Mallett's songs have been recorded by more than 150 artists, including Pete Seeger, Alison Krauss, John Denver, Emmylou Harris, even the Muppets, and his "Garden Song" has become an American folk classic.
David Mallett ~ guitar, vocals
Mike Burd ~ bass
David Mallett hails from a small town in northern Maine, and in a career that spans four decades, his music has traveled to all corners of the world. Mallett has performed throughout America and Europe. The Bangor Daily News recognized him as one of the 58 most memorable Mainers of the 20th Century and his latest release, Celebration, released in 2016, cements his reputation as a true American troubadour. The readers of FOLKWAX voted him 2003 Artist of the Year and "Artist in Me" 2003 Album of the Year. He has recorded 14 albums, including "The Fable True" (2007), based on Thoreau's last expedition in 1857, a spoken word CD with accompanying music.
"Few people could be called the living embodiment of the state where they live. But what Garrison Keillor is to Minnesota, Mallett is to Maine." ~ Orlando Sentinel
"David Mallett is the best folk singer alive in America today." ~ Cape Cod Times
"Mallett is a first-rate folk singer and writer. His portraits and townscapes are camera sharp, and his knowledge of his subjects is profound." ~ Billboard
"David Mallett is that rare artist who loves both nature and people. With enormous clarity and humor he gives a voice to the life of contemporary Maine as it is really lived." ~ Kate Barnes, Maine's Poet Laureate
"Dave Mallett has the warmth of a flannel shirt, the comfort of a quilt, and the heart of a poet." ~ Music Row
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New Salem, MA 01355
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