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Hornsby Jams Hartwood; Classical Brunch Continues (CPs Sun., 6/29/14)

1) Pianist Bruce Hornsby’s very first single, “The Way It Is,” struck the international consciousness. The song depicts the American Civil Rights Movement, and rap artists such as Tupac Shakur would later sample it. Hornsby’s ambition has yet to drop. He has toured and recorded with his former band, the Range, and has released solo albums. Ricky Skaggs, a bluegrass musician, has collaborated with him. Huey Lewis got a free song, “Jacob’s Ladder,” from the brothers Bruce and John Hornsby. Deadheads

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