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JD McPherson

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Concerts

JD McPherson performs at the 2013 Newport Folk Festival.

July 27, 2013 JD McPherson performs as part of the 2013 Newport Folk Festival

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JD McPherson.

July 10, 2013 The singer's attempt to re-create the sound of Chess Records is captured on Signs and Signifiers.

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JD McPherson puts on a fiery show at WXPN.

November 5, 2012 Hear the rockabilly star perform to a sold-out audience at World Cafe Live in Philadelphia.

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Studio Sessions

JD McPherson performs in Portland for opbmusic.org.

June 28, 2012 Watch the former schoolteacher perform a feisty blend of blues, rockabilly and rock 'n' roll.

Interviews & Profiles

"There is a certain heaviness that you can get from just the right groove," says JD McPherson. "Even if it's not a really fast groove."

May 18, 2012 A set of Buddy Holly recordings scratched an itch for McPherson, as a kid raised on a cattle ranch.

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January 1, 2013 Dye gets to witness firsthand the best music of each year. Here are his picks for 2012's finest.

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October 1, 2012 The blues-rock guitarist released his debut album after his "North Side Gal" became a viral hit.

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  • Album: Signs & Signifiers
  • Artist: JD McPherson
  • Label: Rounder
  • Released: 2012