Ellis Paul

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Birthday
14, 1965
Birthplace
Fort Kent, ME
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
14, 1965 (age 53)
Birthplace
Fort Kent, ME

About

Prominent exemplar of the Boston school of songwriting that led to the 1990s folk revival.

Before Fame

He attended Boston College on a track scholarship. He discovered the big-band jazz of Maynard Ferguson and Stan Kenton while playing trumpet in his school's stage band.

Trivia

He was once a social worker and dealt with a variety of clients, including drug dealers and rapists.

Family Life

He was the son of Ed Plissey, who was the Executive Director of the Maine Potato Commission, and Marilyn Bonney, who was an extension agent for northern Aroostook County, Maine.

Associated With

His song The World Ain't Slowing Down was featured in the 2000 comedy Me, Myself and Irene starring Jim Carrey.