The gravel-voiced songsmith moodily strolls through the byways of various European venues and is seen in concert performing.

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Donna Washburn ...
Herself - vocals
Ron Cornelius ...
Himself - electric and acoustic guitar
Peter Marshal ...
Himself - electric and acoustic bass
David O'Connor ...
Himself - acoustic guitar
Bob Johnston ...
Himself - piano and organ
John Proffitt ...
Himself, interviewer for Weekend World
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Jennifer Warnes ...
Herself - vocals (as Jennifer Warren)
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The gravel-voiced songsmith moodily strolls through the byways of various European venues and is seen in concert performing.

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