December 19, 2014

HEART OF THE MATTER

Homecoming Magazine Article ~
by Tori Taff ~

Like mother, like daughter! It’s impossible to look at Reba Rambo-McGuire and not think of her late mother, the legendary songwriter Dottie Rambo. The family resemblance is strong, but not just in her wide smile and sweeping cheekbones — Reba, like her mama, is a born storyteller, and in our recent conversation from her home in Nashville, she uses her gift to lovingly paint a portrait of the Dottie only she knew, and of this season of grief she’s walking through.

Reba Faye Rambo was born in Dawson Springs, Ky., to 18-year-old Joyce “Dottie” Rambo and her husband Buck. Though Reba didn’t officially join the Singing Rambos until she was 12, there are radio recordings of her as young as 3 years old, accompanied by Dottie and Buck, belting out a cowboy hymn in perfect pitch. Growing up with a mother who wrote over 2,500 songs in the course of her career, it was only natural that young Reba began composing her own at an early age…

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