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The Changing Sounds of L.A.'s Music Scene

Rock critic Ken Tucker says the music coming out of Los Angeles today has come a long way from the soft rock sound of the 1970s. But no one style dominates the city -- there's some good pop and rock, but Tucker is most excited by rap artists from Compton.

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Other segments from the episode on April 13, 1989

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, April 13, 1989: Interview with Phillip Knightly; Commentary on the Los Angeles music scene; Interview with Loren Estleman; Review of John Epperson's drag performance.

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