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    John Depew Arlington, KS

    John Depew is a musician, songwriter, and traveler with a knack for combining traditional sounds with thoughtful lyrics and intriguing musicality. He has been described as the “midwestern Nick Drake” and jokingly refers to his music as “progressive old-time.”

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