We leave you this weekend dear reader with this new song from Buddy and Julie Miller’s forthcoming album ‘Breakdown on 20th Avenue’. Sadly it’s not a cover of the Jayhawk classic, but their first single to be taken from the record which is out on seven-inch vinyl today. The single’s b-side is Julie Miller’s new version of ‘Can’t Cry Hard Enough’ taken from her 1994 album ‘Invisible Girl’ which has been recorded by other artists since including Victoria Williams and Susan Ashton. Have a good one!
It has been an absolute age since americana legends Buddy Miller and Julie Miller (they’re related you know) have released an album together, and they’ve both been involved in a fair bit of stuff since the last including Buddy’s involvement with Robert Plant and Alison Krauss’s Raising Sand tour and the ‘Nashville’ TV series. Anyway, they’re back with a new album entitled ‘Breakdown on 20th Ave. South’ which is due out June 21st on New West. Continue reading “Buddy and Julie Miller are back with “Breakdown on 20th Ave. South” – Listen”
And if you’ve never heard of him, then, well, now’s your chance. Rolling Stone Country report: “In 2005, the Americana Music Association awarded Song of the Year to “Worry Too Much,” a grinding rock & roll gospel number that opens Buddy Miller’s Universal United House of Prayer LP. While the song contains all the earmarks of a classic Miller tune, its author was Mark Heard, whose intensely poetic lyrics radiated with Dylanesque flourishes and whose influence can be heard throughout Miller’s most raw, confessional work. Continue reading “Buddy Miller, Drew Holcomb appear on new Mark Heard tribute album”