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Jeffro Bodeen / Press

"silent is the sound of this trembling, crumbling ground.." you can't go wrong with a tune when you have lyrics as rich and poetic as this..just fantastic songwriting Jeffro..graceful and introspective, deep and spare.."so much love" and "gone is the day" are just mesmerizing and very beautiful in their minimalism. Knocked out by your skillz!!

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“Jeff, I'm listening to Ode to Brother...what a powerful song. Thank you for posting such beautiful music- you can rest assured that your music touches nearly everyone who takes the time to actually listen. - Dry Martinez”

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“These aren't songs. They're flowers grown from the heart. Beautiful! Cheers. Mal ~ Malcolm Ian Connell”

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“I'm utterly in love with your songwriting style; understated, sublime, heartfelt, you remind me of James Taylor at his very best :) Maybe we overproduce music these days; your guitar and vocal sound are so self sufficient, it's beautiful. ~ Robyn-Jane”

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“Ode to Brother Video. Wow..... I am brought to tears. What a beautiful tribute. Thank you so much for sharing this with others. My heart has been touched today. ~ Tracy Rigby”

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“Jeffro Bodeen plays and sings straight from the soul. Emotionally powerful, he writes with pure honesty. His melodies evoke memories for the listener, leaving one truly moved. ~ Bob Rylett”

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“Great stuff Jeffro, love the "ode to brother", Very touching, beautiful ~ EeVe Stever”

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“FREE AND EASY; very cool track Jeff, love it, I'll be back ~ Nico Minescu”

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“Ode to Brother..awesome song! ~ R. Pickett Bugg”

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“Love 'Before the Storm', you are so creative, much thought gone into you compositions. ~ My Mate Dave”

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“Muchas gracias por tu apoyo. Exceltentes cancines !!! Besos, Natalia ~ Natalia Palacios”

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“I love your sound, "So much Love" is absolutely a perfect song.... ~ Nanci Hobson”

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“Enjoyin' your songs Jeff !!! "Gone Is The Day" sweet vocals & harmony, cool track !!! Peace, LCB/jeffrey ~ Lost City Band”

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“Enjoyed your songs & writing. Reminds me of the old saying that still water runs deep. - Eric Mariano”

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“Your video "Ode To Brother" is very moving and a beautiful tribute - Towering Tunes”

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“Before the Storm is wonderfully written and performed! - R.L. Evans”

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“I love the free spirit and gentle tones in your music. - Joanna Melas”

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“Very well worded songs you have done. Free and Easy is a great title and has the perfect feel for the mood of this creation! - Heleana Maria”

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“Hey there Jeffro. Brilliant. Super smooth, wonderful guitars and very free flowing. Vocally you have the warmth of James Taylor. Stay awesome. - Greg Ashton Haze”

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"Gone is the Day" is really a beautiful tune ! Sad, but beautiful. Great dynamics! well done! - Jeffrey Whitman

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“Very nice traditional folk style on 'Bring Me Home', your voice is well suited to your songwriting style. Best to you Jeffro - The Pizza Kings”

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“I've enjoyed listening to your music and will be back again. You've got the voice, the fingers and write incredible music. ~ Chad Klink”

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“Beautiful, delicate, tender and honest music going on here. A true Americana folk artist. Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel probably have Jeff Johnson on their iPods. ~ Omnesia”

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“Jeffro...exceptional voice and stand alone style. "Bring Me Home". Heart-felt swirling with passion and great guitar - Vic Quinton”

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“Free and Easy!!! Very Cool Tune.. - MayanMaze”

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“Hi Jeffro, You live in a lovely town, and have a nice laid back style to match! So Much Love's melancholy is superbly delivered, simply. - Janice Kephart”

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"Gone Is The Day" cool track. - The Fabulous Del Counts

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“Free and easy is a lovely song Jeffro :) - Alexandra Jayne”

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“Hi, I like much "Before the Storm"! - Raffaella Piccirillo”

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“Jeffro, very nice, so much expression in your music. I really enjoyed listening I had to hear every song. - DeeJulia”

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“Jeffro, your music is so pure, honest & inspiring. So Much Love is gorgeous. - Mellany Witt”

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"Ode to brother" is powerful stuff. Love the spartan instrumentation and the voice is brilliant. I get sidetracked too often.. a guitar and a voice is often all a song needs. ~ Alasdair MacMillan

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“FREE AND EASY ,like the rest of your tracks, cuts cleanly and crisply through the genre clutter with a groove that slices directly to the heart with honest power. This is music with teeth, heart , soul and big brass balls - David Namerow”

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“Great fabulous tracks here, especially 'Gone Is The Day'!!!!! U will be always on my listening list. Much love and peace ~ Fefe of Identity”

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“so much love is so sweet and beautiful... best wishes to you <3 - Nelle Mabry”

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“Bring me Home, Gone is the Day..lovely songs-lyrics-melody -vocals. Jeff...It was a pleasure to listen to your sweet music. - Vincent Pablo”

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“SO MUCH LOVE - and so much talent. So cool to have been fanned by you - Jasmine Thompson”

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“Nice work, you have a cool laid back vibe "Free and easy" I dig it. - Mark Claytor”

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"Bring me Home" is beautiful - the lyrics are wonderful and they really come through in such an expressive way. ~ Leanne Felzien

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"So Much Love" is such a tender a song, a hearfelt plea to a lost love . . . I like the sound/style in "Ode to Brother" - reminds of Peter Gabriel a little. Really nice work :) Best regards, Vanessa ~ V Padla Gootee

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“Beautiful soul caressing music. Brilliant songwriting and wonderful style that is genuine and heartfelt. Wishing you all the best ~ Tracy Rigby”

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“Really good Jeffro! Love your style and deep well of expression. I'm a fan! ~ Roger Aldridge”

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“A man and a guitar making great music. Can't get more basic and can't get any better. You have a real talent for making tunes that make people want to listen. Keep making the music ~ Barbarian Wizard”

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“Beautiful songs, unique style, great singing voice, you have real talents jeffro! God Bless you & your great music. Best wishes from England. Rob. ~ Robert Steven Hunt”

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“Loving the guitar in the intro of Gone is the Day.. Your voice over that guitar is a beautiful thing, sounds like the perfect musical union.. Pleasure to be a fan ~ Jonathan Tambe”

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“'Bring me Home' is a wonderfully contemplative piece... Love your delivery...very personal! ~ Mirrored Shower”

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“Hey Jeffro, Listened to 5 of your songs and I have to say I love them all, but "Gone is the day" is my fav hands down! PERFECT song man! I love how the melancholic shadow covers the mood everyone can relate to. Great lyrics, deliverance and vocals! B.B. ~ Bob Berkey”

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“excellent work, great playing and songwriting, soulful voice delivery ~ Fernando Garcin”

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“Gone is the Day... Quite beautiful ... I think we could all leave the earth having heard this... ~ Andrew Austin”

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"so much love" a great melodious track.. so smooth! u got the perfect voice for the acoustic! keep up the good work :) ~ MBA (met by accident)

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" So Much Love " fantastic song. ~ The Fabulous Del Counts

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“Ode to Brother is sweet, sweet sound. Beautiful, man, don't stop. ~ Damn Hippies”

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“great sound, fresh and warm, I love So Much Love. ~ NALEDi”

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“Beautiful music! "So much love" is my favorite! I'm a fan!!! ~ Sahara Starr”

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“Enjoying your songs especially 'Bring Me Home', great !! Wishing you the best :) ~ Fiona MacMahon”

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“Bring me Home is so lovely...Soft guitar, soft words, loved it! ~ Melsi (I am a Lyricist)”

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“Your voice is haunting in a nice way. Very nice. ~ Cozy Blankets”

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“Just love it! "Shade of Blue" is many shades cool! Love it! Blessings from Jimmy! ~ Le Mystique”

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“So Much Love is incredible. ~ Rory Lewis Band”

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“Beautiful songwriting, emotional vocals and performances, enjoyed listening to your music ~ Kim Guthrie”

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“Loved your song, 'So Much Love" :-) ~ Dan Kellington ”

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“Great Vox on Bring Me Home, wonderful song!! ~ Ghosts of Dixie”

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“Very fine songwriting Jeff and you will be out there this Saturday evening on the showcase over on Facebook ~ Doug Dickens”

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“Really Mellow acoustic guitar playing and Vocals here. Nice arrangements as well. My picks: Shade Of Blue, Gone Is The Day and So Much Love. ~ Extreme Dream”

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“Shade of Blue is a heartwarming track. Down to earth comfy vocals and style ~ Di Lee”

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“touching songs, beautifully delivered ~ Abbe Anderson ”

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“you've got a nice, soothing voice and your music is melodic with thoughtful lyrics....so cool on a nice Saturday morning! ~ Akustik Maya”

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“Excellent, Jeffro! So Much Love is a beautiful song full of raw emotion. ~ Howard Lawrence”

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“Hey Jeffro... I really Njoy your Shade of Blue... great song! much luv from NB ~ Nevada Breeze, Queen of Hooks”

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“Awesome feelings in your songs. All the best from Barcelona. ~ Poets In Process”

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“stoppin' by to listen to a song or two,..playing Free and Easy and diggin' it. ~ Peyden Cash”

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“Really nice writing...love your voice. You sound like You...I like that. ~ JC & Laney”

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"Gone is the Day" Is a fantastic song man. all the best :) ~ Binary DNA

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“heartfelt music with lyrical substance.... maybe catch u in nashtown sometime.... i love going to ashville and black mountain... maybe catch u there sometime ~ Billy T. Scrapper”

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"So Much Love" is so beautiful! Thank you for making such good music. ~ Brandon Feichter

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“Hey Jeff,loving Listen to my Heart at the moment.Keep those great tunes coming mate. ~ Jumpin Jack Bateman”

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“Awesome Sound .....Awesome Song "Free and Easy" ~ Netty Mac”

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“That's the kind of music from the country that I adore - "Bring Me Home" Brother! ~ Dave Ruhland”

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“You've got a great voice, and I love your guitar playing. Great songs too! ~ Trebor Sor”

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“Before the Storm is terrific Jeffro. I'm really diggin' your beautiful sound. Wonderfully played and arranged. Frank Smith - Sills & Smith”

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“Really enjoyed Listen to My Heart!. Keep up the great work!.. Pickett ~ R. Pickett Bugg”

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“Nice tracks..i am going to be sure to share this with friends and family....God bless...Thanks Man ~ Holy Kiss”

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“Absolutely beautiful tunes! 'So Much Love' and 'Free And Easy' are my favorites. It's good to see this kind of music coming from my homestate of North Carolina, too! ~ Spencer Joyce”

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“JEFF THAT WAS ONE OF THE MOST HEART FELT SONGS IVE HEARD IN AWHILE!!! I JUST LOST MY BABY SISTER A FEW MONTHS BACK AND THAT BROUGHT BACK MEMORIES TO ME!!! THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR YOUR SONG ABOUT YOUR BROTHER!! THE PAIN WILL EASE BUT THE MEMORIES WILL ALWAYS BE THERE!!!! ~ This Side Down Band”

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“Wow .. love your So Much Love .. sound, voice .. All! Such a fine feel! ~ inleni”

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“So much love is my favourite, love the gentle feeling, you are so easy to listen to! ~ Venus 2 ”

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“Before The Storm there's often a lull... Portrayed so well here.... ~ Andrew Austin”

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“Great song-writing, vocals and acoustic work! Love "Gone is the day!" Great song! I really like the vocal harmonies! ~ The Space Age Soul Initiative”

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“Amazing music here. A well deserved #1 spot on the charts Jeff. ~ Delaney Simpson”

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“I'm captivated by Fatal Scream! There are no words. You've created a masterpiece, Jeff. Best wishes on your journey!! ~ Christy Chemical”

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“I'm loving 'Bring Me Home'. Brilliant song! ~ Standard Kast”

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“Really nice songs and very well written!! I loveeee "Free and Easy!" xo ~ April Story”

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"Gone is the Day", very sublime. You can hear all the experiences that underlie the track. ~ Second World

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“Real good songwriting skills Jeffro! Gone is the Day has a great eery ending! ~ Greg Leatherman”

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“Hey Jeffro. Love your songwriting and your voice is a treat to listen to. Great music, thanks. Take care, Mary ~ Mary Confurius”

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“Excellent guitar and vocals on Free and Easy! ~ Brummett and Lynn”

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“Songs of tender, sincere & poetic expression. ~ Markke”

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“Really great songs here. Enjoy the guitar and heartfelt lyrics. Best to you! ~ G William Boyd”

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“Listening to "Ode to Brother", touching song and well played. ~ Bernie Landry”

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“Love it, very honest writing and sound. ~ Andy Salvanos”

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“Wonderful music full of spirit. A rare talent it's an honor to meet you. Much respect! ~ Serundal”

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“your beautiful sounds & harmonies are soothing my mind...feel like i'm floating in the dream...thank you for the wonderful music :) - ABYSSABLAZE”

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“I absolutely love the song " So Much Love" I think you have a lot of talent!”

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“So Much Love...such a heartfelt song...great work Jeff! ~ Michael McGuane”

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“Hi Jeffro. Really nice tracks. "Bring Me Home" is one of my favs. - Wayne Westervelt”

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“I came to hear your music and I don't know what to say, but you're one of my favorites here on RN, I'm truly moved by your music and will be sharing here in NZ. Cheers! WB ~ Wade Braines”

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“G,day Jeff, Great to find you again and listen to your tunes. Loving Bring Me Home at the moment,great stuff. cheers Jack. - Jumpin Jack Bateman”

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“Tons of talent here! take a listen to " So Much Love "”

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“beautiful voice! love this - Chuss Laforet”

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"so much love" beautiful lyrics and performance, wishing you all the best. - Kim Guthrie

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“digging your tracks...listening to "So Much Love" Rock On! - Rundown Radio”

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“sounds like home ~ enjoying these life experiences ~ guitar , vocals and all around nice sound - pinksideofthemoon”

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“Loving Free and Easy. Best wishes :-) - Ellen Once Again”

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“AHHH CALM ,,,,,(BEFORE THE STORM )THAT THE GREATEST SOUND ! SERIOUSLY FANTASTIC LISTEN ,,THANK YOU ! - Suzanna Kay”

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“When I started listening to your playlist I was going to comment on how good Ode To Brother was... then I kept listening...and listening... and realized the whole playlist was awesome... Great work here :)”

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“Real good songwriting skills Jeffro! Gone is the Day has a great eery ending! ~ Greg Leatherman”

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“There's an awesome "1970's meets modern indie folk" sound to your voice--I love it!! Totally impressed, my favorite vocal performance I've heard on ReverbNation in a long time. ~ James River Station”

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“I fell in love with your music on Myspace and now that love continues here as well. So beautiful that you can push play all and be confident of pure listening pleasure on every track. Happy holidays Jeff and thank you for your gift of music and friendship. ~ Delaney Simpson”

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“Really enjoyed the listen ! Incredible voice! I'm a fan! ~ Michelle Kasajian”

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“Excellent song you have in "Bring Me Home" - you are inspirational”

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“Truly enjoying your beautiful guitar, engaging voice, and touching lyrics!”

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“Solid songwriting and great natural abilities! My personal favorite is "Bring Me Home", but others are very solid standalone songs:)”

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“I very much enjoyed listening to your songs this morning..especially loving "Kris Knew It" and "Leaving Kosovo"”

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“Free and Easy cool song nice feeling ~ Gringo Willy”

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“I really enjoyed Gone Is The Day, very cool nu-folk feel to it. All the best ~ Frankie O’Rourke”

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“wonderful story teller you are Jeffro - wonderful music here :-)”

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"Like James Taylor or Cat Stevens, Jeffro Bodeen writes melancholy songs full of observations about life and love. His reflective lyrics and restrained folk melodies draw the listener in to a warm, comforting space in a world that can often be stormy and difficult"

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“Great music, lots of soul in your voice... Mike of Wenzday Falls”

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“wonderful songs. beautiful guitar playing. perfect. i love your music.”

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“Hi Jeffro ..Wow great track Free and Easy! Good guitar & Vocals really enjoyed listening”

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“Superb songs Jeffro with great vocals ~ Ode to Brother really stood out!”

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"Jeffro is a fine example of a musician with an acoustic guitar that can make sweet music with the bare minimum" - SoundAid.org

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“The experiences of life give an ocean of inspiration for your compositions. You transmit the meaning of the lyrics on each song. Soulful artist. That’s what makes the difference in a real artist, and Jeffro is one of them. ~ Cesar Coronel”

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“Before the Storm is really cool. keep making this great music. ~ Gregory Grant”

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“Fantastic songwriting talent with superb emotional vocals ~ Ice Pulse”

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“Good honest music. I like your songs and performance! ~ Benjamin Russell”

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“Very nice work here Jeff. Ode to Brother is an excellent and beautiful tune, really well done ~ Cliff Gundersen”

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“your songs touch me brother! ~ Heartsong”

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“I'm really enjoying Ode To Brother at the moment. Loving the stripped back quality with the focus on your superb vocals and finger picking skills. Beautiful composition. ~ Andrew Marshall”

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“Love your guitar playing and your voice. Shade of blue is a great song ~ The Instrumentalist”

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“Jeffro, wow. Strong music brother! Cheers from across the state. Ray ~ Fame Nor Fortune”

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“Hi Jeff, beautiful and natural sounding songs you have!.....loving your vocals on these too. Very honest sounding. ~ Mark Alexander”

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“Very moving songs you have here! Your singing is just wonderful. ~ Rasmus Goth, The Vent”

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“All I have to say is WOW ! Absolutely WOW! ~ Suzanna Kay”

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“I'm loving 'Bring Me Home'. Brilliant song! ~ Standard Kast”

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“I love Bring Me Home! :) ~ Sam Hatmaker”

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“Back for another listen and enjoying "Ode To Brother" tonight! ~ Greg Blachman”

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"Gone Is the Day" -- moving and beautifully written ~ TIW Music

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" Bring Me Home " I love that song man ! Thanks for sharing you have a new fan! ~ Six String Woody

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“genuinely beautiful music. i immensely enjoy these songs. i will be back for more! ~ Lazarus Smile”

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“Beautifully written songs and very well performed. ~ Steven Jackson”

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“Love your songs, 'So Much Love' and 'Free and Easy' are both super amazingness, makes my soul fly :) ~ Andy D Jackson”

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“Gone is the day is lovely. Beautiful lyrics ~ Maureen Russell”

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“Wonderful Music! Pure talent. Cheers ~ Elmer Pastorious”

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“Amazing music here. A well deserved #1 spot on the charts Jeff. ~ Delaney Simpson”

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“Great guitar and vocals. Love bring me home ~ Johnson Ramm”

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“Muchas gracias por tu apoyo. Exceltentes cancines !!! Besos, Natalia ~ Natalia Palacios”

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“FREE AND EASY; very cool track Jeff, love it, I'll be back ~ Nico Minescu”

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“Great music, lyrics and vocals!!! .....Before The Storm, real nice!!!! ~ The Fores”

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“Songs of tender, sincere & poetic expression. ~ Markke”

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“Nice vocals on "Shade of Blue". ~ MaryAnn”

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“Wonderful music full of spirit. A rare talent, it's an honor to meet you. Much respect! ~ Serundal”

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“Love 'Before the Storm', you are so creative, much thought gone into you compositions. ~ My Mate Dave”

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“Beautiful soul caressing music. Brilliant songwriting and wonderful style, genuine and heartfelt. Wishing you all the best ~ Tracy Rigby”

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“Awesome songs and guitar playing here, Jeffro and an awesome voice! I like it very much. Congrats! ~ Karlheinz Fey”

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“Ode to Brother..awesome song! ~ R. Pickett Bugg”

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“I like your voice. Reminds me a lot of John Prine. Nice harmonies on "So much Love!" ~ Naren”

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“Very nice work Jeff!! Very nice, clean guitar/vocals and I especially like "Bring Me Home" ~ Randy Barb”

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“It is a joy to be able to stop by your page, enjoy your music and let you know that you have my full support! Cheers!!! -JMS ~ Judith M. Snow”

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“Great stuff Jeffro, love the "ode to brother", Very touching, beautiful ~ EeVe Stever”

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“Love it, very honest writing and sound. ~ Andy Salvanos”

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“Really great songs here. Enjoy the guitar and heartfelt lyrics. Best to you! ~ G William Boyd”

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“Listening to "Ode to Brother", touching song and well played. ~ Bernie Landry”

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“Excellent guitar and vocals on Free and Easy! ~ Brummett and Lynn”

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"Gone is the Day", very sublime. You can hear all the experiences that underlie the track. ~ Second World

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“Hey Jeffro. Love your songwriting and your voice is a treat to listen to. Great music, thanks. ~ Mary Confurius”

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“Really nice songs and very well written!! I loveeee "Free and Easy!" xo ~ April Story”

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