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Jay Farrar, Will Johnson, Anders Parker Needle, and Yim Yames make up New Multitudes.
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April 6, 2012 Formed in honor of Woody Guthrie, the folk supergroup (Jay Farrar, Will Johnson, Anders Parker and Jim James) performs songs arranged from Guthrie's unpublished lyrics and musings.
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February 27, 2012 The My Morning Jacket singer, with members of Son Volt, Centro-Matic and Varnaline, puts Guthrie's lyrics to music.
February 1, 2012 Hear the Texas band perform playful and dynamic, country-infused rock live in the studio.
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Will Johnson (second from right) with Centro-Matic. The band's new album is called Candidate Waltz.
June 24, 2011 The prolific leader of Centro-Matic and South San Gabriel says his most awkward musical moments, both when writing and performing, are often his most gratifying.
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March 30, 2006 One of the few bands to improve with every album, Centro-Matic makes room-filling country-pop that's been winning converts for more than a decade. In "Patience for the Ride," Will Johnson's gravelly, intimate voice sounds warm and inviting — a perfect complement to the fuzzy classic-rock guitars.
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