Sam Amidon Albums
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Recent Sam Amidon News:
First Watch: Sam Amidon, 'As I Roved Out' - Wed, 15 May 2013
In an absorbing and comical new video, Vermont folksinger Sam Amidon finds himself in some strange woods inhabited by the creatures of his own imagination - including a knobby, human-like tree and a bearded siren.
Sam Amidon: Reshaping An American Folk Tradition - Thu, 16 May 2013
Shape-note singing is a communal form of music that began in New England 200 years ago, mostly from townsfolk without any musical training. Sam Amidon says the melodies of shape-note hymns are some of the "deepest-seated for me."
See Sam Amidon Wield a Possessed Banjo in 'As I Roved Out' - Fri, 17 May 2013
Sam Amidon puts his unique touch on the old Irish folk song "As I Roved Out" on his brand new album Bright Sunny South , but he reinvents it even further for the video above. Directed by John Hardwick (Blur, Arctic Monkeys, Dido), the clip begins with our host standing in the woods, reading from a piece of paper: "This song is about how you might be out on a cold winter's night ...
Music from our Album of the Week: Sam Amidon - Wed, 22 May 2013
A track from our album of the week, Bright Sunny South by Sam Amidon. This track is called 'My Old Friend.'
An Evening With Nico Muhly, 'Two Boys' And Other Works - Thu, 09 May 2013
Watch an intimate concert inspired by Muhly's exciting, intrigue-filled opera Two Boys , commissioned by the Metropolitan Opera. Muhly is joined by close friends including singers Sam Amidon, Paul Appleby and Jennifer Zetlan, violist Nadia Sirota and violinists Angela and Jennifer Chun.
Related Information for Sam Amidon:
» Sam Amidon (real name Samuel Tear) was born in Brattleboro, Vermont, on June 3, 1981. His parents are Peter Amidon and Mary Alice Amidon, both well established folk musicians. Sam is a member of the Icelandic music collective/record label Bedroom Community.Folk music runs freely throughout the New England heartland of Vermont, and the Amidon family are a strong lifeline in that movement’s heritage. Both Sam’s parents, Peter and Mary are performers and teachers of music.
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