ted lennon

ted lennon

BandFolkSinger/Songwriter

melodic blend with the softness of the salty ocean air

Biography

i come from a long line of musicians and entertainers. my grandpa and his brothers were in a singing quartet called the lennon brothers in the 1940s. then the lennon sisters, who were regular guests on the lawrence welk show back in the day. and then more closely is my dad who was in a band called the other half in the 60s; they opened for van morrisson, the doors, the yardbirds and made a tv appearance with james brown...then my uncles and cousins have a band called 'venice' that is popular right now in holland. so i grew up with a lot of music around me and just singing along with my dad at home. when you grow up in a musical family its part of the daily bread. growing up in foster park, which is a woodsy area, gives my music a bit of the folk feeling. the history of country music in foster park brought together performances by johnny cash, buck owens, lefty frizelle and other greats. but the town of foster park was torn out in 1968 to make highway 33 which ends at the pacific ocean, which is ten minutes down the road. the mellowness of that environment and growing up surfing brings the ocean into my songs as well.

Discography

so in love featuring colbie caillat and jack johnson: top selling tracks for 2008 itunes folk chart...#16, dont think twice featuring brett dennen has charted as well.
ALBUMS:
water and bones: released by universal music japan 2006
the taste of time: universal music 2007
the calm: buffalo records 2008

Set List

90 minutes: two 45 minute sets
cover songs: townes van zandt, bob dylan, harry belafonte, neil young, elvis