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The Rough Guide to Americana (Second Edition)

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Released: 26th Feb 2016


The much anticipated follow-up to the highly successful 'Rough Guide To Americana' - compiled by the award-winning rock writer and author Sylvie Simmons.

this album showcases today's artists who are pushing the boundaries of Americana. the compilation contains the sweetest, bleakest, songs from the Americana scene in recent years: there's dogs, there's cars, there's saints and there's Jesus - and a whole lot of twisted love gone wrong. With its roots deep in country music, Americana continues to captivate listeners from all around the world and this collection of tracks highlight how the diversity of Americana is its strength. includes classic tracks influenced by American roots, bluegrass, blues, folk and beyond.

The Rough Guide to Americana (Second Edition)

  1. Giant Sand - Man On A String
  2. Patty Griffin - Wild Old Dog
  3. Noah Gundersen - Boathouse
  4. Robert Earl Keen - 52 Vincent Black Lightning
  5. Sean Taylor - Tienes Mi Alma En Tus Manos
  6. Robbie Fulks - I'll Trade You Money For Wine
  7. James McMurtry - Copper Canteen
  8. Dawn McCarthy & Bonnie 'Prince' Billy - Milk Train
  9. Chuck Prophet - I Felt Like Jesus
  10. Stone Cupid With Julie Christensen - Saint On A Chain
  11. Reed Foehl - Caroline
  12. Jim White - Rambler
  13. Malcolm Holcombe - Words Of December
  14. Mary Gauthier - Oh Soul