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Rich Krueger


  1. 1.
    A Stoopid Broken Heart
  2. 2.
    The Gospel According to Carl
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    A Short One on Life
  5. 5.
    Then Jessica Smiled
<p></p><p>“As a lifelong fan of True Deep American Strangeness, I came to a realization after leaving Milwaukee for the last time in 1959: The truest, deepest American strangeness is to be found in the heartland, the great Midwest.
As a perfect example, take a song—any song –of Rich Krueger, and you will see exactly what I mean. Rich is an American Stranger if I ever did see one.” -Peter Stampfel, The Holy Modal Rounders</p><p>“Krueger reaches way down and creates his own musical paths, song after song. So damn good. ...maybe perfect music for the moment.&nbsp; Rich Krueger, where have you been hiding?.” - No Depression</p><p>"Wince-Inducing Brilliance" - Robert Christgau&nbsp; Noisey (Vice)</p><p>Rich Krueger, now based in Chicago, IL, was born in Bedford-Stuyvesant, NYC. He has been writing and performing solo, and with his band The Dysfunctionells since 1985. The Dysfunctionells, (“THE Butt-Ugliest Band in Chicago”) have backed up the Holy Modal Rounders at their reunion at The Bottom Line in NYC, and Krueger has recorded with Peter Stampfel on his own and with the band. </p><p>In the summer of 2017, Krueger released "Overpass",&nbsp;an EP &nbsp;pre-cursor to two&nbsp;full length &nbsp;albums he plans to release.&nbsp; The first&nbsp;, &nbsp;"Life Aint That Long", released 1/27/18 to critical acclaim.&nbsp; Krueger was chosen as a&nbsp; 2017 Kerrville Folk Festival New Folk Finalists. After 30+ years of making music&nbsp;RK still has something to say.</p>



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