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Bright Sunny South

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Bright Sunny South
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I Wish I Wish
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Short Life
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My Old Friend
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He's Taken My Feet
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Pharaoh
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As I Roved Out
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Shake It Off
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Groundhog
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Streets of Derry
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Weeping Mary
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Brian Howe writes about music, books, culture, video games and more. He is the associate editor at INDY Week in Durham, NC. Among other freelance outlets, he co...more »

05.14.13
Blending anonymous traditional folk with strategic pop tunes
2013 | Label: Nonesuch

In the Borges story “Pierre Menard, Author of the Quixote,” an author attempts to internalize Don Quixote so fully that he’s able to recreate it rather than transcribe it. Similar metaphysics elevate the deceptively simple music of Sam Amidon, who doesn’t cover folk music so much as he regenerates it, blending together anonymous traditionals and strategic pop tunes in his own inimitable style. Homespun as it sounds, it has the heft of jazz and art… read more »

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Another Great Album

TheRealDublinSoil

Perhaps an acquired taste; but well worth the few minutes patience it takes to appreciate what Sam Amidon is up to. I highly recommend this.

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bright sunny south

stinkfoot

are you kidding me? regenerating folk music? this guy? he cant sing! when did the whole 'just sing in your own awful warble and it will sound ok' thing take hold? how about being able to sing actual notes? he cant carry a tune. it sounds like he is tone deaf. WTF?! this thing is dreadful and i dont understand how he got a record contract. Bon Iver, Iron and Wine and others can actually sing folk music. drop this like the stinking turd that it is.

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