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Nanci Griffith

Nanci Griffith

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New Country: Banjoing the Roy Rogers Image

Report and Interview by Adam Sweeting, The Guardian, 27 March 1987

It may have had a hard time persuading people to take it seriously but, as Adam Sweeting reports, country music is winning ...

Nashville Cats: Country Music In 1987 - Goldmine Or Shaft?

Report and Interview by Simon Witter, i-D, June 1987

Simon Witter travelled to Nashville to find out if there's any substance to the media'slatest rediscovery. ...

Nanci Griffith: Little Love Affairs

Review by Len Brown, New Musical Express, 12 March 1988

SHE'S THE very picture of vulnerability. The little girl stands – bobby sox, blazer, hair-band, sprig of blue bonnets in hand – by the window, ...

Nanci Griffith: The Acoustic Room, The Mean Fiddler, Harlesden

Live Review by Ken Hunt, Folk Roots, April 1988

THE WORD 'CHANTEUSE' seems to be undergoing one of its periodic journalistic revivals. It's a slightly unusual word, it's French and it was always far ...

Nanci Griffith: Country Rose of Texas

Interview by Adam Sweeting, The Guardian, 29 April 1988

Nanci Griffith's music may live happily in bedsit or honky-tonk but she tells anecdotes onstage to stop her audience fist-fighting, reports Adam Sweeting ...

Nanci Griffith: Late Night Grande Hotel

Review by Michele Kirsch, Select, October 1991

INFAMOUS for posing for pictures with books by her favourite Southern authors — Larry McMurtry (Deep South epics) and Carson McCullers (Ballad Of The Sad ...

Nanci Griffith: Other Voices, Other Rooms (Elektra); Robert Earl Keen: A Bigger Piece of the Sky (Sugar Hill)

Review by Jason Cohen, Creem, June 1993

THOSE WHO found Nanci Griffith's last two efforts for MCA to be awash in pop-lite production and overblown instrumentation should take Other Voices, Other Rooms ...

Nanci Griffith, the Crickets: Wiltern Theatre, Los Angeles CA

Live Review by Marc Weingarten, Los Angeles Times, 10 November 1997

Nanci Griffith's Long Look Back ...

Nanci Griffith: Blue Moons and True Believers

Profile and Interview by David Burke, R2/Rock'n'Reel, January 2012

About to make a welcome return to our concert halls and with a new album imminent, Nanci Griffith is in conversation with R2's David Burke. ...


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