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Laurie Lewis


Laurie Lewis learned to try out the violin mainly because a child within the SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA Bay Region. As an adolescent in the 1960s, she immersed herself within the city’s flourishing folk picture and fell deeply in love with the innovative bluegrass of Flatt & Scruggs, the Stanley Brothers, and specifically Doc Watson. She received several fiddling contests through the 1970s and is at and from assorted region combos. As well as friend Kathy Kallick, Lewis co-founded the pioneering bluegrass group Great Ol’ Individuals in 1975 and continued to be with the favorite group until 1979. She after that formed the Give Street String Music group before bowing like a single designer with 1986’s Restless Rambling Center (Flying Seafood), which combined old-timey noises with modern bluegrass and folk. Like Chooses You adopted in 1989. The 1990 recording Singin’ My Problems Away was related to Laurie Lewis & Give Street and presented guitarist Scott Nygaard, banjoist Tony Furtado, and mandolin participant Tom Rozum. Lewis reteamed with Kallick for 1991’s Collectively, that was also the to begin many produces for Rounder. Following the launch of True Tales in 1993, Lewis and her bandmates had been in a significant car crash. She took a couple of years off but came back with Oak as well as the Laurel, which presented some duets with mandolinist Rozum. (The recording was nominated for any Greatest Traditional Folk Recording Grammy in 1996.) Viewing Things made an appearance in 1998 and centered on Lewis’ substantial talents like a songwriter and vocalist. A year later on she released the rollicking Laurie Lewis & Her Bluegrass Pals. In the first 2000s, Lewis produced guest efforts to other performers’ albums, dedicated a while to her second like, the acoustic bass, and dabbled in generating. By 2004, she was prepared to go back to her very own recordings and released Visitor Home with Rozum. Rozum was back again for 2006’s The Golden Western world, which was acknowledged to Laurie Lewis & the proper Hands.

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Full Name Laurie Lewis
Profession Singer, Songwriter, Fiddler
Nationality American
Music Songs Who Will Watch the Home Place?, Texas Bluebonnets, Love Chooses You, The Oak and the Laurel, Is the Blue Moon Still Shining, The Maple's Lament, The Wood Thrush's Song, Blow, Big Wind, Haven of Mercy, Green Fields, The Hills of My Home, Val's Cabin, Restless Rambling Heart, Girlfriend, Guard Your Heart, The Bear Song, Tall Pines, Don't Get Too Close, Magic Light, The Crooked Miles, Wind at Play, Hard Luck and Trouble, When I Get Home, I'd Be Lost Without You, To Hell With the Land, Thinkin’ of Home, Don't You See That Train, Cabin On a Mountain, You'll Be Leaving Me, Knocking on Your Door Again, Kiss Me Before I Die, That Dawn the Day You Left Me, When the Night Bird Sings
Albums One Evening in May, Laurie Lewis & Her Bluegrass Pals, Skippin' and Flyin', Restless Rambling Heart, The Oak and the Laurel, The Hazel and Alice Sessions, Blossoms, Seeing Things, Guest House, Birdsong, Love Chooses You, Together, Skippin’ and Flyin’, True Stories, Laurie & Kathy Sing Songs of Vern & Ray, Earth & Sky: Songs of Laurie Lewis, Guest House & The Golden West

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Still Around 2011 Documentary
Limbus 2008 Short
Prana 2008 Short
The D Word 2005
Turntable Trauma 2004 Documentary short
In the Life 2002 TV Series documentary 1 episode
Fidel 1999 Short
Rules of the Game 1998 Documentary
Let the Punishment Fit the Child 1997 Short
Spokes 1996 Short
On the Run 1983
The Evil Touch 1973-1974 TV Series 3 episodes
...And Millions Die! 1973 TV Movie
Little Jungle Boy 1971
I've Married a Bachelor 1968-1969 TV Series 14 episodes
Is Anybody Doing Anything About It? 1967 Documentary

Music Department

Music Department

The Emigrants 1976 TV Series arranger - 3 episodes
The Evil Touch 1973-1974 TV Series music - 16 episodes
The Fifth Facade: The Making of the Sydney Opera House 1973 Documentary short conductor

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Fidel 1999 Short sound designer

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