Calvin is featuring the new album from Lynn Taylor and the Barflies. If you need some good, greasy barroom ballads, this album is for you.
From Tommy Emmauel’s upcoming Accomplice One album. Rodney Crowell takes the lead on vocals while Tommy Emmanuel takes lead on guitar.
On this week’s episode Calvin is featuring a double shot of that new Chris Stapleton album that everyone is talking about. Plus you’ll hear another track from Grayson Capps new southern rock album. There’s also more new music from Matt Patershuk, The Hot Texas Swing Band, Sammy Kershaw, Laura Benitez, and Lee Ann Womack covering a classic soul tune.
Don Bryant opened up his show at AmericanaFest 2017 with a cover of “Nickel And A Nail.” which was most famously done by O.V. Wright, and the night just kept getting better. He also did several tracks from his album, Don’t Give Up On Love.
Amanda Shires has kind of a Dolly Parton vibe on this track which makes your head spin when you think of it as a Madonna song.
This is one of my favorite tracks from Poor David’s Almanack” by David Rawlings. I like the haunting sound of it, like ghosts from past eras and the video matches it well.
One of the keystone tracks from Mary Gauthier’s Rifles & Roasry Beads album.
On this week’s episode I’ve got the first Grayson Capps album in six years and a sneak peek at the upcoming Wood Brothers album. Plus more new music from Mavis Staples, Shovels & Rope, Langhorne Slim, Thor Platter, Brother Roy and more.
One of the legends at AmericanaFest 2017 this year was Bettye LaVette. Her show was one of the highights for me. She knows how to work the room with her tough as nails music.
This is the title track from Vivian Leva’s upcoming album Time Is Everything. You heard it here first folks!
Dave Alvin was one of my favorite shows from AmericanaFest 2017.
Calvin counts down #20 – #1 from the Best Of Americana Music Show 2017
Calvin counts down #40-#21 from the Best of Americana Music Show 2017
Nora Jane Struthers and her band perform “Each Season” from her Champion album.
She was one of the first to evolve blues & soul into that high energy secular sound that was later dubbed “rock & roll.”
If three-chords-and-the-truth is your kinda honkytonk, you are gonna love the new album from Laura Benitez & the Heartache on this week’s episode.
From Late Night With Seth Meyers. I’m tellin’ ya, he’s the next Van Morrison. From Hallelujah Anyhow.
From the Lucinda Williams album Live From Austin, TX available now on DVD.
A lot of people are comparing his vocal style to early Willie Nelson. On this week’s episode you’ll hear a double shot of his album, take time.
This song caught my ear because of all the details and references to the coast of North Carolina and hooked my with the riff.