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The Kennedys present a heartfelt tribute to Nanci Griffith


It’s more than a mere impersonation. When Maura Kennedy sings a Nanci Griffith song, she not only sounds like Griffith, but seems, somehow, to actually become her. She’s got every little vocal tic, every facet of Griffith’s personality down pat. Griffith had a big influence on Kennedy’s songwriting, and Kennedy has worked with Griffith for many years, on and off, as a backing vocalist, songwriting partner and producer. She doesn’t just know Griffith’s songs inside and out, but seems to have internalized them, and sings them with great warmth. Continue Reading →

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