The Price of Celebrity

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David Bowie, Bob Dylan, Kurt Cobain and Janis Joplin all achieved monumental fame in their lifetime, and it wasn't always a good thing. Today on the show, we look at the impact of fame on musicians and celebrities of all kinds, and their fans. Also, the newest record from the indie band, The Decemberists, combines a tragic Japanese folk tale with a fair dose of rock'n'roll. The band brings their highly literate pop music by for a live performance.