Friday, April 29, 2011

Phoebe Snow (1952-2011)

Sadly, singer Phoebe Snow passed away on April 26th, 2011 at the age of 58. Her soulful voice enveloped classic songs from the 1970s and 1980s, such as Poetry Man and If I Can Just Get Through The Night.

But did you know Phoebe Snow was actually born Phoebe Ann Laub, and she took her stage name from an Erie Lackawanna passenger train called the Phoebe Snow?

My colleague Martina S. discovered this when reading Phoebe's obituary on

For more on the Phoebe Snow passenger train, click here. For information on the fictional character Phoebe Snow, click here.

In the meantime, enjoy two of Phoebe Snow's greatest tunes below.

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