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CD: JD Souther - Natural History | reviews, news & interviews

CD: JD Souther - Natural History

CD: JD Souther - Natural History

Songwriter revisits classic songs from the heyday of West Coast rock

Old kid in town: JD Souther reworks classic California soft rock

Having arrived in the Golden State via Detroit and Amarillo, Texas, John David Souther became one of the architects of the Californian soft-rock sound. It didn't hurt that he shared an apartment with future Eagle Glenn Frey and lived upstairs from Jackson Browne. Souther never became a superstar in his own right, but thanks to his high-profile collaborations with assorted luminaries, his songwriting royalty cheques must have been artefacts of many-zeroed beauty.

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