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Waylon Jennings: The 'Last Recordings' Of A Dreamer

Known for his gritty baritone, Jennings embodied the outlaw side of country music. He was 64 when he died of complications from diabetes, leaving behind a collection of vocal tracks that remained unfinished until now.
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Iris DeMent On World Cafe

The roots-folk singer talks to David Dye about Sing the Delta, her first album in eight years.
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Out Of Industrial Wasteland, The English Beat Was Born

Ed Ward reviews the reissued catalog from the mutli-racial, multi-generational ska band.
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In Memoir, Neil Young Wages 'Heavy Peace'

Singer, songwriter and guitarist Neil Young has a new memoir titled Waging Heavy Peace. It's about his music, raising two sons with special needs, and his own medical conditions, which have included polio, epilepsy and a brain aneurysm.
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The CD, At 30, Is Feeling Its Age

The CD is just the latest musical format to rise and fall in roughly the same 30-year cycle.

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