Get To Know GRAMMY Winners The Civil Wars

The Civil Wars get their name from the contrasting music styles between both musicians.  One's more southern country and the other is a Northern California classic rock sound.
The Civil Wars get their name from the contrasting music styles between both musicians. One's more southern country and the other is a Northern California classic rock sound.
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The Civil Wars new album 'Barton Hollow' reached #12 on the Billboard 200 and #1 on the Billboard Digital Albums Chart.
The Civil Wars new album 'Barton Hollow' reached #12 on the Billboard 200 and #1 on the Billboard Digital Albums Chart.
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The Civil Wars have a duet with Taylor Swift on the new Hunger Games movie soundtrack called "Safe & Sound"
The Civil Wars have a duet with Taylor Swift on the new Hunger Games movie soundtrack called "Safe & Sound"
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Joy Williams is from Santa Cruz, Cali and John Paul White is from Muscle Shoals, Alabama.  Both met in Nashville at a songwriting session.
Joy Williams is from Santa Cruz, Cali and John Paul White is from Muscle Shoals, Alabama. Both met in Nashville at a songwriting session.
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The Civil Wars first gained popularity when their song "Poison & Wine" played over a very important scene in Grey's Anatomy in the season 6 episode of "New History"
The Civil Wars first gained popularity when their song "Poison & Wine" played over a very important scene in Grey's Anatomy in the season 6 episode of "New History"
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The Civil Wars opened on Adele's North American tour in 2011 then spent a few dates with Emmylou Harris before hopping back on Adele's UK leg of her tour.
The Civil Wars opened on Adele's North American tour in 2011 then spent a few dates with Emmylou Harris before hopping back on Adele's UK leg of her tour.
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The Civil Wars don't travel with a live band, they play strictly acoustic shows but have powerhouse vocals to make up for it.
The Civil Wars don't travel with a live band, they play strictly acoustic shows but have powerhouse vocals to make up for it.
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The Civil Wars were voted the Best New Artist according to Entertainment Weekly and USA Today and their album was featured on several 'Best of 2011' lists including iTunes and NPR Music.
The Civil Wars were voted the Best New Artist according to Entertainment Weekly and USA Today and their album was featured on several 'Best of 2011' lists including iTunes and NPR Music.
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The Civil Wars is made up of Joy Williams & John Paul White.
The Civil Wars is made up of Joy Williams & John Paul White.
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