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Ray Davies’ New Book ‘Americana’ Explores His Love/Hate Relationship With U.S.

Nearly 20 years after publishing his “unauthorized autobiography” X-Ray, former Kinks frontman Ray Davies is preparing to return to bookstores this October with Americana. According to the publisher’s website, the book traces his complicated relationship with the United States. “As […]

08/20/2013

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“I Have Enough, Thank You Though!” Bonnie Raitt Takes 10th GRAMMY

Bonnie Raitt had nine GRAMMYS before tonight’s ceremony, and just won her tenth – and first since 1996 – taking the Best Americana Album, in a very strong category. She won against her all-male and […]

02/10/2013

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Meet Robert Plant’s Latest Collaborator, Buddy Miller

Last week, Rolling Stone reported that Robert Plant recorded a new album with his occasional collaborator, Buddy Miller. Miller is becoming a familiar name to Plant’s fans.

11/05/2012

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Is Neil Young Planning His Next Live Album?

A short news item says “The third episode of A Rust Trilogy, which began with Rust Never Sleeps in 1978, and continued with Weld in 1990, now concludes with Alchemy in 2012. Things have changed, yet they stay the same. Alchemy, like Rust and Weld, finds the boys at another stage of life’s journey. Time has taken its toll, yet the spirit seems unstoppable.”

10/15/2012

Neil Young & Crazy Horse's "Psychedelic Pill" LP cover

More Details Emerge About Neil Young’s New LP

Neil Young and his long time-band Crazy Horse are about to release their second album of the year: Psychedelic Pill will follow Americana by less than five months when it is released on October 30. Psychedelic Pill, as previously reported, will be a double album (or a 3 LP set), and there will be a video for each of the album’s songs.

09/13/2012

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Neil Young & Crazy Horse To Release “Psychedelic Pill” In October

Confirming wide-spread rumors, Neil Young and Crazy Horse will release their second record of 2013 this October, a double album called “Psychedelic Pill.”

08/25/2012

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Neil Young & Crazy Horse To Release “Americana” June 5

Neil Young & Crazy Horse have announced their next album, according to Rolling Stone. Americana is Young’s first new LP since 2010’s Le Noise, and his first to feature his long time band Crazy Horse since 2003’s Greendale.  Americana won’t have new […]

03/20/2012

The Offspring - Americana (Columbia, 1998)

Awesome Album Covers: The Offspring And “Americana”

Four years and an album after going big platinum with Smash (Best Sellers From the ’90s, 1/5/12), the [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Offspring[/lastfm] released Americana. Their history of putting out covers that were non-descript (at best) and cheap-looking (at […]

01/06/2012

Marty & Jodi Podcast – Episode 63

It’s no secret that The Marty Riemer Show loves itself some Americana music in the tradition of Bob Dylan, The Band, Ryan Adams and Wilco.  And if you’ve got a pedal steel guitar or a […]

07/08/2010

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