Video Premiere: Ynana Rose’s “Mendocino Sunrise” from Album “Tea Leaf Confessions” is Healing Short Story

photo by Carolyn Eicher Americana Highways brings you this video premiere of Ynana Rose’s “Mendocino Sunrise,” from her album Tea Leaf Confessions.  “Mendocino Sunrise” features Ynana Rose on guitar and vocals; Damon Castillo on electric guitar and bass; Bob Liepman on cello; Larry Kim on piano and Paul Griffith on drums.  Its video was directed […]

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Video Premiere: Charlie Treat’s “Look Around” is Lilting Dream of a Love Song

Americana Highways introduces this video premiere of Charlie Treat’s “Look Around.”  The song is from his self-titled EP, released in September, which was recorded at 10-4 Studios in Nashville and produced by Jesse Thompson. The video was directed and produced by Joel Thomas Jansen, with Cody Brentlinger.  It was filmed at Mt. Calvary Missionary Baptist Church, […]

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Lyric Video Premiere: Sandy Carroll’s “Movin’ On” from “Blues & Angels” Album

Americana Highways presents this lyric video premiere of “Movin’ On” from Sandy Carroll’s new album Blues & Angels (Catfood Records) – written by Sandy Carroll and William Lee Ellis. “Movin’ On” features Sandy Carroll’s signature, rich vocals, with Derrick Young on drums,  Will MacFarlane on bass and guitar, Rick Steff on keys and Trey Hardin […]

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Video Premiere: Jimbo Mathus’ Solo Blues Guitar Performance of Lucinda Williams’ “I Can’t Let Go” With Your Face in the Mississippi Grasses

Americana Highways is honored to present this video premiere of Jimbo Mathus performing Lucinda Williams’ “I Can’t Let Go,” from Car Wheels on a Gravel Road, on blues guitar. The song is from the full album, Solo Blues Guitar: Jimbo Mathus Performs Lucinda Williams’ Car Wheels on a Gravel Road in which Mathus played completely […]

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Video Premiere: Jonathan Byrd’s “Temporary Tattoo” Video from “Pickup Cowboy”

Americana Highways brings you this video premiere of  Jonathan Byrd’s “Temporary Tattoo” from his recent release Pickup Cowboy.  The album features Jonathan Byrd, Johnny Waken, with Paul Ford (cello, bass),  Joanna Miller (drums), with Alexa Dirks and Andrina Turenne contributing vocals. Pickup Cowboy was recorded by Jerry Brown at The Rubber Room in Chapel Hill, […]

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Video Premiere: J.D. Wilkes’ “Rain and Snow” Features Innovation Via Cow Skulls

Americana Highways is honored to bring you this delightful video of J.D Wilkes performing the traditional “Rain and Snow.” The recording is from his recent critically acclaimed album released earlier this year Fire Dream (Big Legal Mess) — co-produced by Bruce Watson and Jimbo Mathus.  [For our review of this album see here:  REVIEW: J.D. […]

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Video Premiere: Erica Blinn’s “When I’m With Suzie (I Do What I Want)” From “Better Than Gold”

I grew up listening to rock and roll songs sung mostly from the male perspective because, let’s face it, women were and still are underrepresented in rock and roll. When I was a teenager learning and performing songs that were originally sung by men, most of the time, I would choose to sing the song the way it was written, without changing the words to maintain a heterosexual narrative. It continues to be important to me to write and sing songs in a way that offers more than one viewpoint of love and sexuality.”

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Video premiere: Mike Aiken’s “Nashville Skyline” from “Wayward Troubadour” Album

Americana Highways brings you this video premiere of Mike Aiken’s “Nashville Skyline” from his recent album Wayward Troubadour (Northwind Records).  There is an additional bonus track of “Put a Sail on It” track 12 on the vinyl release that came out October 26. Aiken says: The release on vinyl was made possible as part of […]

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Video Premiere: Bourbon Therapy’s War Hero Song “Peace That You Deserve”

Americana Highways brings you this video premiere of Bourbon Therapy’s “Peace That You Deserve.”  The song features Aaron Skiles on bass, vocals and harmonica; Andrew Waegel on pedal steel and dobro, Robbie Kimzey on guitars with Rebecca Skiles on vocals, Josh Manion on drums and Maria Long on vocals. The video was produced, directed and […]

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Watch: Video Premiere of Cary Morin’s Fingerstyle “When I Rise,” the Title Track From Upcoming Album

Americana Highways brings you this video premiere of Cary Morin’s “When I Rise,” the title track from his upcoming album.  After the multiple awards his 2016 Cradle to the Grave garnered, this album is anticipated to be something special as well. In a world of formulaic imitations, Morin’s style of guitar playing is a fascinating […]

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