Keith City was ten when Linda Ronstadt despatched “Blue Bayou,” a Roy Orbison and Joe Melson-penned examine of longing, to the highest of the pop and nation charts. 4 many years later, City’s connection to her emotive supply nonetheless lingered.
He underlined his admiration on the 2020 All for the Corridor live performance in Nashville, benefiting the Nation Music Corridor of Fame and Museum. The present’s “Beneath the Affect” theme invited performers to pair their very own songs with choices from different artists that impressed their musical growth.
“For me,” City stated, introducing his personal tackle “Blue Bayou,” “the definitive model is at all times gonna be Linda’s.”
Watch City’s efficiency of “Blue Bayou” right here, and for extra stay music and interviews, go to the Museum’s Watch & Hear web page: