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4.2 average rating
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7 events
7 reviews
3 stars
attended Apr 12 2014

Have only heard Maureen McGovern in Broadway shows...in person, making her own selections, she tends to be a screecher...not our kind of thing. Jimmy Webb is a HUGE talent, but most of his segment was spent talking.

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7 reviews
0 stars
attended Apr 13 2014

It was a wonderful concert AND I loved the atmosphere of the Samueli Theatre. Great evening!!!

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6 reviews
3 stars
attended Apr 12 2014

Maureen McGovern has a phenomenal voice (still, at the age of 64). What incredible range and control. Jimmy Webb is a legend, having written some of the most beautiful... continued

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Website

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Quotes & Highlights

Visit Jimmy Webb’s website.
Visit Maureen McGovern’s website.

Description

Maureen McGovern opens the show with a musical memoir, A Long and Winding Road: The Concert, performing cherished songs such as “The Times, They Are A-Changin,” “And,When I Die,” “The Circle Game" and “Let It Be” with accompaniment by musical director Jeff Harris on piano. During** her performance, **McGovern will take audiences on a journey back to the 1960s and 1970s with classic hits from the era’s iconic singers and songwriters, including Webb, Carole King, Bob Dylan, Joni Mitchell, James Taylor, Laura Nyro, Paul Simon, Paul McCartney and more.

Audiences will instantly recognize Jimmy Webb’s** **extensive music catalogue, which includes “Wichita Lineman,” ““All I Know,” “The Highwayman,” “Up, Up and Away” and many more. Having worked with some of music’s greats (Barbra Streisand, Frank Sinatra, Elvis Presley), audiences will be delighted when Webb shares stories from his career.