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Lera Lynn on World Cafe

Singer-Songwriter Lera Lynn Came Right Into Listeners Homes on HBO’s True Detective


The annual Americana Festival is taking place in Nashville this week. There will be an awards ceremony this evening, big concerts and showcases all week long. One of the people performing is Lera Lynn our guest today. She became known and developed an instant audience through her on screen performances on this season of HBO's True Detective. I know that's how I discovered her, singing in the background in the dive bar The Black Rose while the action took place. There was something about the matter-of-fact sadness in her music that was immediately captivating. She has her own albums out now and is working on a new one for next year. She is here today to play music from them as well as some that were part of True Detective.

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LYING IN THE SUN
MY LEAST FAVORITE LIFE
OUT TO SEA

Recent Release: The Avenues
Release Date: June 23, 2015
Label: Sands Foley

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