Billy Burnette has a fun new album “Crazy Like Me” that chronicles his career in music, including his years in Fleetwood Mac. We caught up with him at 3rd and Lindsley in Nashville.
We first saw Brian Dunne on the Sandy Beaches Cruise and came away impressed. His new album is called “Bug Fixes & Performance Improvements.” Among the highlights:
Lee Ann Womack’s “The Way I’m Livin’ ” and her new album “The Lonely, Lonesome & The Gone” were of a kind with her debut hit “Never Again Again.” She really just came home to the genre.
Why would an artist remake a widely praised and much-loved album from early in her career? In the case of This Sweet Old World, Lucinda Williams’ fresh take on her Sweet Old World from 1992, only Williams really knows.
Like NRBQ, the Groovies were more a cult band than commercial group, and their line-up has had seismic shifts over the years. And like NRBQ, they’re out there touring in support of a current album, drawing on a rich catalog and having as good a time as they can.
Radney Foster can now add “author” to his already impressive résumé. The Nashville-based singer-songwriter recently published For You to See the Stars, a collection of short stories related in some way to lyrics from his songs.
Transient Lullaby, the most recent album by The Mastersons – singer/guitarist Chris Masterson and singer/multi-instrumentalist Eleanor Whitmore – reads as an account of the couple’s musical and personal lives.
Willie Nile may carried those Dylan comparisons for the longest time, in part because of a vocal resemblance. It’s not something he shies away from, as evidenced by “Positively Bob – Willie Nile Sings Bob Dylan,” his new covers collection.
Notable new releases: Loved past @dustbowlrevival work; new self-titled CD sleeker, more soulful. Recommended. Listen here. https://t.co/uHNMuQRbEh — Americana Music News (@KenPaulson7) July 3, 2017 Lots of Nick Lowe connections on new @JimLauderdale1 “London Southern, including great ’60s soul sound. “You Came to Get Me” is highlight. — Americana Music News (@KenPaulson7) July 3, 2017 Kudos to Dean Gitter for…
B.J. Thomas’ concert longevity has been fueled by multiple decades of hits, as we’re reminded by the new Real Gone Music release New Looks from an Old Lover: The Complete Singles.
Due 6/23: Slaid Cleaves' "Ghost on the Car Radio" extends his rich body of work. https://t.co/WTxVAN0tKU @slaidc — Americana Music News (@KenPaulson7) June 11, 2017 New release: Calico's latest channels Joni Mitchell, Mamas and Papas. https://t.co/biPkpkJMhn @Calicotheband — Americana Music News (@KenPaulson7) June 11, 2017
The Whiskey Gentry have just released “Dead Ringer,” their first album since 2013 and it marks a vibrant step forward for this Atlanta-based band.
“Love My By Name,” an adventurous album with a sci-fi cover, reunited Lesley Gore with producer Quincy Jones, who recorded all of her early “It’s My Party”-era hits.