Trisha Yearwood, Little Big Town Win Daytime Emmys; Michael Cleveland Signs with Compass; Album Releases

Juli Thanki | June 18th, 2013

  • Miss Leslie’s next album is coming out August 13. Listen to her new song, “After the Storm,” here.
  • Michael Cleveland has signed with Compass Records. He’s working on an album for release in 2014. (via press release)
  • Trisha Yearwood and Little Big Town took home Daytime Emmy Awards Sunday night. Yearwood won for Outstanding Culinary Program and LBT award was in the Best Original Song category.
  • Jimmy Webb played MacArthur Park, where he played “MacArthur Park.”
  • Speaking of Jimmy Webb, he’ll release Still Within the Sound of My Voice on September 10. Here’s the album opener, “Sleeping in the Daytime,” featuring Lyle Lovett.
  • The Chris Thile/Punch Brothers documentary How to Grow a Band is streaming on Netflix.
  • Twang Nation posted a couple videos of Sarah Jarosz performing songs from her forthcoming album, Build Me Up from Bones, due out this fall.
  • Stream Mavis Staples’ One True Vine on NPR’s music blog.
  • Alt-country’s Scud Mountain Boys are releasing their next record in July, only 17 years after their last album.
  • Joey + Rory will release a gospel album on July 16.
  • Jim Lauderdale, Willie Watson, and Kelly Willis & Bruce Robison have been added to this year’s Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion lineup.
  • This week’s album releases:

Slaid Cleaves Still Fighting the War

Delbert & Glen Blind, Crippled and Crazy

Bill Kirchen Seeds and Stems

Big Country Bluegrass Memories of the Past

Donna the Buffalo Tonight, Tomorrow and Yesterday

Adam Steffey New Primitive

Eddie Spaghetti The Value of Nothing

Phoebe Hunt Live at the Cactus Café

Annabelle’s Curse Hollow Creature

Hunter Hayes Encore

Craig Duncan Civil War: Songs of the North

Betse Ellis High Moon Order

Various Artists – Woody Guthrie at 100: Live at the Kennedy Center

Various Artists – Putumayo Presents Acoustic America

  1. Blake Boldt
    June 18, 2013 at 10:04 am

    Trisha and LBT for the EGOT.

  2. J.R. Journey
    June 18, 2013 at 1:50 pm

    Congratulations to Trisha Yearwood and Little Big Town. They join Hank Williams Jr. in the country-stars-with-Emmy-awards category.

  3. Rick
    June 18, 2013 at 5:47 pm

    I’m glad to see Miss Leslie was able to raise enough funds to record a new album. I can’t wait to hear the snippets on Amazon when it’s released so I can cherry pick the keepers! Go Miss Leslie!

    Opry Alert! Tonight’s Opry features The Charlie Daniels Band, The Henningsens, The Black Lillies, Larry Gatlin, Greg Bates and assorted “Opry Legends”. Grade: B
    Schedule: http://www.opry.com/shows/ThisWeek.html
    Tomorrow night the new Wednesday Night Opry will go head to head in a radio slugfest with Music City Roots! The tension is killing me! (lol)

    I’ll have to check out the new music from Phoebe Hunt and Bill Kirchen. I’d much rather see them perform live though…

    Those old yodeling tunes were a nice change of pace! They should have included a Kacey Musgraves yodel song off her teeny bopper era album “Wanted One Good Cowboy” just for the heck of it!

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