North Americana’s Sunday Service: April 21st, 2019

Jade Bird speaks to Sarah Burke about her first full-length release on this week's Sunday Service.

Jade Bird speaks to Sarah Burke about her first full-length release on this week's Sunday Service.


Sarah Burke here from SiriusXM Canada.

I’m your host for Sunday Service. We gather every Sunday in the name of Americana Music, old and new, familiar and unknown. I’ll catch you up on new Americana releases from the founders of folk, introduce you to emerging roots artists, cover upcoming tours, celebrate milestones and anniversaries, and feature exclusive studio recordings.

Sunday Service: April 21st, 2019

  1. Willie Nelson – Last Man Standing
  2. Tamino – Seasons (Live At Ancienne Belgique)
  3. Field Guide – Full Time
  4. Sheryl Crow & Johnny Cash – Redemption Day
  5. Matt Epp – You Were Chosen To Be Here Ft. Bomgiizhik
  6. Julie Title – Ghost
  7. Tim Baker – All Hands Live @ SiriusXM
  8. Jade Bird – My Motto
  9. Jade Bird – I Get No Joy
  10. Townes Van Zandt – Waiting Around to Die

Happy Birthday Willie Nelson!

This weekend, Willie Nelson turns 86 years young. Sure, I’ll play you some Willie to celebrate but I wanted to put your ears on something special, too. Over on Willie’s Roadhouse, SiriusXM Channel 59, they’ll celebrate with an exclusive concert recorded live off the floor with Willie Nelson & Family. You’ll hear his sons Lukas & Micah and special guests Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats with conversation from SiriusXM Host and Willie’s daughter, Paula Nelson. Catch the show:

Saturday 4/27 at 2 pm & 7pm ET
Sunday 4/28 at 11 am & 8 pm ET
Monday 4/29 12pm & 6 pm ET
Tuesday 4/30 12 am & 9 pm ET

P.S. if ANYONE is allowed to celebrate his birthday two days in a row, it’s Willie Nelson.

Jade Bird Reflects on Her Self-Titled Debut Album

Jade Bird is a guest on the show this weekend! She joins me by phone from Newcastle to gush about her first full-length release and re-live some of her personal highlights leading up to it. What advice would she give to herself at 12 years old (when she started to perform)? I’ll also play you a brand new song from the album.

Sheryl Crow and Johnny Cash’s Redemption Day

Perhaps you’ve heard Sheryl Crow’s 1996 song ‘Redemption Day.’ Maybe you’ve also heard Johnny Cash cover it. Now, the two voices come together for a re-recorded version now featuring the late Johnny Cash. Crow says this the first taste of what will likely be her final album titled Threads, coming this summer.

Read more about what lead to this version of the song straight from Crow in her personal essay on Medium.

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