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Shawn Colvin

Three-time Grammy award-winning singer-songwriter Shawn Colvin is a contemporary folk legend. Colvin started playing guitar at age ten and cut her teeth in the folk circuits of Illinois and San Francisco before moving on to the Fast Folk cooperative of Greenwich Village in New York City.

Throughout her career Colvin has appeared in off-Broadway shows and episodes of television shows such as The Simpsons and Treme.

Colvin just released a memoir, “Diamond in the Rough,” along with a companion album. The album, All Fall Down, is her first release in six years and features guest appearances by Emmylou Harris, Alison Krauss, Jakob Dylan and Bill Frisell. All Fall Down showcases Colvin’s musical range and thoughtful songwriting and is about “loss and redemption.” In support of her latest release, Colvin recently played World Café Live for a WXPN sponsored show and recorded this session with Michaela Majoun, host of World Cafe.

Recent Release: All Fall Down
Release Date: 2012
Label: Nonesuch

ALL FALL DOWN                                                              
Shawn Colvin  / I DON'T KNOW YOU  / All Fall Down