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Amos Lee: Newport Folk 2011

Amos Lee: Newport Folk 2011
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Philadelphia's Amos Lee has enjoyed a remarkable rise in recent years, completing the unlikely journey from "just another laid-back, likable, guitar-slinging singer-songwriter" to "best-selling touring warhorse." But Lee has done just that, joining the ranks of Jack Johnson among guys who've managed to break through the din of soul- and folk-inspired singers and really connect with gigantic swaths of the public. Lee's latest album is the hooky, honest and introspective Mission Bell, a record he's sure to mine for highlights when he plays the 2011 Newport Folk Festival in Newport, R.I.

Set List
  • "El Camino"
  • "Flower"
  • "Street Corner"
  • "Behind Me Now/Careless"
  • "Loose Tight"
  • "Truth"
  • "Low Down Life"
  • "The Wind"
  • "Jesus"
  • "Clear Blue Eyes"
  • "Windows Are Rolled Down"
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