The new video for the “The Fall,” by the Knoxville-based roots band The Black Lillies, sand being shifted a shimmering ocean , much like the lives being shifted and changed by the innocent youths that walk the windy beach and simmering landscape. The spare, atmospheric instrumentation builds slowly as we follow the boy and girl to adulthood and union in this tale of modest love.
“The Fall” is from the Black Lillies’ new release Runaway Freeway Blues, out now. they are currently on a national headlining tour in support.
I’ve starting posting the few videos from the 2012 Americana Music Conference showcases and it’s awards event at the Twang Nation Twitter and Facebook accounts. Here is a round up of the ones I’ve found so far. Look for more as I find them. Now take some time to run through all these fine performances and tell me this isn’t the greatest music on the planet.
Zoe Muth: “If I Can’t Trust You with a Quarter”
The Black Lillies “Goodbye Charlie”
Lee Ann Womack & Buddy Miller: “Out on the Weekend” (Neil Young cover)
Lera Lynn: “Ring of Fire” (Johnny Cash cover)
Billy Joe Shaver: “The Git Go”
Mandolin Orange: “Waltz About Whiskey”
Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit : “Alabama Pines”
Justin Townes Earle: “Look The Other Way”
Guy Clark, Shawn Camp & Verlon Thompson” “My Favorite Picture of You”
Lee Ann Womack, Peter Cooper & Tom T. Hall : “I Love”
Elizabeth Cook with Bones Hillman and Tim Carroll, along with Dottie Peoples and John Fullbright, – Thirty Tigers’ Gospel Brunch at The Station Inn
Bonnie Raitt & John Hiatt: “Thing Called Love”
Americana Honors & Award Show Tribute to Levon Helm: “The Weight