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Dave Matthews

Born: Jan 9, 1967 in Johannesburg, South Africa
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Genre: Pop/Rock, Folk
Biography: Formed in the early '90s by South African vocalist/guitarist Dave Matthews, the Dave Matthews Band presented a more pop-oriented version of the Grateful Dead crossed with elements of jazz, funk, and the worldbeat explorations of Paul Simon and Sting. Matthews populated the group with several Virginia-based ...Read full biography

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Under The Table And Dreaming
Released: 1994
Label: RCA Records
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On their major-label debut, Under the Table and Dreaming, the Dave Matthews Band is helped by the lean production of Steve Lillywhite, who manages to rein in the group's tendency to meander. The result ...Read full review
Busted Stuff
Released: 2002
Label: RCA Records
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The Dave Matthews Band may not have released the Lillywhite Sessions -- the semi-legendary soul-searching album recorded in 2000 but abandoned in favor of the heavy-handed, laborious Glen Ballard-produced ...Read full review
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