William Fitzsimmons

by Accidental Bear


William Fitzsimmons (musician)

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William Fitzsimmons

Photo by Erin Brown
Background information
Origin PittsburghPennsylvania,United States
Genres Folkfolk rockelectronica
Occupations Singer-songwriter
Years active 2005–current
Labels Mercer Street
Website MySpace
Notable instruments
Guitar, Banjo, Piano

William Fitzsimmons is an Illinois-based, formerly Pennsylvania-based singer-songwriter. Fitzsimmons is perhaps best known for his songs “Passion Play” and “Please Don’t Go,” which aired during pivotal scenes in ABC’s medical drama Grey’s Anatomy.[1] His first two full-length albums, Until When We Are Ghosts (2005) and Goodnight (2006) were completely self-produced and recorded by Fitzsimmons at his former home in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. His most recent effort, 2008’s The Sparrow And The Crow was his first studio record, and impressively reached #1 on the iTunes Top Folk Albums chart, and #56 on the iTunes Top Albums chart. In addition to the above, his music has also been featured on ABC‘s Brothers & SistersMTV‘s Life of RyanThe CW‘s One Tree HillABC Family‘s Greek, and Lifetime‘s Army Wives, and he has been given reference in BillboardRolling StonePasteSpinMusikexpressUncutQ Magazine, and Performing Songwriter Magazine.





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