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"She can do anything that she wants,

she won’t have to please anyone.


The possibilities are endless,

endless as a clear blue sky."

- Robin Pearl, "Clear Blue Sky"

Episode Three: The Western Beat Is Born

The Block family ‘front porch hang’ moved to the Sutler, on 8th Avenue in Nashville, in 1995 and became known as Billy Block’s Western...

Episode Two: Crafting a Community

Billy’s radio show mirrored his live shows and his eclectic taste in music. Growing up, he and his siblings followed their mother as she...

Episode One: Meet Billy

Americana is recognized as an amalgam of all kinds of roots music—bluegrass, folk, R&B, singer-songwriter—if it features acoustic...

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