Margaret Glaspy

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Margaret Glaspy
Margaret Glaspy (2016)
Margaret Glaspy (2016)
Background information
Birth nameMargaret Michelle Glaspy
Born (1989-01-22) January 22, 1989 (age 31)
Sacramento, California
GenresSinger-songwriter, indie folk, folk pop
InstrumentsGuitar, fiddle
Years active2010–present
LabelsATO Records
Associated actsThe Fundies, Rachael Price, Bridget Kearney, Jayme Stone

Margaret Glaspy is an American singer-songwriter based in New York City. She is a former member of The Fundies and is currently signed with ATO Records.[1]

Early life[edit]

Glaspy was born in Sacramento on January 22, 1989, and grew up in Red Bluff, California. She took up the fiddle in third grade and in high school tried her hand at guitar and trombone. At sixteen, she decided to focus exclusively on the guitar.[2] She later received an educational grant and attended the Berklee College of Music in Boston.[2]


In 2010 Glaspy joined The Fundies, a band that included Bridget Kearney (bass/vocals), Rachael Price (vocals), and Brittany Haas (fiddle/vocals). They released an EP in June 2012 with the help of Club Passim's Iguna Project.[3][4] Glaspy has also performed back up vocals for Rachael Yamagata, Ricky Skaggs, Del McCoury, Tim O’Brien, Rayland Baxter, and Aoife O'Donovan.[5]

Glaspy began her solo career by releasing an EP in July 2012 titled Homeschool.[6][7][8] She signed to ATO Records in 2015 and in January 2016, released a 7" EP, which included "You and I" and "Somebody to Anybody". These songs were later included on the 2016 album, Emotions and Math.[9][10][11][12][13]

Early in 2019 Glaspy played on a North American tour with Neko Case and Kimya Dawson.[14]

Glaspy released her second full-length album on March 27th of 2020, titled Devotion.[15]



  • Homeschool EP (2012 self-Released)
  • If & When EP (2013 self-Released)
  • You and I b/w Somebody to Anybody 7" (2016 ATO Records)
  • Emotions and Math (2016 ATO Records)
  • Born Yesterday EP (2018 ATO Records)
  • Devotion (2020 ATO Records)

With The Fundies[edit]

  • The Fundies EP (2012 self-Released)


  • Jayme Stone's Lomax Project (2015 Borealis)[16]


  1. ^ Kohn, Daniel. "Margaret Glaspy Traded Her Fiddle for a Guitar and Hasn't Looked Back". The Village Voice. Retrieved June 14, 2016.
  2. ^ a b Bellomo, Tonianne. "When Cat Stevens Met John Mayer: an interview with Margaret Glaspy". Stage Buddy. Retrieved February 10, 2017.
  3. ^ Bandcamp
  4. ^ Sullivan, Will. "Fun with The Fundies: Margaret Glaspy and Brittany Haas". Sound of Boston. Retrieved February 10, 2017.
  5. ^ Margaret Glaspy Bio[self-published source?]
  6. ^ Bernhardt, Ross. "Download: "Ex-Factor (Lauryn Hill Cover" by Margaret Glaspy". Retrieved June 14, 2016.
  7. ^ George, Anita. "Song Premiere: Margaret Glaspy- "Ex-Factor (Lauryn Hill Cover)"". Paste. Retrieved June 14, 2016.
  8. ^ "La elegancia californiana de Margaret Glaspy". jenesaispop. Retrieved June 14, 2016.
  9. ^ Sanneh, Kelefa. "LISTEN TO MARGARET GLASPY'S "EMOTIONS & MATH"". The New Yorker. Retrieved June 14, 2016.
  10. ^ DeVille, Chris. "Margaret Glaspy – "Emotions And Math"". Stereogum. Retrieved June 14, 2016.
  11. ^ Bernstein, Jonathan. "Margaret Glaspy Emotions and Math". Pitchfork. Retrieved June 14, 2016.
  12. ^ Boilen, Bob. "New Mix: Weezer, The Jayhawks, Colin Stetson, More". NPR.
  13. ^ Hilton, Robin. "Watch: One Of The Year's Best Kiss-Off Songs". NPR.
  14. ^ Schatz, Lake (November 1, 2018). "Neko Case announces 2019 North American tour, shares "Last Lion of Albion" video: Watch". Consequence of Sound. Retrieved January 25, 2019.
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  16. ^ Renewed Folk Music From The Alan Lomax Archives

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