Music on the Green – Cloverdayle

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Both grew up in the state of Oregon, raised by parents who passed their love for music onto their kids. They each had an affinity for the outdoors and in particular, shared a love for riding bikes with their friends. She sang in the choir at school and at church in Bend, Oregon; he built his foundation as a drummer, kindling a grasp of groove that would later underlie the guitar rhythms that would anchor the Cloverdayle sound. Singer/songwriters like Carole King, Amy Grant and James Taylor inspired Rachel, not only to write, but to sing songs with awareness and respect of their craftsmanship. He drew similar lessons; at age 3 Chad was spellbound by the music of Bobbie Gentry, then moved from there through Creedence Clearwater Revival, the Everly Brothers, and Willie & Waylon to name a few.