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Malcolm Holcombe

Rank #9 US Swannanoa, NC Folk / Singer/Songwriter / Americana


Sounds Like: David Olney, Bob Dylan, Tom Waits

Bio: Born and raised in the Blue Ridge mountains of North Carolina, Malcolm Holcombe is being recognized by the contemporary U.S and European folk/americana community as a performer of national stature, and an uncommonly unique guitarist/vocalist about whom Rolling Stone Magazine says: "Haunted countr... See Full Bio

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CD release show in Nashville tonight (9/22), Douglas Corner, 9:00 PM. New CD available for purchase at the show.


“Malcolm Holcombe is like a myth. A backwoods character in a Southern Gothic novel with a voice filled with a grave-dirt rattle and telling tales of simpler, and harder, times. Times he knows about. Surviving brushes with Nasvhille Big Labels, addictions and demons – No less than Steve Earle once famously said of him “”Malcolm Holcombe is the best songwriter I ever threw out of my recording studio.” Strong praise from a man that knows a thing or two about demons... Malcolm Holcombe isn’t for everybody. But if you love music with heart and soul. Music that’s been somewhere and seen a thing or two, then he might be just the man for you. ”
— Baron Lane, Twang Nation
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Malcolm is working on songs for an upcoming winter 2011 CD release. More to come... [more]
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  • The Mighty Pharaohs (Artist) The Mighty Pharaohs
    Great Voice! Great Songs! It's great to discover a talented Singer/Songwriter like yourself. One of a kind! Brilliant!
  • Bonnie 'Blues Doll' McCallum (Artist) Bonnie 'Blues Doll' ...
    FANTASTIC! Love it, Love it, Love it.
    The mighty city sounds nice cool musical arrangement enjoyed listening
  • Sutton Aquarius (Artist) Sutton Aquarius
    Enjoying my Friday night listening to you. Have a wonderful weekend!
  • Trusten Williams (Artist) Trusten Williams
    Malcom, I've now collected 5 of your CD's. Getting constant play in my CD player. Hope to catch you again, it was a pleasure meeting you. Best live show I've seen and ...
  • Chastain Stone (Artist) Chastain Stone
    Keep rocking:)
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Q: Do you have a live performance DVD, or do you have plans for releasing one? I've seen you 4 times, and nothing beats your live music.
A: no, not yet. thanks for asking and for your support.

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