REVIEW: “Calico Jim” by Pony Bradshaw is a meditation in songwriting

Pony Bradshaw is an artist from northwest Georgia. It’s not easy to find information on him other than that he writes songs and is a natural dissenter. Even if you don’t know a lot about him, it’s easy to see from his new album that he has a real knack for writing songs. Calico Jim was […]

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Vote for your Favorite Album Released in Dec 20 or Jan 21 (vote for three, or add one!)

Americana Highways invites you to vote for your favorite THREE releases of December 2020 and January 2021. The vote stays open until February 28th at 11:59pm EDT; results will be posted March 2nd. Write in, if we overlooked one, by emailing americanahighways@gmail.com with “December or January Favorite” in the subject heading!  The top three winners […]

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John Mayall (part two)– The First Generation 1965-1974 – 35 CD Career Retrospective – Compilations & Live

The 1st review was studio album reviews John Mayall (part one) – The First Generation 1965-1974 – 35 CD Career Retrospective – Studio Albums; this review focuses on compilations, live, unreleased live/BBC dates, & an EP with Paul Butterfield. Looking Back (1969/38-minutes) was actually John’s 7th release. It had 11 cuts of single releases (A/B sides). […]

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Song Premiere: Randy Lee Riviere “Our Town”

Americana Highways premieres Randy Lee Riviere’s song “Our Town” right here, from his forthcoming album Wyoming, due to be available via Wilderness Records on February 26. Wyoming was recorded, produced and mixed by Kevin McKendree at The Rock House, Franklin, Tennessee.  “Our Town” is Randy Lee Riviere on guitars and vocals; Kevin McKendree on piano, electric piano, […]

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