Only the Heart No longer content, as in the old days, to be simply a cowboy's sweetheart, country's fairer sex now exercises its right to explore a woman's… Only the Heart No longer content, as in the old days, to be simply a cowboy's sweetheart, country's fairer sex now exercises its right to explore a woman's… Ronna Reeves Country
Music Review

Only the Heart (1991)

EW's GRADE
B-

Details Lead Performance: Ronna Reeves; Genre: Country

No longer content, as in the old days, to be simply a cowboy's sweetheart, country's fairer sex now exercises its right to explore a woman's full range of roles, as new albums attest. Ronna Reeves, a pint-size Texan, specializes in the sassy school of country angst on her debut release Only the Heart. But even with such feisty tunes as ''Sayin' You're Wrong Don't Make It Right,'' Reeves never really cuts loose with the power she needs to lift her above the pack — a fault more of her producers than of the spunky singer herself. B-

Originally posted Aug 23, 1991 Published in issue #80 Aug 23, 1991 Order article reprints
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