Tift Merritt

Tift Merritt is a North Carolina native and Grammy-nominated musician who wanted to write short stories until her father taught her guitar chords and Percy Sledge songs. Stitch of the World, her most recent collection, is her sixth studio album. Merritt also has recorded with classical pianist Simone Dinnerstein and sings in Andrew Bird’s old-time band. You can follow her on Twitter here.

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Talks

Tift Merritt on Being a Mother on the Road

By Tift Merritt | February 8, 2017

Tift Merritt on Being a Mother on the Road

The singer-songwriter grapples with her two most important roles.

Tift Merritt Talks Doug Paisley’s Strong Feelings

By Tift Merritt | January 24, 2014

Tift Merritt Talks Doug Paisley’s Strong Feelings

I should first begin by admitting that Doug Paisley's 2010 album Constant Companion has been my constant companion. I've heard people talk...