Each song on Rosanne Cash’s new album is rooted in the Southern soil connecting her family’s old homestead in Arkansas to its ancestral Virginia homeland, expanding to survey its artistic roots in Alabama and Tennessee. Some narratives are fictional, while others mine family lore.

Stream The River & The Thread from NPR’s First Listen

Do your homework! Listen to this wonderful album then hear live performances and nuanced conversation with Rosanne  on World Café this Friday