Shawn Mullins talks about the loneliness of the road and the part of his job that he really enjoys.
SHAWN MULLINS, My Stupid Heart beats out WALTER TROUT, Battle Scars as your favorite for the week of October 23, 2015. Poll Results New Releases Did we miss something? If you feel a new release is missing from our current poll, please let us know in the comments. Readers’ Tops – Fall 2015 KINKY FRIEDMAN,The […]
On his first album in five years, Shaw Mullins releases what is perhaps his best album. “My Stupid Heart” is a virtual dead heat with 2006’s “Ninth Ward Pickin’ Parlor” as his career best. “My Stupid Heart” exhibits a diversity of styles. The core of the album, as always, is Mullins melodic songwriting. There is […]
VARIOUS ARTISTS, Soundtrack to The Winding Stream: The Carters, The Cashes & The Course of Country Music beats out JOSH RITTER, Sermon On The Rocks and JEFFREY FOUCAULT, Salt As Wolves as your favorite for the week of October 16, 2015. Poll Results New Releases Did we miss something? If you feel a new release […]
Every fall, The Americana Music Association gathers members and artists together in Nashville for its annual conference. Starting with the annual Americana Music Awards and continuing through four days of showcases and panel discussions, it is a tremendous celebration of Americana music. Songs of Big Star As soon as Richard Thompson finished his official showcase, […]
Another winter passes without disappointment. There were some expected solid records like those from Tift Merritt, Gary Louris, Kathleen Edwards and the Drive-by Truckers. Some breaking artists like Liam Finn, The Whigs, Mando Saenz and Justin Townes Earle. Some surprises from Counting Crows, The Black Crowes and Seven Mary Three. And some that simply made […]