South Jersey native and grandfather of ten, Paul Evans Pedersen, Jr. is a
singer/songwriter, screenwriter, author, and glass jewelry artisan who
lives in Malaga (Franklin Twp., Gloucester County) with his wife, Cookie.
Nominated for 4 Grammys in 2008, and seven more in 2009, Pedersen's
recent CD's include "Endlessly", "Agua Noir", "Manhattan Grits",
and, most recently (2014), "Lines On The Pines", a cd of 13 songs that
is entirely about the Pine Barrens of South Jersey. Many of the over
1200 songs composed by Pedersen have charted nationally & internationally, and have been featured in two films; "Breathless",
and "The Demented", and on FXX's TV series "It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia".
Paul and his song "The Pine Barrens Blues" was featured on the hit CNN series, "Anthony Bourdain-Parts Unknown" in May, 2015. Paul has been writing songs since the age of 3, and continues to do so. Also, he has
been playing the drums since age 12, the guitar since age 14, and
continues to do so as well. He played drums for "The Hall Of fame Show" out of Nashville for 5 years in the 90's, and does drum and guitar studio work as well.
He is the author of two published books. "Required Restroom Readings",
a self-published collection of short stories & Haiku, was published in
2009.His most recent book, "The Legendary Pine Barrens- New Tales
From Old Haunts", was published in 2013 by Plexus Publising of Medford
NJ. Pedersen is currently continuing his regional book tour and signings
for "The Legendary Pine Barrens", which includes the performance of f
our original Pine Barrens songs and a hour-long storytelling session.
Tales From The Screamin' Hollar Inn Thriller The stories that ooze out of The Screamin' Hollar Inn, a 250 year-old tavern turned present-day biker/sports bar located in the legend-rich heart of the South Jersey Pine Barrens, are unbelievable! Or, are they?
Anthony Bourdain's-Parts Unknown
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