Amos Lee biography

Amos Lee

Blues, Musical Artist

1977 –

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Who is Amos Lee?

Amos Lee is an American singer-songwriter whose musical style encompasses folk, rock and soul. He was born in Philadelphia and graduated from the University of South Carolina with a degree in English. After working as a schoolteacher and bartender he began to pursue a career in music. His manager submitted a demo recording to Blue Note Records which resulted in a recording contract and an association with singer Norah Jones.

Since that time Lee has recorded five albums on Blue Note Records and has toured as an opening act for Bob Dylan, Elvis Costello, Paul Simon, Merle Haggard, Van Morrison, John Prine, Dave Matthews Band, Adele, the Zac Brown Band, Jack Johnson, and The Avett Brothers. His music has appeared on the soundtracks of numerous TV shows and movies. He has performed on several late night TV shows and at a voter registration rally for Barack Obama. In 2011, his album Mission Bell debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart.

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Born
Jun 22, 1977
Philadelphia
Also known as
  • Lee, Amos
  • Ryan Anthony Massaro
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • University of South Carolina
    ( - 1995)
  • Cherry Hill High School East
Lived in
  • Philadelphia
  • Cherry Hill

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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