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Dec 22, 2015

Most musicians, even talented musicians, have no careers at all. Hers has lasted, depending how you count, 40 years? 50 years? Or, with my special math, 1,000 years, dating to the middle ages. At 15 she was singing commercial jingles; while still in high school she was a staff writer for Chappell Music. Her first hits, or the first I remember, were Midnight Blue in 1975 and Don't Cry Out Loud shortly after. We spoke at Euphoria Rehearsal Studios.