Birth Place: Moscow, Idaho, United States
Years Active: 1997 - Present
Genres: Folk, Alternative Country, Rock
Josh Ritter was born on October 21, 1976 and was raised in Moscow, Idaho. He is a singer-songwriter, guitarist and author. In 2006, Ritter was named one of the “100 Greatest Living Songwriters” by Paste magazine. Ritter was interested in music as a child, but his passion was ignited as a teenager when he heard Johnny Cash and Bob Dylan singing, “Girl from the North Country.” Ritter went out and brought his first guitar and began to write lyrics from that moment. Ritter released his self-titled debut, “Josh Ritter” while still in college, at the tender age of twenty one. When Ritter graduated he spent a few years traveling around the globe, moving to Scotland for a while and settl...
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