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The Baird Sisters


Country of origin:

U.S.

Type of music generally:

Traditional and contemporary folk/country

Status:

Most recent release, Until You Find Your Green (limited vinyl release, 2012, re-released 2016)

See also:

The Baird Sisters' site

Meg Baird's site; Wikipedia's entry on Meg Baird; Meg Baird's MySpace page

Ectophiles' Guide entries for Meg Baird's other projects: Espers and Meg Baird, Helena Espvall, Sharron Kraus

Comparisons:

Meg Baird, Helena Espvall, Sharron Kraus; Red Molly

Covers/own material:

Own and covers

General comments:

The Baird sisters sing stripped-down Appalachian-flavoured folk of their own composition and versions of traditional songs. (Neile)

Recommended first album:

The Baird Sisters at Home is the only one we've heard

Recordings:

  • The Baird Sisters at Home (2003)
  • Lonely Town (2008)
  • Until You Find Your Green (limited vinyl release, 2012, re-released 2016)

The Baird Sisters at Home

Release info:

2003

Availability:

See Meg Baird's site

Ecto priority:

Recommended for fans of Meg Baird and/or stripped-down falk

Group members:

Meg Baird, Laura Baird

Comments:

This album is half songs by Laura Baird, and half covers of traditional songs, but has a very consistent feel. It's a home recording by their father over two days in January 2003. Laura Baird's compositions hold up to the traditional material (actually, I was quite impressed), and the vocals are low-key but gorgeous. If you like stripped-down folk at all, you are likely to love this. (Neile)

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