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Nov
4

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Allison Moorer ‘The Essential Collection’ – Album Review

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Having had a career spanning 17 years, and a life providing more than enough material for writing powerful country songs, Allison Moorer is releasing a Greatest Hits collection following on from her early 2015 release of her acclaimed 7th studio album ‘Down To Believing’. For those of you who are unfamiliar with Moorer’s work, as I was before ‘Down To Believing’, this is a wonderful collection of down-to-earth country and Americana songs, providing an excellent introduction into the work of this wonderful singer-songwriter.

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Sep
7

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Hall of Fangirl – September 2015 [covers edition]

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Taking a step away from our usual habit of spotlighting songwriters in this monthly feature, I thought I would showcase some recent badass covers for September’s edition. Largely focusing on country and Americana artists covering some classic songs, I hope this provides a great soundtrack to your Monday and beyond! Thanks to a number of friends and Twitter followers for some of these selections.

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Mar
23

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Allison Moorer Points Her Compass On ‘Down To Believing’ – Album Review

If you didn’t make a record for five years and your marriage ended during that time, chances are you might have something to say. And that’s exactly what happens on Allison Moorer’s new album “Down To Believing” from the singer who separated from husband Steve Earle last year. On “Down To Believing,” these are the songs of a woman unshackled, letting go and letting out what’s been bottled up inside. Brace yourself for the ride and the devastating moments of reflection and examination along the way.

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Jan
15

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Allison Moorer Announces New Album; Shares New Video ‘Like It Used To Be’

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‘Down To Believing’ Released In UK Through Proper Records March 16th (day later for US)

Allison will perform with producer/guitarist Kenny Greenberg at Glasgow Celtic Connections in January: Friday January 30 – Glasgow St Andrew’s In The Square

“In February 2010, when sultry Alabama-born singer Allison Moorer released her last album, Crows, she was married (to fellow musician Steve Earle) and was just two months away from the birth of the couple’s son, John Henry. Now, nearly five years later, as she prepares for the release of her next LP, the brilliant — and extraordinarily candid — Down to Believing, she is separated from Earle and navigating the bewildering diagnosis of John Henry’s autism.” Stephen L Betts, Rolling Stone.

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