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'Fresh Air's 10th Anniversary Concert: Father and Son Rufus and Marvell Thomas Take the Stage.

Also performing with Penn and Oldham, Rufus Thomas, the self-proclaimed world oldest teenager. He played an integral role in the success of major record labels in the nineteen-fifties, Sun Records and Stax Records. He celebrates his 80th birthday at the festival by playing with his son, Marvell Thomas.

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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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