Andrew Wegman Bird (born July 11, 1973) is an American musician, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist.
He was initially known through his work with the band Squirrel Nut Zippers before forming Bowl of Fire, and is now best known as a solo musician.
That same year he self-released his first solo album, Music of Hair.
Vastly different from his later work, this album showcased his violin skills and paid tribute to his fascination with both American and European folk traditions, as well as jazz and blues.
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Taking on the role of bandleader, Bird released Thrills on Rykodisc in 1998 with his group Andrew Bird's Bowl of Fire, shortly followed by second album Oh! Both albums were heavily influenced by traditional folk, pre-war jazz, and swing, with Bird relying on the violin as his primary musical instrument, as well as providing vocals along with his trademark verbose lyrics.As 100ft flames licked across Windsor Castle a disconsolate figure in a headscarf stood watching, tense and tight-lipped, as firemen desperately fought to save her home.Acrid smoke billowing over the Queen made her eyes water.Bill Maher calling himself a “house n****” on Friday’s episode of Real Time has sparked serious outrage across social media and caused many people, including some prominent black social justice activists, to call for the HBO host to be fired.A group purporting to be a television production company, “America First Television” — or, alternatively, “True Media Television” — is running a sophisticated scam to trick outspoken conservatives to appear as guests on a brand new television show they’ve dubbed a “conservative version of Sesame Street.” Friday on his Fox News show “Tucker Carlson Tonight,” host Tucker Carlson had author Ann Coulter weigh in on Kathy Griffin’s emotional press conference where the comedian accused President Donald Trump and his family of trying to “ruin” her life Kathy Griffin transformed from jokester to punchline this week by holding the image of the president’s severed head.