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John K. Samson is a genius songwriter. He might quit.


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In his 15-year career as frontman for the Weakerthans and as a solo artist, John K. Samson has written dozens of increasingly masterful story songs from the perspectives of bed-ridden hospital p   More
 
Wednesday, March 28, 2012 CASEY JARMAN

Extended Q&A: John K Samson

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I often say, without thinking about it too much, that John K Samson is the greatest living songwriter. I really should say he's "my favorite" instead of getting all high and mighty about it, but I suppose that in pushing the issue, I hope to get people to pay attention to his words and the truth that seems inherent in his storytelling. His songs—with the Weakerthans or on his own—always offer something ...   More
 
Wednesday, March 28, 2012 CASEY JARMAN

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