Bill Frater is a Marin native who's been in Sonoma County for over 20 years. He lives in Santa Rosa with his sweetie and their extended family and his cat Alice. He also edits and manages the Freight Train Boogie website to spread the word about Americana and Roots music with news and reviews. Since the first of 2009, I have been doing weekly music podcasts. The Freight Train Boogie podcast playlists are at FTBpodcasts.com.