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Marnie Stern: A guitar wizard with plenty of fight

There’s a masochistic game for musicians that you might call “How Young Were They?” It involves looking back on your heroes and — just for laughs — figuring out how old they were when they hit different benchmarks. Marnie Stern likes to look to the Boss.

“Bruce Springsteen was 26 when he put out ‘Born to Run,’ ” she says. “And that is so nauseating to me.”

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