In 2013, tenacious troubadour Todd Snider called some friends to help play some songs he’d been collecting by some of his favorite writers. Answering that call were Dave Schools from Widespread Panic (bass), Neal Casal of Chris Robinson...Show More Summary
Bradford Lee Folk was on a quest to quench his thirst. He needed a drink real bad, but it's not what one might think just another hard-working American musician not affiliated with Todd Snider's supergroup project would crave after a...Show More Summary
Country singer-songwriter Todd Snider talks about getting jumped by Tony Bennett at a Nashville car wash.
Todd Snider “Is This Thing Working”/”Mission Accomplished” from Peace Queer Justin Townes Earle “White Gardenias” from Single Mothers Guns of Navarone “You Used To Be” from Prize & Battlefield Sparklers “Weren’t For Bars” from Crying...Show More Summary
“Blackland Farmer” is a wonderful reverb drenched stomp-blues rock number by Hard Working Americans featuring Todd Snider, Dave Schools (Widespread Panic), Neal Casal (Chris Robinson Brotherhood), Chad Staehly (Great American Taxi) and Duane Trucks. Show More Summary
A few album premieres: John Fullbright – Songs Kelly Willis & Bruce Robison – Our Year Amy LaVere – Runaway’s Diary Bronwynne Brent – Stardust Sturgill Simpson performs “Time After All” in the Nashville Scene’s “Live in the Morgue” video series. Show More Summary
The musician has penned an entertaining book of essays; enter to win one.
Todd Snider, 'Parks and Recs,' Ralph Steadman and more pop up this week.
Sometime in the fall of 1994 I was sixteen years old with a job at McDonald’s, a hand-me-down 1981 Honda Accord and a healthy addiction to music. There was a fairly new radio station out of Atlanta, the early wave of X stations, that started playing an acoustic song. It reminded me of Tom Petty [...]
By Al Kaufman Like his friends Todd Snider and Hayes Carll, Will Kimbrough is a man who can tell a magical story about everyday people doing everyday things in four minutes or less. Sometimes the story is funny, sometimes it is sad. Sometimes it is both. But it is always insightful. It is always clever […]
Regular readers may know that I’m a big fan of the US alt-country-folk singer Todd Snider. I’m not alone, he’s a beer drinking buddy of Rahm Emanuel. Todd’s new band is called Hard Working Americans, and their self-titled new album … Continued
TRACK 8 "Mr. President Have Pity on the Working Man" From Hard Working Americans (self-titled) MELVIN/THIRTY TIGERS Liner notes: "We just can't make it by ourselves," wheezes Todd Snider, as searing slide guitar recasts Randy Newman's...Show More Summary
By Richard K. Barry This past week Todd Snider, a Nashville-based singer, and a handful of his associates released a great debut album full of “reinterpretations” of songs by some of the best in the business. Beside Snider, the bandShow More Summary
A world premiere of Adam Faucett’s upcoming album Blind Water Finds Blind Water. Thanks for listening, sharing and social media-ing Facebook Twitter Show Archives Todd Snider “Don’t Tempt Me” from The Excitement Plan Possessed By Paul James “There Will Be Nights When I’m Lonely” from There Will Be Nights When I’m Lonely Have Gun Will Travel “Another Fine Mess” from Fiction [...]
Todd Snider gathered his musical buddies for this covers record that tells a story.
Todd Snider was rummaging through his mail during a three-way cross-country phone conversation in early December, when Christmas apparently came early. "Holy shit, I think someone just sent me a bunch of drugs," the funky folk singer-songwriter announced from Nashville. Show More Summary
East Nashville Tonight is a “wild drug and booze-filled musical comedy” film created by brothers Brad and Todd Barnes. The film stars Todd Snider, Elizabeth Cook, and other East Nashville musicians. It’s currently available to pre-order online, and will come out on November 19th. In February of 2013, the Barnes Brothers attempted to shoot a […]
Amanda Shires has come a long way from her early days with The Texas Playboys and has played with the likes of Todd Snider, Thrift Store Cowboys and Jason Isbell (who's also her husband). She also appeared in the film Country Strong as the fiddle player in Gwyneth Paltrow's band, but don't hold that against her. [ more › ]
Down Fell the Doves, the latest solo release from Amanda Shires (who has played violin with the likes of the Texas Playboys, Shovels & Rope, Todd Snider, and her husband Jason Isbell), is a sultry, sinister and surprisingly infectious alt-co
“These politicians.. you know they promise us whiskey and won’t even give us a beer” Todd Snider, Good News Blues I’ve got an article coming out soon where I launch an assault on the political promise. What is the political … Contin...