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Margo Price’s All American Made

Margo Price’s All American Made

By Josh Schott Last year Margo Price took the traditional country crowd by storm with her debut album Midwest Farmer’s Daughter. Her twangy, outlaw influenced songs earned her widespread critical acclaim and fan adulation. Fans […]

Songwriter Jack Tempchin’s Peaceful Easy Feeling

Songwriter Jack Tempchin’s Peaceful Easy Feeling

By Terry Roland With the release of Peaceful Easy Feeling: The Songs of Jack Tempchin, the soulfully seasoned singer-songwriter is experiencing a career renaissance that defies the conventional musical biography story that has the songwriter […]

JD McPherson’s Undivided Heart And Soul

JD McPherson’s Undivided Heart And Soul

By Brian Rock The first note of the first song on JD McPherson’s new album, Undivided Heart And Soul, lets you know right away he’s entering a new chapter in his career. With this, his […]

Whitney Rose’s Rule 62

Whitney Rose’s Rule 62

By Brian Rock For most people, rule No.1 is the most important. But Whitney Rose marches to her own tune on her new album, Rule 62. Although relatively new to the Americana scene (this is […]

Steven Martin & The Steep Canyon Rangers’ ‘The Long Awaited Album’

Steven Martin & The Steep Canyon Rangers’ ‘The Long Awaited Album’

By Josh Schott For decades Steve Martin has entertained audiences with his acting and comedy. Nowadays he’s spending more time impressing them with his banjo picking. The acclaimed actor has been consistently churning out new […]

Tom Petty: An Appreciation

Tom Petty: An Appreciation

By Terry Paul Roland When he took the stage and the music began, if you listened closely, through the drums, the organ, the electric guitars, you could hear thunder, feel its movement, you could see […]

Don Williams: An Appreciation

Don Williams: An Appreciation

By Terry Roland Thank God for singers of songs. In past music eras, they were the stars. Frank Sinatra and Elvis are two iconic examples of singers who most songwriters would give up their first-born […]

Chris Fullterton: Epilepsy Blues

Chris Fullterton: Epilepsy Blues

  Chris Fullerton: Epilepsy Blues By Courtney S. Lennon, Editor On his debut album, Epilepsy Blues (Eight 30 Records), Austin-based singer-songwriter, Chris Fullterton courageously looks his own mortality straight in the eye and comes out […]

Eilen Jewell’s Down Hearted Blues

Eilen Jewell’s Down Hearted Blues

By Brian Rock “Queen of the Minor Key,” Eilen Jewell, ventures further into the blue range of the musical spectrum with her latest album, Down Hearted Blues, a tribute to early Blues pioneers like Willie Dixon, […]

TJ’s 2017 AmericanaFEST Highlights

TJ’s 2017 AmericanaFEST Highlights

Thousands of artists, fans, and industry professionals flocked to Nashville for The 8th annual AmericanaFEST, put on by the Americana Music Association. AmericanaFEST featured over 230 live performances at almost 40 of Nashville’s most prominent venues […]

Rodney Crowell: Close Ties & Last Goodbyes

Rodney Crowell: Close Ties & Last Goodbyes

By Courtney S. Lennon, Editor Rodney Crowell is at home in Franklin, Tenn., about 30 miles south of Nashville. The East Houston native, speaks with a polite southern drawl, sounding like a Texas gentleman. At […]

A.J. Croce Releases Just Like Medicine

A.J. Croce Releases Just Like Medicine

By Brian Rock A.J. Croce has the cure for your summertime blues, and it’s Just Like Medicine. Croce, son of the late, great Jim Croce, continues his father’s tradition of well-crafted, heartfelt insights into the […]