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Paying Tribute To Funk's 'Sugarfoot' Bonner

With his double neck guitar, big afro and flamboyant costumes, the late Leroy 'Sugarfoot' Bonner got people dancing with hits like, Love Rollercoaster. Host Michel Martin looks back at the life of the Ohio Players' front man and how his musical vision ushered in 70's funk.
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A 'Special Edition' Box Set Of Jack DeJohnette And Band

A new four-CD set highlighting the music of the jazz keyboardist and drummer contains two discs that are gems and another two that have their moments.
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A 1969 Bootleg Unearths Miles Davis' 'Lost' Quintet

Columbia Records' latest release from the jazz maverick's vault is a three-CD, one-DVD live compilation. The previously unreleased material captures a little-known burst of creativity, recorded between two vastly different periods in Davis' career.
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The Helio Sequence On World Cafe

Hear the duo play songs from its new album and discuss the natural disaster that changed its sound.
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Paloma Faith's 'Fall To Grace' Is A Keeper

A British singer with classic R&B and pop influences, Faith draws comparisons to Amy Winehouse and Adele. If she keeps doing what she's doing, she's going to have lots of fans following her every musical and social cue.
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Before Michelle Obama, There Was Ella Jenkins

Singer Ella Jenkins has been entertaining and educating children for more than 50 years. She's been dubbed the 'First Lady of Children's Music' and was honored with a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award. Host Michel Martin speaks with Ella Jenkins about her career and new album Get Moving with Ella Jenkins.

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