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Stream Joan Shelley Over And Even

Joan Shelley’s new set of intimate, spellbinding folk songs Over And Even is so good that she’s already made it into our best songs of the week column twice — first, for the idyllic effervescence of “Stay On My Shore,” then a few weeks later with the album’s subtly cosmic title track. Shelley is accompanied […]

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Joan Shelley – “Over And Even”

Joan Shelley is a Kentucky singer/songwriter with a voice like burnished gold. “Stay On My Shore” was the debut single off Shelley’s latest album Over And Even, and today she’s released the title track. “Over And Even” kicks off with a fingerpicked patchwork of chords that lean toward bluegrass — that’d be Nathan Salsburg plucking […]

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Joan Shelley – “Stay On My Shore”

Joan Shelley has a voice that would loosen the most coiled and closed-off soul. There is an eerie innocence in her small, bright intonations, a dutiful belief in faithfulness that hasn’t yet been dashed away. Considering she has been writing songs since she was nine years old, perhaps she will never lose this quality. Over […]