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Record Producer Lenny Kaye on 40 Years of Rock History

Kaye played guitar in the Patti Smith Group and has recorded albums with his own band. He produced Suzanne Vega's first two albums, and more recently worked with Soul Asylum and Michelle Malone. Kaye compiled the 1960s garage rock anthology, Nuggets, and was the executive producer for the Elektra Records 40th anniversary compilation, Rubaiyat.


Other segments from the episode on October 5, 1990

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, October 5, 1990: Interview with Lenny Kaye; Commentary on post-college life and video games; Interview with Michael Rooker; Review of the film "Henry and June."


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