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A Conversation With the Cate Brothers

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/AMELIA PHILLIPS Ernie (left) and Earl Cate photographed at Ernie's home in Springdale.

Ernie and Earl Cate will be turning 80-years-old the day after Christmas. For of those years, the have played music together. They join Paul Kelso, host of the Generic Blues Show, and Kyle Kellams, Ozarks at Large's news director, to talk about their lives and careers.

Kyle Kellams is KUAF's news Director and host of "Ozarks at Large"
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