Coming of Age Through Music

August 15, 2010
(was 11.08.2009)

Tucker Crowe is a reclusive musician. His devoted fans consider him to be the creator of the greatest breakup album ever recorded. But Tucker Crowe doesn't actually exist. He's a character in "Juliet, Naked"...the new novel from "New York Times" best-selling author, Nick Hornby. We'll talk to Nick Hornby. Also, a giant of American music, Ralph Stanley, looks back on his life and career.

  1. Lavinia Greenlaw on "The Importance of Music to Girls"

    Novelist and poet Lavinia Greenlaw has written a memoir called "The Importance of Music to Girls." She talks with Anne Strainchamps about how music helped her as she grew up, and she reads from her book.

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  2. Ralph Stanley on Old-Time Mountain Music

    Ralph Stanley is one of the founding fathers of bluegrass or old-time mountain music. He talks with Steve Paulson about his family, his music and his concern with death, and we hear lots of his music.

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  3. Nick Hornby on "Juliet, Naked"

    Novelist Nick Hornby reveals his knowledge of obsessive music fan-dom in his new book, "Juliet, Naked." He reads from the book and talks about it with Jim Fleming.

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  4. Doug Gordon Reports on Geraint Watkins

    Geraint Watkins is a rock and roll pianist and accordionist who's worked with big stars like Paul McCartney and Dave Edmunds. He's also a gifted singer/songwriter who's recorded 3 solo albums.

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