DFW Music News

Lucy Kaplansky: "I Don't Know What a Good Place for a Folk Singer is anymore"

Not many musicians can make the claim of being a clinical psychologists and a singer. As a matter of fact, Lucy Kaplansky may be the only one. Hailing out of New York, Kaplansky has been making quality folk music since 1978. Yet after making initial commercial inroads, Kaplansky went back to school and became a clinical psychologist. Luckily, her own therapy led Kaplansky to return to music in the early '90s.

Speaking from her home and in anticipation of Friday's show at Uncle Calvin's Coffee House, Kaplansky talked with DC9 about her interesting journey back to music and how New York City isn't the place for folk music that it used to be.

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