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Voices on the Verge

In a few ways, Voices for the Verge is Four Bitchin’ Babes: another Generation. Erin McKeown, Jess Klein, Beth Amsel, and Rose Polenzani possess all accomplished some degree of single achievement, but this folk-pop collective, where the four vocalist/songwriters interpret each other’s tracks, puts all in an thrilling, partly improvisatory …

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Anaïs Mitchell

Heavily influenced with the confessional alternative folk stylings of Ani DiFranco, Anaïs Mitchell began writing songs when she was 17. Delivered in Vermont, she went to Middlebury University and traveled through the entire Middle East, Latin America, and European countries learning global politics before alighting in Austin, TX, in the …

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David Rice

The only real son of the motivational speaker, singer/songwriter David Grain was raised close to Katy, Tx, in children dominated by his three older sisters. And in addition, it had been their Stevie Question and Led Zeppelin albums that got him were only available in music. An excellent piano participant …

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Mark Fosson

Songwriter and guitarist Tag Fosson was raised in Kentucky, where he began composing tunes even though he was even now in his early teenagers. In the past due ’70s he delivered some track demos to John Fahey’s Western Coast-based Takoma Information, and Fahey, impressed using what he noticed, provided Fosson …

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Jose Afonso

Jose Manuel Cerqueira Afonso dos Santos, often called Jose Afonso or Zeca Afonso, was created on Feb 23, 1929, in Aveiro, Portugal. Being a judge, his dad was appointed to several posts through the entire Portuguese colonies within the initial fifty percent of the 20th hundred years. Jose spent his …

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David Roth

A songwriter’s songwriter, David combines an enthusiastic public sensibility with amazing music ability and a solid voice to create songs which are performed by a large number of various other top music artists. He’s been documented by famous brands Christine Lavin, Anne Hillsides, and Tom Chapin. His performances have got …

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John McCutcheon

Known most effective for his prolific work in neuro-scientific children’s music, John McCutcheon provides consistently produced both quality children’s albums and folk albums because the early ’70s. McCutcheon is normally first of all an instrumentalist. Like a large number of others within the ’60s, McCutcheon, a Wisconsin indigenous, taught himself …

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John Fahey

Among acoustic music’s true innovators and eccentrics, John Fahey was an essential body in expanding the limitations from the acoustic guitar during the last couple of years. His music was therefore eclectic that it is arguable whether he ought to be thought as a “folk” designer. Inside a profession that …

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Vivian Slade

A native and citizen from the Deep South, Vivian Slade can be an introspective, sometimes confessional singer/songwriter who became dynamic on the Nashville picture within the 1990s. Slade, who’s blessed with an extraordinary range, is fairly unpredictable–depending within the music, she may bring in your thoughts Ani DiFranco’s grit, Jewel’s …

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David Parry

Before his untimely death at age 52, David Parry was a permanent fixture in the Canadian folk music scene. Besides being truly a noted vocalist and musician (both single and as an associate from the Toronto-based ceilidh music group the Close friends of Fiddler’s Green), Parry was also a storyteller, …

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