Diane Birch’s “Bible Belt” is the best album I’ve heard in a long, long time:
Frank Sinatra with one of the best saloon songs ever:
Aretha Franklin and Stevie Wonder:
I’m watching the DVD of Robert Altman’s “Nashville” (since the cable is out again) and I’d forgotten all about this song, performed by a group called Tom, Bill & Mary (Keith Carradine, Cristina Raines and Allan F. Nicholls) in the film. You’ll never guess who wrote it: Gary Busey!
Steve Goodman’s song with the same name: