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CD REVIEW: Jamison Priest - "We Called Ourselves Poets"
By Stacey Board - 04/19/2005 - 09:14 PM EDT

Artist: Band: Jamison Priest
CD Review: With a slight Emmylou type lilt, Jenni Jamisonís voice is like a watercolor painting. Ed Priest sings some of the songs in his steady gentle tenor and Jamisonís harmonizing. Together they do a lovely job of singing the 16 folk tunes contained on their CD.

Ten of the songs have either Jamison or partner Ed Priest as primary or co-writer. They also include some covers including something akin to a hymn and a Woody Guthrie cover. The CDís sound overall is seamless.

This is traditional folk singer/songwriting. Each song is a story told. They do a fine job of assembling songs that are sweet and simple without ever being too precious or preachy. The vocals and lyrics are appropriately the centerpiece of their sound.

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