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Josh Ritter on the BPP

Idaho-born musician Josh Ritter joined us in the studio, guitar in hand. Ritter is launching a new album, The Historical Conquests of Josh Ritter, and a tour (dates here).

Bonus: Josh Ritter in Concert

In the past, Ritter has been compared to Bruce Springsteen, Leonard Cohen and Bob Dylan. Josh says he hasn't stopped growing — musically, that is. He describes his newest album, The Historical Conquests of Josh Ritter, as his "most adventurous yet." He played one of its songs, "To the Dogs or Whoever," for us (and you) right here at BPP HQ. Enjoy.

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Thanks to NPR, North Country, this Manhattanite-in-the-Adirondacks got to hear J.R.'s acoustic set live, then followed up an online listen to the D.C. concert and the BPP video. I vote for J.R. acoustic versions. You done right by tracking this rising star!

Sent by Kate Gleason, nyc | 2:38 PM | 10-15-2007