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Fresh Air's 10th Anniversary Concert: Dan Penn and Spooner Oldham.

To celebrate the 10th anniversary of Fresh Air: a presentation of blues music and interviews with performers at the world-famous Chicago Blues Festival recorded on June 8, 1997. Featuring Dan Penn, a master of nineteen-sixties soul and the writer of hits such as Cry Like a Baby and Sweet Inspiration. His songs have been recorded by artists including Aretha Franklin and Otis Redding. Penn is joined by his long-time songwriting partner Spooner Oldham, a talented keyboard player, who has recorded with Arthur Alexander and Box Tops and has toured with Bob Dylan and Neil Young.

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Other segments from the episode on July 3, 1997

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, July 3, 1997: Interview with Dan Penn and Spooner Oldham; Interview with Rufus Thomas, Marvell Thomas, Dan Penn, and Spooner Oldham; Interview with Syl Johnson.

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