John Prine

Kelsey Waldon Joins John Prine for ‘Relaxed’ Live Rendition of His Classic ‘Paradise’

Shortly after signing to John Prine’s Oh Boy Records, Kelsey Waldon went into the studio with her new label head for an easygoing, live rendition of his 1971 classic, "Paradise." In advance of her upcoming label debut, White Noise / White Lines, fans can now see the two artists' duet for themselves.

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Kelsey Waldon: Flood Country

From a young age she stockpiled memories of home and has turned them into country songs as sturdy as they are rowdy, overflowing with evocative details that lend soulful specificity to what might be considered country music conventions: hard times, close families, addiction, faith, wanderlust, death.

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Watch an Exclusive Behind-the-Scenes Video for Kelsey Waldon's "White Noise, White Lines"

When I call up Kelsey Waldon to talk about her new record White Noise, White Lines, she’s sitting on the front porch of her home in rural Davidson County, Tenn., nestled along the Cumberland River outside Nashville. It’s less than two hours from her hometown of Monkey’s Eyebrow, Ky., (that’s the town’s real name!) where her family still resides. I hear the sound of cicadas and her voice—and absolutely nothing else.

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City Scenes: The Best New Artists Playing AmericanaFest

Kelsey Waldon has seen her wildest dreams fulfilled in 2019, as she's played both the Grand Ole Opry and Bonnaroo with John Prine — and signed to Prine's Oh Boy! record label. In fact, she's the label's first new signing in 15 years. Waldon has a Kentucky sensibility and an old-school country voice and vibe, bringing refreshing earthiness to her label debut, White Noise/White Lines, which comes out later this year. —Jessie Scott

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10 Best Country and Americana Songs to Hear Now: Kelsey Waldon

Kelsey Waldon, “Sunday’s Children”
Signed to John Prine’s label after years of independence, Kelsey Waldon shines a light on the dangers of closed-minded religious fanaticism with this groove-driven track. Released on the upcoming White Noise/White Lines, “Sunday’s Children” is dark and foreboding, led by a minor-key bass pattern and psychedelic pedal steel.

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