Matraca Berg Leads New Independent Albums

Matraca Berg, a member of the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame, released her first album in 14 years on Tuesday (May 14) on Dualtone Music Group. Titled The Dreaming Fields, the project includes her version of “You and Tequila,” a ballad Berg co-wrote with Deana Carter that is Kenny Chesney’s current single. Trisha Yearwood recorded the title track on her own album, Heaven, Heartache and the Power of Love, in 2007. Other new releases include Laura Cantrell’s Kitty Wells Dresses: Songs of the Queen of Country Music (Diesel Only), Béla Fleck & the FlecktonesRocket Science (Entertainment One), Foster & Lloyd’s It’s Already Tomorrow (’Effin ’El), Levon Helm’s Ramble at the Ryman on CD and DVD (Vanguard), Sarah JaroszFollow Me Down (Sugar Hill), Jim Quick’s Down South (Hit Brothers) and the tribute album, A Nod to Bob 2 (Red House).