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Lyle Morse: Bio

Lyle Morse, also known as "Lonesome Lyle" is an outstanding acoustic guitarist, harmonica player and stunning singer-songwriter-performer who currently calls Eastern Washington state his home. Lyle has been refining his musical vision and talents over a number of decades, and currently entertains in countless acoustic music friendly coffee houses, bistros, restaurants, street fairs, resorts, theaters, wineries and folk and arts festivals throughout Washington, Idaho and Montana. His music has been highlighted, and performed live on National Public Radio affiliates as well as commercial and college radio programs featuring blues, folk and original music. He has also performed on network television and cable TV.

Purely because he finds the music so expressive, moving and profound, Lyle concentrates his energies on acoustic blues music, but does venture into other forms of American roots music. Lyle's primary "soul shadows" and musical influences have been Robert Johnson, Big Bill Broonzy, Muddy Waters and Keb Mo. Lyle's sound is "groove-based" and other influences include British blues, the Chicago blues stylists, Detroit soul/rhythm & blues, country blues, folk, jazz and rock-a-billy music. Great blues music is found in a wide variety of musical contexts, and Lyle has incorporated this music into his performances.

Lyle's compact discs "Timeless", "Buffalo Nickels" and "No ReMorse" are offered for sale/download at this website (click on the "Buy" icon). Take time to listen to some of Lyle's tunes by clicking on the "Music" icon. His music is also available on Apple/ITunes, Amazon.com & multiple other music websites. See Lyle's YouTube channel for audio and video content.