Month: December 2022

Sierra Ferrell has one of those timeless voices that could be at home in any era of Americana music from the past hundred-some years.  The 34-year-old talent released her debut album, Long Time Coming, in 2021. Like its title suggests, the record was a culmination of years of busking, lengthy touring stints and years spent honing her songwriting.
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Canadian Country Music Hall of Fame inductee Ian Tyson has died. The decorated singer and songwriter was one half of Ian & Sylvia, whose song “Four Strong Winds” was once declared the greatest Canadian song of all time. Ex-wife Sylvia Tyson confirmed the news of Ian Tyson’s death during an interview with CBC. He died
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The Americana Music Association has released their list of 2022’s most played albums on Americana radio, and this year’s top 10 includes an eclectic mix of artists. Complied from airplay data taken from the period Dec. 14, 2021 through Dec. 12, 2022, this year’s rankings spotlight some of The Boot’s favorite records from the past two years.
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In 2023, The Lone Bellow will mark the tenth anniversary of their celebrated eponymous debut album, which kickstarted the trio’s impressive career that continues to thrive.  Members Zach Williams, Kanene Donehey Pipkin and Brian Elmquist trekked into the woods outside of Nashville to self-produce their fifth album, Love Songs for Losers, which was released in November. After working with
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It’s been a landmark year for Jo Dee Messina, who has been enjoying a much-deserved resurgence in popularity following the release of Cole Swindell‘s 2022 hit song “She Had Me at Heads Carolina.” The playful track is an homage to Messina’s breakout debut hit “Heads Carolina, Tails California,” which became a Top 10 hit in 1996. Through
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