Robin Rogers Dies: Blues Singer Felt Blessed Robin Rogers, who was on Weekend Edition Saturday just last week to talk about her new CD, Back in the Fire, died at her home in North Carolina Friday. She was 55 and had terminal liver cancer.

Robin Rogers Dies: Blues Singer Felt Blessed

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SCOTT SIMON, host:

Final, sad musical note for the week. Robin Rogers, who was on our show just last week to talk about her new CD "Back in the Fire," died at her home in North Carolina yesterday. She was 55 and had terminal liver cancer. When she got sick, blues musicians all over North Carolina sang to raise money for her medical care. She told us she felt blessed.

I've learned that time is fleeting, she said. You need to do everything you can do while you have the chance. We're so glad we had the chance to talk to her. You can hear our interview and Robin's music on our website, NPR.org.

This is WEEKEND EDITION from NPR News, I'm Scott Simon.

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