He started by traveling his home state of Idaho recording his vocals and guitar in places that were personally meaningful to him. Then he headed out across the country to collect vocal and instrumental contributions form a host of folk and Americana, including Chris “Critter” Eldridge (the Punch Brothers), Amy Speace, and Angel Snow, to name just a few.
Here’s a stand-out among many, Boston faves Lula Wiles joining Lenker for a mighty fine front yard hoedown.
*James McMurtry would undoubtedly be quick to correct me – artists historically toured to promote new albums, these days they tour to fund albums (and pay the bills).
About the author: Mild-mannered corporate executive by day, excitable Twangville denizen by night.