Americana Sampler to Feature Cash, Krauss, Nelson

The Americana Music Association will release a 21-track sampler on Aug. 3 to promote both established and new artists within the genre. Participating artists include Rosanne Cash with Johnny Cash, Alison Krauss & Union Station, Lucinda Williams and Willie Nelson and Ray Price as well as lesser-known artists such as BR549, Slaid Cleaves, the Jayhawks, King Wilkie, Shelby Lynne and Tift Merritt. The sampler will be sold for $1.98 and distributed by Ryko.