Song of the Day #4,978: ‘Learning How to Live’ – Lucinda Williams

I split Lucinda Williams’ discography into four periods.

You have the early years, from 1979-1992, featuring straightforward folk pop/rock and her most radio-friendly tunes and vocals.

Then there’s the span from 1998-2003, which saw her stretch into more challenging song styles and favor raw emotion over more polished performances. 1998’s Car Wheels On a Gravel Road, still her masterpiece, bridges the first two phases.

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