As the son of one of Texas’ most prolific songwriters it comes as no surprise that Justin Townes Earle knows how to tell a story. Never comfortable with the Americana label, Justin Townes Earle is somehow both a defining artist in the genre while simultaneously standing apart. For Earle, this ability to remain true to his sound while the Americana genre undergoes rapid changes is the key to his staying power. Now on his 5th album, Entitled Single Mothers, a newly sober and married JTE approaches his songs with a renewed honesty that lends itself perfectly to his more traditional country songs. Get the band’s recent visit to Studio 1A in the player at the bottom of the post!