New music from Steve Earle, Slaid Cleaves, and Jefferson Ross. Plus a new lap steel album from Andy Hall & Roosevelt Collier and a Sun Records tribute.
This is not a record of covers that radically reframe the original. Rather, it is a joyous and subtle re-reading of the originals
Deep woods rock & roll with Jimbo Mathus and Eric Ambel looking like the stepped off a movie set from a Stephen King movie.
This week I complete the Best of 2015 countdown, featuring albums #20 through #1 on the list.
Check out the Best of 2015 in Americana Music and discover your next favorite band.
Jimbo Mathus plays tracks from Blue Healer and talks about learning the mandolin as a child, his rock & roll career, and the origin of the blues. Also on this episode, I’ve got the new Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard album. I’ve got some jump blues from Woody Pines. Another track from that knock out Eilen Jewell album. I’ve got a very timely song from that new Dale Watson album, more honky-tonk from Whitey Morgan and a whole lot more on this special two hour episode.
Blue-eyed country/soul from Sam Lewis, haunting songwriting from John Moreland, alt-country from June Star, southern rock from Jimbo Mathus
Jimbo Mathus’ Blue Healer is a perfect combination of a heavy, electric, psychedelic rock & roll sound and the southern gospel/blues vibe.
Americana Music Show’s Best of 2014 list is out. Come check out the top forty albums submitted to the show this year! Lots of great music on this list!
“Shine Like A Diamond” from Dark Night Of The Soul by Jimbo Mathus is a from the gut, utterly sincere, love song as only he can sing it.