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Jesse Winchester

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Jesse Winchester (1976)

Interview by John Tobler, Rock's Backpages, June 1976

The songwriter-in-exile talks about his religious background; his stay in Munich; getting his draft notice and moving to Montreal; meeting Robbie Robertson and signing to Ampex; being managed by Albert Grossman and joining Bearsville; his recorded output; favourite covers of his songs; being supported by Joan Baez, and still not being allowed back into the USA.

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Jesse Winchester: Learn To Love It

Review by Bud Scoppa, Rolling Stone, 10 October 1974

ON JESSE WINCHESTER'S first two albums, Jesse Winchester and Third Down, 110 To Go, the fine balance struck between conviction and melodiousness, simplicity and eloquence ...

Approximately 286 Reasons Why You Should Listen To Jesse Winchester

Overview by Giovanni Dadomo, ZigZag, December 1974

IF YOU'VE BEEN a reader of Zigzag for as long as I have, i.e., since very early on, you'll recall how at the start there ...

Jesse Winchester: Learn To Love It (Bearsville K55506) 30 min *****

Review by Giovanni Dadomo, Sounds, 13 March 1976

The holy rock 'n' roller ...

Jesse Winchester: Learn To Love It

Review by Max Bell, New Musical Express, 15 May 1976

THIS IS BOTH Jesse Winchester's third album and his third good album. ...

Jesse Winchester: Winchester '76

Interview by Rob Partridge, Melody Maker, 29 May 1976

JESSE WINCHESTER is diffident, reluctant to elaborate on the bare essentials of his biography. He was born in Louisiana, brought up in Memphis, studied in ...

Jesse Winchester

Profile and Interview by John Tobler, New Musical Express, 5 June 1976

CERTAIN QUALITIES seem to be needed for a musician to become a hero to the man in the street who buys a lot of records ...

Jesse Winchester: Exile on Main Street

Profile and Interview by Giovanni Dadomo, Sounds, 5 June 1976

Giovanni Dadomo releases his frustrations to tell you all about Jesse Winchester ...

Jesse Winchester: The Only Fools On The Road Tonight Are The Fools On The Midnight Bus

Interview by Andy Childs, ZigZag, November 1976

"THE NEXT NUMBER is by a songwriter who we really like... his name's Jesse Winchester". (A liberal smattering of applause). "Great... you like him too!" ...

Jesse Winchester: Studio Six Concert, Montreal, Quebec

Live Review by John Swenson, Rolling Stone, 16 December 1976

THE ATMOSPHERE AT the small Montreal studio was so much like a living room's that it was hard to believe it was anything more than ...

Winchester '77: Jesse Trades His Burden For A Breeze

Interview by Fred Schruers, Crawdaddy!, July 1977

MONTREAL— Hands jammed into his back pockets, Jesse Winchester stands at the window staring holes through the spring snowstorm. Birch logs spit and crack reassuringly ...

The quiet and low-key Jesse Winchester

Interview by Jim Sullivan, The Boston Globe, 12 July 1982

THE SPOTLIGHT of the news media shone brightest on Jesse Winchester in 1977. Jesse Winchester squirmed. ...

Jesse Winchester: Taking Another Shot

Profile and Interview by j. poet, San Francisco Chronicle, 21 January 2001

Eclectic singer-songwriter Jesse Winchester cuts his first new album in 11 years ...

Jesse Winchester: An Appreciation

Obituary by Geoffrey Himes, Paste, 14 April 2014

FOR 10 YEARS, from 1967 to 1977, Jesse Winchester couldn't set foot in the United States, the nation where he had lived until he was ...

Jesse Winchester: Seems Like Only Yesterday: Live in Montreal 1976

Sleeve notes by Gene Sculatti, Real Gone Music , February 2015

AMONG THE more effective pieces of ordnance most writers keep close at hand is a gift for understatement. Jesse Winchester's arsenal has always been well-stocked. ...


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