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.”
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.
This song caught my ear because of all the details and references to the coast of North Carolina and hooked my with the riff.
let’s fall in love with our telephones off
Sweet baby jesus, the Wood Brothers are coming out with a new album on February 2. It’s gonna be called One Drop Of Truth. This is “River Takes The Town.”
An old-school roots rock tough guy sound from Sunnyside by Jake La Botz.
A cover of the Charles Sheffield covered by Eilen Jewell & her band on Down Hearted Blues. I like that nightclub blues sound….
R.L. Burnside at home in Independence, Mississippi, shot by Alan Lomax, Worth Long, and John Bishop in August, 1978.
There are lots of Tom Petty tributes right now, but this is one of my favorites, Lukas Nelson & The Promise Of The Real covering Petty’s “American Girl.”
From Volume 2 of Deer Tick’s self-titled album. Kind of a thrasher alt.rock sound on this one.
Colter Wall hails from the wilds of Saskatchewan and writes old-school country songs that pay homage to the legends while still sounding like his own self.
This might well be the linchpin track from Willie Nelson’s God’s Problem Child album.
Dallas’s Charley Crockett’s artful blend of blues, R&B, Zydeco and honky tonk is the centerpiece of both his new album In The Night,
True romance done in corporate speak from Michael Gathier’s Hey Karma album…
Andrew Marlin of Mandolin Orange knows how to make a social commentary without sacrificing his art…
Official video for one of my favorite tracks from her Highway Queen album.
The song that brought Emily Barker, Amber Rubarth and Amy Speace together in beautiful three part harmonies as Applewood Road.
Live performance of “Blues Attack” by Sonny Landreth from his Recorded Live In Lafayette album I like the attitude on this one.