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One of Alabama's itinerant country & western songsmiths, Jack Cardwell has had two major scores. He hit number three on the country charts in 1953 recording his own song, "The Death of Hank Williams," and 16 years later had a minor country hit with "Jesus Was a Soul Man." In fact, the playwright and songwriting team of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice have stated in interviews that this song was a major influence for their Broadway hit Jesus Christ Superstar. At any rate, it was... Read more

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