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When you hear a Judy Blank song, you hear a worldly wisdom far beyond her 23 years. You hear a voice that sounds like how smokey Tennessee mountains look; the peaks are crisp, light, majestic and untamed in scope, while the valleys are deep, rich, and elegiac.
She makes 70’s inspired Americana music for an international audience, not by mimicking her favorites from afar, but by making pilgrimages across the southern US to find the right connections, tone and feeling. Over the years, Judy has performed with artists such as The Wood Brothers, Seasick Steve and Macy Gray. She's one of a handful of artists to wow audiences as intimate as Nashville's famed Bluebird Cafe and as grand as Amsterdam's 18.000 seat Ziggo Dome. She keeps it real and humble, focused on making her music as authentic as she is.
Her second album, "Morning Sun", was recorded by Chris Taylor (Elle King, The Wood Brothers) at Southern Ground Studios (Emmylou Harris, Kris Kristofferson, Willie Nelson), and appeared in Sep 2018 via V2/Munich Records. Within a month it reached a million streams on Spotify. "1995", her latest single, was added to the favorites playlist of none other than living legend Elton John.
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