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Lori McKenna is a rising musician who's straddled the folk and country genres.

Her songs are filled with raw, honest and emotional lyrics.

The twang in her alto voice and the high lonesome feel of her songs seem to evoke roots in Appalachia or Nashville.

But this soccer mom of four is not any more southern than the South Shore of Massachusetts. Lori McKenna talks about the joys and sacrifices of being a rising star and a full-time mother.


Lori McKenna, singer and mother of four.

This program aired on April 5, 2002.

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