Nightly News | April 26, 2011
>>> radio stations across the country have been playing that song all day following the sad news this morning that phoebe snow had died. "poetry man" back in 1975 was really her only big song. it was long rumored to be written about jackson browne . but she vehemently denied it. she was a superb musician, folk guitarist and collaborator. she recorded ten albums. she joined paul simon on the duet "gone at last." she appeared on "snl." she did a lot of commercial jingles over the years. but she left public life to care for her severely brain-damaged daughter. she told an interviewer a few years back, "my life was her, completely about her from the moment i woke up to the moment i went to bed at night." her daughter died four years ago at the age of 31. phoebe snow died from complications of a brain hemorrhage . she was just 60 years old.