John Kruth

John Kruth

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Discography of John Kruth:

# Release title Total tracks Type of release is Imprint date Label
1 The Cherry Electric 13 Audio 2000 Internal Combustion Records
2 Eva Destruction 10 Audio 2006 Crustacean Records
3 Greasy Kid Stuff 13 Audio 1989 Dali Records
4 Midnight Snack 11 Audio 1987 Hopewell Records
5 Greasy Kid Stuff 13 Audio 1989 Dali Records

John Kruth is a singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, author and music journalist. He plays mandolin, guitar, banjo, harmonica and various flutes. Early in his career was spent in Milwaukee, he now lives in New York City.

Kruth has performed at Carnegie Hall, with composer John Coriglian, with playwright Sam Shepard, poet [a=Allen Ginsberg], [a=Patti Smith], performance artist Laurie Anderson, producer Hal Willner, folksinger John Prine, The [a=Violent Femmes], The [a=Meat Puppets], King Missile, Peter Stampfel, [a=Rick Danko], Garth Hudson, Jim Belushi, Steve Buscemi, Eric von Schmidt, Stan Ridgeway, Bob Neuwirth, poet Bob Holman, [a=Die Kreuzen], Cyberchump and members of [a=Camper Van Beethoven].

Kruth has written two biographies, [i]Bright Moments – The Life and Legacy of Rahsaan [a=Roland Kirk][/i], published in the U.S. and England in 2000 by Welcome Rain Books and [i]To Live’s To Fly - the Ballad of [a=Townes Van Zandt][/i], published by Da Capo Books in March 2007. His writing has appeared in the New York Times, Rolling Stone, The Progressive, Frets, and Signal to Noise, he is also a regular contributor to Rave (India), Sing Out!, Wax Poetics and Fretboard Journal.

Kruth is a Professor of Music at Manhattan College and the College of Mount St. Vincent.

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