Our interview with the singer-songwriter explores her album “Love and Murder” and includes how she came to do a duet with Bob Weir.
“The Cuervo Gold/The fine Columbian/Make tonight a wonderful thing.” Have lyrics ever evoked a time and place more perfectly? While the Cuervo and Columbian are natural pairings from Steely Dan’s “Gaucho,” we’d like to suggest yet another in this episode of “Wine & Vinyl.”
The singer-songwriter has a rep for wringing every emotion out of listeners. That’s as true of “Tree of Forgiveness” as “Diamonds in the Rough.”
Back in the day, Tin Pan Alley songwriters wrote introductory “verses” that were nothing like the song that followed. Steely Dan modernized this old-world technique on “Babylon Sisters.” See how.