Calvin covers both the head-scratchers and the natural choices in this year’s American Roots nominations.
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
Calvin weighs in on the nominations for the 2017 Americana Music Association Awards
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.
The Plott Hounds’ first live album, classic soul by Irma Thomas, the new Son Volt album, newcomer Amilia K. Spicer, and indie rock from Killbuck.
Three tracks from Rodney Crowell’s Closer Ties album, his first new collection of songs in three years.
The songs on Rodney Crowell’s Close Ties are always lyrically interesting, revealing, reflective and beautifully constructed.
Edward David Anderson is this week’s guest. Plus new music from Turchi, Brgitte DeMeyer, and Rodney Crowell. Last week of the Stray Birds Giveaway!
What you get on Tarpaper Sky is what you always get with Rodney Crowell. Wry, back-country humor, heart-on-your-sleeve confessions and toe tapping riffs.