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Bow Thayer

Bow Thayer
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Bow Thayer made a name for himself in Boston with 7 League Boots, a rock / reggae band. 15 years ago he decided to leave the city for the Green Mountains of Vermont. It was there that he explored the Delta blues playing slide guitar for the original Elbow and began a relationship with the banjo — both in the bluegrass group The Benders, and on his own — that continues to this day. His music is always evolving — from luscious backwoods folk rock to the sonic exploration of his 2015 album of all original material, Sundowser, that was co-produced and engineered by three-time Grammy winner Justin Guip (Levon Helm) and crafted on an instrument Bow created--the Bojotar--in a studio he built himself.
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Releases on file (16)
Choirs of Aether — #1 Choirs of Aether — #1
(Bandcamp no#, 2020, DL)
Choirs of Aether — #2 Choirs of Aether — #2
(Bandcamp no#, 2020, DL)
Choirs of Aether — #3 Choirs of Aether — #3
(Bandcamp no#, 2020, DL)
Choirs of Aether — #4 Choirs of Aether — #4
(Bandcamp no#, 2020, DL)
Bow Thayer — All That It Brings Bow Thayer — All That It Brings
(Bandcamp no#, 2020, DL)
Bow Thayer — A Better Version of the Truth Bow Thayer — A Better Version of the Truth
(Bandcamp no#, 2018, DL)
Choirs of Aether — The Music of Sun Ra (Live at No Town) Choirs of Aether — The Music of Sun Ra (Live at No Town)
(Bandcamp no#, 2018, DL)
Bow Thayer — The Source and the Servant - A Tribute to Dock Boggs & Mississippi Fred McDowell Bow Thayer — The Source and the Servant - A Tribute to Dock Boggs & Mississippi Fred McDowell
((Not on label) no#, 2017, CD)
Bow Thayer — Sundowser Bow Thayer — Sundowser
((Not on label) no#, 2015, CD)
Bow Thayer and Perfect Trainwreck — Eden Bow Thayer and Perfect Trainwreck — Eden
((Not on label) no#, 2013, CD)
Bow Thayer & Perfect Trainwreck — Bottom of the Sky Bow Thayer & Perfect Trainwreck — Bottom of the Sky
((Not on label) no#, 2010, CD)
Bow Thayer — Shooting Arrows at the Moon Bow Thayer — Shooting Arrows at the Moon
(Thunder Ridge Records no#, 2009, CD)
Bow Thayer and Perfect Trainwreck — Bow Thayer and Perfect Trainwreck Bow Thayer and Perfect Trainwreck — Bow Thayer and Perfect Trainwreck
((Not on label) no#, 2008, CD)
Bow Thayer — Maintenance for Mood Swings Bow Thayer — Maintenance for Mood Swings
(Crooked Root CR-1002-2, 2006, CD)
Bow Thayer featuring Levon Helm — Spend It All Bow Thayer featuring Levon Helm — Spend It All
(Crooked Root CR-1003-2, 2006, CD)
Bow Thayer & the Euphorians — Somewhereville Bow Thayer & the Euphorians — Somewhereville
((Not on label) no#, 2001, CD)

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