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Jo Mapes

Shel Silverstein called Jo Mapes “The best of the female folksingers”. She should have been a star, but for a...


“Hammeron” fronted by Brian Troch(lead vocals/song writer), Jack Lazor(guitar/vox),Mick Vega(guitar/vox/writer), Danny Vega(bass writer), Pete Pegonas (drums).This lineup premired on “Class...

Chance the Rapper

Born Chancellor Jonathan Bennett on April 16th, 1993 in Chicago.  Chance hit national recognition for is work on Acid Rap in 2013....

John Prine

The music world suffered a major loss when Songwriters Hall of Fame member John Prine passed away in April, 2020...

Andrew Calhoun

At age 13, Andrew Calhoun began writing songs and performing in coffeehouses. At 15 he lied about his age and...


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