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Review: Lucinda Williams remains unmatched at Echoplex
Review: Lucinda Williams remains unmatched at Echoplex

Today’s spur-sharp crop of young female country singers owes a lot to Lucinda Williams. Without Williams,  who in the late ‘80s and early ‘90s set the template for bourbon-slugging, disenchanted women in what came to be alt-country, there might not be a Kacey Musgraves, Caitlin Rose or Hurray for the Riff Raff as we know them today. As with most great country, the original article has gotten only better with time. On Tuesday night at the Echoplex, Williams continued her drolly titled “World Tour of Los Angeles” (which has included stops at the Troubadour, Glasshouse and other Southland venues). It was a long trip through her catalog of witty, pleading,...

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