Chuck Brodsky

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Chuck Brodsky
Born (1960-05-20) May 20, 1960 (age 56)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Genres Folk music
Occupation(s) Songwriter, musician
Years active 1995–present
Labels Waterbug Records, Red House Records
Website Chuck Brodsky

Chuck Brodsky (born May 20, 1960 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) is an American musician and singer-songwriter currently living in Asheville, North Carolina. He is particularly known for his often humorous and political lyrics, as well as his songs about baseball, such as "The Ballad of Eddie Klepp", "Moe Berg: The Song", and "Doc Ellis' No-No". On his 2004 album Color Came One Day, he took on pollution in "Seven Miles Upwind", the destruction of independent business and regional culture by multinational corporations in "Trees Falling", and the abridgement of civil liberties associated with Bush administration policies in "Dangerous Times".

His song "Radio" was featured in the film Radio.[1] His most recent release, Two Sets (2008), was a double live CD recorded at concerts in North Carolina, Georgia and Ireland.[2]

Another song, called "Bill and Annie", was featured in episode 3 of the podcast "Welcome to Night Vale", made by Commonplace Books.


  • A Fingerpainter's Murals (1995)
  • Letters in the Dirt (1996)
  • Radio (1998)
  • Last of the Old Time (2000)
  • The Baseball Ballads (2002)
  • Color Came One Day (2004)
  • Tulips For Lunch (2006)
  • Two Sets (2008)
  • Subtotal Eclipse (2011)
  • Tell Tale Heart (2015)

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ "Chuck Brodsky's entry on IMDB". Internet Movie Database. Retrieved 2006-09-06. 
  2. ^ "FAME Review - Chuck Brodsky, Two Sets" (pdf). Folk & Acoustic Music Exchange (FAME). February 2, 2009. Retrieved 2009-04-19. 

Two Sets (2008)

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