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'A Mighty Wind' Spoofs Early-'60s Folk Singers

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'A Mighty Wind' Spoofs Early-'60s Folk Singers

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'A Mighty Wind' Spoofs Early-'60s Folk Singers

'A Mighty Wind' Spoofs Early-'60s Folk Singers

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The new film A Mighty Wind — from the comic talent behind Spinal Tap — spoofs the folk music era of the early 1960s. The original songs were filmed as live performances. Eugene Levy, Michael McKean and Christopher Guest are among the stars. They talk with NPR's Melissa Block.