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Ann Peebles: The Girl with the Big Voice

Dorian Lynskey, Guardian, The, 20 February 2014

THERE'S A COMMON cliché in music biopics that you might call the eureka fallacy. Our hero is having a conversation or strumming a guitar when inspiration strikes and boom! — there's the song that will define them forever. It always looks hokey and implausible but sometimes that's really how it happens.

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