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Martha Wainwright: 2016

Martha Wainwright (photo by Carl Lessard)

Martha Wainwright (photo by Carl Lessard)



As the daughter of Loudon Wainwright and Kate McGarrigle and the sister of Rufus Wainwright, Martha Wainwright is part of a large musical clan, with a lot to live up to, but she has her own voice as a singer and songwriter.

In her visit to Studio A she talked candidly about her parents, her relationship with her brother, her duality as a mother, and her memories of Leonard Cohen, whose daughter Lorca is a close friend.

She performed a couple of songs from her personal new album, Goodnight City, and we heard her version of Cohen's "Tower of Song."