Album Review: Barbara Manning's 1212

Let me put it to you bluntly: Barbara Manning, a minor celebrity in the indie world and a veteran of World of Pooh and the San Francisco Seals, has recorded a flat-out great album. 1212, containing about an hour of Manning's music, is another indication of her real and enduring talent. Although Manning has often been compared to other female artists, such as Suzanne Vega...