Ed Ward Ed Ward is the rock-and-roll historian on NPR's Fresh Air with Terry Gross.

'Buzzin' The Blues' Revisits The Declarative Harmonica Style Of Slim Harpo

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Revisiting The Career Of Gospel-Singer-Turned-Hit-Maker Garnet Mimms

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New Release Brings Overdue Recognition For Soul Singer Jackie Moore

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No Hits, No Problem: Captain Beefheart's Major Label Run

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Producer Cosimo Matassa Always Believed In New Orleans

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The Mysterious Case of Arthur Conley, Otis Redding's Protege

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The Toil And The Oil That Fueled The Bakersfield Country Scene

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The Story Of Little Feat's Fame, Destruction And Revival

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A Label Paramount To Early Blues And Jazz

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The Animals: The British Invasion That Wasn't

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The Soul Singer Who Never Quite Made It

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