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Ben Marks chronicles the renaissance of the harmonica

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Mike Stephen (in for Nick Digilio) talks to Ben Marks, the senior editor of Collectors Weekly and the author of an article at Craftsmanship.net called “The Return of the Harmonica.”  The piece details the harmonica’s place in popular music over the years and how the mechanics of the instrument play into its use, and how the harp rose from the ashes after years of declining manufacturing quality and falling out of style.