The Dirt Band

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The Colorado-based Nitty Gritty Dirt Band had been performing together for 14 years when they dropped the first two words from their name and changed their musical approach to formulaic pop music. Their efforts proved successful when their 1979 duet with Linda Ronstadt, "American Dream," reached number 13 on the Billboard charts and their 1981 single, "Make a Little Magic," featuring Nicolette Larson, reached the Top 20. The rechristened band provided the arrangements and musica... Read more

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