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Rosalie Sorrels Discusses Her Life and Career.

American folk singer Rosalie Sorrels may not be wildly famous but since the 1960s she's developed a near cult like following. Her admirers describe Sorrels as someone who has lived the life she now sings about. In fact, she was immortalized in a song by Nanci Griffith describing Sorrels as "Salt of the earth.....with a voice like wine." .Her newest CD is "Borderline Heart" by Green Linnet Records Inc. The book "Way Out in Idaho" is a collection of her poems, songs and recipes. In 1992, She received the recording industry "Indie" award for Best Storytelling album for her CD "Report From Grimes Creek."

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Other segments from the episode on November 21, 1995

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, November 21, 1995: Interview with Roger Cohen; Interview with Rosalie Sorrels; Review of Angela Thinkell's novels "The Headmistress" and "Growing Up."

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