American Songwriter Live: Rayland Baxter

A few weeks back, we at American Songwriter had the pleasure of sitting in on a private performance by Nashville-based artist Rayland Baxter, the last live session ever held in our old office. Check out Baxter’s performance of “Oh My Captain,” … Continued

Rayland Baxter Shares New Single, Announces Album

Rayland Baxter released “Yellow Eyes,” the first single off his upcoming LP Imaginary Man, out August 14 through ATO Records. The follow-up to his 2012 debut feathers & fishHooks, Imaginary Man was recorded in Nashville with Adam Landry and Eric Masse, featuring guest … Continued

Rayland Baxter

In a land of singer-songwriters, Nashville roots artist Rayland Baxter stands a head above the rest. The son of pedal steel legend Bucky Baxter, Rayland made a big impression in 2012 with his classic debut album feathers & fishHooks, which … Continued

The Muse: Rayland Baxter, “Driveway Melody”

"Driveway Melody" by Rayland Baxter The son of pedal steel legend Bucky Baxter, Rayland blazes his own path with songs steeped in folk, Americana, and quirky pop. On “Driveway Melody,” he works a little toe-tapping doo-wop into the mix, as … Continued

Rayland Baxter: Easy Rider

In late April 2011, Rayland Baxter traded in his Jetta for a 1969 Plymouth Valiant at a used car dealership near the fairgrounds on Nolensville Road in Nashville. He parked it in his driveway and then went on tour with … Continued

Photos: The 2013 Holiday Gear Guide

Odessa Rose and Rayland Baxter peddle the wares featured in our 2013 Holiday Gear Guide, which features a wealth of guitars, amps and keyboards.