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Jon Langford

Jon Langford
Born: Jan 1, 1958 in Newport, Wales
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Genre: Country, Pop/Rock
Biography: There's a jolly absurdity in that one of the most important figures on the independent Americana scene and one of the most prolific figures in Chicago's musical community is a guy from Wales who helped found an enduring U.K. punk outfit. But since the mid-'80s, Jon Langford has been a key figure in the ...Read full biography
Gold Brick
Released: 2006
Label: Reachout
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Despite hailing from Great Britain (Wales, to be exact), the 2006 solo release by longtime Mekons leader Jon Langford, Gold Brick, is a prime slice of Americana. The twangy strains of alt-country sound ...Read full review
All the Fame of Lofty Deeds
Released: 2004
Label: Bloodshot
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Jon Langford's second official solo outing, All the Fame of Lofty Deeds, is a slapdash affair -- a fun, authoritative, and confident set of music by an underground watchdog professing a love for country ...Read full review
More Jon Langford albums: Main Albums (10), Singles & EPs (1)
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