Jesse Winchester

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by Jesse Winchester

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17 May 1944, Shreveport, Louisiana, USA. After receiving his draft papers from the US Forces, Winchester moved to Canada where he settled. His self-titled debut album, produced by Robbie Robertson, was thematically reminiscent of the work of the Band with its evocation of life in the deep south of the USA. The moving, bittersweet memories described in ‘Brand New Tennessee Waltz’, plus its haunting melody line, persuaded a number of artists to cover the song, including the Everly... Read more

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singer-songwriter
folk
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