~~Acony Records proudly presents Folksinger Vol. 2, the highly anticipated second solo album from folk artist Willie Watson. Produced by David Rawlings and recorded on analog tape at Woodland Sound Studios in Nashville, Tennessee, the album features eleven songs unearthed from the canon of American folk music and brought to light by Willies remarkable voice and wise beyond his years performances. Special guest appearances by the Fairfield Four, Gillian Welch, Morgan Jahnig and Paul Kowert round out the arrangements on this stunning sophomore collection.
1. Samson and Delilah
2. Gallows Pole
3. When My Baby ...
~~CALL ME LUCKY is the new record from Chris Smither and is his first set of brand new originals in six years. The new record features Smither - trademark songs that offer commentary on the human condition with a wink of an eye and pulls from deep in the soul. To complete the project are a couple of surprise covers that remind us of Chris' deftness as a song interpreter as he makes the songs his own. Honing a synthesis of folk and blues for 50 years, Smither is truly an American original. Reviewers and fans from around the world, including Rolling Stone and The New York Times, agree that Chris continues to be a profound songwriter, a bl...
~~2018 release. Strange Angels: In Flight With Elmore James brings together a group of amazing artists to pay tribute to the legendary Elmore James in this 13-song collection of his classic blues standards. Warren Haynes, Billy Gibbons, and Mickey Raphael feature on a rendition of 'Mean Mistreatin' Mama'. Crooner Tom Jones lends his voice to 'Done Somebody Wrong'. Keb Mo' performs 'Look On Yonder Wall' and Bettye LaVette sings 'Person To Person'. Also featured are Rodney Crowell, Jamey Johnson, Shelby Lynne, Allison Moorer, Chuck E. Weiss, and many others. Proceeds benefit Musicares and Edible Schooly...
~~Tracks Old Louisa’s Movin’ On Your Home is in My Heart It’s Gonna Take a Miracle Bad Luck Bone Has Anyone Seen Mattie? Borrowed Time Take Me to Rampart Street Blackwater Music Your Love The Old Homestead Listen to the Wind
1.Old Louisa's Movin' On (feat. Andre Bohren)
2. Your Home is in My Heart (feat. Andre Bohren, Rene Coman & Rod Hodges)
3. It's Gonna Take a Miracle
4. Bad Luck Bone (feat. Andre Bohren)
5. Has Anyone Seen Mattie (feat. Matt Rhody)
6. Borrowed Time (feat. Andre Bohren & Reggie Scanlan)
7. Take Me to Rampart Street (feat. Andre Bohren, Au...
Classic songs interpreted in steel guitar and vocals from one of New Orleans' best singer/storytellers.
1. Ring Them Bells
2. Money Blues
3. Suite Steel
4. No More Cane On the Brazos
6. Wayfaring Stranger
7. Down in Central Tennessee
8. Broke Down Engine
9. Hard Times
10. Bobby Jo
11. Just Like a Woman...
Seven Birds, Spencer Bohren's tenth release on Solingen, Germany-based Valve Records is something of a departure for him. Each of his previous albums for the label exhibit a unique personality or perspective, but on Seven Birds, Spencer passes the production duties to Valve's Reinhard Finke and utilizes four musician friends from Germany, and the results are explosive! Comprised of nine original songs, two traditional pieces, and two compositions from songwriter pals, the album moves from deep and atmospheric to light-hearted, and from dark and edgy to near comedy, yet somehow manages to stand as a singular statement. Spencer Bohren...