Calvin covers both the head-scratchers and the natural choices in this year’s American Roots nominations.
Wow, kind of a trippy psychedelic flashback to the 60’s from the Mavericks, but the song is appropriate for our times.
Lynne Hanson is the featured artist with two bluesy tracks from her Uneven Ground album. Plus John Moreland, Rhiannon Giddens, The Mavericks, Don Bryant & more
The lo-fi, blown-out R&B album Jake La Botz album, the Old Crow Medicine Show’s Dylan cover, the new soul album from Don Bryant, & the cowpunk Sarah Shook album.
I’ve hand-picked new music from Don Bryant, Jake La Botz, The Mavericks, and Justin Townes Earle.
Adds this week: suit & tie rock from 6 String Drag, dreamy escapism from HT Sundowner, indie rock from Whitehorse, Latin-pop rock from the Mavericks
The Mavericks Mono in fact recorded in mono, not stereo, But they still succeed at creating that huge, big stage Latin-infused pop they are famous for.
Robert Reynolds plays tracks from The Mavericks’ In Time, tells the story of how he and Raul Malo started the band and their link to the past. Also on this episode, blues rock from Sean Chambers, country blues from Sarah Levecque, a beautiful ballad from Reed Foehl, country rock from Cory Branan, blues from Marcia Ball, bluegrass from Town Mountain, road music from Lachlan Bryan and the Wildes.