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With a New Album Out, 81-Year-Old Delbert McClinton Reflects on His Six-Decade Career

April 22, 2022 | By Joe Nick Patoski

“You’re 81. What the heck are you making a new record for?”
It’s an honest, semi-innocent question to pose to singer-songwriter Delbert McClinton when I get him on the phone the other day.

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