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Music Review: 'Letter to Laredo'

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Letter to Laredo

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Joe Ely
genre:
Country

We gave it an A-

Ely’s best record since 1987’s Lord of the Highway. The scruffy-voiced singer-songwriter plays to his main strength, storytelling, and roams about his favorite terrain, the Texas-Mexico borderlands. Checking in for two tunes is Bruce Springsteen, who lends more than mere marquee value — he sings his heart out. A-