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Boston Herald

Sweeney creates a cozy, loving atmosphere by tempering his instrumental virtuosity with a welcome dose of modesty.”

The Binghamton (NY) Sun

Ed Sweeney's wry, articulate, and evocative singing, his exquisite musicianship, and his eclectic collection of obscure songs shouldn't be missed”

The Boston Globe

Guitar and banjo instrumentalist Sweeney is a master of unpretentiousness.”

Syracuse Herald American

Sweeney's rarities are real treats. He has culled songs from a variety of sources and adapted them to an acoustic folk format”

Eel River Music Camp

Ed Sweeney has a remarkable gift of gab, and the ability to pick gems from the songpile. When he appeared here he was an instant success.”

The Star Ledger (Norfolk, VA)

What a rare treat it is to find a folk singer with a folk act in the style of the '50s and '60s”

The Providence Journal

Sweeney, in keeping with the type of music and his own personal style, is engagingly impromptu, almost conversational”

Liner Notes

Performances & Workshops

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