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Sara Watkins

Sara Watkins
Born: Jun 8, 1981 in Vista, CA
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Genre: Country, Folk, Pop/Rock
Biography: Fiddle player and singer/songwriter Sara Watkins was born on June 8, 1981, in Santa Monica, CA, and first began performing professionally in 1989 in an early version of the group that became Nickel Creek. Released in 2000, Nickel Creek's self-titled debut album was produced by Alison Krauss and peaked ...Read full biography
Sun Midnight Sun
Released: 2012
Label: Nonesuch
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Sara Watkins throws a bone to her old Nickel Creek fans by opening up Sun Midnight Sun with "The Foothills," one of the album's two instrumental numbers. It's a zippy bluegrass tune, driven forward by ...Read full review
Sara Watkins
Released: 2009
Label: Nonesuch
Critics' Rating:
With her band Nickel Creek on "indefinite hiatus," singer and fiddle player Sara Watkins makes her solo debut with a recording that gives a good sense of her hybrid musical heritage, combining traditional ...Read full review
More Sara Watkins albums: Main Albums (2), Singles & EPs (1)
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