American folk rock singer-songwriter and musician Josh Ritter was born October 21, 1976 in Moscow, Idaho, the United States. He was born in the family of neuroscientists and attended Oberlin College studying the same thing. However, he changed his direction in studies for "American History Through Narrative Folk Music" and went even in Scotland to attend School of Scottish Folk Studies for half a year. He recorded his debut album at the age of 21 at the college’s campus selling it during the open mic nights. His music style can be describes as traditional folk and ballads. Lyrics themes are inspired by ones of Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen and Leonard Cohen. Ritter has released six albums in total, including one live album (released only in Ireland). From our site, you can download the last album The Historical Conquests of Josh Ritter in mp3.