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Rosanne Cash: Seven-Year Ache, King's Record Shop, Interiors

Alfred Soto, Stylus, 10 February 2006

IT'S TEMPTING TO BELIEVE that in a better world, Rosanne Cash would inspire as much love and reverence as her father Johnny, but since no such world exists I'll assert this instead: Rosanne made better albums than her old man, was the far more compelling figure, and because she created no mythos to live up to, her music can be savored both for its own sweet sake and, thanks to Columbia's reissue of her three seminal albums, for those interested in how a woman's quest for independence can return her to the uncertainty she sought to outgrow.

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