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Hurray For The Riff Raff

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Biography

Hurray for the Riff Raff is Alynda lee Segarra, a 25 year old Puerto Rican from the Bronx. After leaving home at an early age to travel the country, she eventually settled in New Orleans where she began to perform and record with a revolving cast of musicians. She released two records (2008's It Don't Mean I Don't Love You and 2010's Young Blood Blues) mostly consisting of delicate folk and country songs. In 2011, the UK record label Loose Music (Felice Brothers, Dawes, Deer Tick), released Hurray for the Riff Raff, an album that collected the best songs from those records. The Times of London named Hurray for the Riff Raff one of the Top Ten Albums of 2011. Phil Alexander, the Editor-in-Chief of Mojo Magazine, raved that they “have immense potential and seductive power” and named them second best band at SXSW 2011.

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Top Songs

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  1.  
    Lyrics
    My heart is a blue ridge moutain
    And my head an overflowing fountain
    My heart is a blue ridge moutain
    But I never never knew, I never knew, never knew.
    Never never knew, never knew
    Blue Ridge Mountain  -  77,266 plays
  2.  
    Lyrics
    Said you gonna shoot me down,
    Put my body in my river.
    Shoot me down,
    Put my body in my river
    While the whole world sings,
    The Body Electric  -  56,599 plays
  3. I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry  -  28,001 plays
  4. Jealous Guy  -  32,749 plays
  5. Fine and Mellow  -  23,856 plays
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