Mandolinist, singer, songwriter, and composer Chris Thile is a busy man. Here is a list of only some of his more popular projects:
- Punch Brothers (mandolinist, singer, songwriter, composer)
- Nickel Creek (mandolinist, singer, songwriter, composer)
- The Goat Rodeo Sessions: Stuart Duncan, Yo Yo Ma, and Edgar Meyer (mandolinist, singer, songwriter, composer)
- Host of “Live from Here” (formerly the famous and famously boring “Prairie Home Companion”)
- MacArthur Fellow
and so many other projects.
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I swear I’ve never used this many fried chicken analogies in my life.
EDIT: Oops…I rambled again, but I promise I talk about music towards the end. The full Raw Yee-Haw playlist featuring more songs is available here.
Being born and raised in the Southern U.S. (for simplicity’s sake, Texas is included in this post; although, I do agree Texas is “its own thing” that I cannot begin to cover in one post; y’all sit tight for that) comes with an interesting set of characteristics. You can leave them, but they never truly leave you. A gremlin. While largely undetectable (when sober and calm) to Midwestern ears, my gremlin shows itself in my pin-pen merger.
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