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Remembering Patsy Cline

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Remembering Patsy Cline

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Various Artists
Producers:
MCA Nashville

We gave it a C

Norah Jones’ cover of ”Why Can’t He Be You” nails Cline’s countrypolitan longing and languor — a combination that goes only half-realized by this tribute’s other femmes, including a woefully miscast Michelle Branch, Natalie Cole, and Amy Grant. Even Patsy’s ”reincarnation,” k.d. lang, sounds ready to give up the ghost. Why can’t they be her?

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