Tag Archives: Mavis-Staples

Grammys 2016 – Alabama Shakes , Punch Brothers, Mavericks, Jason Isbell, Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell Among Roots Nominees

The Recording Academy® announced nominations for the 58th Annual GRAMMY Awards® in all 83 categories this morning. The nominees were selected from more than 21,000 submissions entered from the only peer-based music award, voted on by The Academy’s membership…

Roots Run Strong for 56th Grammy Award Nominees

The National Academy of Recording Arts and Science held their big to-do to announce a few of the nominees for the next round of the 56th Annual GRAMMY Awards. The choices in the Americana and…

56th Annual Grammy Award Nominees in Americana and Related Categories

Here’s a list of the Country, Americana and roots and related categories from the 56th Annual GRAMMY Award Nominees. Look for a more in-depth post soon. You can get the full list of all nominees…

Listen Up! Willie Nelson – ‘It Won’t Be Long’ featuring The Secret Sisters

The first cut we posted from Willie Nelson’s upcoming collaboration album (and isn’t every Willie Nelson album to some extent a collaboration?) was the heart-wrenching “Grandma’s Hands” featuring the incredible Mavis Staples. ‘To All The…

Listen Up! Willie Nelson – “Grandma’s Hands” featuring Mavis Staples

Willie Nelson just doesn’t know the meaning of quit. The Texas Yoda took time from his extensive (some might say grueling) touring schedule to enter the studio with some of his favorite female singers for…

‘Love for Levon,’ Tribute to Levon Helm at Izod Center [VIDEOS]

After attending hundreds of concerts there are very few shows occurring  these days that I wish I had attended. This is one of them. Gregg Allman, Jakob Dylan, Bruce Hornsby, Mavis Staples, John Prine, Joan…

Nominations for the 53rd GRAMMY Awards

The National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (NARAS) announced the nominees for the 53rd Annual Grammy Awards (to be held February 13th, 2011.) Here listed are the nominees in the Americana, Roots categories as…