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Trisha Yearwood

August 11, 1992 OH255 40 min.


Country music performer. Born September 19, 1964. Full name: Patricia Lynn Yearwood. Recognized as one of country’s top female singers during the 1990s. The Country Music Association (CMA) Female Vocalist of the Year, 1997 and the 1997 Grammy Award winner for Best Country Female Vocal Performance. Her hit recordings include “She’s in Love with the Boy,” and “How Do I Live.”

Interview Summary

1992 August 11
(40 minutes)
Country performer Trisha Yearwood talks about what it is like to be a new female country music artist. Discussion includes her early musical influences and role models; her song selection; comments on connecting with the audience as a woman singer; her experiences as a woman in country music; touring with Garth Brooks early in her career; her stage show style; her association with Don Henley; and comments on her career.

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