VIDEO: “Spivey Mountain Jam” by Kendra Warren

“This music video takes us back to April 1st, 1965 when my father was just five years old,” says 5th generation Ashevillean Kendra Warren. The singer-songwriter wrote her song, “Spivy Mountain Jam,” about one of her dad’s boyhood misadventures. “Being the hoodlum that he is, he caused quite a commotion after attempting to smoke his fathers cigarettes [and] burned down 16 acres of Asheville’s Spivey Mountain.” Luckily, Warren’s father survived the blaze and is credited as a co-writer on the song.

Video by Wonderland Woods Productions, song recorded at Little Laurel Studios. Warren’s latest EP, Train of Life, is available on iTunes.

About Alli Marshall
Alli Marshall is the arts section editor at Mountain Xpress. She's lived in Asheville for more than 20 years and loves live music, visual art, fiction and friendly dogs. Alli is the winner of the 2016 Thomas Wolfe Fiction Prize and the author of the novel "How to Talk to Rockstars," published by Logosophia Books. Follow me @alli_marshall

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