Jason Isbell prolific song writer

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  1. surf green

    surf green Squier-holic

    Jul 15, 2014
    I think Jason Isbell is one of the most prolific song writers of today. An underdog to the likes of Chris Stapleton, John Melloncamp, and Neil Young, Isbell's talent as a writer and performer runs amongst the best. Here's a couple live w/his 400 Unit Band.

    Last edited: Apr 11, 2019
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  2. snivlem

    snivlem Squier-holic

    Jan 25, 2018
    I'm an original Heathen, Drive By Truckers megafan, and the three albums they did when he was with them was their peak IMO. Love him.
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  3. Lonn

    Lonn Squier-holic

    Dec 19, 2009
    Carmel IN
    There’s an entire concert by him on YouTube at the Boston house of blues. It is 100% kick ass from beginning to end, highly recommended.
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  4. vinbur

    vinbur Squier-Nut

    Sep 30, 2017
    Jason flew under my radar until i saw a rerun of Austin City Limits a couple of yrs. ago. I have always loved the "grittier" singer songwriters. John Prine and Billie Joe Shaver are my favorite old school guys. Jasons songwriting and performances are up there with the best. I still watch his version of Cover Me Up from ACL probably at least once a week and get chills every time. There are some very talented young guys out there, but it seems to take some effort to find them. Tyler Childers comes to mind.
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  5. BorderRadio

    BorderRadio Squier-holic

    Oct 5, 2014
    Gilbert, AZ
    Drive-By Truckers and Jason are great, big fan.
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