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Gretchen Peters Interview – Reinterpreting The Songs Of Her Hero

I spoke to Alison Dewar at Six Shooter Country recently about the new album and other things. Here’s an excerpt from the interview: You’ve said that having recorded this album, it had inspired your own songwriting – how does that work? I think every time you sing someone else’s song, especially if you sing it … MORE

Gretchen Peters Pours Herself into Album Honoring Mickey Newbury (review)

No Depression reviewed The Night You Wrote That Song: The Songs of Mickey Newbury. An excerpt: Following 2018’s virtuosic set Dancing with the Beast, Gretchen Peters releases her tribute to Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame member Mickey Newbury, who died in 2002 after releasing a number of albums, his songs recorded by such luminaries as … MORE

Song Premiere – Leavin’ Kentucky

Ahead of the digital release of The Night You Wrote That Song: The Songs of Mickey Newbury tomorrow, The Bluegrass Situation has premiered another track from the album, “Leavin’ Kentucky”. “This song was one of the first ones of Mickey’s I ever heard, and the line ‘the road down to Nashville’s like crystal and stone’ … MORE

In Conversation With… Gretchen Peters (Off The Record UK)

Here’s an excerpt from a recent interview with Off The Record UK: Had you always known that you wanted to put out your own music, even though you did start as a songwriter? I feel like you’ve recently hit this gorgeous niche in your music with your recent albums. It’s funny you say that because, … MORE

Think Country: Interview With Gretchen Peters Ahead Of New Album Release

I talked to Lesley Hastings of Think Country recently about Mickey Newbury and The Night You Wrote That Song – here’s an excerpt: LH  I know that this album has been a labour of love and has been many years in the making.  Would you say, in part, that is because reinterpreting another artist’s work brings … MORE

Country Music People ***** review

A five star review in the latest edition of Country Music People magazine (UK) for The Night You Wrote That Song: The Songs of Mickey Newbury – here’s an excerpt: Gretchen Peters tribute to Mickey Newbury hits the target. The songs are well-chosen, the vocals top-notch and the production breathes air into the fantastic songs. The … MORE

Guitar Mash Virtual Campfire on Instagram Live

On Saturday May 9 at 5pm Eastern time I’ll be joining up with Guitar Mash for a virtual campfire session on Instagram Live. I’ll be joined by Barry Walsh along with Mark Stewart from Guitar Mash, and we’ll be playing two songs (“Wild Horses” (The Rolling Stones) and “Speed of the Sound of Loneliness” (John Prine) and … MORE