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John Wesley Harding

John Wesley Harding
Born: Oct 22, 1965 in Hastings, East Sussex, England
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Genre: Folk
Biography: John Wesley Harding may take his name from a Bob Dylan album and be a modern-day folksinger, but with the biting, cynical observations in his songs and a sharp sense of humor combined with winning melodies, he shows that his true forefathers are Elvis Costello and Nick Lowe with a hint of Billy Bragg. ...Read full biography
Here Comes the Groom
Released: 1989
Label: Warner Bros.
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His second album has him working in the studio with a band called the Good Liars, including Pete Thomas, and Bruce Thomas of the Attractions. Not surprisingly, Here Comes the Groom has a feel similar to ...Read full review
It Happened One Night
Released: 1988
Label: Rhino
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This solo acoustic outing, recorded live in England in 1988, seems like an odd choice for a debut, but it comes off very well. Capturing both John Wesley Harding's folk roots and a wonderful sense of humor, ...Read full review
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