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Sarah Lee Guthrie And Johnny Irion

Sarah Lee Guthrie (born in Massachusetts on 17 February 1979) and Johnny Irion (born in Columbia, South Carolina on February 3, 1968) were married on October 16, 1999[1] and began performing together as an acoustic duo in the fall of 2000. Joining his love of rock and blues with her roots of folk and country, they have developed an original sound graced with entertaining stories and the traditional songs their music echoes.

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Swingin' Utters

Swingin' Utters is an American punk rock band that formed in the late 1980s. Having begun in Santa Cruz, California, the band moved to San Francisco where they are now based. They have been signed to Fat Wreck Chords since 1996. As well as being classed as a "punk revival" band (reminiscent of British 1970s bands such as Stiff Little Fingers, The Damned, Sham 69 and Eddie & The Hot Rods), Swingin' Utters have increasingly shown themselves to be influenced by Irish folk, particularly The Pogues.

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Dick Gaughan

Dick Gaughan (Richard Peter Gaughan )(b. 17 May 1948) is a Scottish musician, singer, and songwriter. He was born in Glasgow's Rottenrow Maternity Hospital, because his father was working in Glasgow as an engine driver. He spent the first one and a half years of his life in Rutherglen, South Lanarkshire, a suburb of Glasgow, after which the whole family moved to Leith, a port on the outskirts of Edinburgh. He has never returned to Rutherglen, and is proud to be a Leither. His mother was a Macdonald from Lochaber, and was a native speaker of Gaelic.

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Julie Collings

“Collings is cut from the old cloth – she stands and delivers with a voice that is warm and dry, backing that up with obvious craft on the guitar....It's the kind of kinetic approach to songwriting that influence Suzanne Vega would no doubt appreciate...Collings is of the same school of pared-down, introspective and self-aware songwriting....Her strength in an oversaturated market is definitely her dedication to finely-crafted, introspective songwriting" Scott Sinclair - Wears the Trousers

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Lazlo

Lazlo is Paul Hézard, a French electronic music producer from Marseille, who’s grown up surrounded by the music of Duke Ellington, Stevie Wonder and Django Reinhardt. From his earliest steps in music until his latest minimal-electro-swing productions he always wanted to pay tribute to all his idols using ideas and melodies from History’s classic music back catalogue. Lazlo has refashioned vintage sounds with fresh electronic beats and sounds that give swing a second youth and electro an...

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Scocha

Scocha was born when Iain SCOtt and David CHApman (SCO-CHA) got together to share their love of music and song. Both from Hawick, a town with a long standing fine tradition in song, they began to play local gigs and functions around the Scottish Borders. They were soon spotted and commissioned to make 6 “Clans” TV programmes which were broadcast on ITV. The combination of Iain’s strong vocals and noted talent in musical arrangement combined superbly with David’s natural feel for an audience and quick-witted banter.

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Toyface

Formed in 2007 after a chance meeting in the back of a broke down traveller's truck - both hailing from the Bristol/Somerset area, Tamsyn and James started writing and performing songs together shortly afterwards. Lyrics and melodies are provided by Tamsyn, around which James builds the piano pieces and the rest of the band play. Described as 'old swing in a new style', Tamsyn's songwriting resides somewhere between fun-time party music and more conscientious, emotional lyricism.

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Corb Lund

Cabin Fever is the seventh studio album by Corb Lund. Available worldwide from New West Records. This is Corb's second album to be released in the United States. Said to be "a different sound." Losin’ Lately Gambler, is the 6th album from Corb Lund, Alberta’s acclaimed, alternative country star.
Produced by the noted Nashville drummer and vocalist Harry Stinson (of Marty Stuart’s Fabulous Superlatives), this is Lund’s first album on his new record label New West Records.

Lund’s latest series of songs on Losin’ Lately Gambler, features a gallery of subjects drawn from real life.

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Man's An Idiot

Man's an Idiot, After a long rest he thought it was time to get out of the box and bring some of the strange oddities that were resting on his mind out to where they belong....drifting aimlessly on the seas of indifference waiting to be smashed onto the rocks of disinterest...one hundred tunes......here is the first collection....A Noseful of Soup........"The pile of Rags" will be along shortly........much love...Man's an Idiot

Man's an Idiot on Last.fm.

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Zakopower

Zakopower is a Polish band founded by a violinist Sebastian Karpiel-Bu?ecka. They combine traditional folk music of Polish Gorals with electronic and pop music. The name of the band refers to the band leader

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