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Wayne Kramer brings music to inmates with Jail Guitar Doors USA program

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Wayne Kramer of MC5 performs as part of the 10th Anniversary Benefit Supporting Road Recovery at the Nokia Theater in TImes Square on April 17, 2008 in New York City. Donna Ward/Getty Images

Tonight, guitarist Wayne Kramer of the legendary rock band MC5, will join Billy Bragg at the Ford Theater to present an all-star line up including Jackson Browne, Tom Morello of Rage against the Machine and Dave and Phil Alvin of the Blasters.

The concert is a fundraiser for a group called Jail Guitar Doors USA which brings musical instruments to inmates to help with their rehabilitation. It's a project that's near and dear to Wayne Kramer's heart. When he was a young man, he spent two years in a federal prison for attempting to sell cocaine to undercover agents.

For more on the Jail Guitar Doors program and tonight's festivities, we're joined in studio by Wayne Kramer.  

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