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Bring Me a Little Water, Sylvie

It's midnight at the Texas Canyon rest stop and the moon is so bright it feels like daytime. We got the last spot at the rest area, beating a semi-truck to the spot by mere seconds. We're in Arizona, having just spent a couple days 25 minutes from the Mexico border in a little town called Tubac, where our friends showed us how to live it up in a town full of retirees. This desert air and scenery is doing us well and that's a good thing because we'll be seeing this terrain for the next few weeks as we head through New Mexico and Texas before heading up to Oklahoma and Kansas.

Today on Double Americana we're playing this beautifully catchy song, "Bring Me A Little Water, Sylvie." It's so simple, we've been singing it for weeks and probably will for a few more weeks. It's kind of the perfect song as we drive through the desert with parched lips and empty water bottles we refill at every gas station we stop at. We've enjoyed learning this one and hope you enjoy hearing it.

This will be our last Double Americana for a little while. We'll still be coming to you on Facebook live, never you fear, but we're going to take a break from learning a folk song a week in order to focus our attention (and yours!) on our new record. It's coming out on February 9, 2018 and we're so excited for you to hear these new songs and new recordings. It's called We Made Ourselves a Home When We Didn't Know and in the next few weeks before and after release day, we'll be sharing more about this record we're so proud of...maybe even on Facebook live. We've got some fun stuff planned. So, please continue to check in with us and in the meantime, while the Double Americana is getting cold, you can watch us perform almost all of these songs on our Youtube channel.

Much love to you all, wherever you are. Good things are up ahead.

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