If Americana has ever had any solid definition, it is in the songs that The Band recorded for their epochal debut album, ‘Music From Big Pink.’
One of the finest artists on the illustrious Chess label, Howlin’ Wolf shaped the blues, as this playlist of 20 of the best Howlin’ Wolf songs makes clear.
A selection of the finest work by a true great of American music.
Twenty of the best Muddy Waters songs: legendary cuts from the blues legend who helped launch Chess Records and inspired The Rolling Stones.
Showing that the American roots music dubbed ‘Americana’ had infiltrated almost every type of music, reDiscover Johnny Cash’s ‘American II: Unchained’.
The film and its Grammy-winning soundtrack turn 20 this year.
In the wake of Hank’s passing, he had four straight country No.1 records including, ‘Your Cheatin’ Heart’, that topped he Billboard chart on 11 April 1953.
The Grammy-winning 12-piece fronted by Derek Trucks and Susan Tedeschi have recorded 11 new songs for the set, once again at their own Swamp Raga home studio.
American roots music defined British folk-rock as much as Sandy Denny and Fairport. uDiscover traces the genre’s US influences.
uDiscover tours the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum's current Dylan, Cash, and the Nashville Cats: A New Music City exhibit.
Listen to Glen Campbell's singer-songwriter daughter Ashley talk about growing up around her dad's music and her favourite songs from his catalogue.
The stars of Western Swing, like Bob Wills and Milton Brown had one foot in the blues, another in country music… and a third in jazz!
uDiscover presents audio excerpts from Paul Sexton's interview with Vince Gill, as he explains his decades-long love affair with Nashville.
Beale Street has long prided itself in being the main street for blues music north of the Delta. It was also the place where Jug Band Music got its start…
The final day of the 2016 C2C Festival at The 02 yesterday (13) featured stirring shows by Chris Stapleton, Kacey Musgraves and headliner Eric Church.