The Everybodyfields

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the everybodyfields
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Sam Quinn and Jill Andrews of the everybodyfields at The Festival Essex in Concord, NC
Background information
Origin Johnson City, Tennessee
Genres Indie Rock, folk, Roots rock
Years active 2004–2009, 2011
Labels Captain Mexico Records
Ramseur Records
Associated acts Jill Andrews
Sam Quinn + Japan Ten
Website www.theeverybodyfields.com
Past members Jill Andrews
Sam Quinn
Tom Pryor
Josh Oliver
Jamie Cook
Megan McCormick
David Richey

the everybodyfields were an independent folk/country band from Johnson City, Tennessee. The band was fronted by Sam Quinn and Jill Andrews who met when they were nineteen while both working at a summer camp. Most recently, they were joined by guitarist and keyboardist Josh Oliver, pedal steel player Tom Pryor, and drummer Jamie Cook. the everybodyfields combine country, folk, bluegrass, rock and roll, and Americana to produce a unique sound that Harp Magazine called "stompin’ and twangin’ in world-class style."[1] Sam Quinn's song "T.V.A." from Halfway There: Electricity and the South won 1st place in the Chris Austin Songwriting Contest 2005 at Merlefest.[2] "Lonely Anywhere," from the album Nothing is Okay, was chosen by NPR as Song Of The Day for 29 February 2008.[3]

Lately, the everybodyfields were the focus of increasing attention as a representative of the alternative country genre. They were chosen to play at Bonnaroo, Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion and Twangfest in 2008.[4]

On June 5, 2009, the band posted an announcement on their website indicating that they would disband in order for Sam Quinn and Jill Andrews to pursue their respective solo careers.[5]

In 2011, it was announced that they would have a reunion show at the 2011 Bristol Rhythm & Roots festival in September 2011.[6]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Mills, Fred. "Everybodyfields: Alt-Country for Everybody." Harp Magazine 19 Apr. 2007. 21 July 2008
  2. ^ Cooper, Adra, and Jake Blumgart. "Everybodyfields to play at Guilford." The Guilfordian 11 Oct. 2006. 21 July 2008
  3. ^ Thompson, Stephen. "A Grimly Lilting Ode to Loneliness." NPR Music 29 Feb. 2008. 21 July 2008.
  4. ^ "The Everybodyfields." Bonnaroo. Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival. 21 July 2008.
  5. ^ Maddox, Rachel (June 5, 2009). "The Everybodyfields Break Up, Announce Solo Projects". Paste Magazine. Retrieved 2009-07-13. 
  6. ^ Janz, Doug. "Rhythm and Roots 2011 to feature Robert Randolph, Railroad Earth". gotricities.com. Retrieved 18 July 2011. 

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