On February 8th Mercury Rev will release The Delta Sweete Revisited a song for song tribute to Bobbie Gentry’s 1968 release. Each song will feature a different female singer to include Hope Sandoval, Margo Price and Susanne Sundfor. Of course, you can’t release a Bobbie Gentry tribute record without including the iconic “Ode To Billie Joe.” The version that ends the record here is a brooding atmospheric beauty with Lucinda Williams playing the lead role.
Big fans of Jenny Lewis, the new record On The Line is set to come out on March 22nd. The album features appearances from a star studded cast and frequent Lewis collaborators Beck, Ringo Starr, Benmont Tench, and Ryan Adams.
Her live album scheduled for a February release is set to be a scorching Soul masterpiece. Mavis Staples is a National treasure.
Sloucher is slowly making a name for themselves on the festival circuit. With a sound that is a bit like My Morning Jacket meets Big Star, the future is just around the corner. The latest record, Be True, is a winner.
The David Nance Group is a Blues Rock group that should be on your radar. Their 2018 record, Peaced and Slightly Pulverized is a nuanced Rocker.
Refreshing young faces on the Roots Rock America scene, Lula Wiles, based out of Boston, blends Country, Folk, and Bluegrass into a sound that is uniquely their own. Their new album, What Will We Do, is out now.
This one is from his 2018 album Karma For Cheap.