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Thank you for the history. It was so moving.

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Loved it. I didn’t know about the history of the song. Thank you.

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I have always loved the beautiful Tracy Chapman!

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Thanks for the Wembley performance Dan. Always loved this song, and for me this beautiful duet was by far the best of the Grammy’s

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Thank you for this. I missed Fast Car when it was first popular, so I’m delighted for this second opportunity!

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I've had a Gmail account for six years approximately. I had a Yahoo's and Juno email address since 1994 when I bought my first PC.

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I'm not really into The Grammy's, but I saw a clip of this performance and was so moved. What a wonderful duo they made. It was beautiful.

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Well, I have heard of her but not this song, after all, she is a Cleveland girl too. BUT, I went to utube n played Fast Car with

Tracy and Luke Combs. Plus it had the lyrics! Wow what a song. Country n Western hit? Hmmm. But it certainly is a winner and that makes three for three for You, Dan’s.lot more fun than reading about former potus. Hah! 👌

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And she's from my hometown of Cleveland, Ohio!! Have had the pleasure of seeing her quite a few times. See, we're not JUST Rock n Roll here!

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Thank you!

I love knowing this piece of history!

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I’ve been lucky enough to see both performers live. Tracy Chapman at the Lilith Fair in 1997 and Luke Combs when he opened for Luke Bryan just a few years ago. I love both artists! The duet was the only reason I tuned in to the Grammys. I was not disappointed.

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Had not been exposed to Tracy Chapman before; must say she is amazing! 🥲 came to my eyes when I read that equipment failure led to Stevie Wonders’s inability to perform. How very sad for him.

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Is there a car fast enough to get out of America? I knew Trump was crazy, but it's his stupidity that scares me. America can currently print the world's reserve currency at will and other countries will accept it for real goods and services. He wants NATO members to pay their bills, while America can print money to pay its bills. By-the-way, shouldn't he pay his plumbers before criticizing others?

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I wasn't a Chapman fan and had never heard of the gentleman sharing that stage. But I've watched that clip over and over, crying buckets every time. So beautiful, so heartfelt, so respectful. I'm pleased to hear of all the accolades since that airing...well deserved by both artists

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Dear Dan, fabulous song. I hadn’t known she performed at Wembley’s. Quite remarkable. I listen to it fairly regularly.

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