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Joe Henry

Bud Scoppa, Paste, 10 January 2006

BEFORE PRODUCING Solomon Burke's modern-day soul landmark, Don't Give Up On Me, in 2002, Joe Henry was a modest-selling "critic's darling" with a reputation for pushing the envelope, like writing a song about Richard Pryor and then persuading legendary jazz saxophonist Ornette Coleman to solo on it.

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