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Interview and Concert with Jimmie Dale Gilmore.

Singer/Songwriter Jimmie Dale Gilmore is in the studio for a concert. His music bears the influence of honky-tonk, Tex-Mex rhythms, and country and western. His spiritual influences include Hinduism and writers such as Aldous Huxley and W. Somerset Maugham. Gilmore is the kind of performer who defies definition, though he has been called the "Shaman of the Sagebrush." Gilmore's been playing music for over 20 years, first with the critically-acclaimed group the Flatlanders, then solo. He says he's "never made music out of the drive to be fashionable." He dropped out of performing for almost ten years to study with a guru. He has a new album, "Spinning Around the Sun." (Elektra).




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Other segments from the episode on August 30, 1993

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, August 30, 1993: Interview with Jimmie Dale Gilmore; Interview with Pearl Cleage.


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