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American Popular Song: Will Marion Cook's Lyrics and Life.

In this program we hear selections of his music performed by singers Vernel Bagneris and Terry Burrell, and pianist Dick Hyman. We also hear from Marva Carter who is writing a biography of Cook. She is the director of Graduate Studies at the School of Music at Georgia State University.

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Other segments from the episode on May 18, 2000

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, May 18, 2000: Interview with Vernel Bagneris, Terry Burrell, Dick Hyman, and Marva Carter; Interview with Vernel Bagneris, Terry Burrell, Dick Hyman, and Tom Riis;…

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