American Routes is blues and jazz, gospel and soul, rockabilly and country, Cajun and swamp pop, Tejano, Latin… and beyond. Songs and stories from musicians describe a deep and diverse nation with sounds and styles shared by all Americans. From the bayous to the beltways, from crossroads to crosstown, on interstates and city streets, turn up your radio for the sonic journey!

American Routes—produced in New Orleans since 1998

Country, Cuban and Cajun: Raul Malo & The Mavericks; The Pine Leaf Boys (live)

We meet Raul Malo, the Miami-born and Cuban-descended singer and leader of The Mavericks, known for country, pop and roots rock. We'll talk about that and Latin music, all behind the band's huge success in country music and their recent successful all Spanish language recording. Then, a live concert and conversation with the Pine Leafread more

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