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Background- John Brown's Body is regarded by the critics and their fans to be one of the best and most original reggae band in America. John Brown's Body consists of eight person. Till date the group has released five studio albums. For the last nine years, the have continually toured across the U.S. They have the unique ability to intertwine their music to make it sound differently. The New York Daily News has described their music as "more Massive Attack than Marley" and "reverant and revolutionary at the same time". As compared to many bands in the music scenario, John Brown's Body still continues to play exclusively only the original pieces. Nevertheless, John Brown's Body have also performed with a number of other groups, in all these years, such as Dave Matthews Band, Ozomatli, Broken Social Scene, and Jurassic 5, while at the same time, they have been the headliner in many concerts and shows, throughout the nation.

The band has developed a commendable reputation for its superb and energetic live show and not to forget about its originality. They were heavily influenced by Johnny Cash and Sam Cooke to Massive Attack. But it is mainly due to Kevin Kinsella and Martin, who has provided diverse songwriting with a huge and extensive play list of orginal songs throughout the years. According to Kevin Kinsella "I grew up in small town America, upstate New York, and we were listening to a healthy dose of Motown, Americana and singer-songwriters. As a guitarist and singer, I construct my tunes on the porch, work out the changes and melody and then later add the rhythm section.". Martin adds, "To me, the drum and bass form the seed. That's where I start. Then I layer in the other parts I want, but only once the drum and bass are solid". Their songs are characterized by confidence and humbleness, a bit edgy but easygoing
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Jun 23 Fri 9:00 PM John Brown's Body Paddy's on Misquamicut Beach
Westerly, RI
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In the year 2001, they were awarded the "Best World Music Act" at the Boston Music Awards. In the year 2002, they were awarded the "Best Live Act" in the same award ceremony. When they were riding high on the popularity wave, they received a major set-back when their bassist, Scott Palmer died from cancer. This was a major set-back for John Brown's Body. As a result of which some changes were done in the line-up in the year 2006. Kevin Kinsella, who is considered by many as one of the major strength of the band left the band. He was the vocalist and also used to play the rhythm guitar in the play. He was followed by hornsmen Dan Delacruz and Chris "C-Money" Welter. Presently the band is led by Elliot Martin as the vocalist and Tommy Benedetti as the drummer.

They also appeared at the Bob Marley Day Festival in Miami, FL., along with Lauryn Hill and many others. The band has also performed in a number of major U.S. Festivals. Not only this, on an average for the last eight years, they have performed in over 100 shows a year. Recently, they have concluded a tour of Hawaii. They were also featured on the USA SurfRoots Compilation, alongwith Damian Marley, Long Beach Short Bus, and Michael Franti. In the year 2006, the band has toured with Slightly Stoopid, nationwide. John Brown's Body were also invited to perform on the Dave Matthews and Friends Cruise to the Bahamas.

A list of their studio releases are "All Time" released in the year 1996, Among Them released in the year 1999, "This Day" released in the year 2000, "Spirits All Around Us" released in the year 2002, "Pressure Points" released in the year 2005.


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