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Fans of My Morning Jacket have a a lot to be excited for in the future despite a relatively quiet year for the band. In a recent interview front man Jim James has revealed that they are currently working on a new studio album. "We are going to some cool new places and just enjoying playing music together as a band" said James when pressed for details on the album. The new album has a tentative fall release date.

Read more on My Morning Jacket and hear the Jim James interview at JamBase.

Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell have begun working on a new duet album together following the success and chemistry the two artists experienced with 2013's Old Yellow Moon. "We bring out a lot of good stuff in each other" said Crowell, "we just understood that and have to have more time to explore that". No release date has been slated for the new album.

Read more on the new Harris and Crowell album at The Boot.

Despite speculation, legendary musician Joni Mitchell has stated that Taylor Swift will never portray her on film. An adaptation for the book "Girls Like Us" has been in the works for years and many have speculated that Swift would be a perfect fit for Mitchell, "all you've got is a girl with high cheek bones" Mitchell has stated she told the films producer, "you don't have great scenes"

More can be read on Joni Mitchell's biopic at the New York Daily News.


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The highly anticipated 13th album of Roseanne Cash has garnered a heap of excitement, especially from Cash herself. "If I never make another album, I will be content knowing I made this one."

“My heart got expanded to the South, to the people I had known, to the people I met…It started by going to Arkansas, to my dad’s boyhood home…All these things started happening to feel a deeper layer of the South than I had ever experienced and I went down to the Delta, to all of the places where the great Blues musicians are from. And we went to [author William] Faulkner’s house and Oxford, Miss., and just the richness of the Delta in particular started bringing songs to us. We started finding these stories, these great stories, and melodies, that went with these experiences," said the eldest daughter of Johnny Cash.

Other amazing country musicians took part in the recording of this record, including Cory Chisel, Rodney Crowell, Amy Helm, Kris Kristofferson, Allison Moorer, John Prine, Derek Trucks, John Paul White of The Civil Wars, Tony Joe White and Gabe Witcher of The Punch Brothers. If the sheer number of awesome musicians doesn't get your blood running, then we don't know what will.

Actually, we may actually know what'll get you moving. We have the song "A Feather's Not A Bird", and we're positive that you'll love it. Listen to the song below in all its glory. Pick up the new album The River and The Thread January 14, 2014.


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