The matching sheet music folio for Rosanne Cash‘s 2014 multi-grammy winning album, The River & The Thread is now available from Hal Leonard! 2015 Grammy wins for Best American Roots Performance and Best American Roots Song for “A Feather’s Not a Bird” and Best Americana Album. The collection features piano/vocal/guitar arrangements for this song plus 10 others: Etta’s Tune, 50,000 Watts, The Long Way Home, Modern Blue, Money Road, Night School, The Sunken Lands, Tell Heaven, When The Master Calls The Roll, & World of Strange Design. Order yours HERE.
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A huge CONGRATS TO ROSANNE CASH who took home all three Grammy Awards she was nominated for at the 57th Grammy Awards in Los Angeles last night: Best Americana Album (The River & the Thread), Best American Roots Song (“A Feather’s Not A Bird”) and Best American Roots Performance (“A Feather’s Not A Bird”).
It’s a clean sweep for this incredible artist who co-wrote the album with her longtime collaborator & husband, John Leventhal. Watch this great short film which traces Cash’s album from its genesis to its recording to the road: Rosanne Cash: The River & the Thread.
(click song title above to listen)
“The finest of her career” - USA Today
“Here it is- the best album of 2014 – Uncut
“The work of a lifetime” – Newsweek
“Superb” – New York Times
“One of 2014′s first great albums” – Boston Globe
“A timeless work” – NPR Fresh Air
It’s time to put the spotlight back on the killer lead off track from Rosanne Cash‘s multi-Grammy nominated album, The River & the Thread.
“When we were forming the idea for this record” says Cash, “it felt like it was going to be the third part of a trilogy – with Black Cadillac (2006) mapping out a territory of mourning and loss and then The List (2009), celebrating my family’s musical legacy. I feel this record ties past and present together through all those people and places in the South I knew and thought I had left behind.”
All three albums in that trilogy are soulful & inspiring American classics, each now having been nominated for Grammy awards. “A Feather’s Not a Bird” is up for two of its’ own this year, including Best American Roots Song and Best American Roots Performance while The River & the Thread is up for Best Americana Album. Cash wrote the 11 original songs for this album with her longtime collaborator and husband, John Leventhal who also served as producer, arranger, and guitarist. Tune in to the 57th Annual Grammy Awards this Sunday Feb 8th 8/7c on CBS.
Contact & Licensing info:
Rosanne Cash is published by Chelcait Music (BMI)/Measurable Music LLC, A Notable Music Co. Contact: Damon Booth / email@example.com. Administered by Downtown Music Publishing. Contact: Sean McGraw / firstname.lastname@example.org. John Leventhal is published by Lev-A-Tunes (ASCAP) Administered by Downtown Music Publishing. Master controlled by Blue Note Records. Contact: Doug James / email@example.com
This week of Thanksgiving we give thanks for many things. One of them being the great artistry of Rosanne Cash and her excellent upcoming new album, The River & The Thread coming Jan 14, 2014 on Blue Note Records. This week’s Top Tune is the lead off track from the album which was co-written and produced by Rosanne’s husband and long-time collaborator, guitar player, and arranger, John Leventhal.
Her last two albums, Black Cadillac (2006) and The List (2009) were both nominated for Grammy Awards. The List – an exploration of essential songs as selected and given to Rosanne by her father, Johnny Cash – was also named Album of the Year by the Americana Music Association. In addition, her best-selling 2010 memoir, Composed, was decribed by the Chicago Tribune as “one of the best accounts of an American life you will likely ever read.”.
The new album features a long list of great guests including: John Paul White (The Civil Wars), Derek Trucks, John Prine, Tony Joe White, Rodney Crowell, Cory Chisel, and Amy Helm. “When we started forming the idea for this record” says Cash, “it felt like it was going to be the third part of a trilogy – with Black Cadillac mapping out a territory of mourning and loss and then The list, celebrating my family’s musical legacy. I feel this record ties past and present together through all those people and places in the South I knew and thought I had left behind”.
You can pre-order the new album HERE and you can catch Rosanne Cash in residency 12/5 (Coolidge Auditorium), 12/6 (Thomas Jefferson Building), and 12/7 (Thomas Jefferson Building) as part of the Library of Congress Songs of America project – Washington DC. The evenings include a concert, a round robin for songwriters, and a conversation with Natasha Trethewey, U.S. Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry. More info HERE.
Happy Thanksgiving everyone!
Contact & Licensing info:
Rosanne Cash published by Chelcait Music (BMI), administered by Measurable Music LLC, A Notable Music Co. Contact: Damon Booth / firstname.lastname@example.org. John Leventhal published by Lev-A-Tunes (ASCAP). Master controlled by Blue Note Records. Contact: Doug James / email@example.com