"Could it be that part of what determines the Americana Genre is intent? ....For instance, bands like Old Crow Medicine Show, Ray Lamontagne, Steve Earle etc etc are "Americana" in the sense the blend music with an intent of paying…"
"I hear ya, I know what its not. I think its a very loose genre and I think thats a good thing. I'd rather have a dozen or so loose genres then these genres that pin-point down to tiny pigeon hole.
Probably everyone has ideas what…"
"At first I wasn't really sure in my own mind what it was and in fact people kept calling our band americana, and I wasn't so sure.......But the more I thought about it we blend Jazz, Country, and Blues three distinct american styling so…"
"I once heard it described as "a broad category of music, that is much like the folk genre, characterized by songs written with deeper meanings and messages, but performed with the inclusion of more electric instruments."
Dec 9, 2012
Dave Beth is now a member of No Depression Americana and Roots Music
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