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America / Rod McKuen / Rod McEwan / Rob McEwan #1303289

NBC Evening News for Friday, Jan 30, 2015
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G. G. Rose. Rod McKuen has died. He was a poet a lyricist a musician and while he was once given the label of the unofficial poet laureate of America snobs hated him. In fact today's New York Times obituary says critics found his work facile tepid and at Forrest tick three words everyday people don't use and Rob McEwan wrote for everyday people. He was a talk show staple his songs were recorded by Sinatra and Streisand. He survived a brutal and abusive upbringing to become one of the voices that...
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