Year in Review: The 20 Best Country and Americana Songs of 2020
From Mickey Guyton and Hailey Whitters to John Prine and Tyler Childers
By Jonathan Bernstein, Jon Dolan, Jon Freeman, Joseph Hudak, December 21, 2020
Below is an excerpt of Rolling Stone’s “The 20 Best Country and Americana Songs of 2020” featuring Joshua Ray Walker:
“#6 Joshua Ray Walker, ‘Voice’
Death by the bottle took on new meaning in this devastating ballad from the Texas songwriter: “I’ll put this truck in neutral, let it roll into the lake/first I’ll finish off this bottle, so it looks like a mistake.” That Walker sings of his suicidal ideation with such pained believability only makes it more haunting. —J.H.”
See the full Rolling Stone list HERE.
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