Eric Schwartz (songwriter)
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Eric Schwartz Songwriter
Eric Schwartz
Eric Schwartz
Background information
Eric Schwartz
Eric "Red" Schwartz
Born New York, New York, U.S.
Origin Newton, Massachusetts, U.S.
Genres Folk, Soul, Satire, Comedy
Singer-songwriter
Instruments Guitar, Piano, Vocals
Website www.ericschwartz.com

Eric Schwartz (Eric "Red" Schwartz) is an American folk singer/songwriter and musical satirist known for his often humorous, sexually explicit lyrics, as in the songs "Clinton Got A Blowjob" and "Who Da Bitch Now". His video, "Keep Your Jesus Off My Penis" has been downloaded over a million times. He cites Dr. Demento as an inspiration. He graduated from Tufts University with a degree in biology and worked as an actor and guitarist, before moving to Greenwich Village to begin his songwriting career. He has played several times at the Kerrville Folk Festival and was a finalist in the songwriting contest in 2001. He was a winner of the Falcon Ridge Folk Festival Emerging Artist Showcase.

He now lives in Los Angeles, California.

Awards

  • International Songwriting Competition Comedy/Novelty for song Clinton Got A Blowjob (2008) [1]
  • Just Plain Folks Comedy/Novelty CD of the Year for album Redder than Ever (2009) [2]

Discography

  • That's How It's Gonna Be (1999)
  • Pleading The First: Songs My Mother Hates (2000)
  • Sunday Blue (2002)
  • Self-Bootleg (2003)
  • Redder than Ever (2006)
  • "Christmastime in La La Land" (With The Seasonals) (2010)
  • The Aristocrat (2013)
  • The Better Man (2014)

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