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Let’s hear it for the rock ’n’ roll wives—the Patti Scialfas, the Linda McCartneys—who make a go of a music career despite knowing that the world will always view them in the shadow of their husbands. Let’s hear it, too, for Pegi Young
, who would be lauded enough for her work with children living with speech and physical impairments without recording a lick of music. Young’s latest, Foul Deeds, doesn’t owe much directly to right-hand man Neil; Pegi’s voice is free of nasal vibrations, and her songs are simpler constructions. In the Venn diagram’s center is a sense of wonder—a good indicator that the Youngs are still in love. Pegi Young sings on Friday, May 6, at the Napa Valley Opera House. 1030 Main St., Napa. 8pm. $25–$30. 707.226.7372.