Crow gets a little help
Wednesday, February 27, 2013
– Sheryl Crow shared an evening with attendees at the Tuesday Night Country Club Sheryl Crow and Friends event last night in Nashville as part of the Country Radio Seminar events.
Special guests Miranda Lambert, Brad Paisley and Blake Shelton to perform her hits including Steve McQueen, Strong Enough, Mascara and Real Gone.
Crow played Easy, the first single from her forthcoming album due later this year. While Crow has enjoyed a reputation as a rootsy performer, her next disc is slated to be more squarely in the country vein.
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