"I grew up in a small town [in Illinois], came to Nashville and made records, but they weren't traditional country," Miss Bogguss said. "And I wasn't Linda Ronstadt or Emmylou Harris. I write about my life and the lives of my friends. That's still country music. And people still want to hear it."
Suzy Bogguss, who played the Tally Ho theater last week in Leesburg, Virginia, said fans' enthusiasm for more country mixed with new songs and styles — her recent albums have included jazz and folk — hasn't lessened.