No one in Anglo-American pop does it better. Cash is the Billie Holiday of country singers. Her translucent voice projects such resilient strength that the listener's reaction is not pity but gratitude for the confidence.
Sam Phillips' second effort for Virgin Records pulled out all the stops by inviting Elvis Costello and Van Dyke Parks to participate. Tracks like "Lying", "Go Down", "Private Storm", and "Raised On Promises" and others are featured on this critically acclaimed disc.
If ever there were a bigger-than-life American figure whose biography seemed custom-written for the Broadway musical stage, it was the legendary showman Phineas T. Barnum. Garnering 10 Tony Award nominations, Barnum's buoyant songs include romantic drama, shameless hucksterism, and infectious crowd-