Elizabeth Cook talks americana with Rolling Stone

And some other things to be honest.  Rolling Stone reports: “Elizabeth Cook has been the hippie hillbilly queen of East Nashville’s Americana community for more than a decade. With an accent rooted in rural Florida and a small-town backstory that’s equal parts tragic and picturesque, she’s the real deal – a genuine country girl who loves the genre and the lifestyle, but has no interest in playing by Music Row’s rules. As this week’s guest on Walking the Floor, she talks to host Chris Shiflett about the unpredictable path that took her from the Bible Belt back country to the Grand Ole Opry stage. We’ve rounded up some highlights below, from her first conversation with David Letterman – the late-night TV host whose approval helped open up a string of doors – to the medication that inspired the trippy, riff-based songs on her newest album, Exodus of Venus.  Continue reading “Elizabeth Cook talks americana with Rolling Stone”