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Ritter struggles to balance upbeat past, dour present

By Joan Anderman
Globe Staff / May 1, 2006

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Josh Ritter With Hem At: Avalon, Saturday The guitar-strumming troubadour Josh Ritter performed at Avalon on Saturday, and in a testament to this folk singer's pop-star caliber appeal, the Lansdowne Street nightclub was transformed into a cavernous coffeehouse. Ladies screamed ''I love you!" from the comfort of their folding chairs. A disco ball hung limp from the ceiling in anticipation ... (Full article: 526 words)

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