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Country Music's Charlie Louvin Rises Again

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Country Music's Charlie Louvin Rises Again

Country Music's Charlie Louvin Rises Again

Country Music's Charlie Louvin Rises Again

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Country music singer Charlie Louvin and his brother Ira Louvin were regulars at the Grand Ole Opry in the 1950s. Ira was later killed in a car accident.

In 2001 the Louvin brothers were inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame.

Charlie Louvin has just released a self-titled album. It's his first studio work in over a decade, featuring Elvis Costello, George Jones, Will Oldham, Jeff Tweedy and more. Louvin will appear at the 2007 Bonnaroo Music Festival in Tennessee.

Rebroadcast from November 27, 1996.

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