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Since jumping into the Chicago music scene in 1997, Pauline York has been putting her personal spin on American Roots & Blues Music. York, lead guitar and vocals, and her band deliver pure, honest, from-the-heart music. No pedals, guitar tricks, or frills here, just real music for real people. At age 14, Pauline was exposed to the driving “Texas Sound,” which inspired her to explore the roots of that music. Rather than becoming another “Power Blues” copycat, she dug deeper, into the music of Freddie King and Jimmy Reed. York then went stylistically from Texas to Louisiana, where she fell in love with the Cajun sound, and to Memphis for some of that Stax Soul. The result is a fresh new sound…a style all her own.
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From club dates, to festivals, to stages both large and small, York, her trio, and her “less is more” philosophy are finally getting the exposure they deserve. Catch her on the way up.