Rebecca Rippy

Folk music, Musical Artist

1977 –


Who is Rebecca Rippy?

Rebecca Rippy is an American singer/songwriter, most notably in the roots country and Americana genres. She was born to a musical family and grew up singing gospel music, picking up a guitar and starting to write at 19 years of age. She has released two critically acclaimed records, Secrets, and Telling Stories. She has played or shared the stage with such well-known acts and artists as REM producer Don Dixon, Leon Russell, Lucy Kaplansky, Tony Rice, Donna the Buffalo, Jim Lauderdale, Bill Mallonee and the Vigilantes of Love, blues legend Tinsley Ellis, John Cowan, Rhonda Vincent, Danielle Howle, and Old Crow Medicine Show, and has become a regular performer at such prestigious songwriter venues as the Bluebird Café in Nashville, TN, and at the Neighborhood Theater in Charlotte, NC. Both her debut record, "Secrets", and her 2009 release "Telling Stories" were produced by longtime music industry veteran Jamie Hoover, a multi-instrumentalist, producer, and recording engineer who has worked with Hootie and the Blowfish, The Smithereens, and Don Dixon and the Jump Rabbits, to name a few, and is the leader of his own critically acclaimed band, the Spongetones. Telling Stories also features a duet with Don Dixon The song "It's October", from Telling Stories, was released as a music video in December 2009. Telling Stories debuted in the Americana charts in January 2010, and hit a peak position in the National Roots Country top 40 of #20. Her live band from 2008 - 2010 consisted of accomplished musicians and industry veterans Terry Wheeler, Brian Doell, Scott McLaughlin, Victoria McLaughlin, and producer/guitarist Doug Barnhill.

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on July 23, 2013


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