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Todd Burges in Concert On Mountain Stage - 04/09/09

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Todd Burge On Mountain Stage

Todd Burge On Mountain Stage

Todd Burges in Concert On Mountain Stage - 04/09/09

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Set List

  • "What Do You Think of Me"
  • "Another Sunny Sunday"
  • "I Believe This, I Believe"
  • "Telephone Girl"

Burge is often called "The Dean of West Virginia Songwriters," and with good reason. Burge has appeared six times on Mountain Stage since 1991, and has released seven albums. Like many of the Mountain Stage artists this week, this performance is from the show's 25th-anniversary celebration.

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Todd Burge.

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During this performance, Burge plays songs from his most recent album, My Lost and Found, which was produced by fellow West Virginian and roots-music guru Tim O'Brien. Burge concludes the set with "Telephone Girl," which he recorded for Always Lift Him Up: A Tribute to Blind Alfred Reed in 2008. Reed, a songwriter in the 1920s, recorded at the famous Bristol Sessions, and his songs have been covered by The New Lost City Ramblers and Ry Cooder, among many others.

This feature originally ran Apr. 9, 2009.

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