Hometown: Baltimore

Current members: Juanita Paul, vocals; Carl Rosetti, chromatic harmonica; John Seay, guitar; Paul Iwancio; guitar, vocals.

Founded in: 1997

Style: Folk/rock/pop

Influenced by: Van Morrison, Smokey Robinson, Robbie Robertson.

Notable: Iwancio (pronounced eye-wan-see-oh), is the founder and president of the Baltimore Songwriters Association.

Quotable: Iwancio on components of a well-written song: "If it is catchy, or memorable in some way. If it grabs you, keeps your attention and gives you some kind of story."

For more information about Paul Iwancio, visit www.pauliwancio.com.

-- Annie Linskey