Jolie Holland: New Music from Days Past

Songs from Jolie Holland

Listen: Old Fashioned Morphine

Listen: Mad Tom of Bedlam

Listen: Alley Flowers

Listen: 'Untitled' performed live by Holland, written by Stefan Jecusco

With the haunting, intimate sound of a wizened blues singer, Jolie Holland's voice seems to come from another age. At 29, the singer often draws comparisons to legends like Billie Holiday and Bessie Smith, but Holland's music –- a mix of front-porch folk and jazz — is distinctly her own.

Singer Jolie Holland

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Following the release of her CDs Catalpa and Escondida, the Texas-born musician spent the last year touring North America and Europe. She talks about her music and performs some new songs.

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Escondida

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2004

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