After her debut album Loango charted in bluegrass and Americana in 2010, Nell Robinson was named one of the most "utterly charming," "freshest voices" in roots music, and likened to early Emmylou Harris and Hazel Dickens. Nell returns with her anticipated 2nd release with more of her original compositions, On the Brooklyn Road, titled after the red clay dirt road that led to her family's farm in rural Alabama. The album was selected on many of the folk, Americana and bluegrass "Best of 2011" lists.
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Nell Robinson and Jim Nunally set to play Ashland OR / Mail Tribune
Country, Cajun and zydeco roots come together when singer Nell Robinson and lead guitarist Jim Nunally join fiddler Tom Rigney and his band Flambeau for a double bill this weekend at the Unitarian in Ashland. San Francisco Bay Area artists Robinson and Nunally write original music in the style of Patsy Cline, Dolly Parton, Emmylou Harris, Buck Owens, George Jones and others. Nunally's flat-pickin...
Nell Robinson & Ramblin Jack Elliott play Santa Barbara's Lobero Theatre / Noozhawk interview
Music and storytelling often go hand in hand, and this tradition promises to continue Friday night with an intriguing show by Nell Robinson in Santa Barbara. The show is inspired by Robinson's rich family history, particularly their involvement with every major American war dating back to the Revolutionary War and reaching up through modern conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan. This journey through stor...
Nell Robinson interview this week on KRCB
Singer Nell Robinson will be in the KRCB studios this week, discussing her new album, Nell Robinson & The Rose of No-Man's Land. The songs of Nell Robinson & The Rose of No-Man's Land integrate the heritage of her own Alabama family, serving in 250 years of war. Most of the source material for the songs are from archived letters, documents, mementos and generational lore, all centered on war...
Nell Robinson kicks off Lafayette Park ribbon cutting ceremony
Nell Robinson kicks off the celebration at San Francisco's Lafayette Park ribbon cutting ceremony on June 8, 2013 with "Life In The Garden" from her and Jim Nunally's album House And Garden....
Nell Robinson pays homage to he roots
A modern-day Patsy Cline? Described as one of the freshest voices in roots music, and compared to early Emmylou Harris, Dolly Parton, and Hazel Dickens, NR has come full circle on her musical journey. Singing since she was a young child in Alabama, Hilary Perkins aka Nell Robinson paid homage to her Southern roots by taking the name of her grandmother....