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The Birth of a Star

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The Birth of a Star

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Patsy Cline
genre:
Country

We gave it a B+

Even with her staggering talent, Patsy Cline might never have left the hills of Virginia had it not been for talent scout Arthur Godfrey, whose TV show kick-started her career. Recently discovered in the attic of Cline’s former Nashville home, the 1957-58 recordings on The Birth of a Star showcase her versatility and spunk, especially against Godfrey’s generic pop orchestra. B+

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