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Lost Hills: Bio

Lost Hills is Archie Logsdon, a poet and songwriter from California's Kern River Valley. His songs of love, death and wandering in the wilderness are evocative of the Southern Sierra region where he grew up and now resides. Clean country guitar picking and plaintive harmonica provide the background for his poetic imagery and gritty stories of faith, betrayal and redemption. "I find my stories out on the backroads of California where the ghosts of cowboys, miners, outlaws and drifters sit around campfires trading lies and baring their souls."

Lost Hills began performing on the San Diego folk scene in the 1980s, when he lived just down the block and across the railroad tracks from Leucadia's seminal Old Time Cafe. His music is influenced by Woody Guthrie, Utah Phillips. Gram Parsons, Townes Van Zandt and John Stewart. He plays at Coffee Houses, galleries, farmers markets, small town fairs, environmental fundraisers, peace rallies and, as he likes to say, "anywhere my truck breaks down, and any place they're serving beer..."