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Simon Joyner

Born 1971.

Biography

Simon Joyner (born 1971) is a singer-songwriter from Omaha, Nebraska, United States. Considered by some[citation needed] to be the forefather of the burgeoning Omaha music scene[citation needed], he has profoundly influenced the music of Bright Eyes. Joyner also collaborated with John Darnielle, of The Mountain Goats, and Beck listed Joyner in his top 10 albums when asked by Rolling Stone. He is also famous for the so-called "Peel Incident," when famous British DJ John Peel played his album The Cowardly Traveller Pays His Toll from beginning to end on air. Joyner is named after Paul Simon.

Simon Joyner lives in Omaha with his wife and three children.

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BBC Reviews

  1. Review of Out Into the Snow

    Out Into the Snow 2009

    Reviewed by Luke Slater
    An artist for whom more praise needs to be sung.
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