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Art-Rock Band Wire's First Incarnation

Rock historian Ed Ward tells us the story of Wire, a British art-rock band from the late 1970s. Wire has broken up and reformed several times, but Ward focuses on the original. Three albums have been reissued and are available in stores: Pink Flag, Chairs Missing and 154.



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Other segments from the episode on September 27, 2006

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, September 27, 2006: Interview with Todd Phillips; Commentary on the musical group "Wire;" Review of the film "The Death of Mr. Lazarescu."


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