Americana

That ancient art form whose medium is sound.
Melody, harmony, rhythm and inspiration.

Americana

Postby Sabina » Mon Aug 29, 2011 11:14 pm



"Old Man Waltz"
by Calexico.




"Dead End Alley" by Bill Elm and Woody Jackson




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Americana is a genre of American music having roots in early folk and country music.

It is sometimes also called alternative country or alt-country.
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Re: Americana

Postby mirjana » Mon Aug 29, 2011 11:46 pm

This is a beautiful music Sabina. And you found a great way to introduce it. Both are very nostalgic too.
Calexico has a very fine mixture of French and Italian music with a light touch of Mediterranean.
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Re: Americana

Postby Azur » Thu Sep 01, 2011 10:00 pm

Calexico rules! I've seen them live twice. Great energy on the stage. And this Dead end alley song is nice too. ;0)
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Re: Americana

Postby tcm2164 » Fri Sep 02, 2011 8:05 pm

One of my favorite kinds of music. Here's The Felice Brothers - Roll on Arte
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Re: Americana

Postby tcm2164 » Fri Sep 02, 2011 8:12 pm

By the way Mirjana I've listened to Calexico for a long time. A great band. Here is some very popular Americana Old Crow Medecine Show - Wagon Wheel

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Re: Americana

Postby tcm2164 » Fri Sep 02, 2011 8:15 pm

Alexi Murdoch - Shine [a current favorite of mine]

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Re: Americana

Postby tcm2164 » Fri Sep 02, 2011 8:30 pm

Heart Full of Wine - Angus & Julia Stone
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Re: Americana

Postby tcm2164 » Fri Sep 02, 2011 9:44 pm

Sixteen Horsepower - Hutterite Mile



and Heel on the Shovel
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Re: Americana

Postby tcm2164 » Fri Sep 02, 2011 10:17 pm

Wayfaring Stranger from the Cold Mountain Soundtrack
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Re: Americana

Postby tcm2164 » Sat Sep 03, 2011 5:39 am

This may not quality as Americana, but it is a beautiful song
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