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Behind the Song: ‘Wichita Lineman’ – American Songwriter Magazine, Jan/Feb 2012

Jimmy Webb, circa late 1960s

“Wichita Lineman” is on many people’s short list of the best pop songs of all time.  But when Jimmy Webb wrote it,  not only did he doubt he had a surefire hit, he didn’t even think he had finished the song.  It was a joy to interview him for this article, which appears in the Jan/Feb 2012 issue of American Songwriter Magazine.

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Live in NYC — Vince Gill and Sting tape CMT Crossroads

I was thrilled to attend a NYC taping of CMT Crossroads: Vince Gill and Sting on Tuesday.  Amazing show, as expected — it will air on Nov. 25.  For more, read my write-up of the show in American Songwriter here: – http://bit.ly/pzxOyP.

Vince and Sting rehearse for CMT Crossroads.

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