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Seattle’s Jim Page Folk Singer Part 2 (S2 | E70)

Seattle’s Jim Page Folk Singer Part 2 (S2 | E70)

No surprise – our two-part series with Seattle’s Jim Page is now… wait for it… a three-part series. Of… courseitis!!!

Jim and I just had too much to say to fit it all into two measly shows. So – we went long with music by Michael Hedges, Shawn Colvin, Lucia Micarelli, Mike Marshall & Darol Anger and, naturally, Mr. Page. Seattle’s Jim Page Folk Singer Part 2… this week on Lester The Nightfly.


“One Of The 50 Most Influential Musicians In Seattle History,” according to Seattle Metropolitan Magazine, Jim Page began his career in California in the 60s in same scene that Jefferson Airplane and the Doobie Brothers came out of. His early inspirations were blues singers like Lightnin’ Hopkins and Jimmy Reed, songwriters like Buffy Sainte Marie and Woody Guthrie, and the ever-changing talent pool of local players. He came to Seattle in 1971 after spending a year in Greenwich Village. In 1974 he legalized busking by singing his case to the Seattle City Council. He began recording in ‘75, and international touring in ‘77. 

He’s toured in 17 countries and made 23 full-length albums. His songs have been covered by The Doobie Brothers, Christy Moore, Dick Gaughan, Michael Hedges, Roy Bailey, and Leftover Salmon. He’s shared the stage with George Harmonica Smith, Bonnie Raitt, Michelle Shocked, Robert Hunter, Christy Moore, Dick Gaughan, Bill Frizell, and Michael Hedges. 

THE TIME IS NOW is Jim’s 24th recording, the most ambitious to date, featuring some of Seattle’s finest musicians and recorded at Litho Studios with engineer Floyd Reitsma (Chris Cornell, Pearl Jam, Dave Matthews).

How to reach Jim

The Playlist Seattle’s Jim Page

Clear BlueJim PageMusic from Big Red2001
PiacenzaMike Marshall Darol AngerChiaroscuro1985
I’m GoneShawn Colvin, Lucia MicarelliTremé2011
AngelineJim PageThe Time is Now2022
Stranger in Me (Jim Page Cover)Michael HedgesN/A1988?
Aerial BoundariesMichael HedgesAerial Boundaries1984
Petroleum BonaparteJim PageHead Full Of Pictures2006
Didn’t WeJim PageMusic from Big Red2001
The Whidbey Overwater Transfer Ferry LineJim PageSeattle Songs2004
Playlist: Jim Page, PJ Ewing


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DJ and radio personality PJ Ewing is the host of Lester the Nightfly.

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  1. Mary

    I truly enjoyed this show. It was very heartwarming:) Than you, PJ. I don’t think I would have ever discovered this music without your show. Absolutely enjoyed this

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