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Music Inspired by Oldsmobile

The car company Oldsmobile started in 1897 and ended Thursday, when the very last Olds rolled off the line in Lansing, Michigan. Weekend Edition found some music inspired by America's oldest carmaker and prepared this remembrance. Hear NPR's Scott Simon.

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Scott Simon is one of America's most admired writers and broadcasters. He is the host of Weekend Edition Saturday and is one of the hosts of NPR's morning news podcast Up First. He has reported from all fifty states, five continents, and ten wars, from El Salvador to Sarajevo to Afghanistan and Iraq. His books have chronicled character and characters, in war and peace, sports and art, tragedy and comedy.