Beat Surrender – Best of 2016 – Singer/Songwriter, Folk, Country & Americana – #25 to 11

#25

Pauline Andrès – The Heart BreaksHeartBreaks_online_cover-600x600

#24

Karen Jonas – Country Sings

#23

Lera Lynn – Resistor

#22

M. Lockwood Porter – How To Dream Again

#21

Marissa Nadler – Strangers

#20

Marta Delmont – Silver Blaze

#19

BJ Barnham – Rockingham

#18

Michael Rank – Red Hand

#17

Jim Bryson – Somewhere We Will Find Our Place

#16

Amanda Isbell – My Piece of Land

#15

Austin Lucas

Between The Moon & The Midwest

#14

Elizabeth Cook – Exodus of Venus

#13

Miranda Lambert – The Weight of These Wings

#12

Lydia Loveless – Real

#11

Lucinda Williams – The Ghost of Highway 20

 

Michael Rank – Red Hand

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Michael Rank makes continues his bid for the title of “hardest working Americana artist” with another wonderful album of original material, Red Hand is his sixth full length release in a little over four years on which he continues to roam the fertile land of  American roots music  this time “mapping sounds of the 1970s”.

Rank is again joined by Mount Moriah vocalist Heather McEntire who shares vocal duties 50:50 providing the perfect vocal counterpoint to Ranks world weary voice, there’s no credit to the band Stag on this album and it could be credited as a Rank & McEntire – but hey, maybe their saving that for the next release?

Highly recommended, start…..

to finish.

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