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Tyler Childers plays songs and talks with Bill DeVille on United States of Americana

Tyler Childers performs in The Current studio.
Tyler Childers performs in The Current studio.Peter Ecklund | MPR
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by Bill DeVille

November 10, 2019

Tyler Childers - All Your'n (Live at The Current)
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Tyler Childers - Feathered Indians (Live at The Current)
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Tyler Childers - Lady May (Live at The Current)
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Tyler Childers' latest album, Country Squire, debuted at No. 1 on Billboard's Top Country Albums and American/Folk Albums charts. "I was pretty proud of it, man, and it meant a lot," Childers says of the debut. "I put a lot of time and a lot of effort into it, and for people to take a liking to it and put it there, that was really cool."

In between back-to-back nights at First Avenue in Minneapolis, Childers and his band visited The Current studio to play a song from Country Squire and two from Childers' previous album, Purgatory. Between songs, Childers talks with host Bill DeVille, reflecting on what it was like working with producer (and friend) Sturgill Simpson, and on the many musical influences that shaped the artist Childers is today.

Use the audio player above to listen to the complete session.

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Songs Performed

"All Your'n"
"Feathered Indians"
"Lady May"
Song one is from Tyler Childers' 2019 album, Country Squire, and songs two and three appear on Childers' 2017 release, Purgatory, both available on Childers' own Hickman Holler label. Country Squire was also released under special arrangement with RCA Records.


Tyler Childers - vocals, guitar
Jesse Wells - guitar, fiddle
Rodney Elkins - drums, backing vocals
Loren Chase Lewis - keyboards
Craig Burletic - bass
James Barker - pedal steel

Hosted by Bill DeVille
Produced by Jesse Wiza and Derrick Stevens
Engineered by Corey Schreppel
Visuals by Peter Ecklund
Web production by Luke Taylor

Tyler Childers - official site