Jake Blount - Songlines Music Awards 2021 Nominee | Songlines

Americas

Jake Blount
Spider Tales (Free Dirt Records)

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After growing up in Virginia playing guitar in metal bands, Blount found his voice singing indigenous Appalachian songs and playing the banjo music of black slaves. Black and queer, Blount weaves themes of discrimination, inequality and retribution into his intense interpretation of traditional material to create a new and vital form of black Americana.

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