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Abigail Washburn

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Biography

Abigail Washburn never set out to be a songwriter or a recording artist. Five years ago when she found herself on stage in a smoke-filled Beijing club playing her banjo and singing old-time Appalachian mountain music in Chinese to a packed house, she was as surprised as anyone. “A daring, definite talent, whose feel for the folk idiom results in moving material. Soulful is the word,” hailed the Wall Street Journal in 2005, during that same tour of China. “On stage, her voice resonated with the power of a seasoned performer and her poetic hill tunes sounded all the more evocative in Chinese.”

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Top Songs

Total plays on Last.fm over the last 6 months
  1. City Of Refuge  -  38,695 plays
  2.  
    Lyrics
    Lonely lake in Minnesota
    Dying tree in Ashtabula
    Rains came in yesterday
    Fleeting hearts are here to stay
    Sometimes I change my mind
    Sometimes  -  26,738 plays
  3. Bring Me My Queen  -  22,932 plays
  4. Chains  -  20,567 plays
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    Me and Dixie, we'd waste away
    Sleep through the night and all the next day
    Sleep through the sun, rain and moon
    Here, in this room
    Oh, rockabye, my Dixie child
    Rockabye Dixie  -  18,691 plays
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