The Americana Music Show is ending, but the road goes on forever and the party never ends…….
On this episode I feature albums #27- #1. I’m gonna count them down on this episode so you can hear the best of this year’s americana.
Listen to the honorable mentions and albums 40 – 28 from the Best of Americana Music Show 2016 list.
Becky Warren tells the sorta true story behind the story arc on her album War Surplus, talks about her solo career and plays three tracks from the album.
Also on this episode, I’ve got a sneak peek at the upcoming Band Of Heathens album, some great rock & roll from Heath Green, Mark Porkchop Holder, & Matt North. Plus more new music from Blair Crimmins, The Crawdaddies, Pickxen and Les Claypool’s Duo De Twang.
Lucy & Wayne from Hymn For Her play tracks from Drive Til U Die and talk about recording in an airstream, their inter-generational song, and where to get free coffee on the road.
Peter Davies and Gabi Monk of the Good Intentions play three tracks from The Long Unbroken Line and talk about their songwriting, the appeal of Americana in the UK, and joy of house concerts.
Owen Campbell plays tracks from Breathing Bullets and talks about his time busking on the streets all over the world and his US tour. I’ve also got the new Blue Rodeo album and the new Piedmont Melody Makers album. I’ve also got new music from Washboard Hank, & Tom Rhodes. I’ve also got more new music from Pete Sinjin, Jack Grelle, Becky Warren, and Seth Walker.
Cris Jacobs plays tracks from Dust To Gold and talks about creating a sense of immediacy in a song, what songwriters do, and his upcoming tour. Also on this week’s episode I’ve got that new album from Jamestown Revival, a track from that Adam Carroll tribute album. I’ve also got new music from Nathan Bell, Jeffrey Foucault, Tom Rhodes and Balsam Range. Plus I’ve got more new music from Jack Grelle, Courtney Granger, Southern Culture On The Skids, Hymn For Her, and a classic track from Uncle Tupelo.
Arty Hill plays tracks from Live: Church On Saturday night and talks about getting into country music growing up, his double band line up, and his songwriting secret sauce. Also this week I’ve got the debut album from Becky Warren, plus new music from Courtney Granger, Pete Sinjn and Wayne “The Train” Hancock. Plus I’ve got more new music from Aaron Lee Tasjan, Southern Culture On The Skids, Joe Rut, and classic tracks from Bruce Springsteen, Steve Earle, and the Allman Brothers.
Tom Cusimano and Laura Marion play three tracks from The Walcotts’ Let The Devil Win and tell the story behind the band’s name and talk about what it takes to keep such a large band together.
Also this week I’ve got the new Jim Lauderdale album, which makes me very happy. I’ve also got the new Jack Grelle album, the new Lawn Chair Kings album and the Aaron Lee Tasjan album. I’ve also got more from the Drive-by Truckers, Karen Jonas, Owen Campbell, Southern Culture On The Skids, and that Steve Earle reissue.