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Interview and Concert with Loudon Wainwright, III.

A concert with singer and songwriter Loudon Wainwright III. He writes very personal, eccentric songs that take a darkly humorous, sometimes caustic view of life. He first gained fame with his hit song "Dead Skunk in the Middle of the Road." His new album is titled "Therapy." (Interview with Sedge Thomson)


Other segments from the episode on August 25, 1989

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, August 25, 1989: Interview with Loudon Wainwright, III; Commentary on "world music"; Interview with Martin Cruz Smith; Review of the film "Naked Gun."


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