Amanda Richards

EXCLUSIVE! ‘Tough Ones To Love’ by Amanda Richards

November 3, 2016 in News

Breaking from recent convention, we bring you a real treat tonight, with an exclusive album from an award winning songwriter… Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

Katie Garibaldi

EXCLUSIVE! ‘On My Own’ by Katie Garibaldi

July 18, 2016 in News

For this week’s first exclusive, San Francisco folk/country singer-songwiter Katie Garibaldi shares her brand new live video with Songwriting readers… Tags: , , , ,

Dolly Parton

All the Dolly you can handle!

July 14, 2016 in News

Dolly Parton’s forthcoming album ‘Pure & Simple’ is available to pre-order now, with four different ‘bundle’ options to choose from… Tags: , , ,

‘Strange Like Trees’ by Jonny Debt

‘Strange Like Trees’ by Jonny Debt (Single)

May 25, 2016 in Music Reviews

Unique, honest and with an oozing style, the Canadian songwriter Jonny Debt is a supremely talented instrumentalist and gifted lyricist… Tags: , , ,

Lisa Redford

‘Another Place And Time’ by Lisa Redford (EP)

April 8, 2016 in Music Reviews

Latest release from this celebrated songwriter will have fans of folk, country and Americana full of the joys of spring… Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,

CMA Songwriters Series: McAnally, Lambert, Monroe and Worsham

Live review: CMA Songwriters Series at The O2, London (10 March ’16)

March 15, 2016 in Events, Features

A stripped-back and intimate evening with five of country music’s finest songwriters was the perfect showcase for their rich talents… Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Ben Hunter & Joe Seamons

EXCLUSIVE! ‘The North Wind And Sun’ by Ben Hunter & Joe Seamons

January 18, 2016 in News

Our Monday exclusive this week is a whole gosh-darned album – and a treat for fans of raw, rootsy Americana… Tags: , , , ,

Ben Rogers 'The Bloodied Yonder' album cover

‘The Bloodied Yonder’ by Ben Rogers (Album)

November 23, 2015 in Music Reviews

Recriminations, regrets and rebellion abound on this record of classic outlaw country, all washed down with some stirring songwriting Canadian… Tags: , , , , ,

Ten Ton Man

EXCLUSIVE! ‘Permission To Sin EP’ by Ten Ton Man

October 29, 2015 in News

‘Gritty Americana’ trio Ten Ton Man return to our Thursday exclusive slot as Songwriting proudly debuts their new six-track EP… Tags: , , ,

Introducing… Rashmi

September 17, 2015 in Features, Interviews

A singer-songwriter, actress and succesful Hollywood screenwriter, Renaissance woman Rashmi blends Americana and Indian influences to really quite devastating effect… Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

Sodajerker presents… The Bacon Brothers

September 16, 2015 in Features, Interviews

The podcasting duo Sodajerker are back with an absolutely stellar sibling songwriting pairing, who you may just have heard of…… Tags: , , , , ,

Dolly Parton

Dolly Parton movie coming to US TV

August 24, 2015 in News

‘Dolly Parton’s Coat Of Many Colors’, a “family-oriented, faith-based story”, will air on the NBC network at 9-11pm on 10… Tags: , , , ,

Don Henley

Don Henley readies country album

July 18, 2015 in News

As Eagles’ farewell tour nears its end, Don Henley plots next move: a country album paying homage to southern roots… Tags: , , ,

Songwriting goes to Nashville

July 7, 2015 in Features, Interviews

On a recent trip to the US, Songwriting got to spend some time in the home of c0untry music, Nashville… Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Merle Haggard Willie Nelson Django & Jimmie

Django And Jimmie by Willie Nelson & Merle Haggard (Album)

June 5, 2015 in Music Reviews

The latest collaboration between two outlaw country legends takes a nostalgic look at the dusty roads they’ve travelled down together… Tags: , , , , , ,

Smoky Mountains Songwriters Festival

Smoky Mountains Songwriters Festival: last call for entries

May 16, 2015 in News

If you’d like to submit a song to this year’s song contest, be quick: the deadline’s been extended till Wednesday… Tags: , , , , ,

My Darling Clementine

Beverley Folk Festival’s unique country-crime mash-up

May 13, 2015 in News

Leading crime author Mark Billingham and country duo My Darling Clementine are teaming up to create a one-of-a-kind live show… Tags: , , , , ,

Callaghan A History Of Now

A History Of Now by Callaghan (Album)

April 26, 2015 in Music Reviews

Having already tasted success in the US, Lincolnshire-born songstress Callaghan brings her country-flavoured adult pop back home to the UK… Tags: , , ,

Willie Nelson & Alison Krauss

Krauss and Nelson recommence US tour

February 28, 2015 in News

Alison Krauss and Willie Nelson are picking up where they left off after joint tour dates were cancelled last summer… Tags: , , , ,

Brian Dunne-Songs From The Hive

Songs From The Hive by Brian Dunne (Album)

February 26, 2015 in Music Reviews

‘Songs From The Hive’s’ catchy songwriting sees youthful New York songwriter Brian Dunne making a bid for the big league… Tags: , , , , , ,