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Poi Dog Pondering

Poi Dog Pondering
Formed: 1986 in Hawaii
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Group Members: Susan Voelz, Dave Crawford, Leddie Garcia, Steve Goulding, Bruce Hughes, Dag Juhlin, John Nelson, Arlene Newson, Frank Orrall, Abra Moore, ...See All
Biography: The eclectic worldbeat/folk-rock outfit Poi Dog Pondering were formed in Waikiki by vocalist/guitarist Frank Orrall, violinist/vocalist Susan Voelz, and multi-instrumentalist Dave "Max" Crawford, the only constants in the group's history; sometimes swelling to upwards of ten members, the band has seen ...Read full biography
Poi Dog Pondering
Released: 1989
Label: Columbia
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Not so precious as some of their other work. This album, their major-label debut, is certainly whimsical, but it contains enough assertiveness to make their folk-rock worldbeat engaging. ~ John Dougan, ...Read full review
Soul Sonic Orchestra
Released: 2000
Label: Platetectonic Music
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Poi Dog Pondering is a phenomenal group, really; phenomenal for their self-supported run of large ensemble albums full of pop treasures. The title of this album, Soul Sonic Orchestra, is a synonym for ...Read full review