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Kudzoo Radio Hour

By Michael Smith
Companion to Kudzoo Magazine of Southern Music and Culture. Publisher Michael Buffalo Smith and singer/songwriter Billy Eli talk music, food, pop culture, books, TV, movies and more.
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KUDZOO RADIO HOUR #119 September 5, 2020

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KUDZOO RADIO HOUR #120 September 12, 2020
The KUDZOO Radio Hour, hosted by writer/musician/ KUDZOO Magazine Editor Michael Buffalo Smith and singer/songwriter/Entertainer Billy Eli welcomes back our panelists, music journalist and musician Patrick Beach and writer/producer/musician Jim Hemphill, both of Austin, Texas. Today's topic is “Rock and Roll Movies.” Once again, all three of us recommend a book, and album and a movie you might enjoy during your time at home. This week's music “Rock & Roll High School” The Ramones; “Hell Hole” Spinal Tap; “The Time Warp” Richard O’Brien & the Cast of Rocky Horror http://www.kudzoomag.com http://www.michaelbuffalo.net http://www.billyeli.com
1:08:19
September 12, 2020
KUDZOO RADIO HOUR #119 September 5, 2020
The KUDZOO Radio Hour, hosted by writer/musician/ KUDZOO Magazine Editor Michael Buffalo Smith and singer/songwriter/Entertainer Billy Eli welcomes back our panelists, music journalist and musician Patrick Beach and writer/producer/musician Jim Hemphill, both of Austin, Texas. Today's topic is “Unusual or cool musical pairings.” Once again, all three of us recommend a book, and album and a movie you might enjoy during your time at home. This week's music “Light Rays” The Boxmasters, “My Back Pages” Dylan, Petty, McGuinn, Harrison, Lynne, Clapton www.kudzoomag.com www.michaelbuffalo.net www.billyeli.com
1:28:50
September 5, 2020
KUDZOO RADIO HOUR #118 August 29, 2020
The KUDZOO Radio Hour, hosted by writer/musician/ KUDZOO Magazine Editor Michael Buffalo Smith and singer/songwriter/Entertainer Billy Eli (taking the week off) welcomes back our panelists,  music journalist and musician Patrick Beach and writer/producer/musician Jim Hemphill, both of Austin, Texas. Today's topic is "Essential Recordings of Tom Petty."  Once again, all three of us recommend a book, and album and a movie you might enjoy during your time at home. This week's music "Spike" and "Southern Accents" by Tom Petty.  www.kudzoomag.com www.michaelbuffalo.net www.billyeli.com
1:43:27
August 29, 2020
KUDZOO RADIO HOUR #117 August 22, 2020
The KUDZOO Radio Hour, hosted by writer/musician/ KUDZOO Magazine Editor Michael Buffalo Smith and singer/songwriter/Entertainer Billy Eli (taking the week off) welcomes back our panelists,  music journalist and musician Patrick Beach and writer/producer/musician Jim Hemphill, both of Austin, Texas. Today's topic is "Greatest Live Albums Ever."  Once again, all three of us recommend a book, and album and a movie you might enjoy during your time at home. This week's music ‘Ballad of the Kingsmen” Todd Snider and “Spirit of the Working Man” Georgia Thunderbolts. www.kudzoomag.com www.michaelbuffalo.net
1:12:15
August 22, 2020
KUDZOO RADIO HOUR #116 August 15, 2020
The KUDZOO Radio Hour, hosted by writer/musician/ KUDZOO Magazine Editor Michael Buffalo Smith and singer/songwriter/Entertainer Billy Eli welcomes back our panelists,  music journalist and musician Patrick Beach and writer/producer/musician Jim Hemphill, both of Austin, Texas. Today's topic is "Deep Cuts and B-Sides."  Once again, all four of us recommend a book, and album and a movie you might enjoy during your time at home. This week's music”It’s About Pride” The Outlaws and “Falling Star” Karla Bonoff Please visit www.saveourstages.com www.kudzoomag.com www.michaelbuffalo.net www.billyeli.com
1:43:04
August 15, 2020
KUDZOO Radio Hour #115 August 8, 2020
The KUDZOO Radio Hour, hosted by writer/musician/ KUDZOO Magazine Editor Michael Buffalo Smith and singer/songwriter/Entertainer Billy Eli welcomes back our panelists,  music journalist and musician Patrick Beach and writer/producer/musician Jim Hemphill, both of Austin, Texas. Today's topic is "Greatest Cover Songs of Any Genre."  Once again, all four of us recommend a book, and album and a movie you might enjoy during your time at home. This week's music: "Black Diamond" The Replacements and "Jumpin' Jack Flash" Johnny Winter And www.kudzoomag.com www.michaelbuffalo.net www.billyeli.com
1:23:10
August 8, 2020
KUDZOO Radio Hour #114 August 1, 2020
The KUDZOO Radio Hour, hosted by writer/musician/ KUDZOO Magazine Editor Michael Buffalo Smith and singer/songwriter/Entertainer Billy Eli welcome back our panelists,  music journalist and musician Patrick Beach and writer/producer/musician Jim Hemphill, both of Austin, Texas. Today's topic is "Greatest Live Concerts You Ever Saw." For the first time, we invited listeners to share their own favorite concert memories, and we present a few of those emails. Once again, all four of us recommend a book, and album and a movie you might enjoy during your time at home. This week's music: "Breathe Easy" The Boxmasters  and "Holy Ghost Fire"  Larkin Poe! www.kudzoomag.com www.michaelbuffalo.net www.billyeli.com
1:43:29
August 1, 2020
KUDZOO Radio Hour #113 July 25, 2020
The KUDZOO Radio Hour, hosted by writer/musician/ KUDZOO Magazine Editor Michael Buffalo Smith and singer/songwriter/Entertainer Billy Eli welcome back our panelists,  music journalist and musician Patrick Beach and writer/producer/musician Jim Hemphill, both of Austin, Texas. Today's topic is "Favorite Songwriters or teams, any genre." Once again, all four of us recommend a book, and album and a movie you might enjoy during your time at home. This week's music: Dan Penn "Soul Connection" and Dwight Yoakam & Maria McKee "Bury Me"  www.kudzoomag.com www.michaelbuffalo.net www.billyeli.com
1:17:05
July 25, 2020
KUDZOO RADIO HOUR #112 Recorded July 18, 2020
Buff and Billy (Michael Buffalo Smith and Billy Eli) welcome back co-hosts Jim Hemphill and Patrick Beach to discuss the GREATEST COUNTRY ALBUMS OF ALL TIME - in each guy's opinion, of course! The guys talk about everyone from Ray Charles to Hank Williams, George Jones to the Flying Burrito Brothers. Fun. Also, our usual recommendations for good books, movies and music! We sincerely hope you will listen in!  This week's music: "The Race is On" George Jones and "Hot Burrito #1" Flying Burrito Brothers!  www.kudzoomag.com www.michaelbuffalo.net www.billyeli.com
1:03:22
July 18, 2020
Kudzoo Radio Hour #111, July 11, 2020
Michael Buffalo Smith and Billy Eli welcome returning guest co-hosts, Jim Hemphill and Patrick Beach. The show features a tribute to the late Charlie Daniels, including Buffalo's 2014 interview with Charlie. Also, the panel discusses artists that made each of them want to become a professional musician. And as always, the guys each share a book, movie and album recommendation. Music played on this episode" "Caballo Diablo" Charlie Daniels Band "The Times They are a Changin" Charlie Daniels Band "Personality Crisis" New York Dolls www.kudzoomag.com www.michaelbuffalo.net www.billyeli.com
1:50:31
July 11, 2020
KUDZOO Radio Hour #110, July 4, 2020
Co-Hosts Michael Buffalo Smith and Billy Eli welcome back to the show musicologists Jim Hemphill and Patrick Beach to discuss Texas music, from ZZ Top to Willie Nelson, Doug Sahm to Meat Loaf.   Also, the panelists each once again recommend a good book, a movie and a record album you might enjoy.  michaelbuffalo.net billyeli.com kudzoomag.com Music This Week: Mark May Band "Harvey's Dirty Side"; Kinky Friedman & Willie Nelson "Bloody Mary Morning"      
1:39:11
July 4, 2020
The KUDZOO Radio Hour #109. June 27. 2020
Co-Hosts Michael Buffalo Smith and Billy Eli welcome back to the show musicologists Jim Hemphill and Patrick Beach to discuss great music television shows of the 70's and 80's. Also, the panelists each once again recommend a good book, a movie and a record album you might enjoy. Great fun!  michaelbuffalo.net billyeli.com kudzoomag.com MUSIC THIS WEEK: "The Midnight Special" Creedence Clearwater Revival and "Breathe Easy" (from the new album LIGHT RAYS) by The Boxmasters.                                     
1:11:47
June 27, 2020
KUDZOO RADIO HOUR #108 JUNE 20, 2020
Michael Buffalo Smith and Billy Eli welcome back Jim Hemphill and Patrick Beach for a lively discussion of the early years of MTV, 1981-85. Travel back to the time of "VJ's" (video jockeys) and 24/7 rock videos. Also,, we begin a new feature for all of our "homebound" friends. We will each recommend a must see movie, a must read book and an essential music album! Fun? You bet your sweet bippie! Thanks for listening!  Music this episode: "Money for Nothing"   Dire Straits and "When a Boyscout Gets the Blues" by Shithook. www.michaelbuffalo.net www.billyeli.com www.kudzoomag.com
1:29:18
June 20, 2020
KUDZOO Radio Hour #107 June 13, 2020
Join hosts Michael Buffalo Smith (Author & Publisher of KUDZOO Magazine) and Billy Eli (Singer/Songwriter) as they welcome guests Jim Hemphill (Producer/Multi Instrumentalists/Music Journalist) and Patrick Beach (Music Journalist) to talk about the hey day of music magazines in the 1970's as like CREEM, Circus, Rolling Stone, Trouser Press and more. The guys share stories about everyone from Billy Joel to the Ramones, from Springsteen to KISS. Please let us know what you think! kudzoomag@yahoo.com This week's music: "Marie Marie" The Blasters, "Rock Salt and Nails" Steve Young www.michaelbuffalo.net www.billyeli.com www.kudzoomag.com
1:42:44
June 13, 2020
KUDZOO Radio Hour #106, May 30, 2020
Buffalo and Billy are back with another episode of the acclaimed KUDZOO Podcast, the audio companion to KUDZOO magazine. (www.kudzoomag.com) This week, the boys go in search of an answer to the question, "What is Southern Rock?" Listen to hear how Buff and Billy manage to end up discussing Alice Cooper and KISS during a Southern Rock episode! Songs this week: "Drinkin' My Baby Goodbye"  Charlie Daniels Band                                  "Rebels"  Tom Petty & The Haartbreakers                                  "You Got That Right"  Lynyrd Skynyrd www.michaelbuffalo.net www.billyeli.com
1:00:23
May 30, 2020
The KUDZOO Radio Hour #105, May 23, 2020
Your hosts Michael Buffalo Smith (Publisher, KUDZOO Magazine) and Billy Eli (Singer Songwriter) chat it up about any and everything with a special look on this episode at the Cow Punk movement of the eighties with very special guest, Austin Record Producer/Musician/Musicologist Jim Hemphill. Y'all come! www.kudzoomag.com www.michaelbuffalo.net www.billyeli.com
1:12:31
May 23, 2020
KUDZOO Radio Hour #104 May 16, 2020
An all new episode of the KUDZOO Radio Hour with Buff & Billy, broadcasting from our respective quarantine lockdowns. This week the boys chat about life during lockdown; The Boxmasters; Great Beer Songs; Buff's TV "Couch Potato" Update; we name our first KUDZOO KIng and Queen; and Billy Eli debuts a brand new song live on the air (and it's a goodie).  This week's music includes The Boxmasters "Let the Bleeding Pray" from the album SPECK. and Blackberry Smoke (with Jimmy Hall) doing Little Richard's "Southern Child" from their upcoming EP "Live from Capricorn Sound Studios." www.kudzoomag.com www.michaelbuffalo.net www.billyeli.com
1:08:52
May 16, 2020
KUDZOO Radio Hour #103
KUDZOO Publisher Michael Buffalo Smith and singer/songwriter Billy Eli co-host this informal hour of fun and mayhem. Todays topics include "Things to do while we are quarantined;" "Hot New Bands (and new discoveries); and we discuss the late great Little Richard. Featured Songs: "Tutti Frutti" Little Richard and "Best Seat in the House" Blackberry Smoke. www.kudzoomag.com www.michaelbuffalo.net www.billyeli.com
1:08:29
May 9, 2020
KUDZOO Radio Hour #102 May 2, 2020
More fun with Buff and Billy talking about entertainment during quarantine, recommending other podcasts and much more. Featured music: Billy Eli "Covid-19 Apocalypse Rag"  and Cowboy "Maybe Miracles" https://www.facebook.com/KudzooMagazine/ http://www.billyeli.com http://www.michaelbuffalo.net
1:10:56
May 2, 2020
Kudzoo Radio Hour #101 April 24, 2020
Welcome to the return of The Kudzoo Radio Hour, the companion podcast to KUDZOO Magazine (kudzoomag.com). hosted by magazine Publisher Michael Buffalo Smith and singer/songwriter Billy Eli. The Kudzoo Radio Hour ran for over three years but was forced to pause for a while due to health issues. Happily, we are back, talking about music, pop culture and life in general. 
1:15:33
April 24, 2020