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Customer Reviews

Great Album

If you're a Josh Ritter fan this is the album to own. I loved Golden Age of Radio and didn't think that anything could compare. This album is right up there to me. Idaho, Best for the Best, Thin Blue Flame, Good Man, Girl In the War, etc., etc. Great album!

Some of Ritter's Best

Josh Ritter has some great tunes but this album is still my favorite. Girl in the War, Thin Blue Flame and Good Man are all regular "go-to" tracks for me. I don't "zone out" to music I focus on it and Ritter always delivers something for me to dwell on.


Born: 1976 in Moscow, Idaho

Genre: Singer/Songwriter

Years Active: '90s, '00s, '10s

While his name might not be on the tip of everyone's tongue in his homeland, folk-leaning singer/songwriter Josh Ritter has benefited from numerous positive reviews and a loyal fan base. Born in Idaho, Ritter bought his first guitar after hearing the Bob Dylan and Johnny Cash classic "Girl from the North Country." While attending college in Oberlin, Ohio, Ritter got his first listen to Leonard Cohen and Gillian Welch. He instantly fell in love with their songs and dropped his neuroscience major in...
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