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How Soul Great Clarence Carter Put Fame Records On The Map

Carter's influence on pop and soul predates his best-known hit, "Patches," and is still felt today. Rock historian Ed Ward revisits the early career and the lasting impact of the expert songwriter.

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Other segments from the episode on May 10, 2016

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, May 10, 2016: Interview with Bronwen Dickey; Commentary on soul singer Clarence Carter; Review of book Heat & Light

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