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Rosie Flores honors a rockabilly foremother

Rosie Flores named her new album after the song that kicks it off. “Working Girl’s Guitar” is told from the perspective of an old guitar she sold, but really it’s a third-person account of Flores’s own 25 years as a road-tested singer-songwriter who has dug deep into country, rockabilly, blues, and R&B.

In need of some extra cash not too long ago, the Texas native decided to sell some guitars. A friend was interested in buying one of her Taylors, and when he saw it, his immediate reaction gave Flores’s new album its compass.

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