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Feb 24 2021
Grateful to learn that my song, "Widows Walking" won second place in the March/April 2021 American Songwriter Magazine lyric contest. Thanks to the women who inspired the song!
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Nov 21 2019
Merrick singer-songwriter Drew Velting, who has released a new song, launches a tour of LI homeless shelters to raise awareness during National Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Week. Photo Credit: Linda McNally
Updated November 19, 2019 7:59 AM
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Nov 6 2019
Jul 23 2019
Outstanding podcast from NPR's "All Songs Considered" previewing this year's Newport Folk Festival, which celebrates its 60th year this month. Wow.
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May 6 2019
Nice article providing some updates on Pete Seeger's centennial celebration. Well may the world go...
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Feb 6 2019
Great article in the NY Times about Izzy Young, a key figure in the Great American Folk Music Revival at its peak. Sad to lose him.
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Oct 25 2018
Merrick singer-songwriter Drew Velting was inspired to write a song about the woman killed during the 2017 Charlottesville riots. Photo Credit: Olivia Velting
Updated October 20, 2018 3:00 PM
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Aug 31 2018
Posted August 30, 2018
Recent article published by the Long Island Herald regarding my new song release, "The Mournful Death of Heather Heyer"
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Aug 9 2018
by Chris Cerbo | Posted: Wed 4:37 PM, Aug 08, 2018 | Updated: Wed 6:30 PM, Aug 08, 2018
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (CBS19 NEWS) -- A New York-based musician is hoping a song dedicated to Heather Heyer will help heal some…
Feb 12 2018
Informative piece from the New York Times that provides much-needed historical perspective on a timeless African-American spiritual.
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