Back in 2002, Guy Clark (who died two days ago) had a lengthy phone conversation with Goldmine’s Bruce Sylvester about songwriting. Here it is.
Arhoolie Records has been sold to Smithsonian Folkways Records.
David Bowie left this world with a brilliant farewell concept album.
2015 was a good year for Americana releases, especially the American primitive kind.
Lance Canales’ new album “The Blessing and the Curse” is a great addition to recent Americana releases
Director Beth Harrington’s new documentary “The Winding Stream” presents the First Family of country music, the Carter Family.
Joy Williams and Angela Easterling: strong singer/writers in the Americana vein, yet so different.
October 15 marks the 60th anniversary of Tennessee Ernie Ford’s “Sixteen Tons.” A new five-CD Ford box honors the anniversary.
Blues Images’ annual calendar and CD present vintage blues tracks as well as their original ads. Noted bluesmen like Blind Lemon Jefferson and Blind Willie Johnson appear along with relatively unknown ones.
Vintage Red Allen & Frank Wakefield radio broadcasts are now on CD.