I’ve been waiting a long time for this album, it was worth the wait. …[T]here are few other songwriters who get small town and real American life than Andy May. “Room for Roots” is one of his best examples of that skill. …You can feel the salt of life in his songs. The album has the great acoustic simplicity for most of the songs that just lets Andy’s soul shine through.
Andy seems to write of only real life; if not life lived by himself, then life that is carefully observed and empathized with until a true story emerges. ⇨ Read more
Room For Roots immediately strikes for Andy’s gripping vocal performances: his voice sounds wise and seasoned, yet youthful and energetic, creating a beautiful dualism. I immediately feel like I am sitting in a room listening to the amazing stories of an old friend who jut came back to town after traveling the world and collecting incredible tales of people, places, songs and ideas – and he tells the stories so well you almost feel as if you were there.
Tabby and I started out as friends who liked a lot of the same music and that was the attitude and blend of music that we presented to our audience. We mixed songs that were popular at the time with timeless country classics, blues, Old-Timey Southern fiddle tunes, bluegrass standards and New England traditional dance tunes. ⇨ Read more