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Review: Chris Smither, Hundred Dollar Valentine

Chris Smither Hundred Dollar Valentine [Signature Sounds (2012)] Before rock music found a way to make listeners sad in novel ways, there was country and the blues. Chris Smither has been making quietly successful, powerful songs to make you wistful since 1970. Morrissey and countless Emo bands could learn a thing or two by listening to Smither’s entire […]

Show review and interview: Chris Smither at Baldwin’s Station in Sykesville, MD

Chris Smither Baldwin’s Station, Sykesville, MD September 23, 2010 Chris Smither has been playing for 40 years, and you can certainly tell. He’s experienced. He’s polished. He’s got that old-time country glamor. He’s got an easy way with the crowd and knows how to read his audience. It’s also apparent that the man has picked […]