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Rockabilly Progenitors Get Back on the Scene

Guitarist Paul Burlison and drummer D.J. Fontana are two members of rockabilly sextet the Sun Rhythm Section. Both musicians were active in the 1950s and played with legends like Elvis Presley. They join Fresh Air's Terry Gross to share memories of their decades-long career.

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Other segments from the episode on June 26, 1987

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, June 26, 1987: Interview with Paul Burlison and D.J. Fontana; Commentary on Fats Waller; Interview with James Crumley; Review of the film "Hollywood Shuffle" and the play …

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