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Louisiana's Lesser-Known, Home-Grown Talent

Rock historian Ed Ward says there was talent all over the state during the 1950s and '60s. Despite their excellent music, most of the recording artists of this era faded into obscurity. But contemporary musicians like Willie Nelson and Elvis Costello are rediscovering Louisiana's soulful, forgotten legacy.

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Fresh Air with Terry Gross, February 28, 1989: Interview with Elvis Costello; Commentary on 1960s music from rural Louisiana; Interview with Michael Tucker; Review of Margaret Atwood's novel "Cat's…

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