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alabamabuckeye
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Why is Ray LaMontagne not insanely popular?


Dude is one of the best artists of our time, and I don't say that lightly. He's amazing. His songs are incredible, which makes me wonder why he isn't as popular as John Mayer or other singer/songwriters.

If you've never listened, check out this song:
Henry Nearly Killed Me - Live







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AlxTgr
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re: Why is Ray LaMontagne not insanely popular?


Can't stand that voice. I thought it was an old lady the first time I heard it.





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TexasTiger1185
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re: Why is Ray LaMontagne not insanely popular?


Is this the 'trouble' song guy?





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alabamabuckeye
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Is this the 'trouble' song guy?


Yeah






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TexasTiger1185
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re: Why is Ray LaMontagne not insanely popular?


Yea, I don't care for him that much.

My ex wife and her sister love him though






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alabamabuckeye
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Yea, I don't care for him that much.


I guess I just love that raspy voice, especially in the link I posted. Dude is legit.






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TreyAnastasio
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re: Why is Ray LaMontagne not insanely popular?


Is it a cover of the Cat Stevens song, or just a very similar song?





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alabamabuckeye
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re: Why is Ray LaMontagne not insanely popular?


It's Rays





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kmcmah1
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re: Why is Ray LaMontagne not insanely popular?


I absolutely love his music and love the raspy voice, but I can understand how it might annoy some people.





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TreyAnastasio
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re: Why is Ray LaMontagne not insanely popular?


So its just a similar song?





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MontanaMax
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re: Why is Ray LaMontagne not insanely popular?


I've always enjoyed his music. He has a great voice and is a pretty good lyricist.





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Walt OReilly
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re: Why is Ray LaMontagne not insanely popular?


no clue but i enjoy his music





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CocoLoco
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quote:

Can't stand that voice. I thought it was an old lady the first time I heard it.



The frick....


One of my favorite modern day musicians. His voice is insanely good.

Give this a go






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Ray LaMontagne









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Chitter Chatter
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Good and terrible.....






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