No popular musical instrument has been more frequently maligned than the accordion. Despite gaining hipster cred in the 1990s, its role in pop remains underappreciated.
Bruce Springsteen’s Wrecking Ball has proven to be a timeless call for class solidarity with today’s anger at billionaire greed and working-class struggles.
John Mellencamp’s Strictly a One-Eyed Jack is cohesively designed and features beautifully articulated performances and arrangements. His tough swagger always belied a pained vulnerability.
Bruce Springsteen is a master who takes his audiences to the heart and soul of rock and roll as a communal experience on The Legendary 1979 No Nukes Concerts.
It’s just Ron Pope and a piano on this cover of Bruce Springsteen’s “I’m on Fire”, and he takes it slow and easy in the spirit of the original.
In 2020, Americana artists empathetically dealt with the things that bind us together and keep us apart. The albums on this list encourage hope for the future based on a belief in the human spirit.
Bruce Springsteen's music in film and television captured author Caroline Madden's imagination. She discuses her book, Springsteen as Soundtrack, and other things Springsteen in this interview.
Forty-five years after Born to Run's release, the breakthrough third LP from American music legend Bruce Springsteen has lost none of its passion and promise.
Co-authored by Tony Fletcher, Knock! Knock! Knock! On Wood features interviews with Bruce Springsteen, Bill Wyman, Paul Young, William Bell, Steve Cropper, and more. Eddie Floyd gives insights into some of his most beloved songs and relationships with Bell, Cropper and Wilson Pickett.
The rock 'n' roll crossfire of Counterbalance returns with a look at Bruce Springsteen’s 1975 epic Born to Run. Strap your hands ’cross their engines!
Our Best 20 Americana albums of 2019 are a multicultural, polysexual, cross-genre lineup of cool Americana music that, as with the best parts of the American promise, pays tribute to the musical wells from which they spring but also takes the artform wherever their rugged individualism and talent-rich hearts lead them.