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An Homage to a Pop Music Genius.

Record producer and musician Don Was. He co-founded the funk rock group, "Was (Not) Was." This year he won a Grammy for Producer of the Year. In addition, he's produced a number of albums for Bonnie Raitt (Was produced Raitt's "Nick of Time" album which revived her career), Rolling Stones, Lyle Lovett, Al Green, Iggy Pop, and the B-52's. He's ventured into documentary film production with "I Just Wasn't Made for These Times," about ex-Beachboy Brian Wilson. Was directed the film. He also co-produced a new album with Wilson, of the same title (MCA records).

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Other segments from the episode on August 21, 1995

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, August 21, 1995: Interview with Don Was; Commentary on favorite words.

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