Allison Moorer, Reckless Kelly Deliver New Independent Albums

Allison Moorer and Reckless Kelly are among the artists releasing new independent albums on Tuesday (Feb. 9). Moorer’s Crows, her first album for Ryko, was recorded in Nashville with producer R.S. Field. Reckless Kelly’s Somewhere in Time (Yep Roc) is a tribute to Pinto Bennett, a country singer-songwriter from Idaho whose music influenced the Austin, Texas-based band. Other new independent releases include the Chapmans’ Grown Up — A Revisionist History (Compass), Meg Hutchinson’s The Living Side (Red House), Michael Martin Murphey’s Buckaroo Blue Grass II (Rural Rhythm), Suzi Ragsdale’s Best Regards/Less of the Same (Clyde/Stark Raven), the Watson Twins’ Talking to You, Talking to Me (Vanguard) and Daphne Willis’ What to Say (Vanguard).