If Elvis Presley and Patsy Cline had had a baby, it’s Canada’s kd lang.
kd lang, along with her pal Lyle Lovett and Dwight Yokum were the New Traditionalist in Country and put the plucky twang on par with performance art.
American South is not the only country and western place, the middle of Canada, eh?
Hank Snow, Tommy Hunter, Ian and Sylvia because removing the western leaves just folk.
Anne Murray did country/pop until Bryan Adams sold a million records in Canada and then, Cory Hart did it the next month with his debut album and Anne rocked several discs.
kd lang had short hair and cut off cowboy boots and came to country music from community theatre. The shock of lesbian was overwhelmed by vegetarian.
A truely western experience by an angel with a lariet, shadowland & Absolute Torch and Twang. kd lang and the reclines cowpunk performance band and the mastery of the Nashville sound.
Ingenue proved kd lang could do more than camp, she crooned and popped.
separating from the “lonely on the road” angst and pathos of most mid career
kd lang’s all you can eat and Rick Springfield’s Tao echoed The Beatles in India
world music, the music of the folks,
anthologies, shifting genres and even art media and mediums.
I’d love to see kd do something with Iceland’s Bjork
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