Great Lake Swimmers

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great-lake-swimmers[From Wikipedia] Great Lake Swimmers is a Canadian band built around the melodic folk rock songs of singer-songwriter Tony Dekker. Originally from Wainfleet, Ontario, the band is currently based in Toronto.
The current touring line-up includes Tony Dekker on lead vocals, acoustic guitar and harmonica, Erik Arnesen on banjo, electric guitar and harmonium, Greg Millson on drums, Bret Higgins on upright bass and Miranda Mulholland on violin and backing vocals. Past members included Julie Fader, now a solo singer-songwriter, on backing vocals, Sandro Perri on guitar, and Colin Huebert, now associated with the band Siskiyou, on drums.
The band’s style has been compared to Red House Painters, Nick Drake, Iron & Wine and Neil Young, as well as Will Oldham (Bonnie “Prince” Billy) and Sufjan Stevens. Dekker has said his influences include Gram Parsons and Hank Williams.
“ Music is interesting because it brings people together, and the more that I do this the more I realize the importance to that. ”
—Tony Dekker, Great Lake Swimmers

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Great Lake Swimmers
Ongiara
Mar 2007
 
Phil Demetro
 
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Great Lake Swimmers
Bodies and Minds
Oct 2005
 
Phil Demetro
 
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