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AUDIO: Joan Armatrading (1990)

John Tobler, Rock's Backpages audio, Spring 1990

The singer songwriter charts her recording career from her debut (with Pam Nestor), Whatever's for Us, up to her current release Hearts and Flowers: producers like Gus Dudgeon, Glyn Johns and Steve Lillywhite; musicians like Dave Mattacks, Jerry Donahue and Sly & Robbie and songs such as 'Love and Affection' and 'Me Myself I'. She also talks about real musicians vs. high tech instruments, being photographed by Robert Mapplethorpe and Lord Snowden, and her love of comics.


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