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Rob Roper

Denver, CO Singer Songwriter / Rock / Folk

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Sounds Like: Jakob Dylan, Elvis Costello, John Prine, Jules Shear, Lloyd Cole

Bio: Born in Jackson, Mississippi, Roper started learning guitar at age 12. The family moved to Dallas, Texas where he spent his teenage years. After college in Houston, he left for Arizona and lived there for many years, playing music with various bands and songwriters. He moved to Denver in 2000, w... See Full Bio

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"On his last effort, 2011's Misfit, Rob Roper more than proved that he had sharp songwriting skills and a knack for penning some pretty damn witty lyrics. There's more of that on the new The Other Side of Nowhere, but musically, this release is more of a stripped-down affair with primarily acoustic instruments, a setting that works quite well with Roper's writing, bringing his lyrics more to the forefront. Roper says he originally intended to make a duo album with violinist Paul Ermisch, with whom he's been performing as a two-piece for the past few years, but during the recording process, more players were brought in, including percussionist Daren Hahn. While Misfit might rock a bit more, The Other Side of Nowhere is equally engaging and potent."
—  Jon Solomon, The Westword
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  • The Blue Mountain Project (Artist) The Blue Mountain Pr...
    Enjoyed listening, keep on groovin!!! Greetings from Bavaria. Best wishes :)
  • The Trubelos (Artist) The Trubelos
    This is some of the best music I've heard in a looong time! Excellent work! Best wishes; - Sandy & The Trubelos
  • Victoria Woodworth (Artist) Victoria Woodworth
    Falling into Heaven is ONE OF THE COOLEST SONGS I HAVE EVER HEARD IN MY LIFE. i am not lying. you're so rockin!!! :)
  • Jenn Cleary (Artist) Jenn Cleary
    Fans-Be sure to watch this video. It's very well done!
  • Jenn Cleary (Artist) Jenn Cleary
    Hey Rob- Nice job on your lastest work. Here is a review for your listeners: I hear the sounds of Neil Young, Elton John and Jackson Brown but I also hear the unique sound...
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2012 EP The Other Si...

2012 EP The Other Side of Nowhere
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