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The Cactus Blossoms On World Cafe

The Minneapolis brothers show off their tight country harmonies live in the studio.
Right from the first note, there is no denying sibling harmonies. As artists like the Louvin Brothers and the Everly Brothers have proven, something special can happen when brothers sing together. That happened with brothers Page Burkum and Jack Torrey of The Cactus Blossoms when they started harmonizing on old country tunes at the Turf Club in their hometown of Minneapolis. After they started writing their own songs, the crowds continued to expand. Roots-rock authenticist JD McPherson heard The Cactus Blossoms and was enlisted to produce You're Dreaming, the duo's first national release.