Kristina Olsen

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Multi-instrumentalist (acoustic guitar, steelbody slide guitar, saxophone, concertina, banjo, mandolin and piano) and singer-songwriter with a bluesy voice.
Born in San Francisco and raised in Haight-Ashbury during the 1960's, she now calls Venice Beach, Los Angeles home. Her songs have been covered by such respected artists as Eric Bibb, Fairport Convention, Maddy Prior, Mary Coughlan and Mollie O’Brien. She has also worked as a session musician on numerous artist’s albums including Michelle Shocked’s album 'Short Sharp Shocked' and touring as Mary Coughlan’s guitarist in 2005. Olsen won the Kerrville Song writing award her song for battered women, 'I'm Keeping This Life of Mine'. She has regularly toured Australia, Scotland, England, New Zealand, Canada and the USA. Olsen is a frequent contributor to Acoustic Guitar magazine, writing articles on guitar and performance technique.
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T.A.B. 2001 Kristina Olsen - It Don't Take Too Much album art Kristina Olsen & The Loose String Band Kristina Olsen & The Loose String Band - It Don't Take Too Much(LP, Album) Take A Break Productions T.A.B. 2001 US 1983 Sell This Version
TAB 1003 Kristina Olsen - Cupid Is Stupid album art Kristina Olsen ,& The Loose String Band Kristina Olsen ,& The Loose String Band - Cupid Is Stupid(Cass, Album) Take A Break Productions TAB 1003 US 1987 Sell This Version
CD PH 1147 Kristina Olsen - Kristina Olsen album art Kristina Olsen Kristina Olsen(CD, Album) Philo CD PH 1147 US 1992 Sell This Version
CD PH 1157 Kristina Olsen - "Love, Kristina" album art Kristina Olsen "Love, Kristina"(CD, Album) Philo CD PH 1157 US 1993 Sell This Version
CD PH 1175 Kristina Olsen - Hurry on home album art Kristina Olsen Hurry on home(CD, Album) Philo CD PH 1175 US 1995 Sell This Version
Philo CD PH 1195 Kristina Olsen - Live From Around The World album art Kristina Olsen Live From Around The World(CD, Album) Philo Philo CD PH 1195 US 1997 Sell This Version
KOPGCD01 Kristina Olsen - Duet album art Kristina Olsen & Peter Grayling Kristina Olsen & Peter Grayling - Duet(CD, Album) Not On Label (Kristina Olsen & Peter Grayling Self-Released) KOPGCD01 Australia 1998 Sell This Version
CD-128 Kristina Olsen - The Songs And Ballads Of Hattie Mae Tyler Cargill album art Debra Cowan, Acie Cargill, Susan Brown (5) With Kristina Olsen, Ellen* & John Wright (24) Debra Cowan, Acie Cargill, Susan Brown (5) With Kristina Olsen, Ellen* & John Wright (24) - The Songs And Ballads Of Hattie Mae Tyler Cargill(CD, Album) Folk-Legacy Records CD-128 US 2001 Sell This Version
TAB2008 Kristina Olsen - The Truth Of A Woman album art Kristina Olsen With Peter Grayling Kristina Olsen With Peter Grayling - The Truth Of A Woman (Album) Take A Break Productions TAB2008 Australia 2009 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

none Kristina Olsen - Orphan Boy album art Bob Hill (21) And Kristina Olsen Bob Hill (21) And Kristina Olsen - Orphan Boy(7") Heart/Countryman Records none US 1982 Sell This Version
none Kristina Olsen - The Last Time You Said Goodbye album art Kristina Olsen & The Loose String Band Kristina Olsen & The Loose String Band - The Last Time You Said Goodbye(7") Take A Break Productions none US 1986 Sell This Version
EM001 Kristina Olsen - Phoebe's Iceberg album art Kristina Olsen, Peter Grayling Kristina Olsen, Peter Grayling - Phoebe's Iceberg(CD, EP) Not On Label (Kristina Olsen & Peter Grayling Self-Released) EM001 UK 1999 Sell This Version

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October 9, 2013
Hurry On Home (CD, Album, Philo, 1995)

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