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own song samples to save money.
As fate would have it, his samples caught
the ear of Peanut Butter Wolf, founder of
Stones Throw Records. To Andrew's surprise,
he received a contract to record an entire
album. Called A Strange Arrangement, it was
released in September 2009. A month later,
one of the songs, "Just Ain't Gonna Work Out,"
was chosen as a Starbucks iTunes Pick of the
Week.
The new album, How Do You Do, is also
generating enthusiastic response.
A proud mom, Kathi was especially pleased
to be in the audience when her son per-
formed on the Late Show with David Letter-
man. She said Andrew was particularly proud
to perform on Live From Daryl's House — a hit
Internet program from the home of Daryl Hall
of Hall and Oates fame. Andrew performed
on the show with Hall and his band and the
legendary Booker T. Jones, of Booker T. and
the MGs.
During the program, Hall marveled at
Andrew's knowledge of classic soul and how
he captures and blends the Motown, Philly
and Memphis sounds with flavors of hip-hop
in his own songs. "I owe that to my parents;'
he said. "They got me started."Andrew talked
about his early start as a record collector then
showed Daryl a photo. "Some people carry
pictures of their kids in their wallet," he said. "I
carry a photo of my vinyl record collection!'
Says Kathi: "We still get excited whenever
we hear him on the radio. Last night, my
husband was in the hot tub when one of his
songs came on.That makes us smile."
And what do the neighbors on Hawthorne
Street think? "Oh, they're all big fans,"she
says.
"I'm just happy that he is getting to do
what he loves doing," she adds. "I'm definitely
a proud mother."

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A MAYER HAWTHORNE SAMPLER

Want an introduction to the music
of Mayer Hawthorne? Visit
redthreadmagazine.com for links to
these performances:

• On Thanksgiving Day 2011, in the
basement of his parents' home, Mayer
Hawthorne and his band mates,
which this time included his dad on
bass, performed an alternative Detroit
Lions halftime show live on the Inter-
net. The 10-minute, four-song medley,
provides an excellent sampling of his
music.
• A combination that worked well
together, Daryl Hall and Mayer Haw-
thorne performed each other's songs
together on the hit Internet show Live

From Daryl's House.

• Or for something a little different,
check out Mayer Hawthorne's version
of"Christmas Time Is Here.""All the
best Christmas songs were written by
Jews," he notes.

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