Ghost in My Bones
Marc Jeffares was born in Humboldt County, California-a rural area in the extreme north of the state known as the home of the giant redwood trees and some of the most beautiful and undeveloped coast lines in the western United States. Certainly, this was no ordinary place to grow up-a fact that finds no surprise in his music. Inspired early by artists such as Kris Kristofferson, Tom Waits, and Niel Young, Jeffares found that a great song could express what had previously seemed inexpressible. It was the pursuit of this expression that lead to his songwriting. Using the lyricism and imaginative prowess of his aforementioned heroes as a conduit, Marc began to find his own voice in song. But it was not until he left Humboldt County, moving to Colorado and later East Tennessee that his real songwriting talents flourished. In these equally beautiful, and yet different areas of the country, Jeffares wrote the songs that appear on his first album, "Ghost In My Bones", a sometimes haunting, yet hopeful, collection of songs about homesickness, lost love, and ghostly reminders of a deep and illusive frontier and southern past uniquely American, but more importantly uniquely human. Marc Jeffares continues to live and write out of Knoxville, Tennessee where he is playing music, both there and in various other states, in an effort to survive and thrive as an artist who cannot and will not settle for any other way of life. Always honest, and always feeling, his purpose is song, and song is his purpose. Guest Musicians of note on this record include: Jason Wilber (of the John Prine Band) - accoustic and electric lead guitar Krista Detor (CoraZong Recording Artist) - piano and backing vocals.