Review: “Two Hours of Pow!” — Rufus Wainwright Channels Judy Garland at Carnegie Hall

By Bradley Bambarger <2006>

Kate McGarrigle, banjo in hand, sang folk tunes to her infant son, but he didn’t seem to like them. It was only when she sat at the piano playing Tin Pan Alley numbers that he brightened up, eventually learning “Over the Rainbow” himself. Later, the young mother would even rouse the boy in…