North Country Rock
Songstress releases new single "Hard Road"
Rocking along with the country cousins Harry & The Hendersons EP WITH their long hair, beards and love of a harmony, the Glasgow six-piece are part of a new country rock
revival in Scotland which includes Dundee's Anderson, McGinty, Webster, Ward and Fisher and fellow Glaswegians Kassidy.
We can still go out there and throw it down,'' Mike Reilly said proudly of playing country rock
with the veteran band Pure Prairie League.
CALLING ME HOME: GRAM PARSONS AND THE ROOTS OF COUNTRY ROCK
differs from any other biography of the musician's life and times, choosing to focus on the extent of his career, his strong influence that led to his being named the 'father of country rock
', and the influences he had upon associates and the music world as a whole, from Elvis Costello and Patty Griffin to Emmylou Harris.
Right off the first cut on this cd, "Radio" provides visions of the catchy country rock
sounds popularized in the late 70's and early 80's by groups like 38 Special.
The band, who have recently toured the USA and Canada, are known for their three part harmonies, setting them apart from the current crop of Americana or country rock
wanabees in the UK.
There's a touch of country rock
about Queen City and Safronia's Mark, and even some blues makes an appearance.
They look like the Eagles or the Band in their heyday, or maybe even Supergrass when they went a bit country rock
NOWhere's an oddity - the sister of a country rock
legend playing a Cardiff vegetarian restaurant.
A BRAVE Black Country rock
drummer who has not let Parkinson's Disease stop him from playing has organised a music festival to raise funds for research into the condition.
Drums also were added, and the resulting album nestles happily between traditional bluegrass and country rock
, an area where not many albums are being made these days.
They will perform country rock
hits by the Dixie Chicks, Shania Twain and Garth Brooks.