“I’m not crying on Sundays,” Mary Lambert assures herself on the song that got her to the Grammys. But this Sunday was different. This Sunday was better.
There are singers, there are songwriters – and then there’s Patty Griffin.
Not only has the celebrated songstress been praised for her versatility, Griffin’s untouchable talent has earned her a Grammy and landed her material on releases from some of the industry’s biggest names.
Patti LaBelle can say anything she damn well pleases. First of all, she’s Patti LaBelle – legend, icon, trailblazer, Hall of Famer, the Godmother of Soul. Second – there is no second. When you’ve been belting it out for a half-century, there doesn’t have to be.