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Leon Redbone

Primary Instrument: Guitar, acoustic

Born: August 26, 1949    

Leon Redbone

Leon Redbone is a noted American guitarist and singer, known for his stylized performances of early jazz and blues songs.

Redbone usually performs old and often largely unknown songs from vaudeville and minstrel shows of the 1910s and '20s. He sings with a full, expressive baritone, often mumbling incoherently or yodelling. His guitar technique is excellent, with a quick, jaunty bounce.

Early Career

Leon Redbone first became known as a performer in the early 1970s in the Toronto area, playing in clubs, and hanging around the university. After meeting Bob Dylan at the Mariposa Folk Festival, Dylan became impressed with Redbone's talent and mentioned him in an interview with Rolling Stone magazine. Redbone himself was profiled in Rolling Stone before ever releasing an album....
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  • Flying By

    Timewarp Music
    2014
  • Live - October 26, 1992 The Olympia Theater Paris, France

    Timewarp Music
    2005
  • Any Time

    Timewarp Music
    2001
  • Love Letters In The Sand

    Timewarp Music
    1994
  • Sugar

    Timewarp Music
    1990
  • Frosty The Snowman

    Timewarp Music
    1989
  • Christmas Island

    Timewarp Music
    1988
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