Song Premiere: Cancion Franklin’s “American”is Trio With Soaring Vocals

Americana Highways brings you this song premiere of Cancion Franklin’s “American” from upcoming album Stone For Stone available today on Spotify. The song features Cancion Franklin on electric guitar and vocals, Teddy Motz on bass/keyboard/acoustic guitar and Medley Shabazz on drums.  The album was recorded and mastered by Ken Rich at Grand Street Recording in […]

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Song Premiere: Holly Renee Allen’s “Picture” From Upcoming Album “Appalachian Piece Meal”

Americana Highways brings you this premiere track “Picture,” from Holly Renee Allen’s upcoming album Appalachian Piece Meal.  Produced by Marty Kearns and Richard Smith, the album features Allen on vocals, Richard Smith on guitar, Patrick Keese on fiddle, Martin Kearns on piano, with rhythmnists Colin Agnew on drums and Robert Henson on bass; and Becky Allen […]

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Song Premiere: Marley’s Ghost Announces New Album, “Travelin’ Shoes,” Premiering Song “Shadrack” in Hooba Hooba Style

Americana Highways is excited to announce Marley’s Ghost will be releasing a new album next year, and to premiere this track , their interpretation of “Shadrack,” to wet your whistle.  The album, Travelin’ Shoes,  was produced by Larry Campbell (Bob Dylan), and features Dan Wheetman (bass, fiddler, guitar, vocals), Jon Wilcox (mandolin, guitar, bouzouki, vocals), […]

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Song Premiere: Tyler Boone’s Interpretation of Cohen’s “Hallelujah”

Americana Highways presents this absolutely gorgeous interpretation of Leonard Cohen’s “Hallelujah” by Tyler Boone, featuring Finnegan Bell, available December 14.  This was produced by Matt Zutell (Hootie and the Blowfish/Coast Records) mastered by Michael White, with cover art by Shannon Duke.  This song features Tyler Boone , Warren Bazemore, and Shane Williams on vocals and […]

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Double Premiere: Two Songs From Scarlette Fever’s EP “December Prayer” Due Friday

Americana Highways brings you this premiere of Scarlette Fever’s upcoming EP  December Prayer (Starfisch Records), due this Friday.  The release is aptly timed with its title track “December Prayer,” which is an emotionally moving prayer with Scarlette Fever’s rich vocal tones over piano. It’ll make you want to curl up in front of the fireplace with […]

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Song Premiere: Charles Wesley Godwin’s “Strawberry Queen” from Upcoming Album “Seneca”

Americana Highways brings you this song premiere of Charles Wesley Godwin’s “Strawberry Queen,” from his album Seneca due out February 15th. The album was produced by Al Torrence, and features Eric Heywood (Son Volt, Ray LaMontagne) on pedal steel and Ben Townsend (Hillbilly Gypsies) on fiddle and banjo. Growing up in Appalachia, Godwin has some […]

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Song Premiere: Little Queenie’s “Slingshots and Boomerangs” from upcoming release “Purple Heart”

Americana Highways brings you this song premiere of “Little Queenie”‘s “Slingshots and Boomerangs” from upcoming release Purple Heart (XYYX Records/DeevaRecords).  The song features Little Queenie (Leigh Harris) on vocals, CC Adcock (James McMurtry, Ani DeFranco) and Jimmy Robinson on guitars, George Rossi (Squirrel Nut Zippers) on organ, Alex Harris MacDonald on washboard; with rhythmnists Chris Severin […]

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Song Premiere: JP Ruggieri’s “The Meaning” From Upcoming Album “Waiting On You”

Americana Highways brings you this premiere of “The Meaning” from the upcoming album Waiting on You by JP Ruggieri, due to be released in January 2019.  The Nashville-based artist recorded this one at Big Orange Sheep in Brooklyn, where it was produced by Chris Jacobie and engineered by Chris Benham. “The Meaning” is JP Ruggieri […]

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Song Premiere: Lone Justice Releases 1983 Demos for Black Friday Record Store Day, Track Premiere: “Working Late”

photo by Greg Allen Americana Highways brings you this sneak preview song premiere “Working Late” from album The Western Tapes, 1983 (Omnivore)— unreleased early recordings by Lone Justice that will be available this coming Friday for Black Friday Record Store Day.   This set of recordings was a demo made prior to their self-titled debut release […]

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