The nominees for the 59th Grammy Awards were announced this morning. While we've known it all along, The Grammys have gotten on the Fulks train. We are proud and delighted to announce that Robbie Fulks is nominated for two 2017 Grammy Awards! The 2016 Bloodshot album Upland Stories is nominated for Best Folk Album. "Alabama at Night," from the...Read more
Robbie Fulks wonderfully covered the late Freddy Powers's classic "Little Hotel Room" for The A.V. Club's Under Cover (The Day of the Dead Edition). The song was originally made famous by Merle Haggard & Ray Charles. Watch Robbie's version here.
Just Robbie, an acoustic guitar, and this beautifully gut-wrenching song. Enjoy....Read more
No, we are not messing with you. This actually happened. Robbie Fulks duetted a song with TINA FEY(!) Tuesday night at City Winery in New York. (Robbie was one Tina Fey's guitar teacher at Old Town School of Folk Music while Tina was in the Second City Chicago ensemble. The New Yorker has the scoop on that.) Tina & Robbie...Read more
Robbie Fulks performed live on NPR Music's Mountain Stage with his top shelf band, and you can listen to it here! Robbie performs songs from his new Bloodshot album Upland Stories, as well as some RF classics.
In the intro, he is introduced as "one of the most talented people ever." We'd have to agree.
Paste Magazine wrote up a list of the 50 Best Alt-Country Albums of All Time and included four Bloodshot releases on this outstanding list (Robbie Fulks's Country Love Songs, Justin Townes Earle's Harlem River Blues, The Bottle Rockets' The Brooklyn Side, and Ryan Adams's Heartbreaker). And other albums by current and former...Read more
Westword looks back on the legacy of Robbie Fulks's seminal, iconic debut album Country Love Songs, released on Bloodshot Records in 1996. Bloodshot co-owner/founder Nan Warshaw and Robbie himself lend their thoughts on the initial release of the album and the aftermath.
“We were aware that it was more traditional-country-leaning than the other records we released, and we knew we’d...Read more