Joan Shelley’s his love letter to Kentucky musician Joan Shelley talks to Scott Simon about his album “Like the River Loves the Sea”, a love letter to his hometown, Kentucky. Joan Shelley tells Scott Simon about his “Like the River Loves the Sea” album, a love letter to his hometown, Kentucky. Joan Shelley’s new album is called “Like the River Loves the Sea”. “And this is a love letter to his Kentucky native. SHELLEY: And this song “The Fading” behaves like us – many people photograph broken houses or barns. I don’t know what it is, because t are so many other things to write, but it makes me think that something has something to do with music, that even birds on trees have something to do with love, you know? As if you wouldn’t get away with it. Joan Shelley is a song. That’s how I used it in all the things in my life that seemed important, you know, when things are good and falling apart. NPR transcripts are created and produced in a short time by Verb8tm, Inc. using a unique decryption process developed in conjunction with NPR. It took me a while to realize that t was no need to burn a lot of gas, take the rest and go somew else to live a full life. When I discovered that I could travel through music, it was like an incredible change in the secret chamber of the universe that I could do it. I always dreamed of traveling a lot since childhood.

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