So much sound this month, it’s hard to listen to anything else. When Joan Armatrading releases a new record, I sit up and take notice. John Wesley Harding sounds great doing other people’s material. Motel Mirrors are my favorite new band. Add jazz, a Pennsylvania power blues trio, the heavenly Beth McKee and some righteous jumpin’ rockabilly and we are, indeed, “Filled With Sound.”
Here are a bunch of new CDs that exemplify a good chunk of today’s Americana music.
Wanda Jackson is giving fans a chance to purchase personalized collectibles and memorabilia with pre-order of her autobiography via PledgeMusic campaign.
From Memphis rockabilly to an Italian recreation thereof, with stops along the way for metal, jazz and Americana, we’ve got all the bases covered.
This month, Ruby Dee & the Snakehandlers, release an album of rockabilly, swing, country and R&B all mixed into one. “Little Black Heart” will be released July 22nd on Catty Town Records, a new American roots label.
Setzer has announced a partnership with photographer Edward Colver for limited edition, numbered and signed photos of first L.A. show of the Stray Cats.
Bandit Records will release the first new George Jones material in over 5 years called “George Jones” Hits”
In Part 3, Bobby Vee talks about his studio sessions in Clovis, working with Bob Dylan and his experiences recording on the Liberty label.
What’s on the minds of Goldmine’s readers? Find out in this installment of Please Mr. Postman! Topics include the state of the hobby, Rick Nelson and The Boomer radio station.