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Music Review: 'Little Sparrow'

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Little Sparrow

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Dolly Parton
Producers:
Sugar Hill
genre:
Country

We gave it an A

Parton’s The Grass Is Blue was ’99’s top bluegrass album, but this all-acoustic follow-up proves a sequel can surpass the original. In wedding bluegrass with the Appalachian sound of her youth, Parton, who wrote half of the material and reprises her classic ”Down From Dover,” repeatedly explores her favorite theme — romantic betrayal — and turns in a powerful performance, augmented by the best of bluegrass’ hot pickers. A