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Nonch Harpin'

REVIEW: Nonch Harpin', 'Native Sons,' Self-Released >>

Go to the Northern California town of Boonville and the 'Native Sons' there say "nonch harpin'" as slang for "dirty talkin'." So when saxophonist Chinh Tran, bassist Shawn Ellis, drummer Alan Spearot, keyboardist Daniel Raynaud and guitarist Andy Markham jammed at the 150-year old 'Native Sons' Hall in Pescadero to the point where it sounded so good, they formed a band, guess what they named themselves?

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