just released 6/5/23
New Miranda single featuring Leon Bridges
New single from Morgan Wade. Recorded at the great Smoakstack Studio in Nashville. Produced by Sadler Vaden
Our boy Elvie wrote a rocker and had me play some Keith Moon inspired drum fills. Super fun.
Produced by Oscar Charles
A killer new song from sweet Tommy Prine.
Album comes out soon
check this one out too
produced by Ruston Kelly
A dreamy new song I played on with Lucinda.
Stuart Mathis on guitar, Steve Mackey on bass, Josh Grange on guitar, Lawrence Rothman on keys.
I believe I ended up on 4 songs on the record. Engineered by the great Ray Kennedy.
Lucinda is a truly legendary artist.
-#1 song on country radio April 2023
-2023 ACM album of the year nominee
-2023 ACM single of the year nominee
-From the 2023 ACM Album of The Year
Congrats to Lainey and Jay Joyce and all my friends who also played on this record.
TN Gov. Bill Lee on March 2, 2023 signed a ban on gender affirming health care and a ban on public drag shows. This is wrong and he needs to know it’s wrong and he needs to be voted out of office.
Please donate to the ACLU here…
Also, here is Gov. Bill Lee when he dressed in drag in public. But he‘s an old, white, wealthy, straight hypocrite so it’s ok for him to do it. https://www.billleeisadrag.com/
2023 Grammy Nominated for Best Country Song.
One of the great new songs we recorded for the 2023 Grammy WINNING album "A Beautiful Time" out now.
Filmed in Hollywood, CA at Cheetah’s.
it doesn't get much cooler than this.
and the great Willie Weeks on bass.
Rocky Mountain Way with Joe Walsh and Ringo. Best day ever. Cant believe i did this. Ringo has been an influence on me since about the age of 7 when i first remember listening to the Beatles. Thank you, Ringo!! ✌🏻❤️✌🏻❤️✌🏻❤️
This was from the same show where I played with Ringo.
yup. this was cool. Carole King is one of the greatest of all time.
”Wasted And Ready”
this one of my favorite tracks from another incredible, unique band that I got to record with.
The lads allowed me to kinda let loose on this one.
We recorded most of the final drum tracks for this record at the legendary Sound City in Van Nuys, CA.
Co produced by Charlton Pettus.
Engineered by Neil Dorfsman
The Killer still killin' it. I was in the house band for this one. JLL plays at the end. 🤘🏻
from the 2023 Grammy nominated album “Ashley McBryde Presents: Lindeville.”
-2023 ACM album of the year nominee
Produced by John Osborne
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Since 2012 I have been playing music with Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Sheryl Crow.
Prior to that I toured with such notable artists as kd lang, The Chicks (aka Dixie Chicks), The
Wallﬂowers, Juliana Hatﬁeld, Ben Kweller and Gigolo Aunts. Upon
moving to Nashville in 2007, I was welcomed into the session scene and have had the privilege of recording with
hundreds of artists including: Willie Nelson, Sheryl Crow, kd lang, Miranda Lambert, Kacey Musgraves, Sarah Jarosz, Buddy Miller, Vince Gill, Tears for Fears, Robert Plant and Lucinda Williams. I have shared the stage with legendary artists such as: Billy Gibbons, Joe Walsh, Paul Rodgers, Elvis Costello,
Todd Rundgren, Bonnie Raitt, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carole King, Dr. John, Kris Kristoﬀerson,
EmmyLou Harris, Mavis Staples, Bob Weir and Gregg Allman, James Taylor, Dave
Grohl and Ringo Starr.
See a partial list of album credits here…https://www.allmusic.com/artist/fred-eltringham-mn0000936840!
-Sheryl Crow since 2012.
Also played with
-Gigolo Aunts 1994-1999,
- Juliana Hatfield 1999,
-Ben Kweller 2002-2004,
-The Wallflowers 2004-2011,
- Dixie Chicks 2006-2009,
-kd lang 2010-2012.
-2017 Academy Of Country Music Drummer Of The Year.
-8 Time ACM Drummer Of Year Nominee
-2023 Awarded the 2022 Drumeo Country Drummer Of The Year.
A big thank you to Drumeo for including me in their Drumeo Awards!
I won for Country Drummer Of The Year!
Thank you to everyone who voted for me!!
4 albums I played on made this Rolling Stone year end list.
Willie, Lainey, Ashley, and Miranda!
#40 Ashley McBryde “Lindeville”
#35 Willie Nelson “A Beautiful Time”
#31 Miranda Lambert “Palomino”
#18 Lainey Wilson “Bell Bottom Country”
I have 4 albums in the Billboard Top 50 Albums of 2022
More fun news.
I was involved in some Grammy nominated albums, songs and performances.
In the Best Country Album category
I played all drums and percussion on these albums…
-Ashley McBryde “Ashley McBryde Presents Lindeville”
-Miranda Lambert “Palomino”
-Willie Nelson “A Beautiful Time”
In the Best Country Song category
-Willie Nelson, “I’ll Love You Til The Day I Die”
-Miranda Lambert, “If I Was A Cowboy”
Best Country Solo Performance
-Miranda Lambert, “In His Arms”
Best Country Duo/Group Performance
-Carly Pearce and Ashley McBryde, “Never Wanted To Be That Girl”
Best American Roots Song
-Sheryl Crow, “Forever
New Podcast interview with my friend Steve Dawson.
Great to talk with you, Steve!
New Drum Channel Podcast interview with Billy Amendola.
Billy is the best, always love talking with him.
2021 ACM Drummer of The Year Nomination
My 7th nomination! I received the award for 2017.
Thanks to the ACM!
Hope you are all doing great.
I am reaching out to let you know that I played on 5 of the Rolling Stone Magazine, Top 25 Country and Americana Albums of 2021. Kinda fun.
Morgan Wade “Reckless” #1
Carly Pearce “29” #5
Lainey Wilson “Sayin What I’m Thinkin” #10
Aaron Lee Tasjan “Tasjan Tasjan Tasjan” #14
Elvie Shane “Backslider” #23
If any drummers checking out my website are interested in studying with a fantastic teacher, I have the guy for you.
He teaches privately in NYC. I studied with Rick when I attended Berklee College of Music. He doesn't do email so here is his # 617-835-6404. He will enlighten you!
3/20/2021 ACM Nomination for Drummer of The Year for 2020. Thanks ACM!
1/24/21 A record I made years ago with my old friends Tony Obrothra, Michael Webb and Stuart Mathis is now out on all digital formats. We called ourselves Different Size Gods and the album is called Begin.
here is the link go and download the record. You will like it. https://music.apple.com/us/album/begin/1548499148
1/17/2021- Latest studio projects, Darius Rucker, Miranda Lambert, Dierks Bentley, Carrie Underwood, Willie Nelson, Regan Rousseau, Amanda Shires, Rob Wheeler, Lucinda Williams, Aaron Lee Tasjan and many more.