Singer-songwriter Ellis Paul celebrates his birthday on January 14.
KDHX celebrates Paul's special day with a collection of photos, videos and audio recordings from his many visits to St. Louis.
Drawing from a background diverse enough to take him from the fields of Maine potato farm to social work in Boston's inner city, singer/songwriter Ellis Paul tells tales of struggle and triumph in the style of folk heroes like Woody Guthrie.
Folk singer-songwriter Ellis Paul is a keen observer of the world around him, drawing a wealth of captivating songs from the people he's known and the places he's been.
After 20 years of songwriting and touring, you'd think Ellis Paul would be ready to take some time off and just enjoy his success. Not so. He's still got songs and miles to burn.
Ellis Paul is a voice that is both familiar and uncanny. Influential in the folk-pop rise of the ’90s, Paul is a conduit. His modern appeal is underscored by old-fashioned insight into human experience, an awareness that’s due to a deep respect for the folk balladists that have gone before him.