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Video Premiere: Randy Lee Riviere “Just One More Time”

By Melissa Clark – Americana Highways Americana Highways presents this premiere of Randy Lee Riviere’s song “Just One More Time” from his recently released album Blues Sky. Blues Sky was produced and mixed by Kevin McKendree at The Rock House in Franklin, Tennessee. “Just One More Time” is Randy Lee Riviere on acoustic guitars and… more »

Blues Bytes: What’s New

By Graham Clarke Randy Lee Riviere’s musical catalog is pretty far-reaching. He’s played folk-rock, Americana, outlaw country, southern rock, and even straight rock n’ roll. This time around, he ventures into blues-rock territory with an assist from producer/multi-instrumentalist Kevin McKendree, who certainly knows that territory, having worked with many of the legends in the blues… more »

Randy Lee Riviere – Blues Sky

Reviewed by: Walter Vanheuckelom, Concert Monkey American Randy Lee Riviere divides his time between his ranch in Montana and his home just outside Nashville. Between 2004 and 2012 he released four albums with Mad Buffalo. If you listen to the last twenty years of his work with ‘A Good Bad Road’ (2004), ‘Fool Stand’ (2006),… more »

Randy Lee Riviere – Blues Sky

Reviewed by: Patrick Dallongeville, Paris Move With such blase, Randy Lee Riviere could only acknowledge a certain anchoring with rurality. That of the Old American South, in this case. In a little over twenty years of career, this singer-songwriter and guitarist has successively embraced almost all the genres practiced under the Dixie-Line (country, folk, blues… more »

Randy Lee Riviere “Blues Sky”

Review by John Apice, Americana Highways. Old world country with a modern edge & textures of Johnny Bond (“Hot Rod Lincoln,” “X-15”). The guitars bite & the groove is steady & well-chiseled. The music is rooted in blues/rock & recorded in Franklin, TN. Riviere (guitars/vocals) is more narrator than singer on “America Redoubt,” & that’s… more »

Randy Lee Riviere – Blue Sky

Reviewed on Ben Vee Blues A cross between Neil Young and Ray Wylie Hubbard, Randy Lee Riviere hails from Wyoming. The Blue Sky recording is an interesting mix of outlaw country, roots music, and blues rock with lyrics that warn of the gentrification of the rustic American west and remind me of the beautiful open… more »

Randy Lee Riviere Blues Sky

Published by Jim Hynbes on Making A Scene. Blues Sky represents a shift for singer-songwriter Randy Lee Riviere, teaming again with the acclaimed producer Kevin McKendree who produced, engineered, and mixed the album. The last time we visited Riviere he and McKendree delivered a western tinged Americana effort, 2021’s Wyoming. Before that, under the moniker… more »