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The McGarrigle Sisters in Concert.

A concert with the McGarrigle sisters, Kate and Anna. There's a new CD of their first two albums, released in the late 70s: "Kate & Anna McGarrigle" and "Dancer with Bruised Knees." The McGarrigles are known for their close and "subtle harmony." Their music is considered hard to categorize, although it sounds folky. The sisters absorbed an eclectic blend of music when they were growing up in Canada: Victorian ballads, blues, jazz, French-Canadian folk songs, Broadway tunes, and country music. They may be best known for their song, "Heart Like a Wheel," which was the title track on Linda Ronstadt's most successful album. (Rebroadcast of 06/21/1993)

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Other segments from the episode on August 27, 1993

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, August 27, 1993: Interview with Kate and Anna McGarrigle; Review of Donald Hall's book "Life Work" and Cooper Hewitt Museum's "Mechanical Brides" exhibit.

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