Molly Lewis

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The following bio (posted on the JoCo Cruise 7 performers page) was crowdsourced one sentence at a time from Molly Lewis’s twitter followers (@Molly23). She cannot vouch for its accuracy:

Molly Lewis is at least one of two people in the continental US named “Molly.” Known for her quirky songs and insatiable desire to woo the internet, Molly has also been known to slam revolving doors.After realizing no one could see her behind a guitar, Molly picked up a ukulele, & single-handedly created an internet sensation. All of her ukelele strings are made from strands of her own hair, painstakingly treated in the fires of Mt. Doom.

Molly had a breakout year in 2009, in which she released “I Made You A CD, But I Eated It,” and made her first appearances at W00tstock and PAX Prime. Molly is known for playing covers of her own songs. After setting sales records with her pop band Molly Lewis & The News, Molly disappeared from the zeitgeist for years. When she returned as a solo artist, she was ready to write about what really interested her: Mr. T and female reproduction. Molly got permission to use Mr. T in a song after beating him two-out-of-three in a curling contest.

Molly is a fan favorite and has a huge following in Canada among other places! Molly may require cleanup to meet Wikipedia’s quality standards.

Previous bio:

Molly Lewis, also known as sweetafton23, was a student from Orange County, California known for performing original songs, pop covers, and Jonathan Coulton covers on YouTube. Her first Jonathan Coulton cover stemmed from an incomplete recording of her performance of Tom Cruise Crazy for her high school talent show. After someone sent a link to Jonathan Coulton himself, and he expressed interest in seeing a full recording, she obliged. The resulting video later won the Ukulele Video of the Year 2007 award at Ukulele Hunt. More recently, she has recorded a cover of Still Alive. Molly Lewis performed with Jonathan Coulton and Paul and Storm in Seattle on April 26th, 2008, and has performed with them many times since. She has also written several of her own songs, one of which she performed for Stephen Fry[1]. Like most people[2], she defeated Paul and Storm in Masters of Song Fu[3]. She is currently touring the East Coast and Midwest with The Doubleclicks and Dammit Liz as the "Ladies of Ragnarok."

  1. Molly's blog post about performing for Stephen Fry
  2. A question about Song Fu at the Q&A session of the first JoCo Cruise Crazy which began a running joke about beating Paul and Storm in Song Fu
  3. Masters of Song Fu #3: The Winner Announced!

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