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Oh Susanna

Suzie Ungerleider, who writes and performs as Oh Susanna, is a Canadian alternative country singer-songwriter. She was born and raised in Vancouver, British Columbia, staring at the ocean, mountains and railroad tracks through sheets of rain. She sought refuge with song under burnt-out warehouses and in darkened clubs with the promise of guitar twang and a lonesome cry. Suzie cites a wide range of jazz, blues, pop, rock and folk influences as inspirations for her musical career. Discography
Oh Susanna EP (1997)

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Ryan Bingham

George Ryan Bingham (born March 31, 1981 in Hobbs, New Mexico) is an American folk rock/Americana singer/songwriter. He dropped out of school at 17 and was introduced to rodeo bull riding. He learned the emotional aspect of pain early in life, when shuttling between small towns and family members in the hardscrabble ranching communities of West Texas and Hobbs, New Mexico -- and became well-acquainted with the physical facets of pain during his years on the Southwestern rodeo circuit.

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Grant-Lee Phillips

Grant-Lee Phillips is best known as the voice and vision of the critically acclaimed group Grant Lee Buffalo, which existed from 1992 to 1999. Grant is also seen regularly in the television series Gilmore Girls as Star Hollow's local busker. He does not sing his own songs on the show - mostly covers of other musicians; usually in the background as the main characters are passing. Phillips spent his formative years in Stockton, CA, where he founded a band called Bloody Holly, but prior to his 20th birthday Phillips headed to Los Angeles to study film...

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Mary Gauthier

Mary Gauthier (born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana in 1962) is an American folk singer/songwriter. Given up at birth by a mother she never knew, Mary was adopted. At age 15, she ran away from home and stole her parents' car, and spent the next several years in detox, halfway houses, and living with friends; she spent her 18th birthday in jail. These experiences provided fodder for her songwriting later on (particularly her song "Drag Queens in Limousines").

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The Mighty Stef

The Sins of Sainte Catherine is the debut album for Dublin Artist The Mighty Stef . Recorded Early in 2006 in Montreal, Canada and due for release on September 22. The record is made up of a selection of 14 gems from 'The Mighty's' vast bank of songs written since his inception in 2003. Removing himself from the comfortable surroundings of his beloved Dublin city, Stef braved the cold winter of Montreal, A City where he knew virtually nobody, in order to concentrate on getting his long overdue first album recorded.

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James McMurtry

James L. McMurtry, along with his Austin-based band, James McMurtry & The Heartless Bastards, is a self-described "rock & roots" guitarist and singer-songwriter, drawing on elements of alt-country, folk and old-fashioned texas rock. The son of novelist Larry McMurtry, James was born in Fort Worth, Texas in 1962, and grew up in Virginia. James McMurtry's seventh studio album, Childish Things, was released on Compadre Records in the fall of 2005. As writer L.E.

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Clem Snide

Clem Snide is an alt-country indie rock project from New York, NY and Nashville, TN consisting of songwriter/singer/guitarist Eef Barzelay, and a rotation of musicians. Primarily an outlet for Barzelay, the band consisted chiefly of bassist/cellist Jason Glasser through mid-2006, as well as more recent members including multi-instrumentalist Pete Fitzpatrick, and his cousin Brendan Fitzpatrick. "Clem Snide" is a character in several novels by William S.

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