|R. Mark Fogelson
Hometown: Minnesota and Arizona
Web site: http://www.rmarkmusic.com
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By intrinsic definition, Folk Music is what it sounds like: music of the people. Songs of R. Mark Fogelson capture this essence of traditional Folk by focusing on human stories, emotions and triumphs. His songs hearken back to an era when storytellers handed down tales through generations, yet they remain powerful commentary about the rapidly changing world in which we live.
At his live shows, Mark explains how most songs came to him, and listeners are truly captivated by his narratives. His songs range in theme from family, as in “My Brown-Eyed Girl”, to new beginnings, as described in “Plant New Dreams”. He also brings smiles to audiences’ faces with songs like “If Jesus Was Norwegian”, “Triple A, Double D” and “Mosquito Pie”.
Listeners find his music approachable, heartwarming, humorous and thought provoking. So sit back and listen to the quiet stories and emotions that linger in his songs.