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WMI gets Thick As Thieves with The Northern Skies

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WMI gets its folk on with Eric Engblade from The Northern Skies
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In this episode, Romance for Ransom lead singer, Melissa Dylan, and I caught up with Eric Engblade, the lead singer/songwriter of The Northern Skies, at Billy’s in Eastown. He talked about his recent trip to Ireland, The Northern Skies’ business strategies, how Han Solo should be tried for murder, and their recent CD "Thick As Thieves."  Podcast includes tracks "Waiting To Fall;" "The L.R. Doty;" "Enthusiastic, Evangelistic, Preacher;" "The Northern Islander" and "Namaste."

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