However, this time everything came together. Once Hornsby heard of my past difficulties, he agreed to an interview on the spot, which we conducted in Traveling Secretary C.J. Cherre's office.
Our chat lasted less than five minutes until Tony La Russa stuck his head in. At that point, I wisely decided it was time to let Bruce go.
Hornsby is a three-time Grammy Award winner who has sold more than 10 million records since his multi-platinum debut in 1986. His music draws from a wide array of influences--among them jazz, pop, classical, bluegrass and rock.
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