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Monday, Aug. 3, 2020: Elton John, Carly Rae Jepsen and more

Today on q: music icon Elton John, award-winning poet Reginald Dwayne Betts, pop singer Carly Rae Jepsen.
Music icon Elton John, award-winning poet Reginald Dwayne Betts, pop singer Carly Rae Jepsen. (Rich Polk/Getty Images, Mamadi Doumbouya, Natalie O'Moore)
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Today on q, with Tom Power:

  • Elton John opens up about his "rollercoaster life," how having children changed everything for him and why he decided to say goodbye to life on the road.

  • Award-winning poet Reginald Dwayne Betts discusses his third collection of poetry, Felon — a personal examination of incarceration, family and justice.

  • Carly Rae Jepsen sheds some light on the songwriting process, her latest album Dedicated, and the lasting legacy of her very first breakout hit Call Me Maybe.

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