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Charlie Mars

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United States

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Born in Laurel, Mississippi, Charlie Mars started his musical career by okaying for Jack Ingram in 1992. Since then, Charlie has devloped his own folk sound on 6 different full-length albums, pulling from a variety of artists such as Jeff Buckley, Michael Jackson and Violent Femmes. Here we have compiled a few of his interviews and performances.

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English


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WNYC: Soundcheck - Gig Alert: Charlie Mars

9/24/2017
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Charlie Mars describes his own career as that of a journeyman. It’s a description that makes a lot of sense. The Mississippi-born troubadour got his start in a touring country band, but is now known for his acoustic, blues-inspired ballads. Download "Let The Meter Run" by Charlie Mars here, and watch a video of him performing his song "Blackberry Light" below. Charlie Mars plays at City Winery... (WNYC's Soundcheck, 1/2/2013)

WNRN: WNRN Live In Studio - Charlie Mars Visits WNRN

9/24/2017
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Charlie Mars stopped by the WNRN studios during Acoustic Sunrise with Anne Williams to play a few songs and chat. You can listen to the podcast here. (WNRN's WNRN Live In Studio, 8/21/2012)

WFUV: Take Five - Charlie Mars

9/24/2017
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Charlie Mars' fifth album 'Like a Bird, Like A Plane,' has recently been released, and the Mississippi-originated singer-songwriter stopped in for an acoustic performance and conversation with Alisa Ali over at FUV's studio A. He talked about the constant touring of his early days, and how it wasn't till he struck a jackpot—not on tour—but at a casino that he was able to find some time to focus more on his songwriting and the direction of his sound. (WFUV's Take Five, 11/11/2009)

WFUV: Take Five - Charlie Mars

9/24/2017
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Mississippi's own soulful rocker, Charlie Mars, has been taking the long view in his career, and it shows. The songwriter and guitarist unveils a gorgeously-evolved sound on his sixth album, 'Blackberry Light,' and he joined FUV's Rita Houston in Studio A to perform a few of the songs live. (WFUV's Take Five, 8/13/12)