Patty Griffin

Born 16 March 1964.
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Patty Griffin - Don’t Let Me Die in Florida

Powerful solo acoustic number recorded in Studio One from Patty Griffin.

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Biography

Patty Griffin (born Patricia Jean Griffin on March 16, 1964) is an American Grammy award-winning singer-songwriter and musician. Known for her stripped-down songwriting style centered around the folk music genre, her songs have been covered by a host of musicians including Emmylou Harris, Ellis Paul, Rory Block, Dave Hause, and the Dixie Chicks.

In 2007, Griffin was the recipient of the Americana Music Association's "Artist of the Year" award and her album, Children Running Through, won for "Best Album".

In 2011, Griffin's album titled Downtown Church won the Grammy Award for Best Traditional Gospel Album.

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BBC Reviews

  1. Review of Downtown Church

    Downtown Church 2010

    Reviewed by Nick Barraclough
    Griffin and her cohorts deliver a collection of astonishing songs.
  2. Review of Children Running Through

    Children Running Through 2007

    Reviewed by Helen Groom
    To pigeonhole Patty Griffin’s fifth released studio album as a folk or country album...
  3. Review of Impossible Dream

    Impossible Dream 2005

    Reviewed by Sue Keogh
    There's a certain grace about Patty Griffin that sets her apart...
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