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Smalltown Poets

Smalltown Poets
Formed: 1996
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Genre: Pop/Rock
Group Members: Dan Stephens, Kevin Breuner, Miguel DeJesus, Michael Johnston, Nathan Blackstone, Byron Goggin
Biography: The alternative CCM group Smalltown Poets was formed in Tifton, GA. by singer/guitarist Michael Johnston, keyboardist Danny Stephens and drummer Byron Goggin, high school pals who'd played in bands together throughout their formative years (including Villanelle, which released an independent-label album ...Read full biography
Smalltown Poets
Released: 1997
Label: Forefront Records
Critics' Rating:
The Smalltown Poets' eponymous debut album is a pleasant collection of mature, latter-day jangle-pop, sounding like a cross between the Gin Blossoms, Toad the Wet Sprocket and the Rembrandts. Although ...Read full review
Third Verse
Released: 2000
Label: EMI
Critics' Rating:
Third Verse, the Smalltown Poets' third album, continues in the vein of its predecessors: smoothed-out, jangly folk-rock with unabashedly Christian lyrics. This sound isn't as prevalent on pop or alternative ...Read full review
More Smalltown Poets albums: Main Albums (5)
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