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Roots artist Forbert saw commercial flashes early on

Bob Mehr, Commercial Appeal, The, 19 January 2007

EVEN AT THE lowest point of his travails within the music industry, when he was stuck in legal limbo with labels and his star was fading, Steve Forbert always knew he'd keep writing and playing songs. "It never crossed my mind to stop," he says, adding with a laugh, "mainly, 'cause I don't know how to do anything else."

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