Posts Tagged ‘Willie Nelson’

Top 10 Off-the-Beaten-Path Billy Joe Shaver & Willie Nelson Songs (In Honor of Today’s “Late Show” Appearance)

Top 10 Off-the-Beaten-Path Billy Joe Shaver & Willie Nelson Songs (In Honor of Today’s “Late Show” Appearance)

Awaiting the Flood is tremendously excited that two of our favorite artists, Billy Joe Shaver and Willie Nelson, will be tonight’s musical guests on The Late Show with David Letterman. Each musician has a new album out, Shaver with

Billy Joe Shaver & Willie Nelson to Perform on Letterman

Billy Joe Shaver & Willie Nelson to Perform on Letterman

Save the date! Two of the most celebrated veterans of the outlaw country movement are coming to a small-screen near you. On December 17th, Billy Joe Shaver and Willie Nelson will be musical guests on The Late Show with David Letterman. We can’t guarantee it, but a performance of “It’s Hard to be an Outlaw,” […]

The Good Stuff: “Willie’s Stash” Unveils Unique Archival Recordings

The Good Stuff:  “Willie’s Stash” Unveils Unique Archival Recordings

Today marks the release of Willie’s Stash, Volume I, December Day, the first in a series of archival recordings by Willie Nelson. The album’s eighteen tracks feature Nelson as well as his sister, Bobbie, a frequent member of Nelson’s band and a formidable country musician in her own right. Other members of Nelson’s road band […]

Billy Joe Shaver – Long in the Tooth

Billy Joe Shaver – Long in the Tooth

I’m always excited about a new Billy Joe Shaver album – especially one with almost all new songs (“The Git Go” first appeared in 2012 on “Live at Billy Bob’s.”). This one even kicks off with a duet with Willie Nelson on “It’s Hard to be an Outlaw,” an enjoyable tune that sets up the […]

Lost Highway 10th Anniversary Record Giveaway

Lost Highway 10th Anniversary Record Giveaway

The Nashville-based label Lost Highway Records, who delivered the O Brother, Where Art Thou? soundtrack, as well as American IV: Ain’t No Grave, Johnny Cash’s best selling studio album, is proud to celebrate its ten-year anniversary by giving away a slew of rare 12″ vinyl records. At AwaitingTheFlood, we got our hands on six of […]

Album Review: Amos Lee — “Mission Bell” — (Blue Note)

Album Review: Amos Lee — “Mission Bell” — (Blue Note)

Amos Lee is one of those rare artists possessing both a soulful and a gifted voice. Nothing against Lucinda Williams and Willie Nelson (two of our very favorites), but when engaged in duets with Lee (which they are on Mission Bell) their vocals pale in comparison — he’s just that good. Lee sets the tone […]

Album Review: The Essential Highwaymen – (Columbia)

Album Review: The Essential Highwaymen – (Columbia)

Four Big Guns If one were to parse the entire pantheon of country music heroes for a quartet that embodies all that is great and good in country music, it would be hard to imagine a line-up more epic than Johnny Cash, Waylon Jennings, Kris Kristofferson and Willie Nelson. It was with this notion in […]

Preview entire Amos Lee LP, Mission Bell until Jan 25

Preview entire Amos Lee LP, Mission Bell until Jan 25

“Soulful vocals and vivid, narrative-driven lyrics mixing folk, pop, R&B, rock, gospel, blues and country influences. [Amos’] skills, fused with those of Joey Burns and Convertino, spark the perfect synergy on lead single, ‘Windows Are Rolled Down’.” — Billboard Head over to MSN to preview Amos Lee’s lates LP Mission Bell in its entirety via […]