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Country and roots music with a foot in the past and a foot in the future

Duration:
57 minutes
First broadcast:
Thursday 05 September 2013

The best of country and roots music, past, present and future. With the 2013 Americana Awards only a few weeks away, Bob will be looking at some of the runners and riders for honours and marking two significant events in the country music calendar: the 40th anniversary of the death of country rock pioneer Gram Parsons and Hank Williams' 90th birthday.

Music Played

14 items
  • Image for Pistol Annies

    Pistol Annies I Feel A Sin Coming On

    Annie Up, Sony Music, 88765447052

  • Image for Callaghan

    Callaghan To Be Loved By You

    Life in Full Colour, Green Town Music, Promo 000

  • Image for Duane Eddy

    Duane Eddy Blue Jade

    The Big E: A Salute to Steel Guitarist Buddy Emmons, MPI, 535494-2

  • Image for Peter Cooper

    Peter Cooper Opening Days

    Opening Day, Red Beet Records, RBR CD016

  • Image for Emmylou Harris

    Emmylou Harris The Road

    Songs from Hard Bargain, Nonesuch, PRO-4001155

  • Image for The Byrds

    The Byrds HICKORY WIND

    SWEETHEART OF THE RODEO, CBS, S-63353

  • Image for Gram Parsons

    Gram Parsons Interview

    The Complete Reprise Sessions, Reprise/Rhino, 812274669-2

  • CHRIS HILLMAN / STEVE EARLE HIGH FASHION QUEEN

    RETURN OF THE GRIEVOUS ANGEL: A TRIBUTE TO GRAM PARSONS, ALMO, ALMCD-66

  • Image for Hank Williams III

    Hank Williams III I'M A LONG GONE DADDY

    TIMELESS, LOST HIGHWAY, 170-239-2

  • Image for Hank Williams

    Hank Williams Lost Highway

    Come September: An Introduction To Hank Williams, Mercury, 170-315-2

  • Image for Holly Williams

    Holly Williams Without You

    The Highway, Georgiana Records, 859709050379

  • Image for Della Mae

    Della Mae Some Roads Lead On

    This World Oft Can Be, Rounder, 11661 9135 2

  • Image for Boxcar Lilies

    Boxcar Lilies That Lonesome Road

    Sugar Shack, White Label, 000

  • Image for Zac Brown Band

    Zac Brown Band I Play the Road

    You Get What You Give, Southern Ground/Atlantic, 524722-2

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