You don't get much more "alt Nashville" than Webb Wilder. That's because he speaks to the vagaries of the human heart from an honest non-city perspective (though city folk are invited in too). He's been making this music for 30+ years and has been a composer, syndicated show host and all-around promoter of Americana music, however you define it. Nothing dry or dusty about him or his music--it lives, it breathes, it's honest and direct, it speaks to me and you. "Roots music for the rockers and Rock music for the Roots crowd". AMG bio and discog: http://www.allmusic.com/artist/webb-...6499/biography and http://www.allmusic.com/artist/webb-...99/discography
There are 2 Sites, one official; the other fan-based: http://www.webbwilder.com/ and http://www.webb-wilder.com/ << good song and empathetic interview with this.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mBYAdSaxdt0 << this from 25 years ago and not on some schlub or vanity label either
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lQ59RFQgz7o << A great cover
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wk3Isjho74o << A personal note from commenter #1 << John Hiatt meets Don Dixon--a stirring conjunction
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ITR2OC2FXqE << I've smoked cigarettes for 55 years--this song has resonance...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5BYBzLCrjO8 << I've sure been there...<< sorry this cuts off so abruptly.
BONUS 1: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OMhQcRAeWjA << gotta love this << some songs repeated below
BONUS 2: A 1-hr concert from '88: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JEuZt6BUdz0 << a revitalizer for sure...because he believes in what he sings about--0% BS, hypocrisy or pandering