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Broadway Composer Richard Adler Says "You Gotta Have Heart"

Adler has a new memoir about his career in musical theater. He wrote songs with Jerry Ross for The Pajama Game and Damn Yankees. Ross died early in their partnership in 1955.


Other segments from the episode on August 9, 1990

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, August 9, 1990: Interview with J.L. Chestnut; Review of soundtrack albums for the films "The Adventures of Ford Fairlane," "Dick Tracy," and "Days of Thunder"; Interview…


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