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JD McPherson performs at the 2013 Newport Folk Festival.

Listen JD McPherson, Live In Concert

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


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Watch JD McPherson On Mountain Stage

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



Watch World Cafe: David Dye's 10 Favorite Songs Of 2012 WXPN

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

JD McPherson puts on a fiery show at WXPN.

Listen JD McPherson In Concert WXPN

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


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Read JD McPherson On World Cafe WXPN

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


JD McPherson performs in Portland for

Watch JD McPherson: From Little Kids To Little Richard OPB

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

"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."

Read JD McPherson: When A Punk Goes Vintage

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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