Lead singer of Portland-based rock band Sallie Ford and the Sound Outside. They have been deemed a rockabilly band.
Her voice has been compared to Ella Fitzgerald, Tom Waits, Billie Holiday, Bessie Smith, and Snoop Dogg.
Her music was praised by Seth Avett of The Avett Brothers for bringing back the energy of the early days of rock 'n' roll.
She met her bandmates--Alaskan fisherman Tyler Tornfelt, Ford Tennis, and Jeff Munger--while she was employed as a waitress.
Her father was Hobey Ford, a puppeteer, and she grew up in Asheville, North Carolina.
- The meaning of the name Ford: River Crossing