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Shelby Lynne on Another Country

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Karen Miller Karen Miller | 12:00 UK time, Thursday, 5 May 2011

Listeners to Another Country with Ricky Ross are in for a treat this Friday night because Ricky's guest is American singer-songwriter (and sister of "Mrs Steve Earle", Allison Moorer) Shelby Lynne.

Shelby was in Scotland on Sunday night to perform at Edinburgh's Queen's Hall in support of her recent album "Tears, Lies and Alibis". I was at the concert, and although I cannot claim to be an expert on her music she was brilliant. Accompanied by guitarist John Jackson, a giant of a man, especially when standing next to the tiny Shelby, the set was stripped back and intimate. Highlights included "Leavin'" and "You Don’t Have to Say You Love Me" which she recorded on her Dusty Springfield tribute album.

I for one am therefore looking forward to Friday night's interview and session on Another Country. Here's a short taster from the interview to whet your appetite...



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