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05:46

Two Releases Overlooked in 1993.

Rock critic Ken Tucker reviews two new albums: Jane Siberry's "When I Was a Boy," and Sheryl Crow's debut album "Tuesday Night Music Club." (Reprise).

41:42

Bonnie Raitt Shares Her Blues Inspirations.

Singer/songwriter Bonnie Raitt. Her newest release is her first live album, "Road Tested," (Capitol). It's been nominated for a Grammy. But today, Raitt is on Fresh Air to talk about the musicians and performers that inspired her. She'll play recordings by such blues artists as B.B. King, Mississippi Fred McDowell, and Sippie Wallace. Raitt recorded one of McDowell's songs on her new album.

20:35

Rosanne Cash Discusses Writing Music and Prose.

Rosanne Cash. The singer/lyricist has released nine albums. In 1985 she won a Grammy for "I don't Know Why You Don't Want Me." Cash is the daughter of Johnny Cash. She currently has a new album, "Ten-Song Demo" (Capitol Records) and her first work of fiction: "Bodies of Water" (Hyperion) a collection of nine short stories. One reviewer writes, "her talent as a lyricist translates beautifully into short fiction."

32:06

Bonnie Raitt Shares Her Blues Inspirations

Singer/songwriter Bonnie Raitt. Her newest release is her first live album, "Road Tested." Raitt will talk about the musicians and performers that influenced her, including blues artists as B.B. King, Mississippi Fred McDowell, and Sippie Wallace. Raitt recorded one of McDowell's songs on her new album. (REBROADCAST from 2/26/96)

07:26

Country Musician and Author Rosanne Cash

Cash is a singer/lyricist who in 1985 won a Grammy for "I Don't Know Why You Don't Want Me." She is the daughter of Johnny Cash. We talked to her after the release of her album, "Ten-Song Demo" (Capitol Records) and after publishing her first work of fiction: "Bodies of Water" (Hyperion) a collection of nine short stories. This was originally aired 3/26/96.

21:39

Soprano Singer Deborah Roberts.

Soprano singer Deborah Roberts sings on the new CD "Lucrezia Vizzana: Musica Secreta." It features music composed by Vizzana and other 17th century nuns in Italy.

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