Slaid Cleaves sings about average guys. Steve Earle sings about Outlaws. Jefferson Ross sings about family. Andy Neil & Roosevelt Collier don’t sing at all.
Wall of sound rock & roll from the wilds of southern Louisiana from Rod Melancon’s Southern Gothic album.
Zephaniah Ohora shares hie new old country sounds from This Highway, plus the new Jason Isbell album, new music from Colter Wall, Shannon McNally & more…
Adds: Jason Isbell’s country, Pokey LaFarge’s jump blues, The Bohannon’s southern rock, blues rock by Dustbowl Revivial & southern gothic from Rod Melancon
This weeks adds include Rod Melancon, Hayes Carll, Cyndi Lauper (yes that Cyndi Lauper), and Farmington Hill.
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!
Rod Melancon is this week’s guest. Plus new music from Cowbell and Carolina Story. Don’t forget about the Jennie DeVoe album giveaway.
Rod Melancon plays tracks from Parish Lines and talks about growing up in Vermilion Parish, Louisiana and how he learned guitar from Hank Williams. Also on this episode, trippy country rock from Ray LaMontagne, Appalachian blues from Malcolm Holcombe, newgrass from the Old Crow Medicine Show, country rock from Corb Lund, piano boogie from Eden Brent, garage rock from Cowbell, folk rock from Carolina Story, stringband music from Dog & Gun, rockabilly from Tammy Lynn & Myles High, country music from Willie Nelson, and a beautiful crooner from Red Molly.
Rod Melancon will by my interview guest tonight and he’ll play tracks from his Parish Lines album on the live show tonight.
Describing Rod Melancon’s Parish Lines is as simple as pie. It’s a rock & roll album. Nothing else needs to be said about it, really.