The state of the union is addressed by Tarrant as the band lists items falling under the heading of “Cheap Shit from China”. The video focuses on the ‘do-as-I-say, not-as-I-do’ policies of the current group that is attempting to pass as a governing body. And for more cheap shit, I mean cheap shot, the original Tarrant video was removed by Fox News. New video, same message.

Featuring Alabama-based string band, Iron Horse, CMH Records offers Pickin’ on Nirvana: A Bluegrass Tribute to Nirvana. The album will be released on Record Store Day (4-22-17) and continues the label’s series of Bluegrass interpretations of influential artists with Iron Horse offering "All Apologies".

Blue Ridge Mountain native, Malcolm Holcombe, offers a video for “Yours No More”. The track is from his upcoming (4-7-17) collection of haunted country tunes on Malcolm Holcombe’s fifteenth album release, Pretty Little Troubles, produced by Darrell Scott.

Adding to her ‘Americana Bluesy Rock thing’, Los Angeles, California-based singer/songwriter Pi Jacobs brings in Bluegrass for her recent release, A Little Blue. Pi Jacobs sings of the “Good Things” that music provides as she doubles on guitar and drum beats.

Two generations of American Folk/Blues masters join forces as Taj Mahal and Keb’ Mo’ release Tajmo on May 5, 2017 through Concord Records. A sneak listen to the upcoming release is given through the lyric video for “Don’t Leave Me Here”.