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Barnswallow Updates

recording

"I feel like I'm clear of it now, and the songs have kind of captured that bad time and playing them is turning out to be cathartic."

Click here for Charlie's interview about the new album.


Lyrics

Nowhere ... Fast
My Wife Left Me
Motorcycle Blues
Badger
Groundhog Day Blues
Henry Goes to the Bank
True Friends
Jesus is a Hobo


Articles and Reviews

"National guitar, the funkiest of the resonator family, buzzes and growls beneath Parr’s singing while Dave Hundreiser’s mouth harp screams like a wounded animal, alternately running and charging. Mikkel Beckmen’s extraordinary percussion on washboard and other improvised items urges the music forward. Listening to the three together feels like running a footrace with a freight train."
- Philadelphia City Paper

"It could only come from Duluth. Iron-hard banjo, guitar, washboard, footstomp and harmonica, plus voice – American roots hoicked out of the ground but not hosed down." - The Independent

Zenith City Weekly (Dec. 2012)
Winona Daily News (Jan. 2013)
Duluth News Tribune (Jan. 2013)
City Pages (Jan. 2013)
Music News Nashville (Feb. 2013)
The Burg (March 2013)
Uprooted Music Revue (March 2013)
Rochester Post-Bulletin (March 2013)
Grand Rapids Herald-Review (March 2013)
FATEA (April 2013)
ninebullets.net (April 2013)
The Independent (April 2013)
Irish Times (May 2013)
Folk Radio UK (May 2013)
American Roots UK (June 2013)
Acoustic Magazine (April 2014)



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