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Label: Bill Claxton
Manager: Bill Claxton/Pat Turner
Bio: Claxton Welch is a folk/rock band comprised of Bill Claxton, Paul Welch, Ricky Turner and Crutch Williams. While they do some covers of rock, blues and folk/rock, they primarily play original music composed by Bill Claxton. Bill plays acoustic, electric rhythm guitar & harmonica. Paul plays aco...See Full Bio
“At a recent gig at Opening Bell Coffee at Southside on Lamar (Dallas, TX) the duo also brought along three young drummers - Job Henry, Pierre Niyo and David Nizeyamana, all immigrants from Burundi, Africa. It's a new sound Claxton Welch Band is exploring, with shades of the thundering percussion of Paul Simon's Graceland. "There's a lot to like on Close to the Bone. As a singer, Claxton's high, reedy voice is Bob Dylan with better diction. His lyrics are smart and speak to listeners who might have a few years on them and some heartache to show for it.”