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Ben Caplan

Hometown: Halifax, Canada
Member(s): Ben Caplan (vocals, guitar, keys, banjo, melodica)

Relative to: Tom Waits, Frazey Ford
Genre: cabaret folk

For when you’re: cast ashore a grimy seaside port seeking a pub, a couple of pints, and some new drinking buddies

Release(s): In the Time of the Great Remembering
Highlight Track(s): Down to the River, Stranger, Conduit
Highlight Lyric: “I went down to the river flowing out unto the sea on my way to the ocean let the spirit swallow me.” from Leave Me Longing

Highlight Review: “Ben Caplan is to folklore what smoke is to bourbon. Perfectly coupled. His song writing is bold both in range and ferocity.”-  read more at Caravan Music

Website: www.bencaplan.ca
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YouTube: Stranger video via SXSW