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Dan Rather to host program on fallen musicians

FILE - In this Nov. 30, 2015 file photo, Journalist Dan Rather attends The Independent Filmmaker Project's 25th Annual Gotham Independent Film Awards in New York. Rather will host an hour-long television special in two weeks on five musicians who have died within the past 13 months, featuring his own interview with the late Merle Haggard. The special also focuses on Prince, David Bowie, Natalie Cole and B.B. King and is scheduled for June 7 on AXS-TV. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
May 23, 2016 - 8:20 AM

NEW YORK - Dan Rather will host an hour-long television special in two weeks on five musicians who have died within the past 13 months, featuring his own interview with the late Merle Haggard.

The special also focuses on Prince, David Bowie, Natalie Cole and B.B. King and is scheduled for June 7 on AXS-TV. The former CBS News anchor has been conducting interviews for the entertainment-oriented network for the past few years.

Haggard performs "Sing Me Back Home" following his last interview with Rather.

The special also features interviews with Prince's friend Andre Cymone, Bowie's childhood friend George Underwood, King's drummer T.C. Coleman and Cole producer David Foster.

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