A seductive depiction of 1940s Los Angeles that captures swinging jazz, torchy ballads, and witty lyrics. With loads of atmosphere and tasty songs, this modern classic swept the 1990 Tony Awards with wins for Best Musical, Leading Actor (Naughton), Featured Actress (Graff), Best Book (Larry Gelbart
Four consecutive No. 1 country singles made this a fine near farewell from Cash to Nashville. She cut two more singles for a hits compilation before turning to a folkier confessionalism on Interiors.