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Edwin McCain (born January 20, 1970 in Greenville, South Carolina) is an alternative and indie rock guitar player. While his albums are released under his name, he does have a permanent band, referred to as the Edwin McCain Band. Members of the band as of 2004 include Larry Chaney, lead guitar; Pete Riley, rhythm guitar and background vocals; Craig Shields, saxophone and keyboards; Lee Hendricks, bass guitar; and Dave Harrison, drums. Jump to: navigation, search January 20 is the 20th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Jump to: navigation, search 1970 was a common year starting on Thursday. ... Jump to: navigation, search Greenville is a large city and county seat located in Greenville County6 in South Carolina. ... Jump to: navigation, search The terms alternative rock and alternative music were coined in the early 1980s to describe punk rock-inspired music genres which didnt fit into the mainstream genres of the time. ... Indie rock is a subgenre of rock music often used to refer to bands that are on small independent record labels or that arent on labels at all. ... Jump to: navigation, search The acoustic archtop guitar used in Jazz features steel strings The guitar is a stringed musical instrument. ... 2004 is a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Rhythm guitar is the role of the guitar in playing accompaniment in various musical styles. ... Jump to: navigation, search Saxophones of different sizes play in different registers. ... A keyboard instrument is a musical instrument played with a musical keyboard. ... Jump to: navigation, search A Yamaha BB400S Electric Bass A bass guitar is an electric or acoustic bass - a stringed instrument similar in design to the guitar, but with longer scale and tuned lower in pitch. ... For other kinds of drums, see drum (disambiguation). ...


After signing a contract with the Atlantic Records label Lava Records in 1994, his first major-label album, Honor Among Thieves, was issued in 1995. His second album, Misguided Roses, spawned I'll Be, a major single in 1998. Two more albums (Messenger and Far from Over) followed, but at the end of 2001, he split from Lava. In 2003 he released a collection of acoustic versions of songs both old and new called The Austin Sessions via ATC Records, a Nashville-based independent record label (at which McCain was the first artist signed following its creation in 2001). Mid-2004 saw the arrival of his first studio album in three years, entitled Scream & Whisper, which was released on another indie label, DRT Entertainment. Atlantic Records (Atlantic Recording Corporation) is a record label founded in 1947 by Ahmet Ertegun and Herb Abramson, principally as a R&B label. ... Lava Records is a daughter label of Atlantic Records. ... Jump to: navigation, search 1994 was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International year of the Family. ... Honor Among Thieves is Edwin McCains first major-label album, released on CD and cassette tape on August 15, 1995 by Lava Records. ... Jump to: navigation, search 1995 was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Misguided Roses is singer/guitarist Edwin McCains second album released by Lava Records. ... Jump to: navigation, search 1998 is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ... Messenger is Edwin McCains third major-label album, released on June 15, 1999. ... Far From Over, Edwin McCains fourth album, was the last album of his to be released by Lava Records, about six months before he was dropped from their roster. ... Jump to: navigation, search 2001: A Space Odyssey. ... Jump to: navigation, search 2003(MMIII) is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Edwin McCains The Austin Sessions was his fifth album overall, but the first released after his split with longtime label Lava Records. ... Jump to: navigation, search The Nashville skyline Nashville is the capital of the U.S. state of Tennessee. ... Jump to: navigation, search 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Scream & Whisper, Edwin McCains sixth album, was released on June 22, 2004 by DRT Entertainment, McCains second label in as many years. ... DRT Entertainment is an independent record label founded in 2003 by Derek Shulman, Ron Urban and Ted Green. ...


He has released two DVDs to date. The first was through ATC records in late 2002, called Mile Marker: Songs and Stories from the Acoustic Highway, and it consisted of interviews, live performances, and other material. The other was in late 2004, Tinsel & Tap Shoes. It was his first live concert DVD, recorded at The House of Blues in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Jump to: navigation, search DVD is an optical disc storage media format that can be used for data storage, including movies with high video and sound quality. ... Jump to: navigation, search 2002(MMII) is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Myrtle Beach is a city located in Horry County, South Carolina. ...


Discography

Release date Title Label
August 15, 1995 Honor Among Thieves Lava Records
June 24, 1997 Misguided Roses Lava Records
June 15, 1999 Messenger Lava Records
June 19, 2001 Far from Over Lava Records
February 25, 2003 The Austin Sessions ATC Records
June 22, 2004 Scream & Whisper DRT Entertainment

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Edwin McCain (514 words)
McCain and his band put on a less than extravagant show, but that is exactly what would be expected.
The band was tight, McCain was dressed more like he was going to work in a factory than playing a concert, and the music was as soulful and generous as a plate passed around at church.
McCain and his music are able to bring all that out like a flashback in a cheesy Wayne’s World skit.
Edwin McCain - Biography - AOL Music (238 words)
A rootsy singer/songwriter with ties to jazz and soul as well, Edwin McCain hails from Charleston, SC, and it was with the support of native sons Hootie & the Blowfish that McCain signed with Atlantic Records.
McCain was dropped from Atlantic after the release of Far from Over, but he actually quickened his recording pace, releasing The Austin Sessions in 2003 and Scream & Whisper in 2004.
McCain's next studio effort, Lost in America, was issued in April 2006 on Vanguard.
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