James Curley

US Chicago, IL Singer Songwriter / Americana / Folk

50% of sales go to the charity Oxfam America.

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Sounds Like: John Prine, Jackson Browne, Richard Thompson - RT, Bruce Cockburn, Steve Earle

Label: Sidewalking Crab Records

Manager: Self

Bio: "The Best Damn Songwriter You Never Heard."
James Curley began writing songs in the mid 1970s in his native Philadelphia, influenced mainly by trips to the Philadelphia Folk Festival and to local clubs like The Main Point, Grendel's Lair and others. He appeared as a solo songwriter back then, ope... See Full Bio

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Cold Month, James on Fire!
Feb 10, 2014
Greetings, fellow earthlings and members of the Folk/Americana clan... I've bee... [more]
CD Update....July 4th 2011
Jul 4, 2011
Let me acknowledge upfront that it's been months since I last sent you all an up... [more]
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Twitter_icon_for_status: Throwback Thursday - my brother Mike and I in the backyard of our Wilder Street house in South Philly circa 1973.... http://t.co/GCmtvLnJBa


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    Jun 15

    Berwyn, IL, US | 7:00pm

    Berwyn, IL, US
    Sun Jun 15 7:00pm


    Debut Show for James Curley & The Next Little Thing, featuring Melanie Budd, BEn Lansing, George Callobre and Ross Rutherford. Opening act TBD.

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  • Hank Grant (Artist) Hank Grant
    Sounding Great , Enjoyed Your Music
  • Chase Reagan Rogers (Artist) Chase Reagan Rogers
    sounding Great
  • Billy G. Benson Band (Artist) Billy G. Benson Band
    great job being #1 on the singer song writer/americana/folk rock..? chart
  • Patrick Spiroff (Artist) Patrick Spiroff
    Ordinary Day, the O'Henry of folk ballads. Well done.
  • Steve Kraemer (Artist) Steve Kraemer
    Great songs and beautiful arrangements! You are a great storyteller! Your music is a true joy to listen to!
  • Smith III (Artist) Smith III
    Nice work! I came by to show you some love and support, you can return the favor by stopping by out page. Put A Stamp On it!
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