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The Life and Times of Lee Hazlewood

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You may recall the pop hit "These Boots Were Made For Walkin'," written by music producer and songwriter Lee Hazlewood. Hazlewood helped shape popular music. He's dying of kidney cancer, and this weekend he's preparing for his final birthday party in Las Vegas. Reporter Michael May went to visit Hazlewood in Sin City and shares his story with Weekend America.

Lee Hazlewood - Let's Take A Walk Down Valhallavagen

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    Artist: Lee Hazlewood
    CD: Cake or Death (Ever)


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