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Robert Earl Keen

One of the large contingent of talented songwriters who surfaced in Texas within the 1980s and ’90s, Robert Earl Keen struck a unique stabilize between sensitive story-portraits (“Corpus Christi Bay”) and raucous barroom fun (“That Buckin’ Song”). Both of these track types in Keen’s result were unified by way of …

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Hugh Blumenfeld

Brooklyn-born however now surviving in Connecticut, Hugh Blumenfeld was a mainstay in the past due ’80s Greenwich Village scene, a co-employee editor and contributor of songs towards the Fast Folk Musical Journal, winner from the Kerrville Fresh Folk Competition, presented performer about Christine Lavin’s On the Winter’s Night compilation and …

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Loudon Wainwright III

Loudon Wainwright III was raised in the city of Bedford in wealthy Westchester Region north of NEW YORK, the child of Loudon S. Wainwright, Jr., a article writer and editor at Existence magazine and a primary descendant of colonial governor Peter Stuyvesant. Wainwright became a folk vocalist/songwriter in the past …

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Peter, Paul and Mary

Typically the most popular folk band of the 1960s, Peter, Paul and Mary in later on decades also have proved themselves to become being among the most durable music acts ever sold. Their durability dwarfs that of the Weavers, as the undeniable fact that the trio is still connected with …

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Maria Sangiolo

Maria Sangiolo’s deeply-emotive soprano vocals have inspired evaluations to Joan Baez, Shawn Colvin and Carolyn Hester. Based on Sing Out! journal, Sangiolo “sings sweetly just like a songbird”. The St. Paul Pioneer Press mentioned that “Sangiolo’s tone of voice is very clear as crystal”. Sangiolo’s highly-literate songwriting, nevertheless, marks her …

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Tim Barry

Based away from Richmond, VA, singer/songwriter Tim Barry is normally renowned because the frontman for Acquire, an aggressive hardcore outfit which has been rocking away in the underground because the early ’90s. He generally was raised in Reston, a suburb simply beyond D.C., fueling his teenage restlessness with 1980s punk, …

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The Horse Flies

The old-timey tradition is taken to contemporary standards from the Equine Flies. While their audio retains components of change of the hundred years string music group music, the Equine Flies took things very much further with the addition of Caribbean rhythms, avant-garde jazz improvisation, traditional minimalism, and punk rock and …

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Peter Case

Probably one of the most well-respected vocalist/songwriters of his era, Peter Case can be an designer whose eclectic body of function embraces rock and roll & roll, modern folk, blues, and several points among. Like a songwriter, Case shows himself to be always a get better at storyteller with a …

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Home Service

Produced in 1980 because the Initial Eleven, this UK folk rock-band advanced from the ever-changing Albion Group. Led by John Tams (b. 16 Feb 1949, Derbyshire, Britain; vocals/melodeon), the group included Costs Caddick (b. 27 June 1944, Hurst Hill, Wolverhampton, Britain; vocals, electric guitar, dobro), Graeme Taylor (b. 2 Feb …

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Pete Krebs

Having already offered successful tours within the punk/pop rings Thrillhammer and Hazel, and recently, the rambunctious bluegrass strap Golden Delicious, Pete Krebs offers emerged among the most consistently interesting contemporary singer-songwriters. Similar to his friend and collaboratorElliott Smith, Krebs uses his even more rock-oriented roots to operate a vehicle his …

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