Review: Heifetz debut blends immigrant experience, AmericanaMarch 30, 2022 GMT
“First Generation American,” Elliah Heifetz (Self-released)
Singer-songwriter Elliah Heifetz’s debut album is a cheerful reminder Americana has roots in many countries.
Heifetz was raised on food stamps in Philadelphia as the son of Soviet political refugees, and his melting pot musical mix ranges from Eastern European folk and Yiddish theater to Jimmy Buffett and John Prine.
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Outlaw country artist Billy Joe Shaver dead at 81October 28, 2020 GMT
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This Day in Country Music: August 24August 25, 2018 GMT
Take a look back into country music's history >>>
1963 - Bobby Bare recorded "500 Miles Away From Home" at Nashville's RCA Studio B
1970 - Born on this day near Magna, Utah, was Kristyn Osborn.
This Day in Country Music: May 21May 22, 2018 GMT
A look back at some country music history >>>
1964 - Buck Owens was at #1 on the country charts with "My Heart Skips a Beat", Owens's third chart topper
1977 - Waylon Jennings began a six-week run at the top of the country chart with "Luckenbach, Texas (Back to the Basics of Love)"