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    Marc Cohn

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    July 10, 2011


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    Marc Cohn

    Marc Cohn, the Grammy Award winning guitar and piano-playing balladeer best known for the adult-contemporary standard “Walking in Memphis,” combines the precision of a brilliant tunesmith with the passion of a great soul man. He's a natural storyteller, balancing the exuberant with the poignant, and able to distill universal truth out of his often romantic, drawn-from-life tales. He similarly finds the emotional essence in the...

    Marc Cohn, the Grammy Award winning guitar and piano-playing balladeer best known for the adult-contemporary standard “Walking in Memphis,” combines the precision of a brilliant tunesmith with the passion of a great soul man. He's a natural storyteller, balancing the exuberant with the poignant, and able to distill universal truth out of his often romantic, drawn-from-life tales. He similarly finds the emotional essence in the vintage songs on his latest release, "Listening Booth: 1970", even as he brilliantly reshapes his source material. On it this gravel-road-voiced singer remakes and rearranges songs familiar to anyone who was glued to AM or FM radio that year: “Wild World,” “The Tears of a Clown,” “New Speedway Boogie,” “Into the Mystic,” “The Letter” and “Maybe I’m Amazed” among them. Cohn's own career took off at the turn of another decade, in 1990, with the recording of his critically acclaimed, self-titled debut disc, which yielded such classics in their own right as "Walking In Memphis," "Silver Thunderbird," and the lovely "True Companion."

    The Bull Run is a full service, farm-to-table restaurant and concert venue located 30 miles from Boston and minutes from Rt. 495.


    The Bull Run Restaurant

    215 Great Road
    Shirley, MA 01464

    Full map and directions

    Admission Info:

    $45 advance; $50 day of show.


    General Day and Time Info:

    Doors open at 6pm for dinner and seating. Show begins at 8pm.


    phone: 978-425-4311


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