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A Long Walk Between Worlds: Jim Kerr on Simple Minds' New Album and 40-Year Musical Legacy

Simple Minds frontman Jim Kerr joins us to discuss the new Simple Minds album Walk Between Worlds, and to reflect on his four decades in one of the most influential bands to emerge from the UK post-punk scene of the late '70s and early '80s.


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