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Barrytown is a town in upstate New York near Annendale, where Donald Fagen and Walter Becker went to school at Bard College. Barrytown is the headquarters for the Unification Church, which is a controversial religious organization led by Sun Myung Moon. They were prominent in the '70s, with Moon giving speeches at Madison Square Garden and Yankee Stadium. (thanks, Mike - Stratford, CT)
Gary Louris of The Jayhawks
The Jayhawks' song "Big Star" has special meaning to Gary, who explains how longevity and inspiration have trumped adulation.
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The good doctor shares some candid insights on recording with Phil Spector and The Black Keys.