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Stephen Colbert's Most Meaningful Musical Moments

Colbert loves music and loves to sing, so Fresh Air's Terry Gross asked him to bring a few songs that mean a lot to him and tell her why.

Kendra Morris: Skateboards And Karaoke Machines

When Kendra Morris was a little girl growing up in St. Petersburg, Fla., she would hide in her closet and sing along with her karaoke machine. Later, when she moved to New York to chase her music dreams, it was back into the closet with an eight-track recorder she'd bought.

Stephen Hough's 'French Album,' A 'Musical Dessert Trolley'

The concert pianist's latest album resulted from his study of what makes a piece of music uniquely French.

From Elgar To Beatles: Abbey Road Blazed A Trail

Apart from the obvious stardom of The Beatles, one of the things that makes Abbey Road Studios unique is the diversity of the music recorded there. From becoming the world's first-ever custom recording studio to facing an era of low-budget self-recording, Abbey Road "continues to push boundaries."

Ben Gibbard: Living With Ghosts

The Death Cab for Cutie frontman recently released his first solo album, which he says spans eight years, three relationships and two hometowns' worth of songwriting.

Placido Domingo On Pop Singers And Karaoke

The influential opera star has just released his first album of pop music in more than 20 years. Here, he discusses collaborating with Susan Boyle, singing at family events and more.