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Song Premiere: Greensky Bluegrass, “Take Cover”

Check out “Take Cover,” the latest track from Greensky Bluegrass’ upcoming album Shouted, Written Down & Quoted, which drops September 23. Pre-order it here. According to guitarist Dave Bruzza, the song was the fortuitous byproduct of a change in the … ContinuedThe post Song Premiere: Greensky ...


Liz Longley: Weightless

A little of this goes a long way, so it doesnt take long for the formula to feel exhausted and repetitious.The post Liz Longley: Weightless appeared first on American Songwriter. ...


Cass McCombs: Mangy Love

As hard to fathom as McCombs is, its better to ponder cryptic, mind-twisting poetry than be bored by clichd notions of love and loss.The post Cass McCombs: Mangy Love appeared first on American Songwriter. ...


Song Premiere: Nicole Atkins, “A Little Crazy” (from the TV show Roadies)

"The idea was to channel Roy Orbison, and that desperate feeling you have when bad love becomes obsession," Atkins says.The post Song Premiere: Nicole Atkins, “A Little Crazy” (from the TV show Roadies) appeared first on American Songwriter. ...


Hiss Golden Messenger Premieres New Video For “Tell Her I’m Just Dancing”

The video features a rollicking performance of the track by the band, which includes Matt McCaughan (of Bon Iver) on drums.The post Hiss Golden Messenger Premieres New Video For “Tell Her I’m Just Dancing” appeared first on American Songwriter. ...


Watch Angel Olsen’s New “Sister” Video

The video uses opposing shots of daytime and nighttime to showcase the song's lyrical dichotomy.The post Watch Angel Olsen’s New “Sister” Video appeared first on American Songwriter. ...


Bill Kirchen & Austin de Lone: Transatlanticana

For Bill Kirchen and Austin de Lone, the times are going backwards to the late '70s.The post Bill Kirchen & Austin de Lone: Transatlanticana appeared first on American Songwriter. ...


Song Premiere: Handsome Family, “Tiny Tina”

Listen to a new track from the Chicago duo's forthcoming album "Unseen."The post Song Premiere: Handsome Family, “Tiny Tina” appeared first on American Songwriter. ...


Video Premiere: Bobby Rush, “Porcupine Meat”

Louisiana bluesman Bobby Rush has had a long and storied career, notching threeGrammy nominations, 10 Blues Music Awards and a 2006 induction into the Blues Hall of Fame over the course of his 60+ year career. At 82, he hasn’t … ContinuedThe post Video Premiere: Bobby ...


Sharon Van Etten Shares New Song “Not Myself”

The new song honors the victims of the June 12 Orlando shooting.The post Sharon Van Etten Shares New Song “Not Myself” appeared first on American Songwriter. ...


Video Premiere: Kelsea Ballerini, “Peter Pan” (Live at the Grand Ole Opry)

Country singer-songwriter performs her hit single at an August installment of the Opry.The post Video Premiere: Kelsea Ballerini, “Peter Pan” (Live at the Grand Ole Opry) appeared first on American Songwriter. ...


Paul Zollo on Amy Holland’s Light Of My Path

Stunning. A beautiful masterpiece of song, rendered resplendently by Amy and lovingly crafted by producer Fred Mollin. Its a love letter for those of us who yearn for full albums of great songs and singing like the kind we grew … ContinuedThe post Paul Zollo on ...


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