Tag: americana

The Gourds

Blood of the Ram

Eleven Thirty

Enough can’t be said about this Austin, Texas-based group. If every band wrote, played and sang as well as the Gourds, music fans would be in heaven.

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Webb Wilder and the Beatnecks

It Came From Nashville

Landslide

Think of the Ventures and the Blasters fused, with a little spaghetti-Western-era Ennio Morricone thrown in for good measure.

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Various Artists

Beautiful Dreamer:
The Songs of Stephen Foster

American Roots Publishing

Unbelievably, there’s never been an album tribute to Stephen Foster. But American Roots Publishing (more than a record label, the nonprofit organization seeks to “develop, nurture and protect artistic diversity within the distinct regions of the United States of America”) has solved that problem.

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