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Charlie Louvin.

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Studio Sessions

Charlie Louvin (right) and his brother Ira, a.k.a. The Louvin Brothers.

February 13, 2012 Hear from Appalachia-inspired Charlie Louvin and the "Okie From Muskogee," Merle Haggard.

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December 24, 2007 The country legend just released an album with guests from Elvis Costello to Wilco's Jeff Tweedy.

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Interviews & Profiles

Charlie Louvin, who died Wednesday Jan. 27 after a battle with pancreatic cancer, spoke with World Cafe host David Dye in 2007.

January 31, 2011 Hear an archival World Cafe interview with the country star, who passed on Jan. 26.

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September 2, 2010 The country-music legend has released nearly 20 albums since the death of his brother Ira in 1965.

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December 24, 2007 The country legend just released an album with guests from Elvis Costello to Wilco's Jeff Tweedy.

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July 7, 2007 Country music legend Charlie Louvin, 80, gets a late career boost by working with younger musicians.

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March 16, 2007 Country music singer Charlie Louvin has just released his first studio work in over a decade.

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March 6, 2007 The country legend neatly conjures up the twin menaces of nuclear angst and eternal damnation.

News

Charlie Louvin.

January 26, 2011 The tenor made his name with his brother in the '50s and continued to record solo until this year.

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March 6, 2007 The country legend neatly conjures up the twin menaces of nuclear angst and eternal damnation.

March 6, 2007 Louvin influenced generations of musicians, a few of whom are assembled on his new self-titled CD.

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January 27, 2011 NPR's Tom Cole remembers the late singer who worked with Elvis, Hank Williams and other legends.

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Charlie Louvin [2007]

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  • Album: Charlie Louvin [2007]
  • Artist: Charlie Louvin
  • Label: Tompkins Square
  • Released: 2007
 

When I Stop Dreaming: The Best of the Louvin Brothers

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  • Album: When I Stop Dreaming: The Best of the Louvin Brothers
  • Artist: Louvin Brothers
  • Label: Razor & Tie
  • Released: 1995
 

Hickory Wind: Live At The Gram Parsons Guitar Pull, Waycross, GA

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  • Album: Hickory Wind: Live At The Gram Parsons Guitar Pull, Waycross, GA
  • Artist: Charlie Louvin
  • Label: Tompkins Square
  • Released: 2010