Hard Working Americans, "Hard Working Americans"
The CD of the Month for February comes to you from Hard Working Americans, a new band formed by Todd Snider, Dave Schools (from Widespread Panic!), Duane Trucks, and more. It's titled "Hard Working Americans"
The band is proud to introduce their self-titled debut album, scheduled for release January 21st on Melvin Records and Thirty Tigers. These five veteran players are putting in the hours and keeping at the grind for music lovers everywhere.
"Blackland Farmer" (Frankie Miller)
"Another Train" (Will Kimbrough)
"Down to the Well" (Kevin Gordon and Lucinda Williams)
"The Mountain Song" (Kieran Kane)
"Stomp and Holler" (Hayes Carll)
"Straight to Hell" (Drivin' N' Cryin)
"Welfare Music" (The Bottle Rockets)
"Mr. President, Have Pity on the Working Man" (Randy Newman)
"Run a Mile" (Dan Herron and Chuck Mead)
"I Don't Have a Gun" (Will Kimbrough and Tommy Womack)
"Wrecking Ball" (Gillian Welch)
Check out this article by Rolling Stone magazine about Todd Snider and the formation of the band. http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/todd-snider-salutes-hard-working-americans-in-new-band-20131112