Tracy Grammer's Musical Tribute to a Lost Friend

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Set List

Songs Tracy Grammer plays for 'World Cafe':

  • "Hey Ho"
  • "Shadows of Evangeline"
  • "Hard to Make It"

Three years after tragedy ended her collaboration with Dave Carter, Tracy Grammer emerges with her first full-length solo album, the beautifully textured Flower of Avalon.

Tracy Grammer plays the violin and guitar.

hide captionTracy Grammer plays the violin and guitar on her new album.

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The songs, on which Grammer plays her trademark violin as well as guitar, were written by Carter but had never been recorded. In that way, Flower of Avalon is a tribute to Grammer's bandmate, a phenomenally talented songwriter who died at 49 of a sudden heart attack, in July of 2002.

Before that tragic end, the pair were a rising force in the world of folk music, touring with Joan Baez and gaining a following that extended into mainstream America. With Flowers, Grammer is giving fans another taste of their musical partnership.

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