Tour Diary: Rod Picott: “The Mercy of the Road”

The Mercy Of The Road.     I’ve been touring Europe for nineteen years – sometimes twice a year. In one sense it’s simply work. In another sense, it’s a mysterious adventure. I’ve had passports expire, illness, missed shows and all manner of carefully arranged travel gone wrong. I once woke at five am to […]

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Tour Diary: Warm Beer and Castles: Jeremiah Johnson on 2020 European Tour

Americana Highways brings you Jeremiah Johnson’s 2020 European Tour Diary, ahead of his forthcoming album release for Heavens to Betsy (Ruf Records). Follow along with weekly updates until it’s over! 1/27/2020 – 11pm Central Time So here I am sitting at the terminal at St Louis Lambert International Airport watching all the different people […]

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Artist Essay – The Long Story of Writing No Place to Go – The First Single From The Innocent Bystanders Upcoming Album – Book of Life

I know that there are people who just write songs. Write them by the dozens, record them, and try to sell them for placements in movies and TV shows or to independent film makers. I admire these song writers. I’m jealous. I’d love to do what they do. But I can’t. I’m at the opposite […]

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