Colin Meloy is the mind behind The Decemberists. He has released three EPs consisting entirely of the works of Morrissey, Shirley Collins, and Sam Cooke (in 2005, 2006, and 2008 respectively) and a solo album, Colin Meloy Sings Live! (2008). The latter features live tracks selected from his previous solo tour. Meloy began his song writing days after learning to play the guitar in the seventh grade. He began recording in the eighth grade as a member of the musical collaboration, The B-Sides, recording, (to cassette tape), "The Mellow Bluesmen Die: A Spiritual Progression."
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7 April 2008
Colin Meloy Sings Live