Rockin' to the Roots!
Papa and Mama Root
Enjoy the great songs from the 50's - 60's...70's...rock, to rhythm and blues, to southern rock, to country!  Papa and Mama pay tribute to the greats including Ricky Nelson, the Everly Brothers, Bob Dylan, Wilson Pickett, the Rolling Stones, Creedence, and all those cool southern rockers...and a whole lot more. 
Papa and Mama do not use backing tracks, cyber-musicians or other recorded material! They perform live, real, and in the moment with Papa on acoustic/electric guitar and harmonica and both Papa and Mama providing vocals and harmony.  Simple. To the point. The real deal.
Papa and Mama Root are members of BMI.
Papa and Mama Root are members of the Recording Industry of America.
Papa and Mama Root originals on two CD's
Papa and Mama perform at civic and community events, restaurants, and private parties  They even tour annually performing family friendly pre-game rock and roll at professional baseball games. 
Breaking News!
Papa and Mama Root charting in Top 100 airplay!

GRAND ISLAND, NY – Oldies rock and roll, and southern rock tribute, and Americana original music artists, Papa and Mama Root, (  from Grand Island, NY, are finding themselves in some heady company these days.

August 2013 National Airplay Top 100 Americana charts of airplay spins from Record World Magazine ( lists the duo among familiar names such as Kenny Chestney, Tim McGraw, Sugarland, Keith Urban, Brad Paisley, Lady Antebellum, Rascal Flatts, Martina McBride, Toby Keith, Scotty McCreery, Mavis Staples, James Taylor, Carole King and a host of other stars.

Papa and Mama Root’s “Cold Morning in Hell” off their recent CD, “Second Helpings” ( is charted at number 71, the highest ranking the duo has achieved.  But, that lofty song listing is not the startling thing.  In total, the duo has 17 songs off both “Second Helpings” and another CD, “Home Cookin’” ( on the National Airplay Top 100 for Americana music category.
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