Take a trip around the world with CBC Radio's As It Happens. Hear from the people at the centre of the stories of the day — from the complex to the weird and wacky.
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Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter Rickie Lee Jones discusses her new memoir, Last Chance Texaco, in which she details her tumultuous childhood, family history and the reason why she walked away from fame. Our fashion contributor Mosha Lundström Halbert fills us in on mushroom leather and how the revolutionary sustainable material might change the future of fashion. In an unaired clip from last week's interview with Merry Clayton, the singer discusses her cover of Neil Young's protest song Southern Man, as well as her backup vocals on Lynyrd Skynyrd's Sweet Home Alabama — a song written in response to Young's track (find our full interview with Clayton on Thursday, April 8's episode). Canadian photographer Chris Buck, best known for his surreal celebrity portraits, talks about turning his lens toward the partners of exotic dancers for his latest series, Gentlemen's Club: Partners of Exotic Dancers.