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Samuel "Sam" Ervin Beam[2] (born July 26, 1974), better known by his stage name Iron & Wine, is an American singer-songwriter. He has released six studio albums, several EPs and singles, as well as a few download-only releases, which include a live album (a recording of his 2005 Bonnaroo performance). He occasionally tours with a full band.[3]

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Beam performing in 2022
Beam performing in 2022
Background information
Birth nameSamuel Ervin Beam
Born (1974-07-26) July 26, 1974 (age 49)
Chapin, South Carolina, U.S.
  • Vocals
  • guitar
  • banjo
  • piano
  • percussion
  • harmonica
  • bass
Iron & Wine at a 2006 concert at Brooklyn's McCarren Park Pool

Beam was raised in South Carolina before moving to Virginia and then Florida to attend school. He now resides in Durham, North Carolina.[4] The name Iron & Wine is taken from a dietary supplement named "Beef, Iron & Wine" that he found in a general store while shooting a film.[5]