justice.
Blowhard Nation is the first single from Every Soul’s a Sailor (album available January 14, 2017). Over the course of his celebrated career Stephen Fearing has collaborated with artists such as Shawn Colvin, Richard Thompson, Sarah McLachlan, Tom Wilson, Colin Linden, and Margo Timmins. When not working behind the microphone, Fearing spends his time teaching songwriting and producing, working on projects like Suzie Vinnick’s JUNO-nominated album Happy Here.


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Royal Wood

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And a quick talk with   Royal Wood who’s passing through the West this weekend. Vancouver/Victoria this weekend. Alberta next
Enjoy the playlist!!


A World Between Royal Wood Ghost Light
Try a little tenderness Otis Redding My Blueberry Nights
Satan pulls the strings The Avett Brothers
Sweet little 66 Steve Earle Exit O Coming UP – Bob Marley Live in Boston
Lively Up ourself (live) Bob Marley and the Wailers Easy Skankin Live in Boston 78
17 Horses The Crooked Brothers Lawrence, Where’s my knife?
Mulligan Stew Year 20 and counting Playlist Coming UP – The Frames Live
Lay me down/Ring of Fire (live) The Frames Set List (live)
Cry Love John Hiatt best of
Stephen Fearing Interview Includes Blowhard Nation single
Royal Wood Interview Ghost Light Tour
Good to be young Royal Wood Ghost Light
thanks to Coming UP – Fleetwood Mac
Dust my Broom (live) Fleetwood Mac Preachin the Blues
Celebrated Walking Blues Taj Mahal Taj Mahal Coming UP – Los Lobos
Dream in Blue Los Lobos El CANCIANERO
There will be time Mumford and Sons Johannesburg EP
Baby Please don;t go Harry manx Dog my Cat
TD Mulligsan Mulligan Stew
Rider Ry Cooder Music by Ry Cooder
Mulligan Stew Year 20 and counting Twerry David Mulligan
California John Mayall Along for the Ride
Memo from Turner Mick Jagger Very best of
mulligan stew – for you
Dixie Chicken (live) Little feat Waiting for Columbus
Tripe Faced Boogie Little feat Waiting for Columbus