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The Pines’ Sparrows in the Bell

Maybe you’ve heard of Bo Ramsey, but if you haven’t, you’d better tune into the music that his equally capable, guitar-strumming, songwriting son Benson is making with his friend David Huckfelt. The Iowa duo’s rootsy debut is a subdued romp through the new Americana, a genre in which overcast skies, dead trees, and the slowly unraveling despair of life equate to understated beauty and sonic solace

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