One of the backing singers that night she did get to sing a solo or two. That was the night a simple truth really hit home: to be a lead singer in latter times you can get away with a passable voice as long as you look great.
But, to get to be a backing singer, you must be a truly good singer.
As it happened Anita Carter both looked and sounded beautiful.
Like you, Larry, I wouldn't be without hope of a duet featuring her and Jim R turning up yet. I heard as recently as today (from a big Buddy Holly head, after I told him about your BH piece) that a hitherto forgotten radio interview between Buddy and a plummy-voiced BBC broadcaster was recently discovered.
57 years after it had been recorded in '57.
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