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Novelty Song is the Pre-Cursor to Sampling.

Rock historian Ed Ward profiles some of rock's most memorable break-in records, which are singles made up of snippets of many different records. These include records by Bill Buchanan and Dickie Goodman's Flying Saucer.

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Other segments from the episode on November 10, 1987

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, November 10, 1987: Interview with Judy Collins; Commentary on "break-in" records; Interview with David Del Tredici; Review of Lech Walesa's autobiography of "A Way of Hope…

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