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Flightless Bird, American Mouth by Iron and Wine

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The conglomerate mix of indie, folk, country, rock, Jamaican, and African brought to life by Sam Beam leading the band Iron and Wine has a powerful effect on the mind and soul of listeners. Weaving melodies laced with themes of religion, intimacy, lost love, idiosyncrasy, engagement, into experimental arrangements has forged a ten year path [...]



Thunder Road by Bruce Springsteen

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American singer, songwriter, and guitarist Bruce “The Boss” Springsteen is one of the most successful recording artists of all time. Since he began playing at the age of 13 on a $60 dollar Kent guitar, The Boss and his E Street Band have sold over 120 million albums by inspiring fans with powerful lyrics depicting [...]



Bad Liver And A Broken Heart by Tom Waits

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A husky low growl, a melancholy piano, and brutally honest song writing are the staples of Tom Waits’ forty one years (and counting) as a singer, songwriter, composer, and actor. His rare blend of vaudeville humor, distinctly original guttural sound, and jazzy blues bring to life the raw reality of experiences that many don’t share [...]



I Remember by Damien Rice

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The Irish born, singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist Damien Rice knows much about music, art, thinking, love, and life. Born in Celbridge, County Kildare, Ireland, with an innate interest in songwriting, Rice has engaged audiences since he formed his first band in 1991. Like a true, headstrong Irishman, Rice and his band parted ways under the [...]



I Don’t Want Love by The Antlers

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The Antlers, a lo fidelity, high rocking, and purely heart wrenching Brooklyn based group broke onto the music scene nearly seven years ago when Peter Silberman, Michael Lerner, and Darby Cicci united forces. Their Indie/folk rock roots paired with emotive guitar and electric infused melodies and evocative lyrics have steadily delivered a punch to the [...]



She’s 22 by Norah Jones

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Geethali Norah Jones Shankar (though the world knows her as Norah Jones) is one of the most prominent singers, songwriters, and pianists of this decade. Since the launch of her solo career during 2002, Jones has earned several Grammy awards, released five albums, and earned platinum certification through the RIAA. Jones has sold over 50 [...]



Let It Go by the Zac Brown Band

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When the Atlanta, Georgia, area country band formed in 2003 as a trio including singer/guitarist Zac Brown, John Driskell Hopkins and Chris Fryar, they had no idea that they would become one of the most popular country music acts of the decade. Great live performances, chart topping albums, multiple awards, and a true musicianship allowed [...]



Beautiful Boy by John Lennon

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John Winston Lennon was one of the founding musicians, singers, and songwriters to the massively popular group the Beatles. With worldwide fame, monolithic commercial success, and popularity as a member of one of the most celebrated and revered bands of all time, Lennon’s contributions to music as a band mate in the Beatles and as [...]



Amongster By Polica

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Channy Leaneagh, Chris Bierden, Drew Christopherson formed one of the most electric indie rock bands in Minneapolis, MN in 2011. Within months, the group known as Polica became an instant internet sensation when its debut album, Give You The Ghost, was released online. Described as “the best band I’ve ever heard” by Bon Iver’s Justin [...]