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Lubbock, Texas Rock Musician Joe Ely

Producer Amy Salit interviews singer/songwriter and guitarist Joe Ely. He's been called the "underappreciated American rock 'n' roll legend." This country rocker hails from Lubbock, Texas and has been recording and playing music for 20 years, releasing nine albums. He began his career playing traditional country but now leans more toward the country-rockin' blues that has become a distinctive Texas sound. His latest album is "Love and Danger."


Other segments from the episode on May 24, 1993

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, May 24, 1993: Interview with Seth Cagin and Philip Dray; Interview with Joe Ely; Review of Rory Nugent's book "Drums Along the Congo."


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