Peter Bradley Adams On Mountain Stage

SET LIST

  • "One Foot Down"
  • "Keep Us"
  • "I'll Forget You"
  • "Under My Skin"
  • "Los Angeles"
  • "Skinny"*
  • * performed by Don Dixon and the Mountain Stage house band
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hide captionPeter Bradley Adams was once half of the duo Eastmountainsouth.

Brian Blauser

Originally from Alabama, singer-songwriter Peter Bradley Adams studied music throughout college and earned a masters degree in composition. He went on to Los Angeles, making music for films and television, but didn't fully embrace the songwriter within until pairing up with Kat Bode (formerly Maslich) to form the duo Eastmountainsouth. The pair developed distinctive harmonies with hushed, spacious acoustic songs, and was signed by Robbie Robertson to the Dreamworks label. Eastmountainsouth opened for Tracy Chapman and Lucinda Williams, and released one CD before being dropped by its record label.

Adams decided to move on as a solo artist, and he's now based in Nashville. Heard live on Mountain Stage, Adams performs alongside former Eastmountainsouth drummer Quinn, Claire Small on vocals and Lex Price (who produced Bradley's latest solo record, Leavetaking) on tenor guitar.

This set ends with special guest Don Dixon, who was added to the Mountain Stage lineup at the last minute when a guest had to cancel. He performs "Skinny" from his latest CD, The Nu-Look, released by Dixon, drummer Jim Brock and guitarist Jamie Hoover as Don Dixon and the Jump Rabbits.

This segment originally ran Sept. 30, 2008.

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