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

Guilty Pleasures Deluxe

Somewhere on our journey over the past two decades at American Routes, we started talking about "guilty pleasures" shows, where old free form radio roots called for the pleasure of old favorites and new discoveries. But since we broadcast from New Orleans, we'll drop the word guilty and roll on with the Stones and Bobread more

listen
NEXT WEEK
LAST WEEK

DISCOVER MORE THE AMERICAN ROUTES INDEX

Ray Charles' Early Experiences
Ray Charles' Early Experiences Learn
Preservation Hall Jazz Band, with Sandy Jaffe & Ben Jaffe
Preservation Hall Jazz Band, with Sandy Jaffe & Ben Jaffe Learn
James Talley
James Talley Learn
Trombone Shorty
Trombone Shorty Learn