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The Crow

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The Crow

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Steve Martin
genre:
Country

We gave it a B

Comedy legend Steve Martin used to pepper his stand-up routines with banjo-playing (and once ”dueled” on that Deliverance tune with the Muppets). But this bluegrass collection is an almost entirely serious affair. On The Crow Martin showcases his fine five-string talents on instrumentals such as ”Pitkin County Turnaround” and the wistful ”Freddie’s Lilt.” He also capably backs singers Vince Gill and Dolly Parton on romantic confection ”Pretty Flowers.” The result is a rare album by a moonlighting movie star that doesn’t make its creator look like a jerk. B

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