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Tom Russell's 'Hotwalker' Influences

Singer and songwriter Tom Russell cites many artistic influences, including comedian Lenny Bruce, environmental activist Edward Abbey, country artist Merle Haggard and his beloved poet mentor Charles Bukowski. NPR's Alex Chadwick talks to Russell about his new CD, Hotwalker.

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Alex Chadwick
For more than 30 years, Alex Chadwick has been bringing the world to NPR listeners as an NPR News producer, program host and currently senior correspondent. He's reported from every continent except Antarctica.