Joan Osborne will take the Kalamazoo Ribfest stage on Saturday, August 3rd.  Bet you didn't know this about her.

#5.  Joan's latest release is an album of Bob Dylan covers.  "Songs of Bob Dylan" is her 9th studio album.

#4.  Joan Osborne was nominated for 6 Grammy Awards in 1996.  She probably would have won them all had it not been a break out year for Alanis Morissette, Hootie & the Blowfish and Seal.  Osborne has a total of 8 Grammy nominations including Best Blues Album in 2013.

#3.  Although most people know Joan Osborne from her top 10 pop and alternative hit "One Of Us," she has an incredible library of blues and singer-songwriter folk music.

#2.  4 years before the release of "One Of Us" Joan Osborne formed her own record label Womanly Hips.

#1.  Joan Osborne's performance of "One of Us" moved Prince so much that he recorded a version on his Emancipation album.


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