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Samantha Fish

Only into her mid-20s, Samantha Fish has now released three CDs, played all over the world, and shared the stage with well-established artists, from Tab Benoit and Johnny Lang to the legendary Buddy Guy. Labelmate and sometimes touring buddy Mike Zito has long championed Samantha, producing her critically acclaimed albums,“Runaway” and “Black Wind Howlin’”. Samantha’s had a master’s class in a wide variety of the Blues, her work ethic is unquestioned, and her love for performance is obvious.

Based in Kansas City, Samantha has been on a major roll ever since she teamed up with Cassie Taylor and Dani Wilde on Ruf Records’ 2011 release “Girls with Guitars”, and fueled by the trio’s Blues Caravan tour of Europe and the U.S. created an international buzz in the blues world. Later that same year she recorded “Runaway”, her solo debut on Ruf, which mixed gutsy riff-blues rockers like “Down In The Swamp” with the mellow small-hours jazz of “Feelin’ Alright”, while marinating her songwriting in the groove of the Rolling Stones and even tipping a hat to Heart. “It’s all the sounds I grew up with,” she explained at the time, “with my own spin.” Earlier this year Samantha joined…

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