The name "Americana" is a little like a supermarket -- waffles and plastic forks don't have a lot in common, but you can find them both under the same roof. Musically, Americana can mean everything from Joni Mitchell to The Cramps, and in its stricter sense, the granddaddy stylistic progenitor of Americana is The Band, which is, like Ms. Mitchell, largely from Canada, making it... More >>>