Colin Black

Colin Black

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Folk - Country | Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Total Song Plays: 168   
Member Since: 2004
   Last Login: over 30 days ago

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COLIN BLACK is an Americana singer-songwriter hailing from the Gulf Coast of Alabama. He writes with a unique voice while honoring the tradition of writers like Townes Van Zandt, Guy Clark, Bob Dylan, Tom Waits, and Bruce Springsteen.

Colin was born in Peoria, Illinois - a city boxed in on all sides by corn, soybeans, and the Illinois River. Around 1988, his heart moved to the Alabama Gulf Coast, where he was introduced to a local music culture in which song circles and late night jams were the most common entertainment. Circumstance subsequently carried him away to tread four continents, but the Mississippi River Valley and the Gulf Coast - the roots of his life and his music - still define the atmosphere of his songs.

Colin mostly plays acoustic guitar and harmonica, although he'll pick up anything he can get his hands on. After five years in The Netherlands, he's back in the US and now lives, writes, and plays in Washington,

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