Serious Sam Barrett

Serious Sam Barrett

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An accomplished skateboarder who founded a punk-style D.I.Y. label to document his local folk scene, "Serious" Sam Barrett combined American Delta blues and country with English traditional music in a direct, heartfelt fashion. Born and raised in the tiny village of Addingham in the Yorkshire Dales, Barrett was son to a folksinger father and a mother who loved Dylan, Guthrie, and Lead Belly. He became enamored of his parents' record collection while young and learned to play the... Read more

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