The Swippers
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The Swippers

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2008 Indie release "Spin"

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Featuring Calabrese on rhythm guitar and vocals and Swerlin on lead guitar and backup, the northern New Jersey-based Swippers meld the songwriting and folk heritage of The Indigo Girls, the ease of Bonnie Raitt, and the jangly pop melodies of The Pretenders or Chris Isaak. Gorgeous pop songs about life and love--the delirium and the lows, the seriousness and the absurd--delivered in Calabrese's rich tones make listeners nostalgic fortheir own pasts. The Swippers, whose members have been rocking together under various auspices since 1980 (including percussionist Linda Lambiase, who occasionally joins in on the djembe), are clearly doing all the pushing these days. The most recent addition to their merry little group is bassist, Ed Seifert