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shawn colvin

Summary: Born: Jan 10, 1956 in Vermillion, SD Genre: Rock Styles: Adult Alternative Pop/Rock, Contemporary Folk, Contemporary Singer/SongwriterB Biography Shawn Colvin is one of the leading lights of the so-called ", new folk movement", that began in the late '80s. Although she grew out of the somewhat limited ", woman with a guitar", school, she kept the form fresh with a diverse approach, avoiding the genre's clich├ęd sentiments and all-too-often formulaic arrangements in favor of a more personal, pop-influenced style.

Filed under: female vocalists, folk, pop, rock, singer-songwriter

Similar Artists: Jonatha Brooke, Indigo Girls, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Patty Griffin, Catie Curtis

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