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Pieta Brown performs live for Folk Alley.
January 14, 2015 The singer performs "Letter In Hand," which she describes as a freedom song.
"You guys know that road," Pieta Brown told a crowd in Des Moines earlier this month, describing how a row of Missouri warehouses selling fireworks inspired her song "I Don't Mind."
December 27, 2014 As a child, Brown had to connect with her folk singer dad, Greg Brown, from a distance. Now, as adults and peers, their musical lives are intertwined.
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Pieta Brown performed on Mountain Stage.
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February 24, 2011 Born and raised in Iowa, the singer-songwriter got her initial schooling in rural folk music from her father, Greg Brown. She's been building her own identity since her 2002 self-titled debut. Here, she performs songs from her most recent recordings.
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September 21, 2007 Jazz singer and trumpeter Louis Prima; A live recording from Miles Davis from 1963; Legendary saxophonist John Coltrane; Moody, ethereal singer Pieta Brown; A rich world of sound from Joe Henry.
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January 10, 2006 The daughter of legendary folk songwriter Greg Brown is a gifted musician in her own right, as she has proved on her self-titled debut, which drew comparisons to the Carter Family and Tom Waits.
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July 1, 2002 A gorgeous CD from the great unknown, Hem; debut music from singer/poet Pieta Brown; minimalist rockers The White Stripes; a look back at the Talking Heads; Hungarian folk on accordion from Daniel Barksi; a Bach cello suite on ukulele from John King; new pop from 'emo' pioneers Promise Ring.
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