10 Country Albums You Need to Hear This Spring and Summer

Fri, Apr 1, 2016 at 9:51 AM by User 0 Comments

Six years ago, Lauper released the soul-themed Memphis Blues. Her latest is "an homage to when country and R&B were close together," she says. Lauper covered songs from the Fifties and Sixties by iconic singers like Patsy Cline and Wanda Jackson, working with Willie Nelson, Emmylou Harris and Vince Gill. "Childhood defines your music," Lauper says. "If you went by my Aunt Gracie's kitchen, she was playing the country station."
-Brittany Spanos

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