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Kate Pierson on Her Weather ‘Obsession’ and Love of Yoko Ono

Though famous for her big burgundy hairdo and wild on-stage antics, Kate Pierson is petite and calm in person. Dressed in a velvet top embroidered with flowers and port-colored leggings, her speaking voice—after several interviews to promote her debut solo album, Guitars and Microphones—is a touch raspy. But when Ms. Pierson, without warning, punctuates a point with high-pitched scatting, sounding like an alien from the original Star Trek, a startled visitor is reminded that he is in the presence of a very big deal.

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