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Edwin McCain (born January 20, 1970 in Greenville, South Carolina) is an and guitar player. While his albums are released under his name, he does have a permanent band, referred to as the Edwin McCain Band. Members of the band as of 2007 include Larry Chaney, lead guitar; Pete Riley, rhythm guitar and background vocals; Craig Shields, saxophone and keyboards; Manny Yames, bass guitar; and Peter Alexander, drums.

After signing a contract with the Atlantic Records label Lava Records in 1994, his first major-label album, Honor Among Thieves, was issued in 1995. His second album, Misguided Roses, spawned I’ll Be, a major single in 1998. Two more albums (Messenger and Far From Over) followed, but at the end of 2001, he split from Lava. In 2003 he released a collection of acoustic versions of songs both old and new called The Austin Sessions via ATC Records, a Nashville-based independent record label (at which McCain was the first artist signed following its creation in 2001). Mid-2004 saw the arrival of his first studio album in three years, entitled Scream & Whisper, which was released on another indie label, DRT Entertainment.

He has released two DVDs to date. The first was through ATC records in late 2002, called Mile Marker: Songs and Stories from the Acoustic Highway, and it consisted of interviews, live performances, and other material. The other was in late 2004, Tinsel & Tap Shoes. It was his first live concert DVD, recorded at The House of Blues in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.


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  • rustandsoul

    Couldn't Love You More is such an excellent song!

    17 Jul 2013 Reply
  • StephyLyra

    A voz que canta pra mim antes de dormir.. shauhsau =)

    17 Nov 2012 Reply
  • Eroslove

    Why Say Anything is so low ?!

    10 Sep 2012 Reply

    How is Beautiful Life not in the top 15?

    13 Feb 2012 Reply
  • gendervariant

    I've been trying to figure out this guy's name for like forever. He is truly an amazing songwriter.

    10 Sep 2011 Reply
  • tehkeeks78

    I love his voice, it's so calming. More people should listen to this guy.

    27 Feb 2011 Reply
  • PiNoRo

    O man, I listened to the 'Messenger' album a gazillion quadrillion times before joining here. And now I can't scrobble most of the songs, damn ;(

    20 Feb 2011 Reply
  • natygpzinha

    i'll be é foda!

    9 Sep 2010 Reply
  • Priiamorim

    "I'll be" é muito linda (:

    9 Aug 2010 Reply
  • GunLaeGun

    i'll be....OMG romantic love song ever....

    12 Jun 2010 Reply
  • beancos

    shooting stars *---*

    30 Dec 2009 Reply
  • DegreeX

    Edwin McCain is so underrated its sickening. He is an AMAZING songwriter and vocalist.

    10 Nov 2009 Reply
  • linQa

    these are the moments.

    5 Oct 2009 Reply
  • vocm10

    he deserves more fame... [2]

    6 Sep 2009 Reply
  • GreenDl89

    "I'll Be" è semplicemente meravigliosa..

    27 Aug 2009 Reply
  • gui_augusto

    i'll be needs to be available for play, clearly... [2]

    4 Jul 2009 Reply
  • la_perdida

    i'll be needs to be available for play, clearly...

    25 Jun 2009 Reply
  • Taishi_Now

    saw him in concert at The One World Theatre in Austin, Tx. It was a great show. He really puts alot of heart into his music.

    13 Jun 2009 Reply
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    15 May 2009 Reply
  • yzo

    Awesome singer. Wonderful ballad is "I Don't Know How I Got By" - totally underrated. It's from 1998 soundtrack The Family Man :-)

    13 Mar 2009 Reply
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