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There are at least two artists named David Wilcox.

1. David Wilcox is a Canadian and musician.

2. David Wilcox is an American musician and singer-songwriter guitarist.

The Canadian David Wilcox was born in Montreal, Quebec. He is known for such albums as ‘Out of the Woods’, ‘My Eyes Keep Me In Trouble’, ‘Bad Reputation’, Breakfast at the Circus’, ‘The Natural Edge’, ‘Thirteen Songs’, and ‘Rhythm of Love’. Wilcox continues to be a top attraction on the festival and arena circuits around Canada.

The American David Wilcox was born in Cleveland, Ohio. His work features lyrical insight, asmooth baritone voice, virtuosic guitar chops, and creative open tunings. He released an independent album in 1987, won the New Folk award in 1988, and by 1989 he had signed with A&M Records. His first release on the label, ‘How Did You Find Me Here’, sold over 100,000 copies its first year. 17 albums later his songs have been covered by artists such as k.d. lang and many others.


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  • MuddyBongWaters

    David Wilcox. End of story.

    7 Oct 2012 Reply
  • FrankKleijn

    effortless and tremendous

    21 Feb 2011 Reply
  • Ruminator

    I first learned of Wilcox more than ten years ago from an issue of Acoustic Guitar magazine. I picked up one of his recordings and fell in love with the music. I continue to return to his work because of the quality of the songs. Thanks, Mr. Wilcox, for all the hard work and love poured into your music.

    29 Dec 2010 Reply
  • keishua

    saw the American David Wilcox live a few weeks ago. Simply amazing!!

    20 Dec 2009 Reply
  • jetydo

    Hey, I posted a live David Wilcox (the American) radio set from 20 years ago on my blog. It's the oldest live bootleg of David Wilcox that I know of:

    5 Dec 2009 Reply
  • K_A_R_G_A

    If you're listening to Canadian David Wilcox like me, this is not the picture of him. Vote for the others.

    27 Nov 2009 Reply
  • hydeph

    Gunna be honest, forget about the American David Wilcox, you're not missing anything I'm layin PIPE! ALLL NIGHT LONG

    26 May 2009 Reply
  • breceveur

    I like them both. What's remarkable is that they're both in the same "folk" camp (the Canadian David Wilcox got his start playing in Ian and Sylvia's band) and yet they're so very different stylistically. The Canadian David Wilcox is known more for his guitar playing (but he also writes songs) while the American one is known more for his songwriting (but he's also a fine guitar player).

    3 Apr 2009 Reply
  • mrdavidwilcox

    Unfortunately, doesn't seem to care if there are 2 artists with the same name! We at the David Wilcox (American) camp have been trying to sort this out but not getting much help from We will continue to work on it.

    2 Apr 2009 Reply
  • Hawkenstein

    Two artists with the same name each need there own page and station!

    31 Mar 2009 Reply
  • trisweb needs to be able to handle two artists with the same name... honestly, it's not that difficult right? Come on guys.

    30 Mar 2009 Reply
  • rwlanier

    This is truly annoying. The photo is of the wrong guy, but the music seems almost right. Could someone fix this, please.

    24 Feb 2009 Reply
  • manicmachinist

    This page is a confusion of two wilcoxes and quite honestly does either of them any service

    5 Feb 2009 Reply
  • pagnostolic

    Whoops -- I meant the "U.S." DW. Sorry for the co-optation of the entire pair of continents... I read "American" and repeated it. (I do know the difference.)

    16 Nov 2008 Reply
  • pagnostolic

    I listened to the American DW in concert last night. And my heart is full. Sweet voice, sublime guitar, yearning heart. A good man with a good soul whose talent is delivered for the sake of connection to the bigger picture. It works.

    16 Nov 2008 Reply
  • K_A_R_G_A

    If you're listening to Canadian David Wilcox like me, this is not the picture of him.

    7 Sep 2008 Reply
  • GreenHairedGirl

    if you like the American Wilcox, check out Chris Scanlon:

    15 Jun 2008 Reply
  • K_A_R_G_A

    Listen to Miss You When You Go, you won't regret it...

    29 Apr 2008 Reply
  • K_A_R_G_A

    This is a hell of a voice...

    29 Apr 2008 Reply
  • Infamous_Bread

    frikkin mislabeled paste cds

    21 Feb 2008 Reply
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