The Americana Music Honors & Awards is the marquee event for the Americana Music Association. Beginning in 2002, the Americana Music Association honors distinguished members of the music community. Six member-voted awards and several Lifetime Achievement Awards are handed out while over 2000 artists, music-loving fans and entertainment industry executives look on.
The prolific Jim Lauderdale releases his 31st album, Time Flies. It is a beautifully played and melodic outing encompassing a number of genres. Americana Music Show. Jake Xerxes Fussell came to my attention a few years back thanks to The Oxford American magazine's annual Southern Music Sampler.
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But this album shows how al. ountry really began, with a lot of heart and more than a little irreverence. The Living Bubba’ remains one of Patterson Hood’s greatest songs; the true story of a musician battling with AIDS is kept gritty but still inspiring. Elsewhere, ‘Lookout Mountain’ and ‘18 Wheels Of Love’ both hint at the epic scope of later Truckers albums, while Jim Carroll’s ‘People Who Died’ shows their punk roots. Unlike many of best Americana albums on this list, this album wasn’t a big hit, nor did the band ever have one. The Long Ryders were well aware that they were crying into the wilderness. Another high point of the album is the celebratory ‘Looking For Lewis And Clark’, which namechecks Parsons, Tim Hardin and ‘Louie Louie’. In the last-laugh department, The Long Ryders have reunited and have a new album on the way. 4: Los Lobos: Kiko (1992).
The album’s title is taken from the name of the most northerly tip of the island of Ireland, Donegal to be precise, the last headland before Greenland, where folks will tell you that more ocean liners and German U-boats have sunk off this coast than probably anywhere on the planet. It is a bleak but beautiful part of the world, and, coincidentally, featured in Star Wars: The Last Jedi. An interesting place after which to name your record. This is not an album for the dilettante. It is a measured exploration of a number of artists that not only defined a loosely coined collective term but some had a reach far beyond their wildest dreams when they set out as entertainers. Continue reading Various Artists The Rough Guide To Country Blues (Reborn and Remastered) (World Music Network, 2019). How to get your gig listed on Americana UK. Support Americana UK. UK Americana Gig Guide.
Prospectively it is generally agreed that the first American albums were So Rebellious A Lover by Gene Clark & Carla Olson in 1986 followed by the Long Ryders' debut album and then Steve Earle's Guitar Town.