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The Ditty Bops Keep It Live

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The Ditty Bops Keep It Live

The Ditty Bops Keep It Live

The Ditty Bops Keep It Live

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Set List

Songs the Ditty Bops play from their CD:

  • "In the Meantime"
  • "Angel With an Attitude"
  • "Pale Yellow"
  • "Pack Rat"

The Ditty Bops' self-titled debut album features the sweet, toe-tapping melodies of Amanda Barrett and Abby DeWald. The duo has also attracted attention for their theatrical — even outrageous — live shows.

The Ditty Bops: Amanda Barrett, left, and Abby DeWald. Lori Conn hide caption

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Lori Conn

Based out of Los Angeles, the duo's performances are often highlighted by period costumes from the 1920s, along with puppet shows. As for the music, Barrett is responsible for vocals, mandolin and dulcimer, while DeWald concentrates on vocals and acoustic guitar.

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