Grammy Award winner and pop icon Maureen McGovern's moving musical memoir chronicles the hope-filled years of the 1960s, through the dark years of Vietnam, Watergate, and the Civil Rights Movement, the AIDS crisis, and on to today and the hope of a better tomorrow.. Best known for her breakout hit, the Academy Award-winning "The Morning After," McGovern returns to her roots as a folk singer as she performs the classic songs The New York Times has dubbed "the second half of the Great American Songbook," including Bob Dylan's "The Times They Are a-Changin,'" Carole King's "You've Got a Friend," The Beatles' "Let it Be," Joni Mitchell's "All I Want," Paul Simon's "America," Laura Nyro's "And When I Die," and many more. Complete song list.
"'Road' has surprising potency! It's easy to see why McGovern is such a highly regarded performer! Her voice remains powerful, supple, and expressive. Maureen McGovern knows how to navigate a song’s emotional peaks and valleys and how to woo and win an audience. When you hear her deliver these songs, it’s a reminder of how much they deserve to live on. " — The Boston Globe
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