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Curtis Eller on American Songwriter!

Posted by curtiseller on Thursday, August 28, 2008

American Songwriter Magazine was kind enough to feature me in a profile/interview on their website this week! I was interviewed by Mr. Joey Hood, who had this to say:

"On his third full-length release, "Wirewalkers and Assassins", New York-based folk singer Curtis Eller finds the middle ground between silent film "The General" and a banjo-packin’ Jello Biafra. In person, Eller is a gawky 37-year-old man with a bushy moustache and spit-polished loafers. Eller’s songs are an American History 101 course in waking life. He melds well-crafted uptempo barn stompers such as lead single, “John Wilkes Booth (Don't Make Us Beg),” which boasts sharpnel-pointed undertone jabs at Dubya. Currently on tour in Europe, Eller sat down for a chat with American Songwriter..."

You can read the whole interview online here

I think it came out alright even though they edited out the story I told about the 1919 molasses factory explosion in Boston. I guess they didn't want to get the molasses industry lobbyists riled up. I hope you like it anyway. You can stop by my press page for all the latest CD reviews. See ya soon!
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1 comment on “Curtis Eller on American Songwriter!”

Unplugged Says:
Thursday, August 28, 2008 @2:05:33 PM

Why it's all just outrageous ....... which is mostly the point, eh? Congrats on one more step up the visibility rung. Hope it puts more wind at your back. Best of good audiences to you.

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