‘Coal Miner’s Daughter’
|March 2, 1980: Charles Champlin reviews “Coal Miner’s Daughter.” "The musical biography by now has a pattern as fixed as a traditional 12-bar blues. It is just that some blues are better than others, and so are some musical biographies," Champlin says. |
On the jump, readers respond to Champlin’s piece on “Cruising” and Jim Murray profiles the Lakers’ Spencer Haywood.