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Song of the Day: Lucinda Williams, "Unsuffer Me"

Song of the Day: Lucinda Williams, "Unsuffer Me"


Folk-country crooner Lucinda Williams has been wandering around the music scene for more than a decade. But most recently, it was her 2006 album, Car Wheels on a Gravel Road, that really put Williams on the map. This week, she released the follow-up, dubbed West, which offers a bluesy, bittersweet tribute to Williams' recently deceased mother.

The conflicted 13-song set veers from gentle, affectionate ballads like "Mama You Sweet" to the harsher "Unsuffer Me," which is dominated by quavering vocals and deep-diving strings. To listen to the heartbreaking "Unsuffer Me," read more

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