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More From Chris Smither, More From The Levee
Aug21

More From Chris Smither, More From The Levee

Chris Smither new release Chris Smither – Photo: Supplied Chris Smither’s ‘More From The Levee’ Out October 2, 2020 More From the Levee will be singer and songwriter’s Chris Smither’s 18th album. The new collection continues the theme of his fifty-year double-disc retrospective Still on the Levee which was issued in 2014. Reconnecting with his roots, Smither recorded the earlier album in New...

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Call Chris Smither Lucky
Jan15

Call Chris Smither Lucky

Read about Chris Smither’s upcoming new release Call Me Lucky   Call Me Lucky, Chris Smither’s thirteenth studio album, is officially out on March 2018 (Signature Sounds/Mighty Albert) and is available now to pre-order. (Every pre-order comes with an instant digital track). This songwriter. guitarist. bluesman. interpreter. performer released his first collection of songs in 1970 (I’m A Stranger Too!). Over 50...

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Link of Chain – Chris Smither Tribute – A Review
Nov13

Link of Chain – Chris Smither Tribute – A Review

Read our review of the tribute album for Chris Smither LINK OF CHAIN: A SONGWRITERS TRIBUTE TO CHRIS SMITHER  Tribute albums have become quite the thing.  There appears to have been a growing stream of them in recent years, a way of celebrating an artist through the contributions of peers, each providing a nod in their own voice.  It used to be well-known performers being acknowledged, but now the format has spread to honoring the...

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Chris Smither Spotlight on Americanafest 2014 # 7
Aug27

Chris Smither Spotlight on Americanafest 2014 # 7

Read about the tribute album to Chris Smith Link of Chains LINK OF CHAIN: A SONGWRITERS TRIBUTE TO CHRIS SMITHER IS ALL-STAR CELEBRATION OF SINGER-SONGWRITER’S 70th BIRTHDAY AND 50th ANNIVERSARY OF SONGWRITING Featured artists include Bonnie Raitt, Dave Alvin, Loudon Wainwright III, Mary Gauthier, Josh Ritter, Eilen Jewell, Peter Case, Tim O’Brien, Jorma Kaukonen, Aoife O’Donovan & Stephanie Coleman, and Patty Larkin   In...

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Bluesfest 2013 Day 4
Apr01

Bluesfest 2013 Day 4

Read our take on day four of Bluesfest 2013 Day four at Bluesfest was a triumphant one. Not because I saw a legendary, favourite performer. It was the sheer canvas of high-class acts that I was able to capture, most of whom for the first time. A quick look at Luka Bloom who received a great reception. Then to Chris Smither who’s a product of growing up in New Orleans, the Boston and Cambridge folk-blues scene of the 60’s, a seminal...

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