Nanci Griffith: The Acoustic Room, The Mean Fiddler, Harlesden
Ken Hunt, Folk Roots, April 1988
THE WORD 'CHANTEUSE' seems to be undergoing one of its periodic journalistic revivals. It's a slightly unusual word, it's French and it was always far too good a word to squander exclusively on Nico. The problem is that far too many of the people it's used about may be winsome and ever so fashionably windswept but their 'talents' leave me yawning.
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