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Friday, January 25, 2013

Grammy Nomination For John Fullbright

Musician John Fullbright at Here & Now studios at WBUR in Boston. (Jesse Costa/Here & Now)

Musician John Fullbright at Here & Now studios at WBUR in Boston. (Jesse Costa/Here & Now)

Oklahoma singer-songwriter John Fullbright, 24, just picked up a Grammy nomination for Best Americana Album for his CD “From the Ground Up.”

Critics have compared him to Randy Newman, Townes Van Zandt and Leon Russell, for his blend of folk blues, gospel and Americana rock.

Musician Jimmy Webb says of his fellow Oklahoman: “I have no doubt that in a very short time John Fullbright will be a household name in American music.”

We revisit a conversation we had with Fullbright when he visited our studios last May.

Fullbright performs ‘Forgotten Flowers’ in the Here & Now studios:

This interview originally aired on May 17, 2012.

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  • Hockeymanvt

    John is the best new singer out there! Good luck.

  • Susanleewyatt

    Real talent; thanks for having this young man as your guest!

  • Rae

    I saw his in person at a house concert. glad for the opportunity before he got too famous

  • Deedee_lib

    An amazing talent– I’ve seen him at a very small venue and recently a much larger one in Austin– he blew away both audiences!

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