Sneak Preview: “The Cruel Mother” (courtesy of No Depression)

No Depression is featuring a track from Disc Two of The Essential Gretchen Peters as a “Fresh Track” on their website. “The Cruel Mother”, a traditional folk ballad, was originally recorded in 2011 and features Barry Walsh on piano and David Henry on cello. More on The Essential Gretchen Peters:

The Essential is a double album combining career-defining tracks from a 20 year recording history with rare outtakes, demos and B-sides. It includes brand new recordings of two of Peters’ best loved songs: “On A Bus To St. Cloud”, and “When You Love Someone”. The double CD contains liner notes written by esteemed rock critic and Bruce Springsteen biographer Dave Marsh. It will be released on January 29, 2016

Visit No Depression to hear “The Cruel Mother”.