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Singer/Songwriter, Author And Activist Carole King (Rebroadcast)

Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter Carole King on her decades-long career in music, her work for women’s rights and environmental advocacy.

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Britain's Brass Bands: A Working-Class Tradition On The Wane

In the 19th and 20th centuries, nearly every coal mine in the U.K. had a brass band. They were intended to keep workers out of trouble, and were a matter of civic pride for local communities. Today, some say that without funding, the bands could become a thing of the past.
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Alvin Lee Is Going Home: 'Ten Years After' Guitarist Dies

His fiery performance at Woodstock is legendary. The band would go on to have a hit with "I'd Love to Change the World."
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Why The Library Of Congress Has A Lock On Your Phone

Few of us own the music we listen or the movies we watch in exactly the same way we did a decade ago. And today if you buy a smartphone from a cellphone company, what you can legally do with it — how and where you can use it — may be proscribed even if that phone is fully bought and paid for.
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Three Motown Artists Die Within Weeks Of Each Other

Audie Cornish has more on three Motown artists who died recently — Bobby Rogers, a founding member of the hit-making Motown group the Miracles; Richard Street, a member of the Temptations; and Damon Harris, who sang with the Temptations on many of their hits.
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Latin Gold In The Frozen North At Toronto's Lula Lounge

A new compilation, Lula Lounge: Essential Tracks, showcases Canada's thriving Latin music scene.
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Guards On World Cafe

Hear the old-school Brooklyn pop-rock band play songs from its new album, In Guards We Trust.

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