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The Walkabouts

The Walkabouts
Formed: 1984 in Seattle, WA
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Genre: Country
Group Members: Chris Eckman, Grant Eckman, John Saunders, Glenn Slater, Carla Torgerson, Michael Wells, Bruce Wirth, Brian Young, Fred Chalenor, Terri ...See All
Biography: Despite their background (punk), geography (Seattle), and label affiliation (Sub Pop), the Walkabouts were anything but a grunge band; dark, haunting, and elegiac, their work instead sprung forth from the storytelling traditions of American roots music and the kinetic excitement of rock & roll. The Walkabouts ...Read full biography
Satisfied Mind
Released: 1993
Label: Glitterhouse Records
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Like Yo La Tengo's Fakebook, the Walkabouts' Satisfied Mind is a definitive artistic statement masquerading as a loose-knit collection of acoustic covers. Sometimes a group's selection of cover material, ...Read full review
Ended Up A Stranger
Released: 2002
Label: Innerstate Records
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For the past 17 years, Carla Torgerson, Chris Eckman from the Northwest corner of the United States, and a revolving cast of players have crafted albums of fine, independent gothic (as in Flannery O'Connor ...Read full review