Monthly Archives: December 2015

JC’s Americana Top Tunes Played in 2015

I played more music this year than last, thanks primarily to Spotify streaming…and having spare time between jobs last winter…and spending the holidays by my lonesome.  Mostly, though, because there was simply a LOT of good Americana-ish music released this … Continue reading

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10 More Albums for 2015—Americana’s JV Team

Americana’s Junior Varsity Team was strong this year.  The starting line-up was stellar, but the underclassmen are nipping at their heels.  And I know some other coaches would (have) moved my players up to prime-time.  (Yeah, I’m watching college bowl games … Continue reading

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Ten Albums for 2015 – Corb and Rhiannon, Bob Wills and More

JC’s Top 10 Americana Albums of 2015 In relative ranked order, subject to change. In January, I predicted a banner year for roots music in 2015, and back in June I highlighted a few albums showing early promise. I have not … Continue reading

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An Americana Project—The Future of the Music and the Future of Making Music

“Without this class, school would suck.”  The relevance of public education to learning was lost to many of us, and it certainly seems this spirit is alive and well yet today. The Americana Project is the class that doesn’t suck.  Six … Continue reading

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Cloman Industrial Park

Pagosa Springs, Colorado, may have the prettiest backdrop for an industrial park you’ll ever find. Industrial Circle pictured here, with Cloman Blvd & Archuleta County’s Steven Field airport in the background. .

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