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Rock History with Robert Palmer.

Rock writer and critic Robert Palmer. He was the New York Times's first full-time rock writer and chief pop critic, and he's a contributing editor at Rolling Stones. He's written several books on blues and rock and roll, and was the writer and music director for the award-winning documentary films, "The World According to John Coltrane," and "Deep Blues." His latest work is chief advisor to the ten-part PBS documentary, "Rock & Roll: An Unruly History," currently airing on PBS. He's also a companion book (Harmony Books).

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Other segments from the episode on September 26, 1995

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, September 26, 1995: Interview with Nick Hornby; Interview with Robert Palmer; Review of the film "Nadja."

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