If you think of Americana music as a
delicious home-cooked stew of Blues, Soul, Country, Folk, Gospel,
acoustic-guitar meditation and funky Rock reverie, then you’ll have an
idea of what to expect from Valerie June.
A native Texan, Ruthie
Foster’s family tree was ripe with Gospel singers, but she quickly
absorbed the Lone Star State’s other musical identities, like Folk,
Blues, Country and Rock, to which she added her own soulful spin.