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Seven Things You Didn’t Know About Ray LaMontagne

After graduating from high school, LaMontagne moved to Lewiston, Maine to work in a shoe factory.
Things You Didn't Know About Ray LaMontagne After graduating from high school, LaMontagne moved to Lewiston, Maine to work in a shoe factory.
Despite his father’s background in music, LaMontagne never took much interest in it as a child.  He preferred to read fantasy novels and draw artwork of the game Dungeons & Dragons.
Things You Didn't Know About Ray LaMontagne Despite his father’s background in music, LaMontagne never took much interest in it as a child. He preferred to read fantasy novels and draw artwork of the game Dungeons & Dragons.
Ray LaMontagne penned a song entitled “Meg White” for his 2008 album Gossip In The Grain as an ode to the White Stripes drummer.
Things You Didn't Know About Ray LaMontagne Ray LaMontagne penned a song entitled “Meg White” for his 2008 album Gossip In The Grain as an ode to the White Stripes drummer.
His album God Willin’ & The Creek Don’t Rise was produced by LaMontagne in an empty room at his Massachusetts home.
Things You Didn't Know About Ray LaMontagne His album God Willin’ & The Creek Don’t Rise was produced by LaMontagne in an empty room at his Massachusetts home.
LaMontagne draws a lot of his inspiration from Chicago blues artist Little Walter.
Things You Didn't Know About Ray LaMontagne LaMontagne draws a lot of his inspiration from Chicago blues artist Little Walter.
He dislikes performing front and center of the stage, instead preferring to be off to the side where he can hear the music much better.
Things You Didn't Know About Ray LaMontagne He dislikes performing front and center of the stage, instead preferring to be off to the side where he can hear the music much better.
Label executives initially told LaMontagne to re-record tracks on his 2010 album God Willin’ & The Creek Don’t Rise because it lacked a marketable single.
Things You Didn't Know About Ray LaMontagne Label executives initially told LaMontagne to re-record tracks on his 2010 album God Willin’ & The Creek Don’t Rise because it lacked a marketable single.
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