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We started the week off with a real musical treat, as legendary singer-songwriter Steve Earle and his wife, Allison Moorer, performed outside on The Plaza. For decades, the eloquent Earle has inspired the likes of Bruce Springsteen and John Mellencamp with his lyrics-first, progressive approach to music. Not to be pigeonholed as a country artist, Earle has developed a lasting legacy in the world of rock 'n' roll and is often the yardstick by which other songwriters are measured.
Steve Earle Sings Live
Check out Earle's album -- his first in a few years -- in which this transplanted Texan and Tennessean so skillfully and poetically adopts the beats and tenor of his beloved New York City.