‘Notorious RBG’ wanted to be a singer. Now, a CD celebrates her life.

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It’s a personal album, accompanied by two CD booklets packed with song texts, essays and family photos. But then, the album’s creators have privileged access to their subject. Cedille’s founder, who has run the Chicago-based label for 29 years, is James Ginsburg, the justice’s son. And Patrice Michaels, the soprano soloist on the album who also composed “The Long View,” is her daughter-in-law.

“It was a labor of love,” James Ginsburg says, “in more respects than usual.”

“It feels like this project is as personal as it could possibly get,” Michaels says.

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Lee Clifford