REVIEW: Lucero’s “When You Found Me” is Both Traditional and New

Even in the midst of this era of great Americana songwriters, Ben Nichols has always been considered a gifted storyteller. A few years back, the Lucero frontman shifted his focus from the stories of himself and his bandmates to include both the larger world (Civil War soldiers and once-illegal mixed-race marriages) and deeply personal (the […]

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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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Song Premiere: Stefan Prigmore “Last Night I Had a Dream”

Americana Highways presents this premiere of  Stefan Prigmore’s song “Last Night I Had a Dream” from his forthcoming album River Blood, due to be available on March 12th.  The song will be available this Friday January 29th.   River Blood was recorded, produced, engineered, and mixed by Clay Parker at his studio in Gonzales, LA.  “Last Night I Had a […]

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