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Review: “The List,” Rosanne Cash

Posted in Review, Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on October 8, 2009 by 30daysout

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Rosanne Cash is one of those rare artists that sounds like she’s sitting in your living room playing just for you. Her voice is confident, sexy, and one you can count on to make you feel better when times are tough. On her latest collection, The List, she honors her father Johnny Cash by performing 12 songs (13 if you get it off iTunes) from a list he gave her when she was 18 years old. It contained what he called the “100¬†essential country songs.” Everything from folk to protest songs to delta blues to gospel to Appalachian music was on¬†that list. I am so glad that she decided to share this piece of her history with us because this disc is nothing short of outstanding. Continue reading