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Martin Sexton in is video for "Falls Like Rain." (Photo Courtesy YouTube.com)

Martin Sexton in is video for “Falls Like Rain.” (Photo Courtesy YouTube.com)

Singer-songwriter Martin Sexton says we’re living in the new sixties.  He’s with us.

Guests

Martin Sexton, a musician, he’s on tour, and his new EP is Fall Like Rain.

From Tom’s Reading List

American SongwriterMartin Sexton is the guy John Mayer calls “one of the most treasured singer-songwriters I’ve ever heard in my life.” Mayer must have first become acquainted with the Syracuse, New York-born artist when he was busking in Harvard Square while Mayer was a student at Boston’s Berklee School of Music. The two Boston transplants have a fair share in common, namely how to write an unabashed pop hook and sing it with an expressive soul-inflected croon.”

Playlist

Fall Like Rain — Martin Sexton

For What It’s Worth — Buffalo Springfield

For What It’s Worth (LIVE) — Martin Sexton

Burlington — Martin Sexton

Diner — Martin Sexton

Livin’ The Life (LIVE) — Martin Sexton

Sugarcoating — Martin Sexton

Found — Martin Sexton

Stick Around — Martin Sexton

Wants Out — Martin Sexton

Friends Again (LIVE)  — Martin Sexton

Happy Annivesary (Six Years) — Martin Sexton

One Voice Together — Martin Sexton

Video

Here’s Martin Sexton performing Friends Again live in our studio

Here’s the video for the title track of the new EP, Fall Like Rain.

Check out a track from the new EP, called One Voice Together.

Here’s Martin’s cover of the Buffalo Springfield classic “For What It’s Worth.”

Photos

Martin at our studio (Jesse Costa, WBUR)

Martin at our studio (Jesse Costa, WBUR)

Martin and Tom (Jesse Costa, WBUR)

Martin and Tom (Jesse Costa, WBUR)

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