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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

An American singer/songwriter with a strong voice, a keen wit, and an evocative way with words, Josh Ritter has built a loyal following as one of the leading lights on the contemporary folk scene. Born in Idaho, Ritter bought his first guitar after hearing the Bob Dylan and Johnny Cash classic "The Girl from the North Country." While attending college in Oberlin, Ohio, Ritter got his first taste of the music of Leonard Cohen and Gillian Welch; he instantly fell in love with their songs and dropped...
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