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Lucinda Williams: The Ghosts of Highway 20

Holly Gleason, Paste, 5 February 2016

IN THE LATE '80S, Lucinda Williams emerged as the patron saint of busted love and broken dreams. Lucinda Williams and Sweet Old World established her as a writer not afraid of the pain. Honoring her father, poet Miller Williams, she's put the scalpel to the bone with West, Blessed, World Without Tears, Essence, her breakthrough Car Wheels on A Gravel Road — and last year's Americana Album of the Year, Down Where The Spirit Meets The Bone.

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