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Music Video: Love Song for Terry Gross Is a Breath of 'Fresh Air'

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Million Puppet March

Terry Gross interviews A-listers all the time. But when stars come on her show, more often than not, they're the ones who end up gushing about her:

  • Drew Barrymore: "Thank you, Miss Terry Gross -- someone I listen to on a regular basis. I can't believe I have the privilege of being on your program."
  • Justin Timberlake: "I am such a fan. I was so excited to be on the show."
  • Jimmy Fallon: "I'm a big fan. Thank you so much for having me on."
  • Stephen Colbert: "Thanks for having me on. It's always fun."

Given Gross' cult-like following among interviewees and NPR listeners alike, it was only a matter of time before the Fresh Air host got her own anthem.

The folks behind the pro-public broadcasting movement Million Puppet March commissioned the rock band Casual Young Italians to pen a ditty singing the praises of public radio's grande dame.

The result was Terry (A Love Song for Terry Gross):

To download the song for $2.25, click here. Just don't play it too loudly.

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