Rosanne Cash Preps New Music During Americana Fest

Rosanne Cash.

Rosanne Cash.

Rosanne Cash is making the rounds during this week’s Americana Music Festival in promotion of her first album in more than four years, The River & The Thread. The John Leventhal-produced recordings will be released on Jan. 14, 2014 by Blue Note Records.

Cash, who wrote the album’s 11 original tracks with husband Leventhal, was joined in the studio by Cory Chisel, Rodney Crowell (who also co-wrote one song), Amy Helm, Kris KristoffersonAllison Moorer, John Prine, Derek Trucks, John Paul White, Tony Joe White and Gabe Witcher (The Punch Brothers).

“If I never make another album I will be content, because I made this one,” says Cash.

Cash and her band will preview some of the new material this Thursday, (Sept. 19) at Nashville’s 3rd and Lindsley as part of the Americana Music Festival. Cash presented Album of the Year honors at last night’s Americana Honors & Awards show at the Ryman Auditorium in addition to an interview with Bob Harris for Festival attendees today in the Listening Lounge between 13:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

On December 5, Cash will begin a three-day residency at the Library of Congress in Washington, DC. Events will include a concert, a round-robin with Leventhal, Crowell, Chisel and Helm and a conversation with Natasha Trethewey, U.S. Poet Laureate.

The River & The Thread Track Listing:
1.      A Feather’s Not A Bird
2.      The Sunken Lands
3.      Etta’s Tune
4.      Modern Blue
5.      Tell Heaven
6.      The Long Way Home
7.      World Of Strange Design
8.      Night School
9.      50,000 Watts
10.    When The Master Calls The Roll
11.    Money Road       

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