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Poignant Records Presents Bobby Sharp and Natasha Miller

Read "Poignant Records Presents Bobby Sharp and Natasha Miller" reviewed by Jim Santella

The San Francisco Bay area is home to Poignant Records, the brainchild of Natasha Miller. Like many smaller, independent labels, this one provides a window to the creative spirits of those among us who deserve greater recognition. It doesn't come easy, and nothing in this world is automatic; but we're fortunate to have 'em.

Bobby Sharp The Fantasy Sessions Poignant Records 2006

Bobby Sharp sings his songs with the feelings ...


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