There were hits and misses at AmericanaFest 2021 in Nashville, but organizers made a valiant effort to ensure the festival allowed us to hear live music again.
This was a major year for country music. With Lil Nas X, the world saw the shift. But others are helping to move country from near homogeneity to a diverse pastiche.
Texas songwriting legend Rodney Crowell lovingly re-records 12 of his best songs. Turn up the volume and hear a master at work.