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Beyoncé Drops New Visual Album 'Lemonade'

Last night Beyonce dropped some new music on the world. NPR's Rachel Martin takes a moment to listen to it.
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I'm Not Sad About Prince, But Let Me Explain

NPR's Sarah McCammon grew up in a conservative evangelical home in the Midwest. When Prince died and purple filled her newsfeeds, she felt like an outsider watching a ritual she couldn't fully join.
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The Hackensaw Boys: Making Old-Time New Again

The Virginia string band has made its own brand of music since 1999. The members join NPR's Scott Simon to discuss the new album Charismo.
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In Fort Worth Opera's 'JFK,' A Tension Between Joy And Tragedy

The show tells the story of the last night of the president's life. "We took the myth of JFK and we really attempted to make him mortal," librettist Royce Vavrek says.
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Yehudi Menuhin's Potent Blend Of Music, Humanism And Politics

With a career that began at age 7, the violinist became one of the 20th century's most beloved musicians and so much more than a virtuoso.
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Julia Holter: Tiny Desk Concert

Julia Holter‘s music exists in tiny universes, colliding in torch songs and bits of cosmic cabaret that are as reverent as they are perverse. The most minute details and the plainest words suddenly...
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Everybody Has A Prince Story (Or Should). Here Are Ours

These stories are good for sharing any day, but they must be shared today, in honor of The Purple One's passing.
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‘His Music Does The Talking': Manager Owen Husney On Prince’s Legacy

When Owen Husney first met Prince Rogers Nelson, the musician was barely old enough to vote — and still going by his government name. “When you meet someone before they became the unapproachable...
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Prince's Mystique Grew Even As He Stayed Out Of The Hollywood Spotlight

The influential and successful recording artist had a few major moments on television. In remembering Prince, many have cited his performance at the 2007 Super Bowl as one of his greatest shows.
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‘This Was My Night': A Document Of Latter-Day D.C. Punk, Strictly For The Fans

D.C. hardcore hit peak nostalgia years ago and just kept going. The endless supply of documentary films, books, curated art shows and band reunions still manages to draw an audience, happily,...

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