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Peter Hollens

Peter HollensPeter Hollens (born March 4, 1982) is an American singer/songwriter, producer and entrepreneur. He has been involved with a cappella music since 1999 when he and Leo da Silva founded the University of Oregon’s a cappella group, On The Rocks, known as the first official collegiate a cappella group in Oregon. He regularly releases new music videos to his YouTube channel. (From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia)

Peter Hollens is one of the most amazing, versatile singers I’ve ever seen. I’m going to post two of his videos. The first is The Parting Glass, an Irish drinking song, where he actually laid down all six tracks of the song. I think it was used in the video game Assassin’s Creed 4.  The second is his version of Shenandoah. It’s from one of my favorite old movies, Shenandoah (1965) with Jimmy Stewart. I never get tired of seeing it! Or hearing it for that matter… I’m thinking he’s singing his own backup on this one, as well.

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