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Review: Joan Osborne digs deep into the blues

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The first time I saw Joan Osborne sing was in Manhattan in the ’80s where she played every Tuesday night at the Rodeo Bar. A guy I worked with liked her a lot, so I went. She was deep blues and awesome. Next thing I knew, some five years later, she had a hit all over the radio, “One of Us,” which didn’t sound much like the bluesy songs she sang at the bar. Then, ...

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April 4, 2012
5:43 p.m.

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She rocked the joint! I had to look around to make sure we were still in the Swyer Theater. Felt like something way more funky.