Blood of the Ram
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.
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.