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Trisha Yearwood's mother dies

Monday, October 3, 2011 – Gwen Yearwood, 73, the mother of singer Trisha Yearwood, died Saturday of cancer in Tifton, Ga. The elder Yearwood co-authored two cookbooks with her daughter.

Trisha Yearwood and her sister Beth were at their mother's side when she died. "The family is deeply appreciative of the care and concern they've received throughout this journey," the statement said.

Gwen Yearwood, a teacher, wrote two cookbooks with her daughters: "Georgia Cooking in an Oklahoma Kitchen" in 2008, followed by "Home Cooking with Trisha Yearwood" in 2010.


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CD review - PrizeFighter: Hit after Hit Trisha Yearwood is better known these days for being on the Food Network for her cooking show and publishing cookbooks plus being Mrs. Garth Brooks than she is for her own recording career. "Prizefighter" is a greatest hits collection plus with 10 hits and 6 new songs, going all the way back with her career song and debut single, "She's in Love With the Boy," which still resonates 23 years later. There are the upbeat ("XXXs and OOO's" and "Heaven, ...
CD review - Heaven, Heartache & the Power of Love The record label may have changed for Trisha Yearwood, but one thing that did not is her powerful voice. Yes, she can turn it on, demonstrating the depth of feeling (the uptempo "They Call It Falling for a Reason" by Jim Collins and Matraca Berg, who produced the song), but she is also not a Johnny one note either by overdoing it. Yearwood mixes it up between tender and strong within a few bars ("This Is Me You're Talking To" and particularly "The Dreaming Fields"). ...


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