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Pokey LaFarge
     

Pokey LaFarge

by Pokey LaFarge
 

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Though he was born in 1983, Pokey LaFarge is an artist whose music harkens back to an era decades before his birth -- vintage country in the manner of the great Jimmie Rodgers, classic acoustic blues and jazz, Western swing, and the songs of the ragtime era. An evocative songwriter and a singer with an easy, ingratiating style, LaFarge has an acoustic band that's the

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Though he was born in 1983, Pokey LaFarge is an artist whose music harkens back to an era decades before his birth -- vintage country in the manner of the great Jimmie Rodgers, classic acoustic blues and jazz, Western swing, and the songs of the ragtime era. An evocative songwriter and a singer with an easy, ingratiating style, LaFarge has an acoustic band that's the perfect match for his musical blend of past and present, and together they caught the ear of musician and impresario Jack White, who admired their style, talent, and unique take on American music history. 2013's Pokey LaFarge is the singer and songwriter's first album for White's Third Man label (and sixth album overall), capturing his rootsy but artful style with a graceful simplicity that makes the most of his easygoing swing.

Product Details

Release Date:
07/02/2013
Label:
Third Man Records
UPC:
0858936003097
catalogNumber:
206
Rank:
4171

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Tracks

  1. Central Time
  2. The Devil Ain't Lazy
  3. What the Rain Will Bring
  4. Won'tcha Please Don't Do It
  5. One Town at a Time
  6. Kentucky Mae
  7. Bowlegged Woman
  8. City Summer Blues
  9. Day After Day
  10. Let's Get Lost
  11. Close the Door
  12. Home Away From Home

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