Richard Thompson Receives Lifetime Achievement Award at the UK Americana Awards

Richard Thompson Receives Lifetime Achievement Award at the UK Americana Awards

Congratulations to Richard Thompson, who was presented with the Lifetime Achievement Award by Harry Shearer at last nights UK Americana Association Awards Show. Thompson gave a great acceptance speech where he described Americana as “a parallel culture not a sub culture” before performing. @RthompsonMusic wins Lifetime Achievement @TheAMAUK. pic.twitter.com/wVZYvYqAG6 — ricky ross (@rickyaross) February 2, …

Stranded In Reality Nominated for Music Week Award

Stranded In Reality Nominated for Music Week Award

Stranded In Reality, Ian Hunter’s limited edition, 30-disc anthology boxset has been nominated in the Catalogue Marketing Campaign category (which focuses on the rejuvenation of previously existing work) at this years Music Week Awards. Released last September and covering the years 1975 to 2015, Stranded in Reality comprises 17 original Hunter solo albums on 19 …

Joan Baez to be Inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

Joan Baez to be Inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

Congratulations to Joan Baez who will be inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame next April. Other inductees in the performer category for the Rock Hall Class of 2017 include Electric Light Orchestra, Journey, Pearl Jam, Tupac Shakur and Yes whilst Nile Rodgers will receive the award for Musical Excellence. Artists are eligible …

New Release: Jim Lauderdale – London Southern

New Release: Jim Lauderdale – London Southern

Out Now: Propermusic.com Amazon iTunes Award winning singer and master songwriter Jim Lauderdale releases a striking new studio album London Southern on February 3 2017. Himself recipient of the Wagonmaster Award at this year’s US Americana Honors & Awards, a special lifetime achievement honour reserved for the most valuable contributors to the course and history …