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Country: Americana Moods: Mood: Upbeat Moods: Type: Vocal Rock: Americana Folk: Singer/Songwriter

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United States - Oregon

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Silver Lake 66

Maria Francis and Jeff Overbo define modern Americana with Silver Lake 66. Hailing from the Midwest, the power couple’s travels have seen them to Los Angeles and now Portland as they continue their musical adventures. Now, the duo is capitalizing on the momentum brought to them with their 2016 debut, Let Go Or Be Dragged, with the release of a new full-length album. Titled Ragged Heart, Silver Lake 66’s second album brings their energized Americana to new heights.

On Ragged Heart, Americana Highways’ Melissa Clarke says, "The striking characteristic of Ragged Heart is the energy of the instrumental interplay, with a throwback early ’70s style and tones to match . . . The band’s energy is irresistible, and the vocal harmonies are divine.”

Glide Magazine calls Ragged Heart “a glorious roundabout of Americana mixed with splices of hearty rockabilly and chugging sweet seductive melodies.” They go on to say, “Silver Lake 66 transports a dignified sound that evokes the gratifying sounds of Dolly Parton and Emmylou Harris, with a sly inkling for today’s roots music ears.”

With a winning amalgamation of classic country, folk and blues, their songs have been hailed by numerous publications and radio stations, often calling Ragged Heart one of the best Americana albums of 2019.