10 Amazing Performances By Homeless Musicians

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By Shaw and Confusion

When most people encounter a homeless man or woman on the street, the reaction is to create distance. Little thought is given to them as human beings. Instead they become smells, burdens, stains, and potential threats. We sometimes forget that these people have families, stories, ideas. And talent.

The heart of this blog has always been the equal opportunity mindset. It’s not just about the major label players; it’s about the people that often get ignored—the starving artists, the undiscovered talent. The Pigeons. With that in mind, here are 10 great homeless musicians.

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  • Laura

    Great post, really touched by Mr.Ayes.

  • http://Twitter.com/Darke Connor

    How could you do a homeless musician post without Red? He’s great http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pe_t7FBLTdY

  • Matt

    Agreed, very surprised that RED was not on here. You’re familiar with him, right? Stones Throw put out a 7″ of his (RED: The Man Without the Machine)

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