This EP (which was released for Record Store day) is a collection of outtakes from 2008’s Cardinology. The EP starts out with two tracks that make it pretty obvious why they were outtakes. They should […]
This year’s AMA song of the years nominees (with the exception of Justin Townes Earle) go to show how many great Americana musicians there are that go unrecognized in lieu of hyped up garbage. In […]
This year’s Americana Music Awards Nominees include big names like Robert Plant (who leads with the most nods) and Lucinda Williams. In the coming weeks, I will dedicate a post to each nominee and give […]
Johnny, Waylon, Kris and Willie fall victim to 80s production. Country super-group The Highwaymen with their video, Highwayman. What’s cooler than seeing these country gods as Woody Allen, Oedipus Wrecks style floating heads in the […]
Here’s two of my favorite Dylan videos. Tangled Up in Blue from Renaldo and Clara (Rolling Thunder Revue) One Too Many Mornings with Johnny Cash.
Hubby Jenkins of the Carolina Chocolate Drops tries out his brand new Deering Vega banjo; he and Rhiannon are playing Riro’s House.
With the exception of Justin Townes Earle, it’s been awhile since I’ve gotten really excited about a new artist. I’m a big fan of Texas Country , primarily Townes Van Zandt, Guy Clark, Steve Earle, […]
I first heard Van Dyke Park’s Song Cycle at the age of sixteen. It was the first “Americana” album I ever listened to. Of course at the time, I had no idea what Americana was. […]
For those of you who live in LA, John Prine will be playing June 10 at the Orpheum Theatre. Tickets can be purchased here. His most recent release, In Person and On Stage is a […]
When I first came across this album, I figured it would be a cheesy novelty record. With a name Nashville Country Jamboree (touted as Nashville’s First Country-Rock Group) and one hell of a lame lookin’ […]
Well, the Rapture didn’t happen yesterday, but that don’t mean the Lord ain’t comin back one day. So, if you can’t make it to Church on Sundays, come here for your Jesus fix in a […]
The Felice Brothers are self-taught. From upstate New York, they moved to Brooklyn and began playing at the 42nd street subway station. They would eventually go on to play festivals all over the country and […]