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Nanci Griffith: Late Night Grande Hotel

Michele Kirsch, Select, October 1991

INFAMOUS for posing for pictures with books by her favourite Southern authors — Larry McMurtry (Deep South epics) and Carson McCullers (Ballad Of The Sad Cafe) — singing raconteur Griffith is not only writing like her heroes, she's also recording songs by others who write like them.

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