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Grateful Dead Drummer Mickey Hart.

Percussionist Mickey Hart. He's best known as a member of rock group The Grateful Dead. But Hart is also an avid collector of percussion instruments and recordings in native settings. Hart has spent the last 18 years traveling the world in his search. His collection ranges from the dance music of American Indians to Eskimo throat singers and Solomon Islands water slapping. Highlights of his field recordings have just been released in a series titled "The World." (Rebroadcast. Originally broadcast on Wednesday, May 17, 1989.)

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Other segments from the episode on September 4, 1989

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, September 4, 1989: Interview with Frank Oz; Commentary on women rockabilly musicians; Interview with Mickey Hart; Commentary on "getting by."

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