Merrie Amsterburg

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Merrie Amsterburg is a singer-songwriter born in Ludington, Michigan.[1] Her music has folk, rock, and pop influences. She has been compared to Beth Orton, Tori Amos, Aimee Mann, and others. She has won two Boston Music Awards, a Boston Phoenix Award, and a Jam Magazine Award.[2]

She uses several instruments in her songs, including the guitar, the trumpet, the mandolin, the Indian banjo, the bouzouki, the harmonium, and even a 1970s Kenmore washing machine.

Prior to her solo career, she was the guitarist and singer for The Natives and Miss Understood.[3]


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