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  • n. A person who both sings and composes, especially if they perform their own compositions.


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  • The title "singer-songwriter" brings to mind a multitude of horrors: James Blunt cooing about beauty, James Morrison crooning about "something", Jack Johnson wooing ladies with banana pancakes.

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  • More interesting is her emergence amid a new wave of goth-pop stars - among them Canadian band Austra and her upcoming UK tourmate EMA, aka singer-songwriter Erika M Anderson.

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  • Cash is primarily known as a singer-songwriter; she performs her own songs, and not typically covers.

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  • He smiled, a cowboy hat lending the singer-songwriter a touch of the desperado.

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  • Heart on sleeve, Lissie is a female singer-songwriter, but with all kookiness removed.

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  • Under the circumstances, how will 31-year-old singer-songwriter Sarah Rumer Joyce cope, now the world knows she numbers not merely Burt Bacharach and Elton John but John Prescott among her fans?

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  • For a singer-songwriter, breaking up with instruments is hard to do.

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  • Neil Percival Young [1] OM (born November 12, 1945) is a Canadian singer-songwriter, musician and film director.

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  • Ms. Meyer also admired singer-songwriter Ingrid Michaelson.

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  • "It's really all about Kate," said Rufus Wainwright after wrapping "A Not So Silent Night" at Town Hall, a Christmas concert held in honor of his late mother, Canadian folk singer-songwriter Kate McGarrigle, with all proceeds benefiting the Kate McGarrigle Sarcoma Research Fund.

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