Willy Porter - Cool Water

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I first saw Willy Porter in the mid-90's when he opened for Tori Amos. He did a one man opening act and I was so impressed I bought his CD in the lobby on my way out. Cool Water, off his debut album Dog Eared Dream, is a great track that shows his songwriting skills.

Porter was originally a viola player (you can hear lots of sting sections in his songs) who put down the bow and grabbed a pick after hearing Leo Kottke's album 6 & 12 String Guitar.


Anonymous | June 9, 2009 at 9:14 AM

The music reminds me of Dave Matthews Band, especially with the string flavoring...very cool!

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