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Welcome to the official home page of THE DARLINGS, the award winning country-rockers from Boston fronted by Kelly Knapp & Simon Ritt. Influenced by everyone from Hank Williams to the British Invasion THE DARLINGS enjoy seeing things their own way and mix old time sensibilities with a rock & roll work ethic and loads of natural charisma. Winners of a Boston Music award as well as The Jim Beam Country Music Talent Search THE DARLINGS play a healthy dose of vintage and original material and are game for anything, big or small!

"The closest we'll ever hear to a duet between Patsy Cline and Johnny Thunders." Brett Milano - The Boston Phoenix

"Juanita Is Spanish for Jan." Chip Taylor

 "Anybody can play guitar, that doesn't make them an entertainer." Basil Rathbone

The Darlings is a registered trademark. U.S. Patent & Trademark Office Serial number 3,347,558 - first use in commerce 1996/10/25.