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Bob Dylan Uber Fans, 'The Dylanologists'; Diego Garcia Plays Live

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Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Diego Garcia's latest album, 'Paradise,' is out now. Diego Garcia's latest album, 'Paradise,' is out now. (Courtesy of the artist)

In this episode: Writer David Kinney spent several years following obsessive fans of Bob Dylan for his new book, The Dylanologists. Kinney tells Soundcheck about these uber-fans’ quests -- moving, sad, entertaining -- to decipher the Sphinx of American songwriting.

Then: Diego Garcia led the indie-rock band Elefant for many years before striking out on his own. Hear the Argentine-American singer-songwrite perform his languid, dreamy indie pop songs from Paradise and more in the Soundcheck studio.


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