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Olivia Chaney's new album, 'Shelter,' sounds like a collection of old English folk tunes, even though the songs are largely original compositions. Chaney and her longtime musical partner Jordan Hunt pulled into the Radio Heartland studio to play songs and to discuss the new album.
There was a time when duo Carolina Story considered throwing in the towel and settling down to raise their young family. But there were a few significant signs along the road that suggested they take a different path. Now with their first album to be released on a label, Carolina Story stopped into the studio to share some music and to talk about the day the music didn't die.
The Lowland Lakers are set to release their second full-length album, 'Lost in the Move,' this week. The members of the trio trade lead-singing duties, and their harmonies are lush and beautiful -- even though the subject matter of the songs can be a little on the sad side. The Lowland Lakers visited the Radio Heartland studio to play some songs from the new album.
At age 67, Rodney Crowell has become the literarily inclined elder statesman of the Americana scene. His new album, Acoustic Classics, is a look back at the songs of his career's many seasons.