lead vocals, backing vocals & pitch witch services
Margie Boulé is a general interest columnist for the Oregonian.
As a columnist, feature writer and investigative reporter, she has
won regional and national journalism awards. Margiés columns
on the 20th anniversary and survivor reunion of the 1978 DC-8 crash
in East Portland inspired Patrick to write Landed on Burnside. Patrick
promptly forgot who wrote the pieces, rediscovering that fact while
in the studio with Margie. It was one of those moments.
Margie has continued singing and acting as a sidelight, performing
hundreds of commercial jingles (her favorite was as the voice of
a singing roll of toilet paper) and performing leading roles in
over 50 musical theatre productions, including Eliza in My Fair
Lady, Yum Yum in the Mikado, Audrey in Little Shop of Horrors and
Adelaide in Guys and Dolls with the Oregon Symphony in May, 2001.
In addition to soloing with the Oregon, Seattle and Spokane Symphony
Pops Concert series, Margie has appeared with the internationally
famous and ensemble of cool, Pink Martini.
Margie joined ComedySportz
in 2000, performing improvisation and hitting the high notes on
the National Anthem. Shés the proud mother of Alex Boulé-Buckley,
who also appears on Midwinter Jicker's Fervent Flow, singing a lovely
Wherever anyone other than Patrick or Margie sings on the album,
Margie probably did the vocal arrangement, serving as the noted
Pitch Bitch. (The CD liner refers to her as providing Pitch Witch
Services. This is incorrect.)
Margie took up golf in 2001.