Natalie Merchant performs in Beaver Creek Saturday

Natalie Merchant performs in Beaver Creek Saturday
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By caramie schnell

BEAVER CREEK — One testament to singer/songwriter Natalie Merchant’s affect on people became clear back in December when the Vail Daily interviewed 10,000 Maniacs bass guitarist and founding member Steven Gustafson before the groups Snow Daze appearance. It’s been more than two decades since Merchant was the lead singer and lyricist for the alt-rock group, but, according to Gustafson, people still don’t realize the group has a new lead singer.“We’re fighting that still and it’s difficult,” Gustafson said. “Mary (Ramsey, our vocalist) is so kind about it. People will scream, ‘I love you, Natalie!’ and she will scream, ‘I love …

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