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WATCH: The Shootouts Feat. Ray Benson & Asleep at the Wheel,
Video PremiereDec 8, 2022

Artist: My Politic Hometown: Nashville, Tennessee Song: "Eminence" Album: Missouri Folklore: Songs & Stories From Home Release Date: Dec. 9, 2022 In Their Words: "Eminence is a little river town in south central Missouri I spent a lot of time in growing up. It's a very beautiful place surrounded by the Mark Twain National Forest,…

WATCH: The Shootouts Feat. Ray Benson & Asleep at the Wheel,
Video PremiereDec 6, 2022

Artist: Kalos Hometowns: Tacoma, Washington/Boston, Massachusetts Song: "Fare Thee Well" Album: Headland Release Date: Spring 2023 In Their Words: "'Fare Thee Well,' or '10,000 Miles,' is a classic traditional lullaby that has been popular and widely sung for many decades. One notable version, and initial inspiration for our version, comes from the great singer Nic…

WATCH: The Shootouts Feat. Ray Benson & Asleep at the Wheel,
Video PremiereDec 2, 2022

Artist: Joe K. Walsh Hometown: Portland, Maine Song: "Tom" Album: If Not Now, Who? Release Date: January 6, 2023 Label: Adhyâropa Records In Their Words: "I love how instrumental music can tell a nuanced story, maybe even a non-linear story. With the right combination of improvising musicians in the same room, sharing and listening, a…

WATCH: The Shootouts Feat. Ray Benson & Asleep at the Wheel,
Video PremiereNov 30, 2022

Larry Campbell and Teresa Williams included a version of this Carl Perkins-penned honky-tonk tune on their 2017 album Contraband Love, done out with a full band including Levon Helm on drums. But earlier this spring, on the 14th edition of Cayamo: A Journey Through Song, the duo shared a stripped-down, acoustic version from a quiet…

WATCH: The Shootouts Feat. Ray Benson & Asleep at the Wheel,
Video PremiereNov 29, 2022

Artist: Benjamin Dakota Rogers Hometown: Mt. Pleasant, Ontario, Canada Song: "Arlo" Album: Paint Horse Release Date: February 17, 2023 Label: Good People Only In Their Words: "I think there’s a bunch of things that came together for me when I was writing 'Arlo.' I'd spent more time at my folks' farm through the pandemic and…