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One Moment More This Long Island minister's daughter moved to Nashville nearly broke. Five years of patient performing and writing later, she was tapped to sing '...One Moment More This Long Island minister's daughter moved to Nashville nearly broke. Five years of patient performing and writing later, she was tapped to sing '...2004-01-23

One Moment More

Lead Performer: Mindy Smith; Producer (group): Vanguard

This Long Island minister’s daughter moved to Nashville nearly broke. Five years of patient performing and writing later, she was tapped to sing ”Jolene” on a Dolly Parton tribute and to make her debut CD. In a bold, wistful alto that recalls Alison Krauss and Patty Griffin, Smith offers rocking folk gospel, understated studies of insecurity and loss, and pacifying pleas for faith. Some, like the I-will-conquer ode ”Fighting for It All,” could use more lyrical daring, but Smith’s is a striking new voice.

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