Greensky Bluegrass, Anders Beck [dobro], Michael Arlen Bont [banjo], Dave Bruzza [guitar], Mike Devol [upright bass], and Paul Hoffman [Mandolin] proudly share the 26-song live album, The Leap Year Sessions: Volume 2. The Leap Year Sessions are a collection of songs taken from a series of live-streamed performances in 2020.
Irish All-Star Band Tramyard Honors John Prine With The Release of Latest Single "People Puttin' People Down"
Brand-new Irish jam band, Tramyard, have just launched their debut single in tribute to the late John Prine titled, “People Puttin’ People Down.” The group, featuring some of Ireland’s top session musicians, got together in the summer of 2020 to lay down their version of the John Prine classic. Initially, the recording was a personal endeavor that was not intended to be released, but the love of John Prine and the impact that his music left on the world made Tramyard change their minds.
John Prine’s last recorded song, “I Remember Everything,” won Best American Roots Song and Best American Roots Performance at yesterday’s 63rd GRAMMY Awards. Written by Prine and his longtime collaborator Pat McLaughlin, the song is Prine’s first #1 single and was recorded by Grammy Award-winning producer Dave Cobb and engineer Gena Johnson.
Todd Snider has described the First Agnostic Church of Hope And Wonder - the namesake for his remarkable nineteenth studio album out April 23 on Aimless Records / Thirty Tigers - as a house of worship presided over by "a preacher who's full of shit, and when everyone starts to realize it, he asks God to help and God does, proving once and for all that God is hilarious." With this premise, the groundwork is laid for Todd's one-of-a-kind writing style to thrive - irreverent humor, somehow seamlessly woven with intricate and poignant storyte
John Prine was named Artist of the Year at the 2020 Americana Music Association Honors & Awards. This is Prine’s fourth win in the category, following previous recognitions in 2005, 2017 and 2018.
John Prine’s last recorded song, “I Remember Everything,” will be available on limited-edition, 7-inch blue vinyl pressed by Third Man Records early next year. Pre-order HERE. The release includes two versions of the song—the original recording and a new exclusive rendition featuring a special strings arrangement.