Friday Jams Fest

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Rest in peace, Camilla Williams. You were not only talented, but beautiful and smart.



nancycronk

About nancycronk

Nancy Cronk is a longtime community activist and women's leader living in Arapahoe County. Six months before the historic "red sweep" election of 2014, she was recruited to run as a "placeholder" in HD37, and managed to bring in 40K from 500 small donors, and 42% of the vote -- just one point lower than the previous candidate who ran in a presidential year.

2 Community Comments, Facebook Comments

  1. CaninesCanines says:

    Reading a year-end Dead Musician list today, I hadn’t realized that songwriter Dory Previn passed away in February:

    http://www.nytimes.com/2012/02

    “Ms. Previn is no great singer, her guitar playing is only adequate, and her melodies sometimes have an uncomfortable tendency to move in too-familiar directions,” [wrote New York Times music critic Don Heckman in 1971]. “But her message is stated so brilliantly in her lyrics, and the tales she has to tell are so important, that they make occasional musical inadequacies fade away.”

    A cover version of one of her most memorable songs:

  2. GalapagoLarryGalapagoLarry says:

    Williams was heretofore unknown to me, though I was a huge (and early) fan of Leontyne Price. I’m looking forward to doing some YouTubing on Ms. Williams.

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