Josh Ritter: Gathering

Josh Ritter: Gathering

By Chris Ingalls

On his ninth full-length studio album, Josh Ritter continues to combine poetic imagery with organic, expertly crafted arrangements. 26 Sep 2017 // 2:30 AM

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Stevie Wonder Takes a Knee as Green Day and Others Also Speak Out at Global Citizen Festival

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"The 2017 Global Citizen Festival's message for social action was amplified by Stevie Wonder and many other incredible performers and notable guests.

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