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John Butler

Born: Jan 1, 1975 in Torrance, CA
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Genre: Folk
Biography: Though he spent the first 11 years of his life in California, it was in Australia -- his father's native land -- that guitarist John Butler picked up the instrument that would later launch his music career. After showing interest in the guitar, the 16-year-old Butler was given his late grandfather's ...Read full biography
Released: 2001
Label: Astor Music And Books
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John Butler's debut album, Three, opens with his distinctive fingerpicked, slide-driven guitar that is to be the canvas for the remainder of the record. Joined by Rory Quirk on bass and Jason McGann on ...Read full review
Sunrise Over Sea
Released: 2004
Label: Lava Records
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The John Butler Trio's U.S. debut album, Sunrise Over Sea, is phenomenal -- from the opening notes of "Treat Yo Mama," a muscular and soulfully expressive roots rocker, to the final strains of the expansive, ...Read full review