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Marty Raybon, longtime lead singer for Shenandoah during their Grammy-winning heyday in the late '80s and early '90s, vividly recalls the 1986 film "Crossroads" in which Ralph Macchio plays a Julliard prodigy who becomes obsessed with the blues and seeks out a living blues legend, played by Joe Seneca. At one point, Raybon remembers, Seneca tells his young protégé, "If you're gonna play the blues, you gotta take it from where you got it, and you gotta carry it through. If you're gonna be a blues man, you gotta carry it further." "That," says Raybon, "is what I want to do with what I'm doing." ...