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Paul Thorn archive

Paul Thorn's new, all-covers album is called What the Hell Is  Goin' On?

Read Paul Thorn: Music From The Margins

May 9, 2012 – On a new covers album, the singer-songwriter champions what he calls "people of meager means."


Paul Thorn performed on Mountain Stage.

Listen Paul Thorn On Mountain Stage

May 24, 2010 – The former boxer performs songs from Pimps and Preachers in his sixth appearance on Mountain Stage.


Listen Paul Thorn Opens A Six-Pack In Church WXPN

July 1, 2008 – The onetime professional boxer turned singer-songwriter has an innate gift for storytelling. WXPN


Listen Walking in the Light

June 22, 2008 – Songwriter Paul Thorn believes religion and faith in God should come without fear and intimidation.


Listen Paul Thorn: Skydiver, Boxer, Rootsy Rocker

June 10, 2008 – As the son of a Pentecostal preacher, Thorn infuses his latest CD with elements of gospel music.


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