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Two New Anthologies Are Essential for Any Blues Collection

Music by blues singer and guitarist Robert Pete Williams has just been reissued. Williams, like Leadbelly, was a convicted murderer who sang his way out of prison. Commentator Milo Miles has this review.

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Other segments from the episode on August 8, 1994

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, August 8, 1994: Interview with Ray Shell; Interview with Jane Hamilton; Review of Robert Pete Williams' albums "I'm as Blue as a Man Can Be" and "When a Man Takes the…

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