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Live at the Mauch Chunk Opera House

Ordinarily, live albums exist because an act needs income-generating "product" — the cynical industry term — out there while he, she or it tries to figure out what his, her or its next "real," which is to say studio, album … Continued

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Live at the Mauch Chunk Opera House

Beautiful, in fact just about perfect. The review editor thought I’d picked up a Waylon Jennings CD. But the Jennys are a long way from twang. Classically trained Nicky Mehta, Ruth Moody and Heather Masse’s collaborations in Americana-cum-folk singing are … Continued

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Live at the Mauch Chunk Opera House

The Opera House is located in the oddly named borough of Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania and this fourteen song/eighteen track collection was recorded during the Jennys’ performance at the venue on Saturday 30th August 2008. A live album that features more … Continued

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Live at the Mauch Chunk Opera House

The three-part harmonies of Winnipeg’s Wailin’ Jennys should be considered some kind of national treasure. This has the feel of one of those charming NPR radio shows broadcast live from the fictional shores of Lake Wobegon. You expect Garrison Keillor … Continued

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Live at the Mauch Chunk Opera House

The Wailin’ Jennys are based out of Canada The Wailin’ Jennys are based out of Canada (except Heather Masse, the new vocalist from America, and whose Alto voice has complimented the band and allowed it to grow to where it … Continued

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Live at the Mauch Chunk Opera House

First class music The Jennys display their flair for popularizing traditional folk songs. Songs such as "Motherless Child" and "Bring Me L’il Water Silvy" sound fresh and exciting in their hands. Joined by new member Heather Masse and sideman Jeremy … Continued

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Wailin’ never sounded so good live

Blending is the key element for the Canadian folk/roots band The Wailin’ Jennys. If you aren’t already familiar with the group, up front they are Nicky Mehta, Ruth Moody and Heather Masse. Blending is the key element for the Canadian … Continued

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Live at the Mauch Chunk Opera House

I’m sure it’s a revered and wonderful building, but how does the name of an opera house end up with the word chunk in it? I’m sure it’s a revered and wonderful building, but how does the name of an … Continued

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Live at the Mauch Chunk Opera House

This disc offers an aural snapshot of the growth of the Winnipeg roots trio just before they went into hibernation at the end of last summer. This disc offers an aural snapshot of the growth of the Winnipeg roots trio … Continued

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Live at the Mauch Chunk Opera House

Sometimes to define a musical vision it can all come down to a live performance. For Canada’s roots/folk trio The Wailin’ Jennys, any doubt that they have what it takes to deliver a stunning concert set is forever erased with … Continued

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